[lin_video src=http://eplayer.clipsyndicate.com/embed/player.js?aspect_ratio=16×9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1370136588&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4080792&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1370136588 type=script]BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT)– Looking for a new pet? The Greater Birmingham Humane Society has plenty of them, and they are going fast! Saturday, June 1st marked the kickoff of the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100,000 Challenge.
Throughout the summer, the Humane Society will hold events like Saturday’s in an effort to showcase the animals they have to offer. The goal of the competition is to increase adoptions. The winning Humane Society will receive $100,000! They are competing with 50 shelters across the nation for a portion of more than $600,000 in grant money. GBHS says it would hope to use the money to expand the facility, make more kennel space for dogs, and expand its transport program.