Hope brings Birthday Bash to benefit LARAS House

By Roxanne Thompson
Staff Writer
Wortham’s Hope Pirkle converted her March 11 birthday celebration into a fundraiser – Hope’s Barkin’ Birthday Bash – to benefit the dogs and cats at LARAS House, Limestone County’s no-kill animal shelter.
Hope asked anyone who might have planned to give her a birthday present to instead donate $11 or 11 pounds of pet food to LARAS House to feed the dozens of animals the facility houses.
This is the second consecutive year Hope has made this sacrifice, which she does not seem to consider a sacrifice at all.
“I have my birthday at LARAS House to help animals,” she said. “I’ve had loads of animals through my lifetime, and most of them have been hurt or scared. I would like to help the other animals find a home, especially a loving home.”

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