Friday, May 16, 2014

Shelters Win BIG!!! GLOGIRLY Giveaway Gala Results

WAFFLES:  Hey Boss!  Is today the day?

KATIE:  Yes, Waffles. Today's the day.

WAFFLES:  Do I get to announce all the winners?

KATIE:  Well considering you can't even COUNT the winners, reading all the names might be a challenge. How about we tell everyone a little bit about this special giveaway first. 

WAFFLES:  Ok, but I want to roll the drums too. Can I roll the drums? And announce the winners?

KATIE:  Waffles, there's more to this event than just reading off a list of winners and banging on your drum. But yes, you can help. As long as you promise not to mess up anyone's name. 

WAFFLES:  Ok Boss. No messes.

KATIE:  The GLOGIRLY Giveaway Gala started as a little idea way back in late December between me and Glogirly. We wanted to do something really FUN and really BIG that would not only help Glogirly get to the BlogPaws Conference, but would be something really special for our friends, readers and their favorite shelters. So we put our idea to paper (virtual paper) and sent it to our most favorite brands. 

At first we didn't know if anyone would want to join in. But that was ok because even if just one brand liked our idea, we'd be able to have a really cool giveaway and maybe even give something nice to a shelter. 

So we all crossed our paws.

WAFFLES:  I remember that! I crossed ALL my paws just like you told me to.

KATIE:  Well we heard back from one brand, then another, then another.

WAFFLES:  And another and another and another too!

KATIE:  Seven of our favorite brands that we've featured here before, seven who make the wonderful products we use and enjoy every single day, said YES! And when they told us about the prizes they wanted to donate...well, I'm pretty sure Glogirly got all leaky-eyed.

WAFFLES:  Is this where I roll the drums around?

KATIE:  Go ahead, Waffles. Roll all you want.



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Congratulations to the winning shelters! Each of these wonderful organizations was chosen by our winning readers. We think giving is even more fun than winning!

...but winning is pretty fun too!

Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge
Oakland, New Jersey

Foothills Animal Shelter
Golden, Colorado

Amy O.
Charleston Animal Society
North Charleston, South Carolina

Kathy S.
Susffolk Animal Care
Suffold, Virginia

Teri T. & Coco
Brigid's Crossing Foundation
Bonita Springs, Florida

Carol & Quinn
Feline Rescue, Inc.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Beth C.
The ANNA Shelter
Erie, Pennsylvania 

Sonia M.
Animal Protection League
Stockton, California

Carma Poodale
Owensboro Humane Society
Owensboro, Kentucky

Amy R. 
Paws Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Dana G.
Siamese Rescue
Locust Dale, Virginia

Amelia H & Wubbikins

Marjorie D.
One by One Cat Rescue
Temple, Pennsylvania

Gabby F.

Bonnie K. & Chey
Purrfect Pals
Arlington, Washington

And thank YOU!  Our wonderful friends, readers & fellow bloggers.
Thank you for giggling with us, making us smile and helping us be the best we can be.
We HEART you BIG!!!


  1. We are so excited to be one of the winners and thrilled for Purrfect Pals!

  2. CONGRATULATIONS - that's so wonderful for all the shelters, *and* the winners!

    Now, Katie, take Glogirly and go get some rest. You guys must be EXHAUSTED!

  3. Yay, yay, yay for all of the lucky winners and shelters. That is so very exciting!

    And of course, GloGirly for making it happen!! You're a kitteh hero!

  5. Concats to all those winners! We think this was wonderful!

  6. Thank you so much! This was a really fun giveaway. I never thought in a million years I would win the 10,000 meals from Halo. My shelter SweetPea friends of Rutland animal shelter was so happy to hear they were going to be the recipients. I see you let Waffles spell Massachusetts ;) Everyone at the townhouse must be exhausted, now you can all get some much needed rest.

  7. ConCatulations tu all da winnews. Dat's vewy 'citin'.

    Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses ♥♥♥


  8. Concatulations to all the shelters, and to all the winners!

  9. You guys are AWESOME.

    Thanks so much for your kind words while I was sick - it sure helped to know that BOOTIFUL Katie was purring for me (oh and Waffles too!) I'm so happy to be home again and I'm rumbling around almost like normal :)

  10. Congratulations to everybody especially the shelters!!!!! YAY!!!!!!

  11. To see shelters benefit from the blog community and wonderful companies is so touching...a little acorn idea grown into a beautiful oak :) congrats to the deserving winners hugs Fozziemum and gang x

  12. Thank you Katie , Waffles and Glogirly too for this wonderful contest. I am so happy to see my shelter's logo on the list of winners. I can't wait to share the post to show everyone who won the incredible prizes that were donated by some incredible sponsors.
    That was such a fun contest!

  13. Congratulations! What a great month for everybody: awards, loot, shelter donations, and lavish giveaways.

  14. Thanks to all of you and those great sponsors. And how wonderful for those winners and especially the SHELTERS that won!!!!

  15. Awesome! This is all so exciting for everybody involved. Congratulations to all the winners, and to the shelters who will benefit, too! :)

  16. HUGE congrats to all the winners!
    ღ husky hugz ღ frum our pack at Love is being owned by a husky!

  17. Concatulations to all of the winners!!! They must be very excited. We think it is so wonderful that so many shelter kitties will be getting prizes too.

  18. Awesome - my staff volunteers at Purrfect Pals - concats Bonnie & Chey

  19. Big Congratulations to all the winners!!

  20. I'm so excited that all those WONDERFUL shelters are getting helped! You've got some pretty pawesome sponsors.

  21. Thank you to Glogirly and all the pawsome sponsers for having this amazing giveaway! I can't wait for my wand toy prize to arrive. I know the kitties at the Foothills Animal Shelter are going to love their wand toy prize, too.

  22. That was a super big win for everyone including so many shelters who I'm sure were super excited by the news! Woo hoo way to go everyone...and especially you Katie cuz we know it was your idea.

  23. Concatulations to all the people, kitties and shelters who won..Thanks to Glogirly, Katie and Waffles for doing this awesome contest..A special thanks to Waffles for that awesome drum roll!

  24. Thank you for hosting such a fantabulous giveaway!!!

  25. Concats to all those wonderful shelters! And thank YOU!

  26. such a wonderful outcome for all the shelters; thank you for making this possible for them

  27. Congrats to all the winners and shelters.
    Sue B

  28. What a wonderful day for those shelters ! And concatulations to the winners ! Purrs

  29. That was a pawsome giveaway. So many great shelters from all over the country. Concats to all the winners. XO, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

  30. What a great thing you guys organised! It must have been a lot of work!! Congrats to all the winners and well done Team Glogirly YAY!!! xoxox

  31. ::Claps Paws::

    Hooray for the winners and for you all at Glogirly!

  32. This was the BEST GIVEAWAY EVER! Thank you, Katie, Waffles and Glogirly...and all the sponsors. And congrats to all the winners...'specially the shelters.

  33. concatulations to all of the winners! awesome, spectacular, stupendous contest!!

    great job waffles for not letting the "cat out of the bag".

  34. That is so amazing - Katie, Waffles, and Glogirly are tastemakers and they made good things happen for animals. Hooray!!

  35. Oh this is fantastic,congrats to the shelter and the winners,xx Rachel and Speedy

  36. Oh this is fantastic,congrats to the shelter and the winners,xx Rachel and Speedy

  37. What a fantastic thing you have done….it's heartwarming to see all those shelters that will benefit from your creativity and generous heart for animals that led you to create this whole amazing gala of giveaways! And Wubbikins and I say thank you….we are very excited to win the beautiful Mark Poulin Mother - Daughter Necklace Set!


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