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Online supporters earn $1,000 for Lawrence Humane Society

December 24, 2009

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Online voters have chosen the Lawrence Humane Society as the best in Kansas, earning the shelter a $1,000 grant.

The Web site theanimalrescuesite.com gives away more than $100,000 annually to shelters that garner the most online votes, said Midge Grinstead, the shelter’s director.

She said she was pleased that the shelter was won “bragging rights” by placing first in the statewide competition.

The money will be placed in the shelter’s general fund, Grinstead said. As with other nonprofits, Grinstead said the shelter is experiencing a downturn in funds with the slumping economy.

Comments

ohgeeze 4 years, 4 months ago

Yay!! I tried to vote every day...I'm glad they won!

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Marion Lynn 4 years, 4 months ago

Midge & Co. do indeed run the best shelter in the state!

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wysiwyg69 4 years, 4 months ago

And they say my vote doesen't count! It did this time.

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mtorkzadeh 4 years, 4 months ago

Wonderful! I voted online and hoped they'd win! More and More support is needed. Volunteering is needed too./

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