The Weeks Are Rolling Right Along!

Congratulations to all our weekly winners so far!  Just four to go until the grand finale; happy voting.   Congratulations, Weekly Winners! Week 1:  Kitten Rescue, Los Angeles, CA, United States Week 2:   Noah's Arks Rescue, Okatie, SC, United States Week 3:   The Cat House on the Kings, Parlier, CA, United States Week 4:...
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Summer Dreams

Congratulations to our first story contest winners!   The "Here Comes The Sun" story contest was a great success.  We wish we could give a prize to everyone that entered - these summer tails were so much fun to read!    But this is a contest, and you have voted for your top four favorites of the ten selected finalists and are eager to see the...
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"Here Comes The Sun" Story Contest Is Wrapping Up...

We're nearing the end of the voting period for our "Here Comes The Sun" Story Contest - and who can resist these sweet stories!  Cast your vote and share your favorite story to make a difference for your shelter today.      Congratulations to our third Weekly Winner! Week 3:  The Cat House On The Kings, Parlier, CA, United...
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Summer Days, Drifting Away....

Welcome to the 2014 Summer Fun Shelter Challenge!  During the first two weeks, we've seen delightful summery stories in the first of three story contests ( you can vote for the finalists today!), passionate voters making a difference for a whole new set of shelters, and more.    We've also had a whole new set of questions!  Here are a few we've seen so far: ...
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Ultimate Cute Shelter Challenge 2014 Winners!

We are proud to announce all of the winners from the "Ultimate Cute" Shelter Challenge!  The next Shelter Challenge voting period will begin on July 14, 2014.  Shelters will be contacted by GreaterGood.org for receipt of prizes.  Congratulations to everyone who participated; we'll be excited to see you back soon!   Grand Prize & Runner Up ...
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Last Chance To Enter The Cute Competition!

Think your rescued pet photo has what it takes to be the cream of the crop, the darling of the internet, the cutest of the cute?  We dare you to prove it.  There's just one chance left to enter the "Ultimate Cute" Photo Contest .  And you know you want to!   Entries will be accepted through Tuesday, June 17th.  On June 18, we'll select just 10 cuties...
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More Incredible Cuteness To Vote For!

  Finalist by Jessica for Big Dogs Rescue Just a short time to vote for more cuteness in the Ultimate Cute Photo Contest #2 .  You know you want to see all 10 adorable finalists, and vote for your favorite!  Then go complete your daily vote for your shelter in the Shelter Challenge.  It's not over until it's over, and your shelter still...
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Paws For Seniors Wins "Ultimate Cute" Photo Contest #1

The winner of the first "Ultimate Cute" photo contest is an adorable senior chihuahua with a face as sweet as her name.  Paws for Seniors, located in Bealton, VA, will receive the first-place prize of a $1,000 grant to help animals.  Brenda, who entered the photo, shares this darling pup's story:   Peaches was surrendered to a shelter when her owners could no...
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One More Day To Vote For The First Ultimate Cute Photo Champion!

Just one more day to vote for your favorite "Ultimate Cute" Photo Contest #1 finalist!  :)   Spidey by Mari, for Angel of Hope Animal Rescue. Peppermint Patty by Beth, for Bella Reed Pit Bull Rescue. "Manny" by Karin, for Bay...
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And the 2014 Celebrations Shelter Challenge Winners Are....

Congratulations to all of the shelters that won prizes during our first Shelter Challenge of 2014!  This is the official list of all winners.   Grand Prize Prize Shelter Name City State Grand Prize Blind Cat Rescue & Sanctuary, Inc. St Pauls NC ...
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Family Fun Has Begun! Join In Today...

Can a story give your shelter a chance at a $1,000 grant?  Why, yes.  Here's part of Melissa's story.  Check it out, and share yours today!    " After two visits, I knew I couldn't leave her at the shelter anymore. So I set up dates for her to meet our other dogs and my husband... and then we just brought her home. She's fit into our little pack...
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It's All About Forever Families...

There is just one chance remaining during this Shelter Challenge to enter your awesome rescue story for a chance to win a $1,000 grant for your shelter: the Celebrate Family! Story Contest .  In this contest, we celebrate the amazing experience of becoming a "forever family" for a rescued pet.  Please remember to keep things clean - stories that include graphic description...
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Sit! Laugh! Then vote!

We all know that our rescued pets do some seriously funny things.  Who hasn't caught one on camera making a hilarious face, or investigated a strange noise in the house late at night - only to find an unexpected giggle lurking around the corner?   These 10 stories have something in common - they're here to make you laugh.  Read, laugh, and then vote for your...
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Many Opportunities To Win

Just a few more days to share your story celebrating humor  - and give your shelter a chance to win a $1000 grant to help animals.  Enter the Celebrate Humor! Story Contest today.   Two more lucky shelters won prizes during week 7.  We'd like to congratulate our Weekly and Recruiter winners, listed below!   Weekly:   Pack Ethic Rescue...
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Celebrating Love, Humor, and Weekly Winners

Today, we'd like to congratulate winners from several contests in recent weeks, and invite you to join their ranks.    The Celebrate Love! Story Contest concluded and we're happy to announce the winners.  The $1,000 grant prize goes to Little Mittens Animal Rescue Association (part of GCRS), for the story How to Get Your Mojo Back by Karen.  Stray...
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Celebrate Love! Story Contest: Enter By February 7th!

We'd like to remind you all that j ust a couple of days remain to submit your "Celebrate Love!" story of rescue.  We have some wonderful stories in the queue so far, including For the Love of Ophelia , by Jennifer.  Ophelia is a lovable elderly dog that Jennifer's family fostered for Boudreaux's Animal Rescue Krewe (BARK) . Any little improvement was a great...
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Your Chance To Shine: Celebrate Love! Story Contest

We're looking forward to a sweet Valentine's Day with our "Celebrate Love" themed story contest.  Share your story about the wonderful relationships that begin with that special rescue, and you could win a $1,000 grant for your shelter!   We would also like to congratulate our winners for the third week of this contest. Weekly Winner:   Noah's Arks...
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Celebrate Joy & Vote For Your Favorite!

The Recruiter Winner and Weekly Winner for week 2 have been announced!  Please congratulate: Weekly Winner:  Blind Cat Rescue & Sanctuary, Inc , of St Pauls, NC, United States. Recruiter Winner:   Heavenly Creatures , of St. Johns, NL, Canada.   Meanwhile, the 10 fabulous Celebrate Joy Story Contest finalists are raking in the votes....
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Weekly Winner, Exciting Stories

In an exciting start to the 2014 Celebrations Shelter Challenge, we've seen amazing work by shelters getting the word out to vote every day, fantastic stories shared in the Celebrate Joy story contest, and shelter names old and new moving up and down in the rankings.    We'd like to congratulate Langley Animal Protection Society , in Aldergrove, BC, Canada on being...
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The Next Shelter Challenge Starts January 6, 2014!

Welcome to 2014!   GreaterGood, The Animal Rescue Site, and GreaterGood.org are excited to ring in 2014 with the new 2014 Celebrations Shelter Challenge.  We’ll be giving away 244 prizes, worth a total of more than $100,000, including monetary grants, vaccinations, and pet beds, to eligible shelters in the U.S. and around the world.    ...
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