Junior Girl Scout and fifth-grader Elvena Bielecki of South Elementary School collected donations for the dogs and other animals at the Massachusetts Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals at Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway Ave. in Methuen.
The dogs and the MSPCA will benefit from fun dog toys, feeding-type toys, used towels, blankets, sheets, pillowcases, unscented hand sanitizer, hand and dish soap, laundry detergent, fabric softener sheets, bleach, paper towels, kleenex, toilet paper and air freshener. Elvena, who is in Troop 60910 of Andover, chose to do this service to fulfill the requirements for her Bronze Award.
Donations were received from South Elementary School families, Memorial Hall Library and Tewksbury Library patrons, staff and customers at Happy Tails Dog Grooming of 7 Lupine Road, and family members and neighbors of Marion Avenue and Henderson Street.
The donations were collected over a period of three weeks.
The itmes were received by Danielle Wordell, humane education coordinator at the MSPCA.