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Two more winners in the Winter 2013 Shelter Challenge were announced today: Noah's Arks Rescue in South Carolina and Canine Estates in Florida. The latter is a first time winner in the Challenge.
The $100,000 Winter 2013 Shelter Challenge continues through December 22 at www.ShelterChallenge.com. A total of $100,000 in cash grants will be awarded as well as vaccinations and pet beds.
Weekly Winner (Nov. 4 to 10)
Shelter Name: Noah's Arks Rescue
Located in: Okatie, SC, United States
Recruiter Winner (Nov. 4 to 10)
Shelter Name: Canine Estates Inc
Located in: Palm Harbor, FL, United States
Previous announced Winter 2013 Shelter Challenge Winners are:
Blind Cat Rescue & Sanctuary, St. Pauls, NC (Week 1)
Lida Sez Olbia, Olibia, Italy (Week 1)
*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 or recruiter 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.
Since 2008, more than 400 shelters and animal rescue organizations in the United States, Canada, and elsewhere have received more than $1.4 million in Shelter Challenge grants. Funding for Shelter Challenge grants comes from The Animal Rescue Site. The distribution of grants and the collection of reports about how grants are utilized is done by the Petfinder Foundation under the oversight of GreaterGood.org.