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Get Out the Vote Finale for St. Croix Animal Welfare Center in ASPCA Challenge

With just two weeks remaining in the ASPCA Challenge, the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center (AWC) is asking all friends and supporters to once again get out the vote.

Beginning October 17, and running through October 31, supporters may logon to www.VotetoSaveLives.org and select St. Croix Animal Welfare Center as their favorite shelter. Visitors scroll down through the list of shelters to ‘V’ for Virgin Islands, select St. Croix AWC, complete a Captcha to prevent spam and vote. Friends of the shelter may vote once daily and voters do not have to reside on St. Croix.

The goal of the ASPCA Challenge is to save more lives now and in the future by encouraging shelters and their communities to work together to save lives. Shelters with a pet intake of at least 1,000 per year are eligible to compete.

AWC passed the first hurdle, a written grant application and telephone interview, and ranked #9 in the first vote to make the top 50 shelter list in order to compete.

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“Help AWC finish the Challenge on a high note, please take a moment each day for the next two weeks to vote,” said AWC executive director Gretchen Sherrill. “The competition has been tough, but a great learning experience and we want to encourage all our friends worldwide to show their support for our Crucian pets.”

For more information, please call Gretchen Sherrill or email communications@stcroixawc.org.

Founded in 1973, the St Croix Animal Welfare Center promotes the humane treatment of in the St Croix community through humane education, animal protection, and community service. To learn more about our programs and services visit www.StCroixAWC.org

The ASPCA was the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere. Their mission, as stated by the founder, Henry Bergh, in 1866, is “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.

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With just two weeks remaining in the ASPCA Challenge, the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center (AWC) is asking all friends and supporters to once again get out the vote.

Beginning October 17, and running through October 31, supporters may logon to www.VotetoSaveLives.org and select St. Croix Animal Welfare Center as their favorite shelter. Visitors scroll down through the list of shelters to ‘V’ for Virgin Islands, select St. Croix AWC, complete a Captcha to prevent spam and vote. Friends of the shelter may vote once daily and voters do not have to reside on St. Croix.

The goal of the ASPCA Challenge is to save more lives now and in the future by encouraging shelters and their communities to work together to save lives. Shelters with a pet intake of at least 1,000 per year are eligible to compete.

AWC passed the first hurdle, a written grant application and telephone interview, and ranked #9 in the first vote to make the top 50 shelter list in order to compete.

“Help AWC finish the Challenge on a high note, please take a moment each day for the next two weeks to vote,” said AWC executive director Gretchen Sherrill. “The competition has been tough, but a great learning experience and we want to encourage all our friends worldwide to show their support for our Crucian pets.”

For more information, please call Gretchen Sherrill or email communications@stcroixawc.org.

Founded in 1973, the St Croix Animal Welfare Center promotes the humane treatment of in the St Croix community through humane education, animal protection, and community service. To learn more about our programs and services visit www.StCroixAWC.org

The ASPCA was the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere. Their mission, as stated by the founder, Henry Bergh, in 1866, is “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.