An event report from RPB volunteer, Elise Linden:
On Sunday May 2, 2010, The Real Pit Bull participated in Jersey Animal Coalition's Paws for a Cause event in Maplewood, NJ. Though there was initially a threat of rain, it turned out to be a beautiful sunny day. The event was fun and lively with music, games, food and vendors. Lots of families, lots of dogs. During the event, we met many of JAC's wonderful Pit Bull "alumni" and current adoptable Pit Bulls. All the dogs enjoyed fresh water and treats at our table. Their people received lots of information including a copy of our free booklet, Introduction to the Pit Bull. The doggies also got a tennis ball/sock toy take home surprise! Folks seemed to truly appreciate the existence of RPB and there was a strong sense of camaraderie centered around the need to stand up for the breed. It was uplifting to be around so much positive energy; we had a great time and are grateful to JAC for allowing us to participate in this event.
Jersey Animal coalition (JAC) is an all volunteer, non-profit, no-kill rescue organization, founded in 1989 whose mission is "to preserve life." JAC has its own shelter in Maplewood. JAC rescues and cares for many, many Pit Bulls.
We are so grateful to Elise for manning the RPB booth at the JAC event!