The Humane Society of Central Illinois (HCI) is fighting the pet over-population problem with a series of spay/neuter clinics. Plus its doors are open to young people who want to help out by volunteering.
- The HCI hosts regular low-income spay/neuter clinics for cats and kittens. The cost is just $30 for each cat and kitten.
- Because the demand is so high, there are several clinics offered a month. The clinics fill up fast, and pre-registration is required.
- For puppies and dogs, there's a monthly spay/neuter clinic. The cost is $75. Again, preregistration is required.
- If a young person in your life is looking for a way to give back, volunteering at the Humane Society is a great way to go.
- There's many activities for young people, including working in the cat rooms, grooming, cleaning windows and dishes, mowing the grass, walking dogs and doing laundry.
- Those under sixteen must be accompanied by an adult.
- A training and orientation session is required beforehand.
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