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Holiday Wishes: Win Funding for FAAS!

 

 

How has adopting a pet from Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS) changed your life? Submit your story to Petco's Holiday Wishes, and FAAS could win a life-saving grant of $100,000! 

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PRIZES

Here's what the winning stories will earn!

Grand Prize
$100,000 for animal welfare organization
$1,000 Petco shopping spree for adopter

2nd prize winners
$50,000 for animal welfare organization
$500 Petco shopping spree for adopter

3rd prize winners
$25,000 for animal welfare organization
$250 Petco shopping spree for adopter

Runnersup
$10,000 or $5,000 for animal welfare organization
$100 Petco shopping spree for adopter

In addition, all winning adopters will receive a pair of cool canvas BOBS shoes from Petco partner Skechers.

WE NEED EVERY STORY!

The five animal welfare organizations that receive the largest number of entries will share an additional $55,000 in grant money. So please share this contest opportunity with every FAAS adopter you know. Every entry counts! 

WHO CAN ENTER

Any adopter 18 and older can enter, including shelter employees. The pet can be any type of animal - dog, cat, rabbit, Guinea pig, hamster, bird or other adopted companion animal. 

YOUR STORY

In 500 words or fewer, tell how your pet has brightened your life, in big or small ways! Share what your pet has done for you (not what you have done for your pet). Submit at least four photos, including at least one of your pet by himself, and one featuring you and your pet together. Videos are optional. 

NEED INSPIRATION? Go to https://www.petcofoundation.org/holiday-wishes/, and scroll down to 2019 Holiday Wishes Winners.

If you would like to brainstorm story ideas with FAAS, we are happy to help! Email cthornton@alamedaanimalshelter.org. 

HOW TO ENTER

Go to https://www.petcofoundation.org/holiday-wishes/, and click on Submit Your Story. Choose Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter. The email to use as your FAAS contact is cthornton@alamedaanimalshelter.org. Our tax ID number is 27-0864431. At any point you can save your work and come back to it later.

WATCH: This could be you! 

DEADLINE

The deadline to submit your story and photos is 10 a.m. Pacific Time, September 23, 2020, or the first 10,000 entries received. (The sooner the submission the better!)

If you're still not sure you want to enter, try using the decision tree below. ; - )

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PLEASE TELL YOUR FAAS ADOPTER FRIENDS! 

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