Kam Gottleib, 12, who's too allergic to own a cat or dog, has been fundraising for two years to buy the treadmill for The Anti-Cruelty Society.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Monday, December 24, 2012
12-year-old Kam Gottlieb has been fundraising for two years.
Kam Gottlieb is too allergic to own a cat or dog of her own and too young to seek out employment, but none of that stopped the 12-year-old from expressing her profound love for animals by raising $500 to buy a dog treadmill for sheltered canines. Last Monday, Kam concluded her two-year fundraising effort when she donated the treadmill to The Anti-Cruelty Society, a Chicago-based nonprofit that promotes the humane treatment of animals. Kam began saving at the end of her third grade school year, and since then, has sold rubber bracelets at school, hosted a summer fundraising party in her backyard and laid aside her allowance, all with the aim of bringing sheltered dogs a bit more joy. “I wanted to donate the dog treadmill because it was …