Langley Animal Protection Society wins national shelter challenge

Langley Animal Protection Society has received a grant from GreaterGood.org as part of the 2014 Shelter Challenge.

Langley Animal Protection Society has received a grant from GreaterGood.org, a charitable organization devoted to improving the health and well being of people, pets, and the planet, as part of The Animal Rescue Site’s 2014 Shelter Challenge.

Thanks to the support of local voters, the Langley Animal Protection Society has received $1,000 to help animals in its care.

“The Animal Rescue Site Shelter Challenge is an amazing way for shelters and rescue groups all over the world to energize their audiences and enlist support for local animals,” says Liz Baker, executive director of GreaterGood.org. “By enlisting fans as supporters and advocates, the shelters not only have the chance at win financial support, but they can raise awareness for their cause.”

GreaterGood’s Animal Rescue Site has funded more than $1.3 million in grants to shelters and rescue groups since the Shelter Challenge began in 2008. In 2014 alone the Animal Rescue Site plans to give more than $100,000 to shelters in need. The funds for the grants come from the Animal Rescue Site’s innovative Gifts that Give More program and sponsors.

To support additional shelters, and to view a complete list of shelters involved and past winners, visit the Shelter Challenge site at www.shelterchallenge.com.

To learn about other ways to support animals in need locally, and across the world, please visit The Animal Rescue Site, http://theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com

Just Posted

VIDEO: Langley realtor builds holiday party for kids

Realtor Matthew Rufh hosted a gingerbread house-building party for the Langley Boys and Girls Club.

Giants defenceman Byram headed to NHL prospects game

The young player is following in the footsteps of former Giant Ty Ronning.

Langley Rams receiver inks with BC Lions

Jevon Cottoy joined the Rams this season and now has a multi-year contract with the Lions.

UPDATE: Heavy rainfall, strong winds in forecast for Lower Mainland

Heavy rains, snow expected till Friday morning

McGregor Says: Shopping husbands will survive

Columnist Jim McGregor offers a little advise to those husbands required to go Christmas shopping.

Omar Khadr wants changes to bail conditions

‘My life is held in suspension’, says the former Guantanamo Bay detainee

Sissons scores OT winner as Predators beat Canucks 4-3

VIDEO: Vancouver battles back to earn single point in Nashville

Lions announce seven members of coaching staff not coming back for 2019

The operational moves come two days after the Lions announced DeVone Claybrooks as the team’s new head coach

Christmas fun at Aldergrove Library: VIDEO & PHOTOS

Youngsters enjoyed decorating a Christmas tree with their homemade craft decorations

$12K awarded to atheist family who oppose Christmas, Hanukkah in B.C. classroom

Gary Mangel,May Yasue said holidays, Remembrance Day and Valentine’s Day not appropriate in preschool

Kodiaks avenge themselves against Pilots: ACTION PHOTOS

Aldergrove and Abbotsford Junior B hockey teams tie game at 5-5

Coach accused of sexual assault says apology letter was misinterpreted

Dave Brubaker has pleaded not guilty to one count of sexual assault and one count of invitation to sexual touching

Give the gift of nature this holiday season

Please don’t be mad, but I bought you a moose

Aboriginal poet faces backlash for calling out NHL-themed totem poles

Rebecca Thomas says she received backlash for asking a drugstore chain to remove NHL merchandise

Most Read