2014 Fantastic Fall Shelter Challenge: Grand

Congratulations to our Fantastic Fall Shelter Challenge Winners!  We were excited to see so many new shelters participating in this challenge.  The next Shelter Challenge will be announced soon; we look forward to having you back to support your shelters and raise awareness about the great work they're doing. Shelters will be contacted about their prizes by our incredible partners at GreaterGood.org soon!


Our Grand Prize Winner and runners up:

PrizeShelter NameCityState
Grand Prize: $5,000Langley Animal Protection SocietyAldergroveBC, Canada
Runner Up: $2,000Noah's Arks RescueOkatieSC
Runner Up: $2,000Westside German Shepherd Rescue of LALos AngelesCA
Runner Up: $2,000National Mill Dog RescueColorado SpringsCO


Flash Photo Contest Winners

PrizeShelter NameCityState
Photo Contest 1: $1,000Macon Purrs N PawsMaconGA
Photo Contest 1: $1,000Ok Save A Dog SocietyPragueOK
Photo Contest 1: 50 Pet BedsKitty Devore NetworkSan PedroCA
Photo Contest 1: 50 Pet BedsPrattville Autauga Humane SocietyPrattvilleAL
Photo Contest 2: $1,000Pit Bull Pride of DelawareNewarkDE
Photo Contest 2: $1,000Little Mittens Animal Rescue Association (part of GCRS)GoldenBC
Photo Contest 2: 50 Pet BedsPaws For SeniorsBealetonVA
Photo Contest 2: 50 Pet BedsFriendship Animal Protective LeagueElyriaOH
Photo Contest 3: $1,000Purrfect Friends Cat RescueCincinnatiOH
Photo Contest 3: $1,000Paws For SeniorsBealetonVA
Photo Contest 3: 50 Pet BedsSouthside SPCAMeherrinVA
Photo Contest 3: 50 Pet BedsTARPS (The Animal Rescue and Protection Society)ChesterVT


Weekly Winners

PrizeShelter NameCityState
$1,000 GrantLangley Animal Protection SocietyAldergroveBC, Canada
$1,000 GrantNoah's Arks RescueOkatieSC
$1,000 GrantThe Cat House on the KingsParlierCA
$1,000 GrantNational Mill Dog RescueColorado SpringsCO
$1,000 GrantWestside German ShepherdLos AngelesCA
$1,000 GrantRivers Edge Horse Rescue & SanctuaryNewtonNJ


State Winners

PrizeShelter NameCityState
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsFriends of PetsAnchorageAK
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksLoving Companions Animal Rescue, Inc.North PoleAK
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsPrattville Autauga Humane SocietyPrattvilleAL
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksBasset Hound Rescue of Alabama, IncLEEDSAL
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsHumane Society of Independence CountyBatesvilleAR
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksAnimal Care & Adoption Center of Texarkana, Ark.TexarkanaAR
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsTranquility Trail Animal SanctuaryScottsdaleAZ
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksSouthern Arizona Greyhound AdoptionTucsonAZ
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsLeave No Paws Behind, IncSun ValleyCA
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksNine Lives FoundationRedwood CityCA
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsRoice-Hurst Humane SocietyCliftonCO
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksCat Care SocietyLakewoodCO
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsThe Animal Haven Inc.North HavenCT
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksBranford Compassion ClubBranfordCT
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsAlley Cat AlliesBethesdaDC
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksWashington Animal Rescue LeagueWashintonDC
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsForgotten Cats Inc.GreenevilleDE
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksPit Bull Pride of DelawareNewarkDE
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsShepherd Help and Rescue Effort, IncCoral SpringsFL
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksCanine Estates IncPalm HarborFL
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsMacon Purrs N PawsMaconGA
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksGood Mews Animal FoundationMariettaGA
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet Beds9th Life HawaiiMakawaoHI
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksThe East Maui Animal RefugeHaikuHI
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsC & W Rustic Hollow Shelter Inc.NashuaIA
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksAnimal Rescue League of Iowa, Inc.Des MoinesIA
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsBoise Bully Breed RescueBoiseID
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksGreyhound Pets of America Greater NorthwestHaydenID
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsHumane Society of Monroe CountyWaterlooIL
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksAnimal House ShelterHuntleyIL
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsAdopt-A-Dog Inc., INLibertyIN
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksThe Litter Box Kitty Rescue, Inc.TaylorsvilleIN
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsHelping Hands Humane SocietyTopekaKS
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksGreat Plains SPCAMerriamKS
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsLawrence County Humane SocietyLouisaKY
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksNo Kill LouisvilleLouisvilleKY
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsAnimal Aid for Vermilion AreaAbbevilleLA
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksBoudreaux's Animal Rescue Krewe (BARK)TiogaLA
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsThomas J. O'Connor Animal Control and Adoption CenterSpringfieldMA
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksSecond Chance Animal ShelterEast BrookfieldMA
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsBaltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter, Inc. (BARCS)BaltimoreMD
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksDays End Farm Horse RescueWoodbineMD
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsHART (Homeless Animal Rescue Team of Maine Inc.)CumberlandME
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksAnimal Refuge League of Greater PortlandWestbrookME
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsLenawee Humane SocietyAdrianMI
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksMissaukee Humane SocietyLake CityMI
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsRetrieve A Golden Of MinnesotaMinnetonkaMN
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksCaring for Cats Inc.North Saint PaulMN
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsFaithful Friends Animal Advocates IncNeoshoMO
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksOpen Door Animal SanctuaryHouse SpringsMO
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsLeflore County Humane SocietyGreenwoodMS
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksCommunity Animal Rescue & Adoption, Inc. (CARA)JacksonMS
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsRimrock Humane SocietyRoundupMT
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksRez Dog Rescue of MontanaBillingsMT
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsBlind Cat Rescue & Sanctuary, Inc.St PaulsNC
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksThe Fort Rescue (Fortitudine Vincimus Rescue Center)AsheboroNC
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsSouris Valley Animal ShelterMinotND
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksHumane Society of Richland/Wilkin CountiesWahpetonND
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsHearts United for AnimalsAuburnNE
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksAnimal Shelter of Northeast NebraskaNorfolkNE
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsFriends of the Manchester Animal ShelterManchesterNH
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksNew Hampshire SPCAStrathamNH
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsThe Last Resort Animal RescueWest MilfordNJ
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksArabian Rescue Mission, Inc.ColesvilleNJ
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsWhisketeers' Kitty KingdomClovisNM
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksAnimal Humane New MexicoAlbuquerqueNM
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsHeaven Can Wait Animal SocietyLas VegasNV
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksNevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Nevada SPCA)Las VegasNV
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsLittle Shelter Animal RescueHuntingtonNY
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksLollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater RochesterFairportNY
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsFriendship Animal Protective LeagueElyriaOH
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksCat Welfare AssociationColumbusOH
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsHands Helping Paws, Inc.NormanOK
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksPets & People Humane SocietyYukonOK
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsRogue Valley Humane SocietyGrants PassOR
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksGreenhill Humane SocietyEugeneOR
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsAmerican Belgian Malinois RescueYorkPA
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksMid-Atlantic English Springer Spaniel RescueNewvillePA
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsWoonsocket Cat SanctuaryWoonsocketRI
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksPawsWatchNewportRI
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsHumane Society of McCormick CountyMcCormickSC
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksCarolina Poodle RescuePacoletSC
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsBeadle County Humane SocietyHuronSD
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksSioux Falls Area Humane SocietySioux FallsSD
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsCarroll County Humane SocietyMcKenzieTN
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksBig Fluffy Dog RescueNashvilleTN
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsSecond Chance FarmGranburyTX
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksDFW Pug RescueGrapevineTX
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsHumane Society of UtahMurrayUT
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksUtah Friends of Basset HoundsSalt Lake CityUT
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsOldies But Goodies (Northern VA) Cocker RescueNewingtonVA
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksVirginia German Shepherd Rescue, Inc.SterlingVA
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsTARPS (The Animal Rescue and Protection Society)ChesterVT
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksSecond Chance Animal CenterShaftsburyVT
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsNorthwest Boxer RescueEllensburgWA
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksOld Dog HavenArlingtonWA
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsSauk County Humane SocietyBarabooWI
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksSouth Wood County Humane SocietyWisconsin RapidsWI
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsP.U.R.R. West VirginiaGraftonWV
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksBriggs Animal Adoption CenterCharles TownWV
First Place: $500 & 50 Pet BedsThe Kindness Ranch Animal SanctuaryHartvilleWY
Second Place: 5 "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go PaksCheyenne Animal ShelterCheyenneWY


Our International Categories

PrizeShelter NameCityState
CanadaLittle Mittens Animal Rescue Association (part of GCRS)GoldenBC, Canada
InternationalAireNet Australia IncYarra GlenVictoria, Australia
U.S. TerritoriesAnimal Care Center of St. JohnSt JohnVirgin Islands


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The Shelter Challenge is your opportunity to help your favorite local shelter win.  We are giving more than $50,000 in prizes, including monetary grants, "Ready, Set, Rescue" Go-Paks, and pet beds, to shelters across the country and internationally.

Vote :
10/13/2014 - 11/23/2014
Tally :
11/24/2014 - 11/27/2014
Result :
11/28/2014 - 12/12/2014
Prizes
Place Prize Winner
1 Grand Prize TBD
2 Runner Up TBD
3 Runner Up TBD
4 Runner Up TBD

Shelter Challenge sponsor: