Other Ways to Help

Memorial and Commemorative Bricks

The purchase of a memorial or commemorative brick provides a permanent recognition on the shelter’s wall.  Bricks can be inscribed with he name of a loving pet, to honor someone special in your life or in commemoration of a loved one or a special event in your life.  All enscriptions are subject to review and approval by the APL, without exception, and must fit within the two lines allotted.

Memorial and Commemeorative Bricks may be purchased through the front desk at the shelter or by calling 330-296-4022.  Forms are also available.

The purchse cost for a brick is $50-75

Donate Aluminum Cans

Individuals, groups or businesses interested in donating aluminum cans to Portage APL may deposit bagged cans in the recycling area located behind the shelter.

Paper/ Cardboard Recycling

Please bring your paper and cardboard recyclable materials and drop them off in the River Valley Paper dumpster at Portage APL. Items that can be recycled include: cardboard (flattened), magazines, catalogs, ads, junk mail, office paper, books, shredded paper etc. Please no Styrofoam or trash.