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$16.50 Campaign Warm & Fuzzy in March

By WBH, 03/05/20, 2:45PM CST

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Donations this Month Help Animals Find “Forever” Homes

Over 4,000 animals come to the Cedar Bend Humane Society each year, and during March, the $16.50 Campaign presented by Slumberland Furniture, 1650 The Fan, and the Waterloo Black Hawks will make life better for those cats, dogs, and other creatures.

Each month as part of the $16.50 Campaign, the objective is for 100 Black Hawks fans and 1650-AM listeners to give the modest gift of $16.50 to the featured charitable organization.  If that goal is achieved, collectively fans will have the opportunity to take pride in an impactful total gift of $1,650 at month’s end.

The Cedar Bend Humane Society describes its mission with the acronym P.E.T.S. The organization strives to: Place animals in lifelong, loving homes, Educate on the issues of humane care, Teach responsible pet ownership, and Shelter the stray, neglected, and unwanted.  The organization traces its roots back more than 100 years.  Their adoption center and facilities are located at 1166 West Airline Highway in Waterloo.  The Black Hawks and the Cedar Bend Humane Society have partnered on a variety of initiatives and promotions over the years, including the annual Dainty Doggy Dash, which was held earlier this season in January.

“For so many people, having a dog or cat or other pet means having another member of the family,” said Black Hawks President of Business Operations Joe Greene.  “Animals are capable of bringing us so much joy and comfort, so I really encourage everyone to support the Cedar Bend Humane Society, and when the time is right to bring a new pet into your household, consider a shelter pet first.”

To make a $16.50 Campaign donation to the Cedar Bend Humane Society, click here.

About Slumberland Furniture – Located at 6607 University Avenue in Cedar Falls, Slumberland Furniture provides the Cedar Valley’s finest selection of living room, bedroom, and home décor, chosen for a combination of style, quality, and value.  Slumberland Furniture first opened in the Cedar Valley 50 years ago, in 1969, and has been at their current 41,000 square foot location since 2017.  Slumberland has partnered with the Black Hawks on a charitable effort for each of the last 13 seasons.

About 1650, The Fan/Coloff Media – 1650, The Fan, and its three Cedar Falls-based sister stations are part of Coloff Media, which includes a dozen community stations throughout Iowa.  The Cedar Falls cluster has won five Crystal Awards from the National Association of Broadcasters, signifying the group’s year-round commitment to community service.  All Black Hawks regular season games, home-and-away, can be heard on 1650, The Fan, during the 2019/20 season