You tweet to your followers when you hate a movie or when you’ve had a really good lunch. What if a single tweet could help save an animal’s life? That’s the opportunity the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation (www.JasonHeiglFoundation.org) is offering with its Rescue Challenge. The rescue group which gets the most people to follow the @JasonHeiglFound Twitter feed gets a $7,000 grant to pull more homeless animals out of shelters and get them spayed or neutered. Second prize is a not-too-shabby $3,000 grant.
The Foundation was created by actress Katherine Heigl and her mother Nancy in honor of little brother and animal lover Jason, whose life was cut short by a traffic accident when he was only fifteen. They work to educate the public, transport animals from high-kill shelters to rescue groups and find homes for rescued dogs and cats. In September 2010, the Foundation launched the Compassion Revolution, pledging $1 million dollars to fund accessible and affordable spay/neuter programs for all pet owners.
The Rescue Challenge runs through November 29th. To help Much Love win, follow the Jason Heigl Foundation on Twitter. Post a message to @JasonHeiglFound, saying that you’re following them in support of #MuchLove. Then just keep following, and retweeting, to put us at the front of the pack.
As our recent Golden Bone win demonstrated, our supporters have what it takes to conquer a challenge. This one’s even easier. All you have to do is tweet.