Paws for a Cause helps animals in need

For the Love of Jack President Sherrie Gioia held one of the many items sold at an auction to benefit the organization at the Knights of Columbus on Saturday, May 13. Photo by Erica Taylor

TORRINGTON —  Nonprofit organization, For the Love of Jack, held their first-ever Paws for the Cause auction benefit at the Knights of Columbus on Saturday, May 13.

Admission to the event included refreshments and a supply of tokens to bid on 80 different prize baskets and 50 gift cards, all donated by area businesses.

According to organization vice president Michelle Smedick, the auction was held to support the organization’s mission to help sick, injured and hungry pets.

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