FISHERS, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — As a part of Verizon retailer’s annual Rescues Rock event, the Terre Haute TCC will be holding a donation drive throughout the month with an adoption event this weekend.

The Rescues Rock program helps support local animal rescue initiatives nationwide through donations and adoption events. This year, the Terre Haute TCC, located at 2339 S. SR 46 will be hosting an adoption event in partnership with the Terre Haute Humane Society and the Exotic Feline Rescue Center starting at 1:00 p.m. on May 13.

The TCC will also be holding an in-store supply drive throughout the month of May that will then be delivered to both the Terre Haute Humane Society and Exotic Feline Rescue Center in an effort to support and improve the experience of the animals currently there.

The Rescues Rock event will run throughout the entire month of May (1-31) and the items participating stores will be accepted include but are not limited to the following:

  • Gently used towels and blankets
  • Cat and dog toys
  • Treats
  • Collars
  • Leashes
  • Pet beds

Verizon retailer locations such as Round Room, TCC, and Wireless Zone will host the Rescues Rock events nationwide. To find a Verizon retailer participating in Rescues Rock, visit the location maps for TCC or Wireless Zone to find a Rescues Rock event in your community.

The retailers also donated $10,000 for emergency medical use to animal rescue centers in Connecticut, Missouri, and New York.

“Supporting animal rescues is a distinct passion for many across Round Room, which makes the Rescues Rock initiative incredibly special to our entire company,” said Scott Moorehead, CEO of Round Room. “We’re proud to give back to hundreds of rescues nationwide, along with helping numerous animals find their forever homes. Over 1.5 million adoptable cats and dogs are euthanized every year in the U.S., making efforts like this initiative even more important so shelter animals can have the prosperous lives they deserve.”