A LOCAL ANIMAL SHELTER IS IN THE RUNNING FOR A CHANCE
AT 100 THOUSAND DOLLARS.
AND THEY NEED YOUR HELP.
KXLY'S ALLIE NORTON IS WORKING FOR YOU, SHE JOINS
US NOW LIVE IN THE STUDIO TONIGHT TO TELL US ABOUT
AARON, SPOKANIMAL IS TAKING PART IN THE A-S-P-C-A
RACHAEL RAY CHALLENGE.
IT'S ONE OF THE 50 SHELTERS IN THE NATION COMPETING
TO BREAK THEIR OWN RECORDS SAVING THE LIVES OF ANIMALS
BY FINDING THEM PERMANENT HOMES.
IF SPOKANIMAL WINS THE MONEY.
STAFF SAY THEY PLAN TO SAVE MORE HIGH-RISK ANIMALS
IN THE SURROUNDING AREAS.
AND ADOPT THEM OUT LOCALLY.
IF SPOKANIMAL STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS REACHED THEIR ADOPTION
GOAL FOR TODAY.
THAT CHEER WAS YELLED 100 TIMES.
Can I get a whoo hoo.
TODAY WAS THE KICK OFF EVENT FOR THE A-S-P-C-A RACHAEL
RAY 100 K CHALLENGE.
THE SHELTER IS HOPING TO ADOPT AT LEAST 11 HUNDRED
NINTY TWO ANIMALS BY THE END OF THE CHALLANGE.
WHICH RUNS UNTIL THE END OF AUGUST.
Our focus is saving lives and that's what this Rachael
Ray theme is for us.
Everyone is a life saver.
THIS VOLUNTEER NOT ONLY HELPED FIND OTHER ANIMALS
SHE TOOK MATTERS INTO HER OWN HANDS AND ADOPTED THIS
I feel like it's helping the animals instead of just
leaving them and it is all going toward them, so it's
just for the pets anyway.
TODAY.....THERE WERE AROUND 60 CATS AND 20 DOGS TO
THIS LITTLE GUY IS NAMED SLICK.
HE'S BEEN AT THE SHELTER FOR ALMOST 6 WEEKS.
He's a mild mannered guy super sweet.
He's just special with the one eye and he's so sweet
despite the bad past.
He's just the nicest guy you can imagine.
FOR THE NEXT THREE MONTHS.
STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS WILL DOING COMMUNITY EVENTS TO
MAXIMIZE THEIR REACH FOR POTENTIAL ADOPTERS.
Did you specifically come out for this event?" "No"
"What were you doing?" "Looking for a weed whacker.
JESSE HOUSTON SAYS ANOTHER DOG WAS IN THE FUTURE PLANS.
JUST WASN'T EXPECTING TO GET ONE TODAY.
Me and my wife had been talking about if for a while,
you always just delay.
So might as well, she'll be happy.
THE WINNER OF THE COMPETITION WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN
REPORTING IN THE STUDIO TONIGHT.
I'M ALLIE NORTON KXLY 4 NEWS.