Sabrina Galley, 9, picks out some goodies with her grandfather John Neville as volunteer Marilyn Lamb grabs a bag to put them in during a fundraiser called Treat Week at the Chilliwack SPCA on Saturday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Sweet success as Treat Week event brings in funds for Chilliwack SPCA

Chilliwack SPCA, local businesses and individuals sold sugary treats to help raise money for animals

People around Chilliwack were busy making and selling sugary goodies this week as part of a sweet fundraiser for the local SPCA.

Yesterday (Sunday) wrapped up Treat Week, a provincewide fundraiser for the B.C. SPCA which ran Feb. 24 to March 1.

Here in Chilliwack, staff and volunteers with the local SPCA made a plethora of sweets that were for sale by donation at the branch on Saturday. A total of $807.35 came in from Saturday’s sale at the branch.

In addition, several Chilliwack businesses, animal hospitals and individuals held their own treat fundraisers throughout the week with money going to the Chilliwack SPCA.

Sardis Animal Hospital alone raised $1,520.

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Sabrina Galley, 9, picks out some goodies with her grandfather John Neville during a fundraiser called Treat Week at the Chilliwack SPCA on Saturday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Cat-shaped cookies were some of the many goodies at Treat Week, a fundraiser for the SPCA. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Some of the goodies at Treat Week, a fundraiser for the SPCA. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

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