BEDFORD, NY -- Bedford business Tasteful Treats and Treasures recently delivered truckloads of items for a silent auction to benefit the Adopt-A-Dog animal rescue organization in Armonk.
Mother and daughter owners, Rose and Jennifer Colonna, supports an array of local charities because their motto is, "Charity begins at home," said Rose.
“We've always believed in the importance of giving back,” said Jennifer.
“In Judaism we call it ‘Tikkun Olam,’ or the idea that acts of kindness can help repair the world.” said Rose.
“Growing up, I was taught the importance of charitable endeavors. I’m proud to have passed that tradition on to Jennifer.”
So two weeks before the Puttin’ on the Dog Adoptions & For Fun Pet Festival, a benefit held in Greenwich, the Colonnas delivered 100 items for a silent auction.
The duo love animals, and Jennifer volunteers with the charity to walk dogs, wrap gifts, and promote events.
Adopt-A-Dog is also one of the participating charities in the 'Treats Gives Back" program, which enables customers calling in orders or purchasing online to select a participating charity at checkout, which donates a portion of their purchase to the charity at no cost to the consumer.
“We are truly grateful for their support and generosity, and the dedication shown to our cause speaks volumes about their altruistic nature,” said Adopt-A-Dog Executive Director Kristen Rice.
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