Newtown Kindness has changed its name to Charlotte Helen Bacon Foundation, which reflects the organization’s desire to move in a direction beyond kindness initiatives. ...Read Full Article
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Charlotte’s Pawtacular Pet Photo Contest, a Halloween costume contest to benefit The CHB Foundation, is open to all family pets. This Facebook event will run through the month of October and the top six pets with the most Likes will be announced on Halloween.
“Charlotte was an animal lover and always dressed in an animal costume for Halloween. She would get a real hoot out of this contest. We are really hoping families will have a lot fun with this and it will help support the foundation in Charlotte’s memory,” said JoAnn Bacon, Charlotte’s mother.
To participate in the contest, please follow these steps:
*Dress your pet in a costume. The send the photo, along with your pet’s name, and a few fun facts about your pet, to firstname.lastname@example.org;
*Send your $10 entry fee per pet through the donate button at charlottehelenbaconfoundation.org/donate; and
*Watch for CHB Foundation to upload your entry to its Facebook page, then vote and encourage friends and family to do the same, by clicking Like under your pet’s photo.
The top six most liked picture by Halloween will win prizes.
First place is a $50 gift card to Petco, and second place is a Charlotte’s Litter collar and leash set.
The third and fourth top finishers will each receive a set of author-signed copies of Charlotte’s Litter books: Good Dogs, Great Listeners and The Dogs of Newtown. And the fifth and sixth top finishers will each receive a Charlotte’s Litter pet bandana.
Organizers ask that only family pets be entered into the contest, “to keep things fair.” Local therapy and celebrity dog friends cannot be entered.
The Charlotte Helen Bacon Foundation (formerly Newtown Kindness) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, honoring the life of Charlotte Helen Bacon, so all may know her and be boldly inspired. The foundation establishes and supports programs that share Charlotte’s passion, kindness and tender care for animals, children, and families.
The programs and initiatives of the Charlotte Helen Bacon Foundation include Charlotte’s Litter Therapy Dog Program, Charlotte Bacon Veterinary Scholarship at North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine, The Charlotte Bacon Selah Scholarship, and The Charlotte Bacon Bereavement and Grief Research Initiative.
For more information visit charlottehelenbaconfoundation.org.