Fundraising for the new Bella Memorial & Runaways Animal Rescue Shelter

This post was written by a member of the community.

On Sunday July 25, 2021, Runaways Animal Rescue and Flow Yoga / Pilates & Personal Training will co-host an event to honor the memory of Bella, their longtime feline mascot, and raise funds to support a new 7,100 square foot shelter. for homeless animals in West Pasco County. The shelter is the former site of Family Impact Ministries. The event, open to the public by donation, starts at 9:00 am at the Flow Yoga Studio, 7711 Grand Boulevard, Port Richey, FL 34668. The schedule is as follows:

Yoga for all – 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Donations go to Runaways Animal Rescue.

Bella Dedication and Memorial — 10:15 am-10:30am

Runaways AR Meet and Greet, Questions and Answers on the New Shelter – 10:30 am-11am

Part of the sales made that day at Flow (yoga mats, accessories, clothing, Bella 2022 calendar) will be donated to the Runaways.

Since 2006, Flow Yoga has been the place of conscious movement in Port Richey. From 2007 to April this year, studio owner Faith Bevan and her clients took care of a

wild cat, Bella, who has become his mascot. During this time, Bella inspired the rescue, shelter, veterinary care, and spay / neuter / vaccination of other feral and stray cats who came to Flow for help. Now, stray and homeless animals in the neighborhood will find shelter and services at the recently opened Runaways Animal Rescue Shelter nearby, 8020 Washington Street, Port Richey 34668. The new shelter can accommodate 20 dogs and 50 to 60 cats.

The Runaways Animal Rescue, a 501 © 3 formed in 2020 by Dani Giroux, has saved the lives of more than 400 animals. Its mission is to protect and defend all pets in need through rescue, adoption and sterilization / sterilization / vaccination services. It also aims to create a human community that promotes compassion by controlling animal overpopulation through TNVR (Trap, Sterilization, Vaccination, Return), community outreach, education and partnerships with like-minded businesses / organizations. ideas.

Dani Giroux has over ten years of animal care experience in various municipal shelters and humanitarian organizations. His motto for the Runaways is “Big or small, we save them all”. Flow Yoga owner Faith Bevan, a licensed medical assistant, volunteers at the CARES Claude Pepper Seniors Center in New Port Richey. She says, “Yoga is not only about breathing, movement and meditation, but also about understanding our connection to each other, our community. These two women have already made exceptional contributions to the quality of life in West Pasco County. They share a common commitment to healing and helping those in need, whether they are on two or four legs.

For more information on Flow Yoga / Pilates, visit or 9. To learn more about Runaways Animal Rescue and see photos of animals available for adoption, visit or

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