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Golden Belt Humane Society Wins $10,000 from '100+ People who Care'
GBHS wins 100 who care
Members of the 100+ People Who Care in Barton County presented $10,000 in donations to the Golden Belt Humane Society recently after the organization presented its successful pitch at the February meeting held at the Best Western Angus Inn Courtyard.

 The Golden Belt Humane Society went public Wednesday with the news that the 100+ People Who Care in Barton County last week voted their organization the winner of up to $10,000 in donations from the group’s members. They were one of three organizations that were invited to share their story to members in February.  

The quarterly pledges of the 100+ People Who Care Members will assist the organization in purchasing a new transport van that is safer and less stressful for the animals. 

The Golden Belt Humane Society is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide housing and medical care to unwanted and stray animals, with the goal of placing those animals in their forever homes. By networking with rescues and working with caring foster homes, they can provide the love, stability, and training needed to increase an animal’s chance for a successful adoption.  They also organize community events, such as the successful Adopt-A-Pet Program at Orscheln’s in Great Bend, so that animals can spend a few hours outside of the shelter in the community, in hopes of finding adoptive families. To learn more about the Golden Belt Humane Society, please visit the organization’s Facebook page. 

The next giving meeting for the 100+ People Who Care group will be held Tuesday, May 12, at 5:30 p.m., at the Best Western Angus Inn Courtyard.  At that time, representatives from the Golden Belt Humane Society will return to provide an update on how the organization is utilizing the $10,000 gift. Members will also nominate and select the next round of local, charitable organizations to deliver their pitch at the next meeting. Learn more at the group’s website, www.100bartoncounty.org, or on their Facebook page.