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  Friends And Supporters:
With your help and support MCAL Can Win Up To $25,000


From now until Dec. 14, The Animal Rescue Site ( is giving away $100,000 in grants to participating Petfinder member shelter and rescue groups.

MCAL is encouraging our friends and supporters to click and vote every day for MCAL. Please forward this email to your friends and family.

MCAL is one of 93 participating rescue organization in West Virginia participating in the $100,000 Shelter+ Challenge. Clicking and voting is free for site visitors, but the right number of votes can mean as much as $25,000 toward our effort to save lives. Weekly prizes of $1,000 are also awarded.

Vote tallies will be updated regularly, and visitors to The Animal Rescue Site ( can check on the number of votes throughout the Challenge.

Click here to vote for MCAL

How The Shelter+ Challenge Works

Visitors to The Animal Rescue Site,, can vote for their favorite animal welfare organization in the United States or Canada every day from Sept. 29 through Dec. 14. Weekly prizes of $1,000 will be distributed during the Challenge. Final prizes range from $1,000 to the grand prize, a $25,000 grant.

Visitors will not be asked to contribute anything but their time! First "Click to Give" at The Animal Rescue Site and then scroll down (or click on the “shelter challenge” tab on the right) to vote for your favorite Petfinder rescue organization (enter “Monroe County Animal League” and “WV” where prompted. You will also be asked to validate your vote. Remember, VOTING IS FREE – VOTE EVERY DAY UNTIL DEC 14TH!

Weekly awards of $1,000 will be given to the rescue organization with the most votes accumulated during each week. On December 15, The Animal Rescue Site will announce the winners of the final prizes. One $1,000 grant will be awarded to the organization with the highest number of votes in each state, as well as Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico (52 prizes), and two $1,000 winners will be awarded to organizations in Canada. The runner-up for total number of votes during the Challenge will receive a $10,000 grant, and the grand prize winner will receive a $25,000 grant.

The Click to Give™ program allows visitors to The Animal Rescue Site to provide food and care for a rescued animal living in a shelter or sanctuary by simply clicking on the purple button located at the top of the homepage ( The Click to Give™ program is paid for by site sponsors, and 100% of sponsor ad revenue goes directly to support the work of the charities listed on the site. In 2007, clicks on The Animal Rescue Site funded the value of more than 42 million bowls of food for animals in need.

The Animal Rescue Site is part of the GreaterGood Network of websites. To learn more, visit or