Petco Holiday Wishes Grant Campaign

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Contact: Friends of Michigan Animals Rescue, Kristal Babcock, 734-461-9458, shelter1@comcast.net

Help Friends of Michigan Animals Rescue’s Holiday Wishes Come True

Adopters are invited to share how their adopted pet changed their life for a chance to win a $100,000 grant award for Friends of Michigan Animals Rescue and a $1,000 Petco gift card for themselves!

Belleville, MI 09/09/2016 – The Petco Foundation, in partnership with Petco, will be granting Holiday Wishes in the form of more than $750,000 in grant awards to qualified animal welfare organizations. This contest is designed to help the animal welfare organizations save more lives during the holidays and year round.

Friends of Michigan Animals Rescue has the opportunity to receive the grand prize of a $100,000 grant, or a series of finalist awards ranging from $5,000 to $50,000. Anyone who has adopted a pet can submit a story to the Petco Foundation’s Holiday Wishes campaign, giving the organization they adopted from a chance to win one of several grant awards. A full list of prizes is available at www.petcofoundation.org/holidaywishes.

Friends of Michigan Animals Rescue is asking any person or family who has adopted a pet from the organization to share their story to give Friends of Michigan Animals Rescue the opportunity to win a Holiday Wishes grant. Petco will also award the person who submits the winning story a $1,000 Petco gift card, giving them the chance to spoil their adopted pet.

People who adopted a pet through Friends of Michigan Animals Rescue are invited to share a story of how the love of their adopted pet brings more joy to their life each day, and how the love of their pet changes their life in a big or small way and makes it better (limit 500 words). Submissions should include photos and/or video that help tell the story.

The deadline to submit stories for a Holiday Wishes grant is October 15, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. CST. Adopters are encouraged to visit holidaywishes.fluidreview.com for more information and to get started as soon as possible. The winning organizations and their featured pets will be announced in December.

For more information about the Petco Foundation Holiday Wishes campaign visit holidaywishes.fluidreview.com.
Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or by using the campaign hashtag #HolidayWishes.

About the Petco Foundation
At the Petco Foundation, we believe that every animal deserves to live its best life. Since 1999, we’ve invested more than $167 million in lifesaving animal welfare work to make that happen. With our more than 4,000 animal welfare partners, we inspire and empower communities to make a difference by investing in adoption and medical care programs, spay and neuter services, pet cancer research, service and therapy animals, and numerous other lifesaving initiatives. Through our Think Adoption First program, we partner with Petco stores and animal welfare organizations across the country to increase pet adoptions. So far, we’ve helped more than 5 million pets find their new loving families, and we’re just getting started. Visit petcofoundation.org to learn more about how you can get involved.

About Friends of Michigan Animals Rescue
FMAR is a non-profit no-kill 501(c) 3 rescue for dogs and cats that started in April 2003 with the help of great volunteers and supporters. We strive every day to hold true to our mission of protecting animals and residents by promoting a healthy and safe environment for all. Each day a new challenge arises and we are proud of our team for their creativity, compassion, and perseverance in overcoming those challenges to better the lives of animals in our community. We are the place “Where Pets and People Meet”.

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