Golden LivingCenter–Charlottesville to Donate $1,000 to SPCA

Contact: Crystal Bickley, Golden LivingCenter
September 11, 2012


Golden LivingCenter – Charlottesville Set to Donate $1000 to the Charlottesville Albemarle SPCA


Golden LivingCenter – Charlottesville will donate $1000 to the Charlottesville Albemarle SPCA during a check presentation at 11am on Friday, September 14th which will be held at 1242 Cedars Court in Charlottesville. The SPCA will use the donation to care for the nearly 4,000 animals that make their way to the SPCA each year.

“Golden Living is proud to present this grant to the Charlottesville Albemarle SPCA,” said Ryan Koeniger, Executive Director, Golden LivingCenter – Charlottesville. “We are pleased to be able to support worthwhile organizations like the Charlottesville Albemarle SPCA, which is a pillar of the Charlottesville community.”

The donation will be made as part of Golden Living’s Community Support Initiative grant program, which is funded through Golden LivingCenter – Charlottesville’s parent company, Golden Living. The Community Support Initiative grants are charitable contributions given in support of worthy non-profit community or regional organizations. Since the programs inception in 2005, over 1,689 grants have been awarded; contributing $1,617,000 into local communities the company serves.

Golden LivingCenter – Charlottesville provides quality healthcare for up to 140 residents, including those needing skilled nursing and rehabilitative care. The LivingCenter has been part of the Charlottesville community since 1965. The LivingCenter is located at 1242 Cedars Court in Charlottesville, and can be reached by calling 434-296-5611.

About Golden Living (

Golden Living is a family of companies that specialize in recovery care. Its mission is to help people recover health and improve quality of life through a network of healthcare services, including rehab, home care, assisted living, skilled nursing care and hospice. The Golden Living family of companies include Golden LivingCenters, Aegis Therapies, AseraCare, and 360 Healthcare Staffing. There are more than 300 Golden LivingCenters in 21 states. Golden Living also offers assisted living services at more than 40 locations. In addition, the Golden Living companies partner with more than 1,000 nursing homes, hospitals and other healthcare organizations in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Collectively, the Golden Living family of companies has more than 41,000 employees who provide quality healthcare to more than 60,000 patients every day.

About the SPCA

The mission of the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA is to provide a safe and nurturing environment for the lost, abandoned, and homeless animals of the City of Charlottesville and the County of Albemarle and to increase the number of these animals being placed in appropriate, loving, and permanent homes through adoptions, foster care, and outreach, and to set a standard of excellence and leadership in shelter animal care, humane education, and progressive animal welfare programs. For more information about the SPCA call 434-973-5959 or visit our website at The SPCA’s main adoption center is located at 3355 Berkmar Drive in Charlottesville and is open seven days a week from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

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