Sparklight and Hallmark Channel Team Up for Shelter Pets

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Sparklight is joining forces with Hallmark Channel to help local shelter animals find forever homes of their own at special adoption events being held this month in Meridian, Idaho; Gautier, Mississippi; Sherman, Texas; Aransas Pass, Texas; and Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

“There are an overwhelming number of homeless pets in shelters around the country in need of loving homes and families,” said Trish Niemann, Senior Director of Corporate Communications for Sparklight. “We appreciate the opportunity to partner with Hallmark Channel and local animal rescue organizations so that we can support our communities and help these pets find forever homes.”

Sparklight will donate $1,000 to each of the rescue organizations sponsoring an event as well as cover adoption fees for a number of pets at each event.

Event Details

  • Meridian, Idaho: Noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15 at Meridian Canine Rescue, 501 E. Scenery Lane, Suite 100, Meridian, Idaho.
  • Gautier, Mississippi: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16, at Jackson County Animal Shelter, 4400 Audubon Lane, Gautier, MS.  
  • Sherman, Texas: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16, hosted by the Sherman Animal Shelter at Towncenter Shopping Center in front of Petco/Target, 4184 Towncenter Drive, Sherman.  
  • Aransas Pass, Texas: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29, hosted by the Aransas Pass Animal Shelter at Aransas Pass Civic Center, 700 W. Wheeler Ave., Aransas Pass, TX. 
  • Rio Rancho, New Mexico: Noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29, hosted by NM K-911 Rescue and other local shelters at Enchanted Hills Petsmart, 7817 Enchanted Hills Blvd. NE, Rio Rancho, NM.  

Everyone who makes a donation or adopts a pet during these events will be entered into a raffle to win a Hallmark Channel gift basket valued at $100.

These events coincide with Hallmark Channel’s third annual American Rescue Dog Show, which airs Feb. 16 and 17 at 8 p.m./7c on Sparklight Channel 266/1266.

For more information, call 602.364.6372.