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We reached our goal!

Starting April 9th, we began asking for your support in reaching our goal for the Fund the Shelters Challenge. The nation-wide Fund the Shelters Challenge is open to all animal welfare organizations dedicated to keeping pets out of shelters and in loving homes. The Challenge helps not only raise much-needed funds, but also helps to offset reduced adoption fees requested from adopters during the annual Clear the Shelters pet adoption campaign, which takes place in August.

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Our goal for the challenge was to raise $5,000 in the one month period, and our mission was More Rescues, More Adoptions.

And we did it! Between the period of the Challenge: April 9 until May 9, we rescued 8 pups from the street, and had 13 adoptions. That’s three more rescues from the previous period, and 8 more adoptions!

In terms of reaching our 5K goal, 32 people came to our rescue by donating a total of $5,640. We can’t thank all our rescue angels enough. And a special thank you to Ann B., who stayed with us throughout the challenge and continued her support from beginning to end!

We function because of your support and generosity. Your donations save lives and your kind words should be shared with everyone. Here’s to the ADLA Fund the Shelters 2019 Team:

Domi $30
for Denver

Larissa A. $100

Katrina A. $350
Here you go! $5,000 in total. You guys did it! Thank you for your amazing work!

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Denver

Kelli and John D. $20
Thank you for sending us Blaise, and rescuing her mama.

Mark L. $25
For giving us Lily

Karyn M. $100

Martha and Rich $200
You are the greatest, Adri!

Patricia C.

Louisa W. $25
For being angels to the dogs of Puerto Rico

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Pinky

Sarah M. (and Louisa) $50
Thank you for all that you do! So glad I was able to come visit the shelter in December and see the amazing work you all are doing and meet so many wonderful pups! Good luck!!

Jennifer T. $500
For each suffering animal whose life is changed by this shelter’s tireless work. PLEASE contribute. No donations means no animals saved. Shelter depends 100% on people like you.

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Boomer

Isabel R. $25

Ivonne V. $100

Leilani $100
Thank you for helping Gracie & Chachi! And all the other fur babies!

Maddie and Nate $25
To celebrate our 12yo “brother” Rider

Jean $100
In tribute to Pete!

Martha B. $50
In tribute to Ela

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Allison

Cooper $25

Theresa S. $25

Ciara P. $25

Cathy P. $100
In memory of Maddie and Lily

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Pinky

The Maui Rimm $200
To commemorate our mother, Ivonne Lastra, who gave her home to help the cause.

Janine C. $100
In honor of Adri and her tireless commitment to the dogs

Carmen L. $25

All Anonymous donors

Tomas $15

Ann B. $1,000

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