Pennies 4 Paws Raises over $22,000 For Animals at CCHS

Friday, June 7, 2019

(Chautauqua Lake Fishing Association raised $1,600 for Pennies 4 Paws!)


CCHS Raises over $22,000 through Pennies 4 Paws

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (June 3, 2019) The Chautauqua County Humane Society (CCHS) is excited to announce the total for the 2019 Pennies 4 Paws Campaign.  After setting a goal of $15,000 or 1.5 million pennies CCHS is excited to announce that over $22,500 was raised through the 2019 Pennies 4 Paws Campaign which ran from February 12th through the end of April. 

The funds raised through Pennies 4 Paws stay local and are used to provide care for the animals that rely on CCHS.  Community Relations Director Brian Papalia said “We can’t thank the community enough for their support of the Pennies 4 Paws campaign.  Individuals, school groups, businesses, so many people came together to show their love for the animals that are relying on them.  Credit for the success of Pennies 4 Paws also goes to our partners in the fundraiser: Happy Hounds Hotel and Day Spa, The Media One Radio Group, The Shults Auto Group and Bayer Sorresto. ”

Here are the top 10 Pennies 4 Paws Fundraisers:

1)      Chautauqua Lake Fishing Association  $1600

2)      Lakewood Apothecary $493

3)      Tree of Life Church $450

4)      Lutheran $405

5)      Randolph Elementary School  $351.73

6)      Jamestown Business College $300

7)      Pikes’ Auto $286

8)      Northwest Bank  (Foote Avenue) $265.59

9)      Ashville General Store $232.91

10)  Northwest Bank (Fairmount Avenue) 232.11

For more information about the Chautauqua County Humane Society, and how you can get involved, please visit or contact Community Relations Director, Brian Papalia, at 716-665-2209 ext. 213 or

The mission of the Chautauqua County Humane Society is to improve and save lives through compassionate care, advocacy for animals, and commitment to the community.