Representatives from the Staffworks Fund and the Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties announced that the Staffworks Fund Save A Life Campaign raised $1,844,350 from December 3 to December 31. The previous record of $680,804 was set in the 2018 campaign.


The Staffworks Fund Save A Life Campaign provided matching levels for community donations made to 29 Central New York animal welfare organizations in 13 counties.


Since 2014, the Campaign has raised more than $3.1 million for non-profit organizations caring for at-risk animals in our regional community.


Anita Vitullo, founder of the Save A Life Campaign stated, “The Staffworks Fund Save A Life Campaign demonstrates the power of a regional collaborative fundraising effort. We have proven that pulling together for animals in need is a winning strategy. We join our fellow animal advocates and community donors in creating humane communities.”


All campaign funds will be used for daily animal care and to fill critical adoption and medical needs and spay & neuter services.


Vitullo reaffirmed Staffworks commitment to regional animal welfare initiatives by presenting a $1 million donation to The Community Foundation to be added to the Staffworks Fund, bringing its value to more than $14 million.


About the Staffworks Fund

In 2005, Anita Vitullo established The Staffworks Fund at The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties. The sole mission of the Staffworks Fund is supporting care for at-risk animals. Today, more than $14 million in Staffworks funds are managed by the Foundation.

Staffworks Inc. profits provide all the financial support for the Staffworks Fund. In 1994, Vitullo founded Staffworks Inc and today the company has nine offices in Central New York. To learn more visit

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