Karen-Marie Patterson of New Gloucester presented the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society with the donations from her birthday party on March 13. Patterson, a third-grade student at the Vineyard Christian School in Lewiston, celebrated her ninth birthday. Guests brought pet food, treats, toys and cleaning supplies for the shelter, 3312 Hotel. Road, Auburn. To learn more about volunteering at the shelter or adopting an animal, call 783-2311 or visit www.gahumane.org. Patterson, holding Jelly Bean, a shelter bunny, is shown with Shelter Manager Kathi Grenier.

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