Beginning Wednesday, Orscheln Farm and Home is starting a two-week pet food drive to help the Lawrence Humane Society.
The store, 1541 E. 23rd St., Lawrence, will accept food to donate until Sept. 17.
Also, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, the humane society will bring a pets to an adoption event at the store. Anyone interested in adopting the pets will still have to go through the humane society’s adoption process.
“It’s great to be able to see people adopt animals, and they go to good homes,” said Dave Haight, store manager.
As for the food drive, Kayse Aschenbrenner, the humane society’s operations manager, said the shelter accepts Science Diet foods as donations to feed animals there. The shelter gives other kinds of pet food to people who are not able to feed their animals, Aschenbrenner said.
Orscheln is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.