Toney animal shelter competing in $10K contest

The contest is an online competition to recognize groups working to find forever homes for adoptable animals.

Toney animal shelter competing in $10K contest
Tractor Supply Co. offering $10,000 to an animal shelter in photo contest

TONEY, AL (WAFF) - Hard Knocks Rescue & Training, Inc. of Toney is one of ten animal rescues and shelters nationwide competing for a piece of $25,000 worth of grants through Tractor Supply Company’s annual Rescue Your Rescue contest.

The contest is an online competition to recognize groups working to find forever homes for adoptable animals.

A Toney shelter is participating in the 6th Annual Rescue Your Rescue Photo Contest.
A Toney shelter is participating in the 6th Annual Rescue Your Rescue Photo Contest. (Tractor Supply Co.)

Hard Knocks Rescue & Training, Inc. was chosen as a top ten finalist after customers nominated their favorite shelter by submitting a photo and brief statement of why it deserves a financial boost.

You can choose the grand prize winner of a $10,000 grant by voting at TractorSupply.com/PhotoContest. The last day to vote is Sunday, August 19.

The top ten finalists are:

  • Acadiana Humane Society of Sunset, La.
  • Flower  City Critters Small Animal Rescue of Rochester, N.Y.
  • Hard Knocks Rescue &  Training, Inc. of Toney, Ala.
  • Help for Pets in Charles  County of Brandywine, Md.
  • Horses That Help of West  Palm Beach, Fla.
  • Humane Society of Imperial  County of El Centro, Calif.
  • Mutt  Misfits Animal Rescue Society of Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Rainbow Meadows Equine  Rescue & Retirement, Inc. of Sedan, Kan.
  • Rusty's Angels Sanctuary  of New River, Ariz.
  • Whispering Rise Farm  & Animal Sanctuary of Freeland, Md.

The remaining winners will receive $5,000 for second place, $3,500 for third place, $2,000 for fourth place, $1,500 for fifth place, $1,000 for sixth place, $800 for seventh place, $650 for eighth place, $350 for ninth place and $200 for tenth place.

For more information about the Rescue Your Rescue contest visit Tractor Supply.

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