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Newsworthy: Shine a Light on a Shelter – $10K Grant

Our friends at Be the Change for Animals have designated today, July 23, 2012, as “Bloggers Unite for Dog Rescue.” We missed the chance to take part officially in the hoopla with a post on July 15, but we’re playing along anyway with news of a Shine a Light on a Shelter $10,000 grant for one lucky animal shelter / rescue group (from Purina ONE Beyond and GOOD magazine). Nominate your fav! Details and deadlines below.

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Nominate: Nominate your favorite animal shelter / rescue group (Linked page includes full details and rules.)

Nomination Deadline: July 30, 2012 (next Monday!)

Voting (on top 40 submissions): August 6 – August 20, 2012

Winning Shelter: Gets $10,000 grant from Purina ONE Beyond and GOOD

Winning Submitter: Gets a year’s worth of pet food and a one-year subscription to GOOD magazine

Submission Tips include the following:

  • You’ll need a GOOD account to nominate a shelter and to vote.
  • They want you to include a photo or video that represents your shelter. Photos should be in JPG, PNG, or GIF format, at least 570 × 345 pixels and no larger than 10MB. To include a video, use a YouTube URL.
  • In your nomination, please describe the shelter and how its team is working to change perceptions and find more homes for shelter animals.



Roxanne Hawn

Trained as a traditional journalist and based in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, USA, I'm a full-time freelance writer for magazines, websites, and private clients. My areas of specialty include everything in the lifestyles arena, including health and home, personal finance and other consumer interests, relationships and trends, people and business profiles ... and, of course, all things pet related. I don't just love dogs. I need them in my life. Seriously.

Donna and the Dogs - July 24, 2012

How cool of Purina to offer such a nice donation! Hope a really deserving shelter gets the dough. Oh wait, what am I saying – ALL groups that save our animal friends are deserving!
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Amy@GoPetFriendly - July 23, 2012

What a great opportunity for a shelter – thanks for sharing!
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Jackie Bouchard - July 23, 2012

Very cool!

It’s great to see what everyone is blogging about today!
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melF - July 23, 2012

What an awesome opportunity. I have to admit I hadn’t heard of GOOD before, but I will check them out. I’ll also be nominating my rescue!

Thanks for hopping into the event today Roxanne!
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