Sammie’s Friends benefits from SPD eScrip program |

Sammie’s Friends benefits from SPD eScrip program

Curt Romander, left, and Cheryl Wicks, co-founders and board members of Sammie's Friends, along with fellow board member Joanne Castles, show their appreciation of SPD's support for the animal shelter through the eScrip program.
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Sammie’s Friends plays a major role in the local community when it comes to the well-being of animals. Not only does this take a lot of hard work and dedication of many employees and volunteers, but also requires a tremendous amount of money to provide the services they offer. One source of funds that Sammie’s Friends relies on is from participating in the SPD eScrip program.

The top 10 nonprofit income earners from SPD eScrip donations was just released and Sammie’s Friends was No. 1. In 2014, Sammie’s Friends earned over $21,000 from this program alone. Proponents of Sammie’s Friends said they are grateful and appreciative of SPD’s participation in this program, through which they have helped make a positive difference in the community they serve.

If you are an SPD shopper, please register for their Community Card and support Sammie’s Friends. It’s free, easy and makes a difference. You, too, can make monthly donations that come in your name that help support shelter and community animals.

Please contact Joanne Castles (, or come into Sammie’s Nifty Thrift Shop to get signed up.

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