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Three More Groups Receive Grants Through Shelter Challenge

Every week brings new winners in the current round of the Shelter Challenge.  This week’s winners are located in Clarkston, GA; Corning, NY; and Rockford, IL.

The $100,000 Shelter Challenge continues through October 13 at

The Week 4 (September 2 to September 8 ) Shelter+ Challenge Winners are:

Weekly Winner:*

Shelter Name: Friends of Dekalb Animals
Located in: Clarkston, GA

Recruiter Winner:*

Shelter Name: Tanner's P.A.W.S
Located in: Corning, NY

Shelter Name: Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary Inc
Located in: Rockford, IL

*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) once per Shelter Challenge round as per the Rules.

Previous winners this round were:

Weekly Winners*

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


Recruiter Winners*

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.

Story Winners

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 and Petfinder Foundation as per Challenge rules. See Shelter Challenge News for weekly announcements of winners as well as stories from past winners.

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