Carly, a public relations specialist for Iams Home 4 the Holidays, sent us this update on how the promotion is goin' ... Here are the stats through November 9th (when we received the email) ...
"After a month of hard work and dedication, we've tallied adoption numbers, meals donated and Facebook fans and wanted to be sure you and your readers knew the stats! We cant thank you enough for all of your support. Because of you, weve been able to keep the momentum going and spread the word about pet adoption this holiday season.
Since October 1st, we have helped find new loving homes for:
Other Adoptions 6,191
Total adoptions: 288,184
Facebook Fans 50,551
Total Meals Donated 439,746
Important Campaign Details:
Iams Home 4 the Holidays runs from Oct.1, 2010 to Jan. 4, 2011
This years goals are to find forever homes for 1.5 million pets AND provide 5 million bowls of food to shelters in need
1.3 million pets were adopted last year alone
3,500 partner animal organizations (21 participating countries around the world)
Information on how to get involved, how to find a participating shelter in your area and other important tips for new parents can be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/iams or on IamsHome4theHolidays.com
Please help us continue to spread the word so we can reach our goal to get 1.5 million pets adopted by January 4, 2011!!