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    Daniel Velazquez, 17, center, leads other volunteers on a job of washing dogs at Central California SPCA. Around 20 volunteers came together for United Way of Fresno CountyÕs Annual Day of Caring at the SPCA.
    MARK CROSSE | THE FRESNO BEE
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    Mary Christensen engages in dog walking at Central California SPCA. Around 20 volunteers came together for United Way of Fresno CountyÕs Annual Day of Caring at the SPCA.
    MARK CROSSE | THE FRESNO BEE
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    Elizabeth Fortier, 11, holds a kitten at Central California SPCA. She was one of around 20 volunteers who came together for United Way of Fresno CountyÕs Annual Day of Caring at the SPCA. She helped the cat with socialization, basically getting the cat used to interaction with humans. The day of caring gathers volunteers from schools, businesses and individuals to work on service projects for community based organizations. Volunteers from Bank of America, WestCare, Bank of the West, US Script, Olam, Snapple, East Fresno Kiwanis, Girl Scouts, San Joaquin Valley College, Aetna and many others took part. Painting, organizing, and landscaping are some of the jobs volunteers will take on for this worthwhile event. A pancake breakfast was prepared by the Clovis Lions Club before the volunteers headed out to Poverello House, Tree Fresno, NaomiÕs House, Warnors Theatre, Ronald McDonald House, Community Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity, Hinds Hospice, Central California SPCA, Animal Rescue of Fresno and National Ovarian Cancer Coalition just to name a few.
    MARK CROSSE | THE FRESNO BEE
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    Left to right, Brittany King, and Katie Hill build hay tubes at Central California SPCA. Around 20 volunteers came together for United Way of Fresno CountyÕs Annual Day of Caring at the SPCA. The hay tubes are for rabbits, mice, rats and other rodents for them to chew on and play with to keep them occupied while in their cages.
    MARK CROSSE | THE FRESNO BEE
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    Daniel Velazquez, 17, left, Summer Ehrastom, 13, center, and Lisa Devine, right are volunteers on a job of washing dogs at Central California SPCA. Around 20 volunteers came together for United Way of Fresno CountyÕs Annual Day of Caring at the SPCA.
    MARK CROSSE | THE FRESNO BEE
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    At left, Thalia Arenas, humane educator, gives volunteers an orientation at Central California SPCA. Around 20 volunteers came together for United Way of Fresno CountyÕs Annual Day of Caring at the SPCA.
    MARK CROSSE | THE FRESNO BEE
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