Residents of the New Milford area can make online donations to the Animal Welfare Society of New Milford and their donations will be enhanced by national and local matching funds through the Connecticut Community Foundation as part of the "Give Local" campaign May 6 at noon through May 7 at noon.

In addition, the AWS on Dodd Road will hold a "Cool Cats & Hot Dogs" classic car cruise May 6 at 5:30 p.m. to dusk.

The local shelter serves Bridgewater, Brookfield, New Milford, Roxbury and Washington.

The online campaign and the car cruise will help AWS raise substantial funds for the dogs and cats in its care and support the non-profit organization's mission of finding loving, forever homes for them all.

AWS serves the towns of Bridgewater, Brookfield, New Milford, Roxbury and Washington.

For information, call the shelter at 860-354-1350 or visit www.aws-shelter.org.