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(EAST PEORIA, IL – September 30, 2021) – Cullinan Properties, Ltd. and The Levee District are partnering with The City of East Peoria and Fondulac District Library to host a pet supply drive in support of two local nonprofit pet rescue organizations. The drive, which runs from October 4 – 29, will benefit TAPS No-Kill Animal Shelter and The A.R.K. Humane Society.

Individuals can drop off donations in the East Peoria Civic Complex lobby at 401 W Washington St. Donation hours are Monday – Thursday 8AM – 8PM, Friday 8AM – 6PM, Saturday 9AM – 5PM and Sunday 1PM – 5PM. There, donors can also enter a raffle to win a $25 gift card to The Levee District retailer or restaurant of their choice. One winner will be chosen each week.

Items requested by the organizations include:

  • Canned kitten, cat and dog food
  • Dry puppy food
  • Dry cat and kitten food (Natural Balance, Nutro, Science Diet & Purina One)
  • Specialty dry foods for special needs animals (grain free food, lamb and rice food)
  • Clay cat litter
  • Dog collars and harnesses
  • Dog chew bones
  • Dog toys
  • Dog and cat treats
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Bleach
  • Laundry detergent
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toilet bowl cleaner
  • Clorox wipes
  • Lysol disinfectant spray
  • Garbage bags (13 gallon and 30 gallon with drawstrings, kitchen, heavy duty)
  • Light bulbs
  • Copy paper
  • HP564 ink cartridges (black or tri-color)
  • Legal pads
  • 3-tab manila file folders
  • 9 x 12 manila clasp envelopes

“For the second year, we are pleased to help facilitate pet supply donations to TAPS and The A.R.K. at The Levee District,” stated Anaise Berry, Director of Marketing & Communications at Cullinan Properties, Ltd.  “Both organizations are essential in our area to rescuing and placing pets in loving homes. The Civic Complex drop off location at The Levee District is accessible and convenient, especially after making a stop for pet supplies at one of the area stores,” stated Berry.

 About TAPS Pekin

Tazewell Animal Protective Society (TAPS) is a no-kill animal shelter that gives dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens a home until permanent homes can be found. The shelter, located in Pekin, Illinois, works to move available animals – dogs and cats of all sizes, breeds and colors – into loving adoptive homes. In addition to pet adoptions, TAPS also offers low cost spay/neutering services, vaccinations, and microchipping. TAPS relies heavily on dedicated staff, volunteers and donations to support their no-kill mission. For more information, visit

About The A.R.K. Humane Society

The A.R.K. (Animal Recycling Kennel) is a not-for-profit, “No-Kill” animal shelter that provides temporary shelter and loving care for homeless dogs and cats while working to find them forever homes. Every year, the A.R.K. finds loving forever homes for over 400 cats and dogs, most of whom come to them after their time has run out at other animal control facilities. The organization also educates the public on vital animal welfare issues such as the importance of spaying/neutering their pets. The A.R.K. relies almost entirely on volunteers to care for over 150 rescue animals daily. Founded in 1988 by Director Sherri Coghill, the shelter has been at their current location at 477 State Route 26 just south of Lacon, Illinois, since 2001. For more information, visit

About The Levee District

Owned and managed by Cullinan Properties, Ltd., The Levee District, encompasses over 86 acres that includes 650,000 sq. ft. of retail and restaurant space, as well as office, hotel and civic components. Co-anchors include Target, Costco, Slumberland Furniture and Ulta. Businesses adjacent to the property include: Holiday Inn & Suites with a full service Johnny’s Italian Steak House, Hometown Bank, Aldi and the Fondulac District Library. For more information, visit and

About Cullinan Properties

Cullinan Properties, LTD. is a leading provider of real estate services specializing in commercial and mixed-use developments and acquisitions.  With offices in Peoria, IL, Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO, Cullinan Properties is a multi-disciplined real estate firm that develops, manages and owns mixed-use, retail, multi-family, office, governmental and medical properties throughout the United States, including Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Georgia, Texas and Florida. For additional information about Cullinan Properties, Ltd., visit


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