Humane society raises $35K on Giving Tuesday

Humane Society participates in #GivingTuesday

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - The Humane Society of Southeast Missouri reached its $35,000 goal for Giving Tuesday.

The humane society announced a Matching Gift Challenge as part of Giving Tuesday to help the fundraising efforts for the organization’s new adoption and education center.

Thank You!! $35,000 Goal Reached

THANK YOU!!! We reached our $35,000 goal for #GivingTuesday! This is because of all of you and the support of our community. Thank you JSE Surplus and Purina for the matching #GivingTuesday funds. The $35,000 turned into $70,000 bringing us one step closer. We have raised over $1,000,000,000 of the needed $2.7 million for the new Adoption and Education Center. The goal is to raise 70% before our groundbreaking this spring. We have already purchased the land, permanent storage solutions, and some inside fixtures. Thank you for your continued support. Please keep sharing our story and help us earn the final $2.7 million needed to help transform our community.

Posted by Humane Society of Southeast Missouri on Thursday, December 5, 2019

All gifts and pledges up to $35,000 made through Dec. 3 were matched dollar-for-dollar by JSE Surplus and Purina.

Because of the funds match, their $35,000 turned into $70,000.

The Humane Society announced earlier this year their fundraising efforts for a new 12,000-square-foot-facility.

The organization said it raised more than $1 million of the $2.7 million project for the new Adoption and Education Center. They said the goal is to raise 70 percent before the groundbreaking in June 2020.

The Humane Society of Southeast Missouri is partnering with two companies as part of #GivingTuesday
The Humane Society of Southeast Missouri is partnering with two companies as part of #GivingTuesday (Source: Humane Society of Southeast Missouri)

According to the humane society, they have already bought the land, permanent storage solutions and some inside fixtures.

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