$100K Challenge Blog
An improved community image and enhanced teamwork are just two of the top reported positive outcomes from the 2012 Challenge. Take a look below to see all the positive outcomes -
Percent of Shelters Experiencing Specific Outcomes Because of Challenge
Which of the following were true for your agency while you were competing in the Challenge?
(From 2012 Challenge Survey, page 5).
The Shelter’s Edge blog provides a little insight into each of the 2013 Contestants by division:
Past contestants have shared that maintaining motivation of staff, volunteers and the community after Month 1 of the Challenge can be a ‘challenge’. Two time contestant Animal Rescue League shares their tips and lessons learned in their April 24th webinar.
The City of San Antonio Animal Care and Services used non-traditional partnerships, marketing and media relations, and events to dramatically increase lives saved in 2012. On Thursday, April 10th, staff from San Antonio share details with Contestants via a live webinar.
In 2012, over 50% of Challenger survey respondents celebrated new highs for total adoptions in one month!
From 2012 Challenge Survey (pg 11):
Some shelters competing in the Challenge set new adoption records. Which of the following are true for your shelter?
Practical and easy to implement techniques on talking to potential adopters and making better matches for both animals and people are available in this short YouTube video. More approaches for working with humans will be shared during Amy Mills’ webinar " Customer Service for Social Change: A New Model for Customer Engagement" on March 26.
Contestants fine tuning animal relocation strategies in prep for the Challenge, can find resources at aspcapro.org including a sample Transfer Agreement and check list of Things to Know Before Transport . And on March 27th, a live webinar presented by past Challengers rounds out the resources available to help Challengers create efficient and effective transfer prog