Houston Humane Society Takes on ASPCA $100K Challenge Qualifying Heat

Community Support Needed for Chance to Win $100,000 Grant and Save More Lives

Houston, TX (4/5/11) Houston Humane Society is a participant in the Qualifying Heat of this year’s ASPCA $100K Challenge, competing for grants totaling $300,000 from the ASPCA, including a top prize of $100,000. Chosen as 1 of 92 shelters across the country to compete in this online voting challenge, Houston Humane Society needs your help to move on to the next round of competition.  The 50 shelters with the most votes become the official contestants for the 2011 ASPCA $100K Challenge!

This online voting challenge is a great opportunity for Houstonians to show the entire country that they support the efforts of Houston Humane Society,” said Monica Schmidt, Program Director for Houston Humane Society. “By working hard together, we will save more lives, and with your vote we will have a shot at the $100,000 grant to improve our shelter for the thousands of homeless pets we help each year.

Supporters of Houston Humane Society can help by voting online at http://challenge.aspcapro.org/vote-your-shelter. Voting occurs from April 4 to 15, 2011, and you can vote once per day per email address.

For more information about Houston Humane Society, please visit www.houstonhumane.org.