User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


55° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Positively KELOLAND: Pet Food Donors

July 3, 2014, 4:55 PM by Perry Groten

Positively KELOLAND: Pet Food Donors
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

Strays at the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society won't be going hungry, thanks to your generosity. Donors dropped off more 3,100 pounds of pet provisions during our KELOLAND-TV food drive. 

Bring Your Dog to Work Day proved to be a howling success at KELOLAND TV. Animal lovers showed their canine compassion with a steady outpouring of generosity by the bagful.

"It makes me feel good, I think it's helping out," Greg Davis of Sioux Falls said.

Greg Davis made a donation on behalf of his pet dachshund, Lucy who rode up to the station with him.

"I know that they're getting a lot of dogs and cats in there and they need a little extra just to help out, do something good for them," Davis said.

The donations will go a long way toward feeding hungry strays at the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society.

"I found out about it on KELO, listening to it, and found out that it was today and so I talked to my daughter who is here from Georgia who also has a lot of pets and she said, let's do it. So we went and bought some food and we're dropping it off," Doretta Colon of Sioux Falls said.

Many people dropped off 20-pound bags. They furnished a ton's worth of donations by noon. And the food just kept coming.

"I get a really satisfaction, a happy feeling when I am really helping them out because I do know that there's a dire need for the food and for pets in general," Colon said.

A pet project to feed the need at the humane society.

Donors also dropped of nearly $700 in cash donations during our food drive.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

16-Year-Old Sioux Falls Teen Found

9/15/2014 10:53 AM

According to Sioux Falls Police, 16-year-old Piper Hyser was found Sunday afternoon.

Full Story
Student Athlete Ineligible After Charity Event

9/18/2014 5:20 PM

A successful Estelline cross country athlete is being forced to sit this season out because she participated in a charity run aimed at keeping kids aw...

Full Story | Watch
Two Vehicle Crash Leaves One Person With Life Threatening Injuries

9/20/2014 12:35 PM

A two vehicle crash has left one person with life threatening injuries.

Full Story
Investigation At Canton Computer Business

9/17/2014 1:18 PM

Law enforcement are involved in a search at a Canton business.

Full Story
Joseph Patterson Released On $2 Million Bond

9/20/2014 3:04 PM

The man accused of killing the son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is out of jail after someone posted a $2 million bond for his rel...

Full Story


Events