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Holiday Wishes

This year, we’re participating in the Petco Foundation’s Holiday Wishes Grant Campaign, which distributes grants to shelters based on the top stories about how pets adopted from the organization have changed their adopters’ lives for the better!


In partnership with BOBS from Skechers, the Petco Foundation is granting more than $750,000 this holiday season to qualified animal welfare organizations across the country. The grants distributed will range from $5,000 to $100,000, and adopters with winning submissions will receive up to a $1,000 Petco shopping spree and a prize pack with BOBS from Skechers shoes.


How Sharing Your Story Helps LCHS



We need as many adopters as possible to participate in the contest to maximize our chance of winning. The best stories submitted can win up to $100,000 in grant funding, while winners in the Best Submissions category can win up to $25,000! It will help if as many adopters as possible participate. The pet in question must still be alive for submissions to count toward the contest.


How to Participate


  1. Please visit https://www.petcofoundation.org/holiday-wishes/ to participate.

  2. View the top submissions from the past few years to get ideas and decide how to structure your story.

  3. Click on the link to submit your story. In the form, the Petco Foundation will ask for information about the organization that you adopted from. Please select Lee County Humane Society for the organization, enter (334)821-3222 for the phone number, and put in lchs1140@leecountyhumane.org for the email address.

  4. Please submit at least four photos with your story, and feel free to add a video! All submissions must be turned in by September 23rd at noon, Central time, but the earlier submissions have a greater chance of being thoroughly reviewed and considered.