What is it all about?
The Pints for Paws fundraiser is a homebrew public tasting put on by the North Florida Brewers League to benefit the Animal Shelter Foundation. Currently in our fourth year, we expect this year’s event to be the best yet. All of the brewers involved in our fundraiser are extremely passionate about the beers they brew. It’s actually a pretty remarkable group of individuals that will volunteer their time—and beer—for such a wonderful cause. Our goal is to raise money for the Animal Shelter Foundation, whose mission is very clear “Making a positive difference in the lives of homeless animals.”
We’re so happy you decided to stop by and learn more about our event, and we hope to see your there on June 8, 2013 to enjoy delicious craft beers while helping us hopefully reach an even higher fundraising goal this year. Cheers!
The North Florida Brewers League
The North Florida Brewers League – Zymurgists of Tallahassee was established in 1990 as a membership organization dedicated to promoting both the hobby of homebrewing and an appreciation for hand-crafted beer. The NFBL welcomes and encourages participation from homebrewers and beer enthusiasts 21 years of age and older.
Activities of the NFBL
The NFBL engages in many beer-related activities. Some of those include:
- Providing brewing and beer education
- Brewing together at club brews
- Coordinating events with other beer organizations
- Participating in beer competitions and festivals
- Providing education forums
- Serving the community through volunteerism
The Animal Shelter Foundation
The Animal Shelter Foundation (ASF) is a 501(c)3 that provides support to the homeless animals in the care of the Tallahassee Animal Shelter. Each year, the Animal Shelter takes in over 10,000 animals. As the community’s “umbrella” shelter, the Shelter is open admission, and must accept all animals brought to its doors. While several thousand animals are adopted each year, the reality is that there are simply more pets than homes, and thousands more are euthanized.
Officially incorporated in the summer of 2007, the ASF was founded by a small group of shelter volunteers and local animal lovers who wanted to provide direct support to shelter animals as well as actively educate the community about pet overpopulation. The ASF works hand in hand with the Shelter to provide veterinary care beyond the Shelter’s resources or ability, to aggressively promote spay and neuter, and to encourage responsible pet ownership. All donations to the ASF are tax deductible, and the funds provided go directly to support ASF programs.Visit the ASF Website