LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) — If you wish to assist some pets in your neighborhood, who you gonna name? The Lancaster PA Ghostbusters. The charity group attire up as Ghostbusters and raises cash to buy meals and healthcare for pets in want.
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James Cosentino, founder and president of Lancaster PA Ghostbusters, and James Pinto, crew captain for the group, stated they’ve seen the “Ghostbusters” movies just a few occasions, however their tone implied it may be extra like just a few hundred.
“The cool factor in regards to the Ghostbusters franchise is, if you watch the flicks, you see that these guys — other than being school professors — they’re just about simply extraordinary guys,” Pinto stated. “Anyone could be a Ghostbuster.”
The Lancaster PA Ghostbusters is one in all a whole lot of Ghostbusters teams around the globe, most of that are concerned in some type of charity work, defined Cosentino. The Lancaster group is formally acknowledged by Sony Photos, and it focuses on pet care.
“I’ve an affinity for animals, and I detest seeing animals undergo, so I wished to do one thing that helped animals,” Cosentino stated. The Lancaster PA Ghostbusters at the moment accumulate cash and donations for the Pet Pantry, which offers pet meals and veterinary companies for low-income households with animals.
The group began with two members in 2016. Now it consists of 15 folks. They attend occasions to pose for photographs, promote stickers and patches, work together with the group, and lift cash to assist pets in Lancaster County.
On Friday, Sept. 10, from 5-8 within the night, the Ghostbusters might be at the Lititz Museum with their Ecto-style car, internet hosting a slime lab. On Sept. 17, they are going to be taking part in The Tatted Toy Guys’ two-year anniversary celebration in Elizabethtown from 4-8 p.m.
Cosentino stated that the mixture of a fan-favorite franchise and doing good for native communities is what makes these Ghostbusters teams particular. “It’s such as you’re suiting up like an actual hero,” Cosentino stated.