AdoptAShelter.com, a free and easy to use online cash-rewards mall benefiting animal charities, is celebrating it's one-year anniversary this week. Since launching last August, more than 800 animal shelters, rescue and adoption groups in 48 states have registered with the site, and over 100 donation checks have been issued.
“We exceeded expectations therefore more animals were helped”, says Chris Ruben, founder & CEO. “In these tough and uncertain economic times, animal lovers and charities alike are realizing the potential of AdoptAShelter.com as a fund-raising tool to help care for the growing number of abandoned and homeless animals. We want to help animal welfare organizations across the U.S. raise money so that staff and volunteers can focus on the animals. International Homeless Animals Day® reminds us of the challenges ahead, so remember to tell everyone you know: Just Shop To Donate!”
AdoptAShelter.com is also pleased to announce partnerships with the Cat Writers Association and the Dog Writers Association respectively to sponsor two Special Awards. The Adopt-A-Homeless-Cat Award will be presented at the 2013 CWA Awards Banquet in Los Angeles to the cat writer who best describes the plight of homeless cats, the joy of cat adoption, and/or improving the quality of life of cats in a shelter environment. The Adopt-A-Homeless-Dog Award will be presented at the 2013 DWA Awards Banquet in New York City to the dog writer who best describes the plight of homeless dogs, the joy of dog adoption, and/or improving the quality of life of dogs in a shelter environment.