Griffin Pond Animal Shelter seeks pet adoption stories for Petco Foundation Holiday Wishes Grant

For Abington Journal | October 6th, 2015 10:07 am

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Animal lovers who adopted pets from the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter have an opportunity to give back to the non-profit, without spending a penny, by helping it receive a grant award of $100,000.

The Petco Foundation, in partnership with Halo, Purely for Pets, recently announced its Holiday Wishes grant campaign, designed to help the most dedicated animal welfare organizations save more lives at the holidays and year round.

Griffin Pond Animal Shelter has the opportunity to receive a grant award of $100,000, or a series of finalist awards ranging from $5,000 to $50,000. Anyone who adopted a pet from Griffin Pond Animal Shelter can nominate the organization for a chance to win by submitting their adoption story to the Petco Foundation.

The shelter is asking any person or family who has adopted a pet from the organization to share their story. Halo Purely for Pets will also award the person who submits the winning nomination for the $100,000 grand prize with a year’s supply of Halo dog or cat food.

Stories, limited to 500 words, along with photos, can be submitted online at by Saturday, Oct. 31. Each nomination form must include the following contact information.

• Griffin Pond Animal Shelter

• Anastasia Daniels


• 570-585-0514

The winning organizations and their featured pets will be announced in December.

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Information provided by the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter.