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Every week brings new winners in the current round of the Shelter Challenge including a first time winner located in Italy. This week’s other winners are located in Okatie, SC, and Arlington, WA. Next week, we’ll be announcing six more winners: one weekly, two recruiter, and three story winners from round two of the story contest.
The $100,000 Shelter Challenge continues through October 13 at www.ShelterChallenge.com.
The Week 5 (September 9 to September 15) Shelter+ Challenge Winners are:
Shelter Name: Noah's Arks Rescue
Located in: Okatie, SC
Shelter Name: Lida Sez Olbia
Located in: Olibia, Italy
Shelter Name: Purrfect Pals
Located in: Arlington, WA
*Organizations only can win one Weekly award (for most votes cast between Monday and Sunday that week) and one Recruiter award (for most recruits by a single person) per Shelter Challenge round as per the Rules.
Organizations will receive $1,000 grant for every weekly, recruiter, or story award. Organizations must have registered their nonprofit status, a working mail address, and be able to accept funds as a check drawn upon a U.S. bank as part of the condition of this grant.
All winners are responsible for reporting back to Petfinder Foundation and GreaterGood.org about how these funds were used.
Previous winners this round were:
Week 1: Purrfect Pals, Arlington, WA
Week 2: Blind Cat Rescue & Sanctuary, St. Pauls, NC
Week 3: The Cat House on the Kings, Parlier, CA
Week 4: Friends of Dekalb Animals in Clarkston, GA
Week 1: Unleashed Pet Rescue and Adoption, of Mission, KS, and Oklahoma Westie Rescue of Bixby, OK.
Week 2: Friends of DeKalb Animals Inc, of Clarkston, GA, and Cape Breton SPCA, of Sydney, NS (Canada)
Week 3: Beautys Haven Farm and Equine Rescue Inc of Morriston, FL, and Lenawee Humane Society of Adrian, MI.
Week 4: Tanner’s P.A.W.S. in Corning, NY, and Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary Inc in Rockford, IL.
Story Contest 1: Boston Terrier Rescue of Nottawa, ON (Canada) for Me And My Shadow; Lenawee Humane Society of Adrian, MI, for A Bear By My Side; and San Diego House Rabbit Society of San Diego, CA, for Purrfect Pals.
Funding for the Shelter Challenge is provided by The Animal Rescue Site. Grants are distributed by GreaterGood.org and Petfinder Foundation as per Challenge rules. See Shelter Challenge News for weekly announcements of winners as well as stories from past winners.