For the most part, animals especially cats are helpless creatures that rely on us for protection and love. We are meant to be their guardians and care for them no matter what the circumstance. Unfortunately not a lot of people see that as a part of life. People will keep a cat for a short amount of time and then decide they don’t want it. Perhaps it doesn’t fit with their lifestyle, they might just be sick of it, or they simply don’t want it anymore. Shelters become flooded with these abandon cats. They become overcrowded and the shelter has no other choice but to put them down because they can’t keep up with the influx. It’s sad and wrong.
That’s why Jon Urbana has a Crowdrise campaign to raise money for ARAS. ARAS is a no-kill cat shelter. That means that all those abandoned cats can stay in a loving place until they find their forever home. They won’t be put down because someone else didn’t want them. This safe place is in the Denver area, where Urbana lives. The shelter houses these cats and provides a loving environment of food, love, and most importantly safety. Cats are welcome here until they are adopted out into a caring home.
This nonprofit organization is now being supported by Jon Urbana. Urbana has been a long time supporter of animal rights and advocate against animal cruelty. Urbana cares for all creatures big and small. He is also a prominent figure in the flying community. Urbana can always be seen out and about in the Denver area, making a difference in a variety of ways. He runs a lacrosse camp called Next Level Lacrosse, and freelance photography also interests Urbana, which you can see on his Flickr page.
He used to play lacrosse professionally and it’s nice to see that he hasn’t let his talents, passion, or dedication to the sport go to waste. He now educates youth and teaches them the proper techniques.
Urbana is also a very well-respected businessman in the Denver area. He has made a name for himself through his entrepreneurial endeavors. He has does especially well in the areas of marketing and sales. Overall, Urbana hasn’t forgotten to care about others even though he’s made quite a name for himself.