In honor of their 125th anniversary, Mercedes-Benz, USA is awarding $125,000 in charitable donations across the country. Nominated by Felix Sabates’ Mercedes-Benz of South Charlotte, the Humane Society of Charlotte is one of 15 semi-finalists, as well as the only North Carolina non-profit, to reach the semi-finals. The Humane Society of Charlotte produced a :60 second video focusing on the organization’s HAVE A HEART fund and the need for more education and health care for animals with special medical needs.
With the contest underway now, Facebook users are asked to “like” the Mercedes-Benz, USA facebook page and then select “Community Stars”. We asked that you please vote for the Humane Society of Charlotte’s video submission on the HAVE A HEART fund. Each person is allowed to visit the page daily to vote and on October 21st, the videos receiving the top scores will be awarded $25,000 each. The winners will be posted on October 24th.
Please visit www.Facebook.com/MercedesBenzUSA to vote!
Felix Sabates’ Mercedes-Benz of South Charlotte and the Humane Society of Charlotte are reaching out to the community for their support and asking that they take a few minutes each day to vote so the organization’s HAVE A HEART medical fund can make it to the top five.
“Our hope is that media outlets in the community will help us share this news and community residents will cast their vote to help us make the top five” notes Shelly Moore, President and CEO of the Humane Society of Charlotte. “As the only animal welfare organization competing and also the only North Carolina non-profit, we hope that the community rallies behind our video submission and helps us make a difference in the lives of animals in need with the help from Mercedes Benz.”
About the Humane Society of Charlotte
The Humane Society of Charlotte is a community resource committed to improving the lives of companion animals through adoption, spay/neuter and education. The Humane Society of Charlotte provides low-cost spay and neuter surgeries for cats and dogs to reduce pet overpopulation throughout the Carolinas. The no-kill of adoptable animal’s organization provides pets with the love and attention they need to live happy and healthy lives while awaiting a new home. The Humane Society of Charlotte is a nonprofit organization that relies solely on private donations to achieve its mission.