Share YOUR story – help us win $100k!

UPAWS Alumn, Ruger, Wins Holiday Wishes Award in 2017

We have exciting news!

The Petco Foundation, in partnership with Petco, will be granting more than $750,000 to animal welfare organizations like ours during their annual Holiday Wishes campaign.

We have a chance to win $100,000, but we need your help!

Your role is simple: Share your story of love!

The Petco Foundation wants to know all the ways, big and small, that the love of your adopted pet has changed your life for the better. Share your story, along with photos and/or video, illustrating how your pet brings more joy to your life each day.

Stories can be submitted starting Aug. 15. The deadline to submit stories is October 1, 2018, at noon CST but only the first 10,000 stories are guaranteed to be reviewed. Winners will be announced live on Petco Foundation’s Facebook page in mid November. For a full list of prizes, and for submission FAQs, visit

Include our organization’s contact information so that we can be eligible for a grant award!

  • Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter
  • 38-2228501
  • Kori Tossava

For more information on the Petco Foundation Holiday Wishes campaign, visit Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram by using #HolidayWishes.

Help make our Holiday Wishes come true!