To the Editor:

Palmetto Animal League’s 13th Annual Bid for PAL Online Auction was held Aug. 4-7 with amazing results for homeless animals. We were able to raise some $10,000 more than last year, which is a true testament to our animal loving community.

Thank you to all those who supported PAL’s most important fundraiser, which brings essential funds to our No Kill Adoption Center in Okatie. Each item sold in the auction now represents rescue and a new life for some of the most vulnerable and victimized animals among us. These are lives worth saving.    

We are incredibly grateful for the generous donors, both individuals and businesses, who provided fantastic items for our auction. Thank you for the pure and selfless love you have for homeless pets.

PAL would like to thank our Partners in Rescue: John Kilmer Fine Interiors, Gifted Hilton Head, and other area businesses that supported the auction. Our appreciation also goes out to our dedicated media partners: The Bluffton Sun/The Hilton Head Sun, Dick Broadcasting (Bob 106.9, G100, Rewind 107.9 and La Pantera 96.1), and other local media that helped publicize the event.

The Bid for PAL Online Auction, which helps PAL rescue hundreds of animals every year, would not have been possible without the commitment of PAL’s devoted volunteers who canvassed the community for auction items. Special thanks to The Bluffton Sun/The Hilton Head Sun for always going above and beyond to help us spread the word about PAL.

Anyone who wishes to support PAL’s compassionate, no kill animal rescue programs can adopt, foster, donate, or volunteer at

Stephanie Bashaw

Development Coordinator

Palmetto Animal League