all votes for JOPLIN HUMANE SOCIETY

  • Kay Carey
  • 147 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 147 days, 7 hours ago
  • cathy foote
  • 147 days, 10 hours ago
  • pamela plambeck
  • 147 days, 10 hours ago
they need the help and support at this time.
  • Dorian Acito
  • 147 days, 10 hours ago
  • ros lindsey
  • 147 days, 11 hours ago
the town needs a blessing
  • terry shepherd
  • 147 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 147 days, 13 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 147 days, 14 hours ago
They truly care about their animals.
  • Marion Simbrowsky
  • 147 days, 14 hours ago
  • Duane Baker
  • 147 days, 15 hours ago
With all that has happened in Joplin this year, it deserves to win.
  • charlotte caroom
  • 147 days, 16 hours ago
  • Ceil Daniels
  • 148 days, 3 hours ago
  • Thomas Sickler
  • 148 days, 3 hours ago
Joplin needs as every little bit of help it can get.
  • derlin guevara
  • 148 days, 3 hours ago
  • christina felan
  • 148 days, 4 hours ago
  • nancy lendved
  • 148 days, 6 hours ago
  • Mary Pebley
  • 148 days, 8 hours ago
  • Melissa Turner
  • 148 days, 8 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society has done a fantastic job with placing animals and helping the hundreds of animals displaced by the May tornado.
  • Samuel Bond
  • 148 days, 9 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society, along with the ASPCA, has been doing the important work of finding and rescuing the animals left behind and homeless after the tornados. They have managed to reunite many of these pets with their families and have found homes for countless others. They are true heroes in my book.
  • Anonymous
  • 148 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 148 days, 12 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 148 days, 12 hours ago
  • Britin Jackson
  • 148 days, 12 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society did a great job of helping out the four legged victims of the tornado by caring for them and later adopting them into new homes.
  • Anonymous
  • 148 days, 12 hours ago
  • Kathleen Odell
  • 148 days, 15 hours ago
  • Josmanny Horta
  • 148 days, 16 hours ago
The work they did for the animal victims after the tornadoes and the the huge adoption event they had.
  • Thelma Liedtka
  • 148 days, 16 hours ago
I love the Joplin Humane Society because they take really good care of animals. And I love animals w/all my heart! So I guess you could say they take excellent care of my loved ones.
  • lilian torres
  • 148 days, 16 hours ago
por su gran voluntad de ayudar
  • Anonymous
  • 148 days, 18 hours ago
  • Doris Giorda
  • 148 days, 18 hours ago
Animals abandoned, lost, and left homeless by the recent extreme weather need help.
  • Anonymous
  • 148 days, 19 hours ago
  • cristiano pinnow
  • 149 days, 2 hours ago
  • debbie bell
  • 149 days, 3 hours ago
all reputable animal shelters need and deserve all the funds and donations they can get.but, i believe that the joplin humane society exhibited the ultimate,.awesome actions during the recent terrible weather there.it forced pets and pet parents to be separated.these brave,caring,loving people heard the call and answered it.they gave of their time,energy and concern to rescue and return animals.and also set up adoption fairs for those who needed homes.i think their actions were phenomenal.i live in ft.worth,texas, but from all of us who love these creatures so much, i say thank you to all participated.you are heroes!!
  • Glenda Adams
  • 149 days, 6 hours ago
I've never been there but I feel like they can use all the help tdhey can get
  • alina mcdonald
  • 149 days, 7 hours ago
I would love for any shelter to receive the help because they save lives everyday. But they need a little extra help now cause of the terrible weather they have endured. I wish all the shelters luck because they all need it.
  • Anonymous
  • 149 days, 7 hours ago
This shelter is working so hard to find loving homes for the animals that were left without homes after the tornadoes. They have come up with unique ways to find families for these beautiful creatures, and they deserve these funds to help continue their efforts.
  • jan leslie
  • 149 days, 8 hours ago
Oh my ~ with everything they are going through right now, financial resources are not just a nicety, but an absolute necessity! May God Bless the kind compassionate workers as they tend to the pets displaced by the horrific weather conditions. i pray there are many happy reunions!
  • Anonymous
  • 149 days, 8 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 149 days, 13 hours ago
Thanks for all the work you do. You deserve it.
  • Rebecca Gaskin
  • 149 days, 15 hours ago
They must have their work cut out for them!
  • Anonymous
  • 149 days, 15 hours ago
They need the money BIG TIME!
  • Gail Laub
  • 149 days, 15 hours ago
  • Beth Williams
  • 149 days, 15 hours ago
It is the best!
  • Anonymous
  • 149 days, 16 hours ago
thanks for caring for the animals during the most recent disaster
  • Sara Jones
  • 149 days, 17 hours ago
  • Dr. Michelle Blake
  • 149 days, 17 hours ago
I actually voted for them over one of our local shelters because of the immediacy of their need. They are performing important work for all of us who care about animals.
  • Pam Volkl
  • 149 days, 17 hours ago
I live/work in the Joplin community and have first hand witnessed the devastation from the EF5 tornado. This forward-looking community is working hard to recover and the folks are so appreciative of all the help coming this way. Joplin Humane Society is an excellent organization that cares deeply for the animals who come into its care. They could use a helping hand and I hope that everyone will send their votes for the JOPLIN HUMANE SOCIETY. Thank you!
  • Lisa C.
  • 149 days, 18 hours ago
Because they need all the help they can get right now. :(
  • Anonymous
  • 149 days, 18 hours ago
  • Nita Johnson
  • 149 days, 19 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 149 days, 19 hours ago
  • Giovanni Fioretti
  • 149 days, 19 hours ago
They go straight to out hearts and take care of our little friends onestly.
  • Dave Dougherty
  • 149 days, 21 hours ago
  • marnin humphrey
  • 150 days, 3 hours ago
  • sylvie langevin
  • 150 days, 4 hours ago
They need all the help they can get after all theve been through this year!!!!
  • Carol Highhouse
  • 150 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 6 hours ago
  • ann fletcher
  • 150 days, 6 hours ago
Great, caring people.
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 6 hours ago
  • Jillyanne Michelle Cape
  • 150 days, 7 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 10 hours ago
  • Kathy Lee
  • 150 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 11 hours ago
Let's give Joplin the support they need to serve all of their pets needing assistance from the tornado that ripped through their community!
  • Angela Elniski
  • 150 days, 11 hours ago
  • rebecca smith
  • 150 days, 12 hours ago
they take excellant care of the animals and are always ready with answers to any questions that may come up when adopting.
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 12 hours ago
  • Lana Young
  • 150 days, 13 hours ago
  • Lesley Dombrow
  • 150 days, 13 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 15 hours ago
It is simply the best....
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 15 hours ago
They need our help because of the terrible tornado.
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 16 hours ago
Since the floods occurred, they may need a lot of assistance on keeping their shelter afloat so to speak. Thank yo for the opportunity to help them.
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 16 hours ago
  • Barbara Bishop
  • 150 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 17 hours ago
  • Denise Jones
  • 150 days, 17 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 17 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 18 hours ago
  • Evelyn Kanter
  • 150 days, 18 hours ago
  • Leita Rubin
  • 150 days, 18 hours ago
  • Philip Knopp
  • 150 days, 18 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 18 hours ago
Don't know this one; but know they are in need after the tornado.
  • Doug Fisher
  • 150 days, 18 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 18 hours ago
  • Lisa Adams
  • 150 days, 18 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 18 hours ago
  • Charlie Hogue
  • 150 days, 19 hours ago
Need the most help after the devistation
  • Kay Kozicki
  • 150 days, 19 hours ago
The Humane Society of Joplin has rescued many animals and helped reunite them with their families. Even in the wake of the recent tornado, the staff has not stopped helping other pets reach the safety of their homes. I know this all from experiences of my niece who lives near Joplin and has been helping out in the aftermath of the storm.
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 19 hours ago
They did a bang up job during the tornado and need all of the support they can get.
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 19 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 150 days, 20 hours ago
  • Kim Hellyar
  • 151 days, 13 minutes ago
These animals were ripped from there home and their owners have already lost everything due to no fault of their own. All of the help that can go their way to help bring them back together and take care of these animals should happen!
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 1 hour ago
These animals need help more than any other animals in the country right now :)
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 2 hours ago
I think it's a very good shelter with many caring people.
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 4 hours ago
  • Andrew W. Matheson
  • 151 days, 5 hours ago
  • Gina Graves
  • 151 days, 5 hours ago
I think they have done a wonderful job for both the pets and the people in their community after such a tragedy. Their continuing hard work, constant effort, and unquestionable compassion should be rewarded, as that is just what a humane society should be.
  • Marcella Letwin
  • 151 days, 6 hours ago
  • Dianne Robertson
  • 151 days, 7 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 7 hours ago
They do a lot to care for the abandoned animals in our community
  • Tabitha Vaughn
  • 151 days, 7 hours ago
I love the Humane Society because right after the tornado hit us they were quit to respond and they did a excellent job taking care of the displaced animals and finding the ones homes that no longer had a home to go home to.
  • Cindy Davis
  • 151 days, 7 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 7 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 7 hours ago
Everything. They are taking such good care of all the misplaced animals after the tornado! They are amazing!!!
  • Candice Britton
  • 151 days, 8 hours ago
  • kym sgueglia
  • 151 days, 9 hours ago
  • Kristin Petersen
  • 151 days, 9 hours ago
  • Tammy Stiles
  • 151 days, 9 hours ago
You can tell by the way they talk about their animals that they really care about them.
  • Nina Dosdall
  • 151 days, 9 hours ago
  • angelo ciciretti
  • 151 days, 9 hours ago
The name alone gives me an intuition that it is a good shelter.
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 10 hours ago
  • cynthia ramirez
  • 151 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 10 hours ago
  • David McGuire
  • 151 days, 10 hours ago
  • Jennie Mulder
  • 151 days, 11 hours ago
I already bragged but never received the ballot so trying again!
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 11 hours ago
  • Leslie Sodaro
  • 151 days, 11 hours ago
they do so much for the animals ... they deserve it
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 11 hours ago
The JHS has completed the difficult task of handling a disaster in an organized manner. That in itself is an amazing accomplishment.
  • Amanda Hoon
  • 151 days, 12 hours ago
They have done an amazing job in the midst of complete disaster. They have done all they can do to ensure each animal finds a loving forever home. They deserve this award to continue their great work!!
  • Tari Jacobs
  • 151 days, 12 hours ago
Amazing work they are doing in a bad situation the animals are very lucky to have all that put there time in!!!
  • Judith Basye
  • 151 days, 12 hours ago
They do extraordinary work caring for the helpless animals.
  • Brandy Thompson
  • 151 days, 12 hours ago
  • Randy Mergler
  • 151 days, 12 hours ago
  • Shirley Ragsdale
  • 151 days, 12 hours ago
These people are doing wonderful work with lost and injured pets after the vicious tornado that ravaged Joplin, MO. They have reconnected hundreds of lost pets with their owners. And then successfully found new, loving homes for hundreds more cats and dogs. This organization deserves to win this award.
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 12 hours ago
Tornado recovery and service to critters has been amazing
  • kathryn cook
  • 151 days, 13 hours ago
I am supporting this shelter for the humane care after all those animals lost their respective homes.
  • denise marts
  • 151 days, 13 hours ago
They need the help after the disaster
  • Shelley Ruble
  • 151 days, 13 hours ago
They are helping animals who have been displaced or injured by a natural disaster.
  • Jamie Belew
  • 151 days, 13 hours ago
Joplin humane society did so many great things after experiencing the wrath of the deadliest tornado in many many years. I really think they deserve to win this contest.
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 13 hours ago
  • Barbara Smith
  • 151 days, 13 hours ago
This shelter really needs this help to rebuild !!!!!!!!
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 13 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 13 hours ago
They are still working through terrible tragedy!
  • Gill Atmeare
  • 151 days, 13 hours ago
Because whatever happens the animals come first
  • Jarrett Holst
  • 151 days, 13 hours ago
  • Deborah Sullivan
  • 151 days, 13 hours ago
I love JHS for the more than 700 displaced, injured and frightened animals they worked tirelessly and around the clock to take in, medically treat, calm and soothe, provide daily care for and rehome again. That's an amazing amount of work to ask of a shelter and they rallied an amazing group of volunteers to help accept and meet the challenge. Way to go, JHS!
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
This is the most clean and friendly shelter I've ever been to. All of my animals have came from a shelter. They have done so much for the animals and families of Joplin after the tornado. God bless everyone for the wonderful work you are doing.
  • Stacy Burgess
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
they help animals in need.
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
Hit with one of the most deadly natural events in recorded history, the May 22nd tornado, they put their own personal agendas and lifes on hold to make sure over 1000 animals found "forever homes."
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
They found homes for all of the tornado victim animals.
  • Beth Fraley
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
They are the best - they helped over 800 animals that were unclaimed from the tornado find new homes. There is a lot of love in my heart for all the people who work there.
  • Jeannie Hill
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
As most of the world knows my hometown of Joplin Missouri was devastated by a gruesome tornado killing 158 people ( last count i heard) and lots of people homeless and pets that belonged to some of those people. Without reserve, without wait, without knowing how they could manage. The wonderful people at the Joplin Humane Society jumped right in there and took on all of these cats dogs and many other varieties of peoples pets. Yes they had TV coverage but Karen and her staff at the Joplin office went one step further and used facebook!!! Took many pics of the animals and tried desperately to get them to their homes, some managed to find home, some found new ones. And its just not about the tornado.. its about all of the other time even before JHS has works hard to take of the animals there. I went in there before the tornado to see if we could possibly get a pet for my daughter ( who is medically involved), the facility was extremely clean and the pets seemed very content. Its a nice facility however they can not run on love alone they could use these funds. Seeing how they probably used most of their resources in the month after the tornado. But Karen and her team are AWESOME !!! KEEP UP THE EXCELLENT WORK YOU GUYS!!!
  • Jerre LaBanca
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
Why do you love JOPLIN HUMANE SOCIETY? They are a very dedicated and loving group of people! The work that they have done surpasses all the rest in my option!!
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
  • Amanda DePratt
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
JHS did a GREAT job with all the misplaced tornado animal victims and worked their butts off to find them a new home! They have went above and beyond all that I could of expected of them! GREAT JOB GUYS!!
  • Valerie Talbott
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
They are so awesome! The way they pulled together and took in over 1000 pets after the May 22 tornado and reunited soo many and found all the others loving homes. They've gone above and beyond the call of duty here in Joplin and I will always remember that!
  • Barbara brott
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
Clean facility & friendly staff
  • Hannah Goff
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
  • Mary Donovan
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
  • kathy manders
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
We adoped 2 great puppies from them in the past and then had a little girl about 2 years after having the dogs in our home and they love our little girl like they have been around kinds all thier lives that was the frist time they (the dogs) have been around babies. They have great animals and that are great people!
  • Julie Dillow
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
  • DeAnna Goering
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
I love JHS (JAARC) because they care SO MUCH about the safety and care of our furry friends. Without the loving people at JHS, so many animals would continue to suffer abuse, starvation, homelessness, and general mistreatment. They are wonderful people with huge, caring hearts, and whose concern is only for the well-being of the animals in their care.
  • Nan livingston
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
They rocked is helping over 700 plus animals find new homes after the tornado that hit their city!
  • Jana Taylor
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
What a challenging year, and this shelter has done so much to help the local residents after the tornado that struck in May.
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
Because they need the most help to rebuild! Best wishes!!!
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 14 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society continues to work to save animals despite the tragedy they endure.
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 15 hours ago
  • Sarah Olivo
  • 151 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 15 hours ago
  • Elizabeth Beatty
  • 151 days, 15 hours ago
  • susan homer
  • 151 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 15 hours ago
  • Rosemarie Tillery
  • 151 days, 15 hours ago
  • Belisa Grefe
  • 151 days, 16 hours ago
  • Nancy Robinson
  • 151 days, 16 hours ago
I've been impressed by everything I've read about the Joplin shelter. They seem the most deserving.
  • Joan Pricoli
  • 151 days, 16 hours ago
  • Peggy Klimek
  • 151 days, 16 hours ago
  • valerie stossel
  • 151 days, 16 hours ago
  • Dale Overbey
  • 151 days, 16 hours ago
With so many different types animals suddenly without food or shelter, the Joplin center kicked it into high gear and saved as many as possible.
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 16 hours ago
  • Samantha Stringer
  • 151 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 16 hours ago
I just think they're one of the most in need at the moment.
  • Mary Davis
  • 151 days, 16 hours ago
Any and all shelters need our support.
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 16 hours ago
  • Tracy Thomas
  • 151 days, 16 hours ago
  • Suzy B
  • 151 days, 16 hours ago
  • Drake Sorey
  • 151 days, 17 hours ago
  • Carol Markim
  • 151 days, 17 hours ago
For all the GOOD they've done during this time of catastrophe and disaster - Joplin is MY choice!
  • Rebecca Dodge
  • 151 days, 17 hours ago
When natural disasters hit places like in Joplin, they need all the help they can get.
  • Donna Sanders
  • 151 days, 18 hours ago
  • Laurie Miller
  • 151 days, 18 hours ago
the animals are homeless too, and I'm thinking their parents have a bit more to worry about right now
  • Amy Whitworth
  • 151 days, 18 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 18 hours ago
I just feel so sorry for the animal victims of Joplin and feel the society must need funds to cope with the rescue/vet bills for animals.
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 18 hours ago
What a great around the clock effort after the tornado hit Joplin.
  • Laurie Fieldman
  • 151 days, 18 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 18 hours ago
  • Donna Till
  • 151 days, 18 hours ago
They're doing a great job, helping the hundreds of displaced animals there, trying to find them new homes, and they need all the help they can get.
  • Kathy Prater
  • 151 days, 18 hours ago
I feel the animals in this area are in great need at the present time and am sure the shelter is in dire need of the money. Hope they win it.
  • Vanessa Ishii
  • 151 days, 18 hours ago
  • Ed Salter
  • 151 days, 18 hours ago
How hard they worked during the disater that hit joplin.
  • Jacqueline Vollmer
  • 151 days, 18 hours ago
  • Tracy Frost
  • 151 days, 18 hours ago
I think Joplin needs this because they have alot of animals that were abonded from the tornado!
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 18 hours ago
Great shelter
  • Laura Largent
  • 151 days, 18 hours ago
  • Carolyn Wesson
  • 151 days, 18 hours ago
  • carol adams
  • 151 days, 19 hours ago
  • Monica Bailey
  • 151 days, 19 hours ago
  • claudia schlefstein
  • 151 days, 19 hours ago
my home state is mo. and i love all the people except thoses who runs puppy mills which needs to stop now
  • Tina Witczak
  • 151 days, 19 hours ago
Not my shelter, not even my state, but I feel given the circumstances they really need all the help they can get. If we don't help them, they can't help animals who were victims of this natural disaster.
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 19 hours ago
My Cocker Spaniel is a puppy mill resccue from MO. & I am sure Joplin Humane Society has their hands full with all the puppy mills in that state!!!!!!
  • Kathy Derylak
  • 151 days, 19 hours ago
  • Jean Carlson
  • 151 days, 19 hours ago
  • Dawn Piche
  • 151 days, 19 hours ago
I was so impressed with how they handled the massive amounts of homeless pets after the Tornado hit Joplin. Great Job!!
  • Glen Lamont
  • 151 days, 19 hours ago
  • terri voitik
  • 151 days, 19 hours ago
They have helped our animal tornado victims and need the funds,
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 19 hours ago
Not my shelter but doing a terrific job.
  • Kim Ottenberg
  • 151 days, 19 hours ago
  • James Miller
  • 151 days, 19 hours ago
  • kathleen finnerty
  • 151 days, 19 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 20 hours ago
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  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 20 hours ago
  • Dena Stapleton
  • 151 days, 20 hours ago
with so much destruction from the tornado's, they have just kept on going and kept on going for the animals.
  • Jennifer Guinn
  • 151 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 20 hours ago
Since none of my local shelters seem to be in the running, this is the least I can do for those poor folks in Joplin...
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 20 hours ago
  • Carla Golden
  • 151 days, 20 hours ago
It is full of love and compassion and has done everything possible to help the animals after the devasting tornado hit the town.
  • Esta Maltz
  • 151 days, 20 hours ago
Although I live in AZ, I wanted to vote for the Joplin Humane Society because they could use the prize money to further help the animals displaced/injured by the recent surge of tornadoes. And to help restore the shelter building if any damage was caused by the twisters.
  • Betty Christian
  • 151 days, 21 hours ago
  • Karen Schlabsz
  • 151 days, 21 hours ago
  • Justine Massey
  • 151 days, 21 hours ago
  • Victoria Logue
  • 151 days, 21 hours ago
I don't have a dog in this fight, so to speak, but the Joplin Humane Society has really impressed me with all they've done toward winning this prize. Besides, they need it to help all the animals displaced and injured by the tornado.
  • Donna Sampedro
  • 151 days, 21 hours ago
  • robyn young
  • 151 days, 21 hours ago
Don't know the shelter but they sound, they all sound like they could use the $$$. I would vote for all if I could.
  • Vera Hamilton
  • 151 days, 22 hours ago
Because of the tragic natural disaster that has hit this area, it is a given that this shelter desperately needs the money.
  • Tracy Allen
  • 151 days, 22 hours ago
  • Pat Gottschalk
  • 151 days, 22 hours ago
  • Virginia Elliott
  • 151 days, 22 hours ago
This is not my shelter, a small but superb one in northern Vermont run by dedicated volunteers, but Joplin has done such a marvelous job for the orphaned, homeless and injured animals following the tornado, they deserve and probably badly need the award money.
  • Barb Melzer
  • 151 days, 22 hours ago
  • pam forrester
  • 151 days, 22 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 151 days, 22 hours ago
They need the money more than anyone else due to all the carnage from the tornado
  • debbie alderson
  • 151 days, 23 hours ago
  • Tatum H. P. Young
  • 151 days, 23 hours ago
Joplin has a mighty job to do. They need all the help that they can get.
  • Shelly Barish
  • 151 days, 23 hours ago
  • Denise Hoffman
  • 152 days, 16 minutes ago
The Joplin Shelter has gone above and beyond helping the animals displaced in the recent tornado. All shelters and communities - esp those NOT affected by disasters should work this hard!
  • Debbie Pretorius
  • 152 days, 40 minutes ago
  • Valerie Williams
  • 152 days, 2 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 2 hours ago
I think these people need all the help they can get, especially after what the whole town has been through. Please vote to give them the money. Thanks so much. God bless you all.
  • Margie Bonn
  • 152 days, 3 hours ago
This community needs the money right now more then anyone else.
  • Diane Gallagher
  • 152 days, 3 hours ago
It needs all the help it can get after the storms.
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 4 hours ago
Joplin needs all the help they can get! Please help them!
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 4 hours ago
At times of disaster and despair, those poor animals are left unattended, thanks to Joplin for what they do to give the animals a second chance!
  • Ashley Wong
  • 152 days, 4 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 4 hours ago
  • Kim Sheppard
  • 152 days, 4 hours ago
They need our support so they can help the animals!!!!!, thank you
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 4 hours ago
I lived in Joplin for many years and have adopted several pets. I feel like they are in tremendous need right now and the money would help reunite pets with their families.
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 4 hours ago
I am choosing Joplin because of the horrific need thay have there due to the tornadoes and rains. Many people still don't have the means to take care of their pets let alone their own shelters that were destroyed. These monies would really help them. Thank You.
  • Dawn Adkins
  • 152 days, 4 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 5 hours ago
With the demands thrust upon them with the tornado, they are the unsung heroes
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 5 hours ago
  • AL HUEBNER
  • 152 days, 5 hours ago
THEY DO WHAT I CAN'T...THANK HEAVENS THEY ARE THERE...
  • Patty Hansen
  • 152 days, 5 hours ago
I know some friends who have adopted dogs from this shelter and say that it is a great place. Very loving to all the pets.
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 5 hours ago
This is actually not my shelter, but I know the pets of Joplin, MO, need our help. The tornado that struck Joplin last month destroyed a lot of homes and a lot of lives. Within those homes and with those lives lived family pets who also need our help. They may be lost somewhere looking for their owners, they may be injured, they may be starving. This money will go a long way toward helping those beloved pets whose owners are surely looking for them at shelters in the area. We can help reuinte pets with their families by voting for the Joplin Humane Society and save the lives of those whose owners were lost to this horrific disaster. This is the one thing I can do, we all can do, to help people and pets in Joplin.
  • Linda Pickell
  • 152 days, 5 hours ago
Help bring Hanah home!
  • Howard E Davis
  • 152 days, 5 hours ago
Because the animals of Joplin need humane treatment
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 5 hours ago
  • jon hoy
  • 152 days, 6 hours ago
  • Angela Mauro
  • 152 days, 6 hours ago
  • Lisa Huard
  • 152 days, 6 hours ago
  • Megan Matheny
  • 152 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 6 hours ago
  • Frank Bridges
  • 152 days, 6 hours ago
I used to live in Joplin and I'm sure this shelter is very deserving of this award.
  • Karen Moore Josephson
  • 152 days, 6 hours ago
They have been through so much and they need to rebuild. I know personally as Director of Cheatham County Animal Control - we suffered and still are suffering through the 1,000 flood of 2010. When all around you are financially ruined and displaced it's impossible to get donations and help to rebuild for the animals
  • Irene Schmidt
  • 152 days, 6 hours ago
They need all the help they can get.
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 6 hours ago
They have really put themselves out to help all the animals that were in need from the tornado.
  • yvonne phoenix
  • 152 days, 6 hours ago
  • Laura Klement
  • 152 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 6 hours ago
  • amy kohut
  • 152 days, 6 hours ago
lawd have mercy
  • Michael Bradbury
  • 152 days, 6 hours ago
  • David Wicks
  • 152 days, 6 hours ago
They rock!
  • John Kowalski
  • 152 days, 6 hours ago
They helped alot of animals that were displaced from that tornado.
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
  • Joan DeRosa
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
  • Deborah Murphy
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
I love them all ,,they're all doing a great service ,for the beautiful animals ..hat off to all the humane worker around the world ..
  • Yvonne Stewart
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
  • RUSSELL SMITH
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
BECAUSE THEY WERE HIT BY A TORNADO THIS YEAR AND CAN USE ALL THE HELP THAT THEY CAN GET.
  • Dena Atchley
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
Wonderful shelter! Certainly needs all the help it can get after the area being destroyed by a tornado! Please help this area help all the homeless animals!
  • williaam rockwell
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
  • Erin Stewart
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
  • Whitney Best
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
  • Sarah Northrop
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
  • Vicki Burns
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
  • DAN LOUCKS
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
  • Jill Fackenthal
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
They need help. God bless them.
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
  • Phyllis Pleasants
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
  • Dawn McTeer
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
The animals deserve a break after the tornado.
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
  • Edie Drobny
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
  • Lesly Lewandowski
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 7 hours ago
  • Larry Zamrzla
  • 152 days, 8 hours ago
They had Around 2000 displaced pets caused by the tornado that hit Joplin, They had a special give away to find homes for them,no charge. All pets were spayed or neutered no charge. I think that this was above and beyond the call of duty.
  • Marilyn Gebert
  • 152 days, 8 hours ago
  • JM AURNAGUE
  • 152 days, 8 hours ago
  • John Nester
  • 152 days, 8 hours ago
After the recent tornado, I'm sure the Joplin Humane Society has gone far beyond it's normal scope of duties. They deserve it.
  • Tori Kadas
  • 152 days, 8 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 8 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 8 hours ago
  • Loree Mezzanatto
  • 152 days, 8 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 8 hours ago
  • Carol Whitehurst
  • 152 days, 8 hours ago
  • Kathi Jennings
  • 152 days, 8 hours ago
I believe they need the most help now because of the tornado. I am in Colorado and our rescue groups are taking dogs from Joplin to help them. They deserve to win which in turn will help us all.
  • Rebecca Blubaugh
  • 152 days, 9 hours ago
The work they have done and yet need to do after the terribly devastating tornadoes needs to NOT go un-notice, but praised and this is the best way to do it!
  • Kathy Disien
  • 152 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anita Krpan
  • 152 days, 9 hours ago
With all the devastation, the work that these people are doing under these circumstances, is awesome and they deserve to win the money.
  • Beate Janssen
  • 152 days, 9 hours ago
Because it's needs are great to help the displaced and needy animals after the recent weather tragedy.
  • Wynn Hohlt
  • 152 days, 9 hours ago
  • Kristina Owen
  • 152 days, 9 hours ago
The Joplin Humane society is the one most in need after a deadly tornado that happened there which took more than 250 lives.
  • jordan artis
  • 152 days, 9 hours ago
  • Rula Borelli
  • 152 days, 9 hours ago
  • Caroline Fisher
  • 152 days, 9 hours ago
  • Amanda Wren
  • 152 days, 9 hours ago
  • Shari O'Hagan
  • 152 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 9 hours ago
  • Kent Petersime
  • 152 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 9 hours ago
  • Valerie Taylor
  • 152 days, 9 hours ago
  • Carol Burk
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
Animal rescue after disasters in the Gulf Coast were overwhelming the people who needed to be rescued themselves. This shelter needs all the help it can get.
  • Ashley Campbell
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
Their commitment to finding displaced animals a new home or reuniting them with their owners is amazing. They need lots of help and are definitely the most deserving of it!
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
  • Cammie Noel
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
Great work!
  • Grace Thompson
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
  • Robert Cadorette
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
Shelter in need of additional support after tornadoes. Animals need chance to be found by their owners.
  • Julie Hutchinson
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
  • natalie england
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
All the help they can get after the tornado.
  • diane megahy
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
  • Heather Richardson
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
This shelter amazes me with it's committment to the animals of Joplin after the tornado, and it's committment to reuniting the animals with their owners. Truly incredible!
  • Barb Prueitt
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
I have never been to this shelter, but the recent tornado has probably put a huge strain on their resources. There is financial help for the people, but there has to be so many animals who are without a home.
  • Leslie Cassidy
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
Assistance after the storm
  • Wendy Johnson-Niblick
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
  • Margie Lachman
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
There are so many animals to feed and shelter in Joplin. I hope most if not all of them are found by their families and taken home. Thanks to the many volunteers from all over the U.S. who are helping!
  • Harriet Cohen
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
These very special people need our support to help the animals.
  • Pierre Champagne
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
I know the challenge and the value of this service in the area of devastation. I live in New Orleans.
  • carol adolphson
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
i have never been to this shelter, but my daughter did some volunteering there after the tornado. she talked about an incredible team that worked together on every animal that came in. they have had to do an overload of work since then and are now working to get the animals adopted. they deserve all the support they can get.
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
They really need the help.
  • Elena Renn
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
  • Alan Lopez
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
With all the destruction,the fact they're still operational speaks volumes as to their commitment.
  • Bette Koetz
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
  • heather pofahl
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
they have a huge challenge.
  • Susan Fleming
  • 152 days, 10 hours ago
Great at finding homes for homeless animals
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
I love what they've been doing to find homes for displaced pets since the storms. That's awesome!
  • Cheryl Tyson
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Debra Donnelly
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Mark Haynes
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Carol Reed
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Cindy Dorsey
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Kathleen McNally
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
Because all of Jopiln needs recognition at this time!
  • Linda Bagley
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • pete childs
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Beverly Teagle
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Jenn Lundgren
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
I don't live in Missouri, but this shelter has obviously had it's hands full with lost/homeless animals and could definitely use these funds.
  • Brad Miller
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
They need the help after the tornado and everything.
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
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  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • D Hamilton
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
I think they need help because the tornado caused many animals to be homeless.
  • Gail Cronquist
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
Joplin deserves all the help they can get.
  • Lisa Justice
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Suzanne Lively
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
Because my best friend's brother in law is from Joplin and has adopted many a dog from there. The ones he has now are some of the most well behaved and sweet dogs I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. Besides, the horrific tornado that hit Joplin was something I would not wish on my very worst enemy and that shelter could use all the help they can get!!
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
Joplin Misouri is our Fukashima, Japan from a disaster zone standpoint which needs to rescue all the afflicted animals in the area. (surrounding)!!!
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
Missouri needs the animal community's support, so lets give it to them. Between the tornadoes, BSL and puppy mills, they've got a tough road to travel. Go Joplin Humane Society!
  • trish talaugon
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Linda Moore
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
I think after the tornado that hit them they can use the money more than the others.
  • Christinr Mcklveen
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • mary olson
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Joan Flaks
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
I have watched via Facebook all the animals torn away from their families during the tornado slowly but surely get united with them or get adopted. You guys do GREAT work!!
  • Pam Shoaf
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Terry Poage
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
They need the money
  • Angie Collins
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
I live in Louisiana, but feel like Joplin needs all the help they can get after all they have been through. All the pets there need help too.
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Matthew Abuelo
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
They are more than a shelter and more of a haven for most of their animals.
  • Jill Matthews
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Linda Snelgrove
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Tina Nelson
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
I have seen them on TV and how they have rescued so many pets during and after the disasters. It was very heartwarming to see so many people reunited with their furry loved ones. :) They definitely deserve the money!
  • Alison Martin
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
Although all shelters and city shelters need support for their mission, Joplin is probably the most needy in terms of finding shelter for animals.
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
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  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Dani Baker
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Rebekah Wenz
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
I don't know the shelter personally but, since the Tornado I can imagine they need as much help as they can get!
  • Patience Brumley
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
I cannot imagine how difficult life in Joplin must be with all of the storm damage!
  • Liz Caron
  • 152 days, 11 hours ago
  • Natalia Martinez
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
  • Page Baermann
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
they've been dealing with an insurmountable undertaking to care for so many homeless and injured animals after the tragic tornado. They need the help. Please help them!
  • Periel Stanfield
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
They have such an overwhelming problem. I am sure they could use all the help they can get.
  • jeff lewis
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
Helping pets after such a devastating tragedy and my dad lives in west plains.
  • janice shannon
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
  • Judi Camasi
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
  • Susanne Gillette
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
Missiouri needs all the help in can get fighting puppy mills. they did a great job with the tornado and could use it
  • Erica Anderson
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
After the horrible tornado in Joplin they need all the help they can get.
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
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  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
  • Joan Humke
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
Because I am sure they need all the help they can get finding and caring for the animals that were lost or hurt in the tornado. Plus they must have their usual animals to take care of.
  • Shelor Robin
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
Joplin needs so much help!!!!
  • Lynn Gideon
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
  • Brooke Hartman
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
  • Janet Oelklaus
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
  • Cheri Smith
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
They are truly making a difference for the better for these animals and their families.
  • sharon litzinger
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
Joplin, MO needs so much assistance since that tornado, please help them. Missouri needs all the help it can get with puppy mills and a governor who wants to help all and helps no one. So please pick Joplin..
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 12 hours ago
They care for the lost animal from the tornado.
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 13 hours ago
  • eleanor martino
  • 152 days, 13 hours ago
  • Denise Janssen Eager
  • 152 days, 13 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 14 hours ago
  • GABRIEL RAMOS
  • 152 days, 14 hours ago
Soo Much
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 14 hours ago
Joplin needs help as they have so many puppy mills in Mo.& so many problems to overcome. I don't live there but know what these puppy mills do to the poor animals.
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 15 hours ago
What our Joplin Humane Society has done in the last 6 weeks amazes me!!! So much work to still do!!!! But great work so far!
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 16 hours ago
There's lots to brag about at the shelter where I volunteer in New England, and though we always can make good use of any funds, it would be selfish to not vote for the ones that have had it much harder recently. Meow and woof!
  • Patricia Troller
  • 152 days, 16 hours ago
  • Silvia Block
  • 152 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 16 hours ago
Joplin stepped up in the face of adversity to protect and preserve the pets of Joplin. Their organization showed all its strengths during this time. Their work is not done, and they continue to excel every day. Help them in their work.
  • Cheryl Oligney
  • 152 days, 17 hours ago
Joplin needs our help very badly and this is the only way I can do something during their recovery!
  • Edwin McGrath
  • 152 days, 18 hours ago
Joplin has been through a very tough time and I applaud the efforts of the Joplin Human society for their hard work in caring for those that cannot fend for themselves.
  • Allan Booyjzsen
  • 152 days, 18 hours ago
After the disaster which struck Joplin - I am sure they deserve as much as they can get to re-build.
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 18 hours ago
  • Kim Hileman
  • 152 days, 18 hours ago
  • Jessica Searson
  • 152 days, 18 hours ago
These animals need our help!
  • carolina martinez
  • 152 days, 18 hours ago
  • Carol Sawyer
  • 152 days, 18 hours ago
  • Jade Jenkins
  • 152 days, 19 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 152 days, 19 hours ago
  • Deb Regal Coller
  • 152 days, 19 hours ago
  • Carm Derrico
  • 152 days, 19 hours ago
  • Danny Mullane
  • 152 days, 19 hours ago
  • Michelle Kehm
  • 152 days, 20 hours ago
  • Terry Floyd
  • 153 days, 7 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 153 days, 8 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society always goes the extra mile taking care of all of the animals that come through their doors, but they went above and beyond taking care of all of the displaced animals from the May 22nd tornado that tore a path through Joplin, MO, they worked day and night to make sure all of the animals found homes or places to go to find new homes.....unbelievable!!!!
  • Donna Beede
  • 153 days, 14 hours ago
  • ITSAMARI GONZALEZ-OLMO
  • 153 days, 15 hours ago
BECAUSE THEY RESCUE ANIMALS IN MOST DIFFICULT CIRCUMSTANCES AND $15,000 IS A VERY SMALL AMOUNT, BUT IT IS SOMETHING. THEY NEED IT!
  • Anonymous
  • 153 days, 16 hours ago
They are rescuing the animals from the horrific devastation created by the tornadoes. God Bless them :)
  • Anonymous
  • 153 days, 18 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 153 days, 19 hours ago
they worked miracles with the dogs lost in the storm
  • Shelly Peterson
  • 153 days, 19 hours ago
I would vote for all if I could, but this needs the most help now and then this fall when the 2 newest hurricanes hit Florida and the East Coast, they will need it!!
  • julie linder
  • 153 days, 20 hours ago
  • Jennifer Barth
  • 153 days, 21 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 154 days, 6 hours ago
They are wonderful and the staff is friendly and all about the animals.
  • Destiny Smith
  • 154 days, 6 hours ago
  • Charles (bud) Adam
  • 154 days, 6 hours ago
I believe thatthis year is extra difficult for them
  • Anonymous
  • 154 days, 7 hours ago
I realize that the Joplin Humane Society and the city of Joplin, MO was severly affected by the devastated tornado that took out 3/4 of the city. Besides the lose of lives, I assume that there was a loss of many animals or displaced animals and I so do want the shelter to have all the money they need to be able to make the shelter a better place for all the displaced animals that need good homes.
  • Anonymous
  • 154 days, 7 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 154 days, 12 hours ago
Taking in all those tornado surviving pets!
  • Lynn Cooper
  • 154 days, 13 hours ago
  • Jennifer Terrell
  • 154 days, 15 hours ago
The amazing job that they did with all of the Joplin animals that were left homeless after the tornado, May 22. They had hundreds of animals and they took the time to take a picture of each and every animal that was up for the " free adoption ". I thought that was such a wonderful thing to offer the " free adoption " so the people that couldn't afford the fee's but wanted a pet were able to get one. I think the Joplin Humane Society really deserves to win for going above and beyond for their community.
  • Melody Mitchell
  • 154 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 154 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 154 days, 17 hours ago
All of the compassion and devotion to helping all of the pets after the tornado...and then their amazing adoptathon to help them find new homes!
  • megan vansickle
  • 154 days, 17 hours ago
The great job that they did for the tornado animals.
  • Suzie Welker
  • 154 days, 17 hours ago
The are the best they love every animal and try to help every animal.
  • cynthia brown
  • 154 days, 18 hours ago
After the tornado hit they were overwhelmed trying to get pets to their owners. And they are still feeding and taking care of those that have. not been reunited.
  • Jamie Borchert
  • 154 days, 18 hours ago
I love Joplin for the fact that they put the needs of all those homeless tornado animals above their own and waived their adoption fee to adopt all of them out in just 1 weekend
  • Hassie Gaugau
  • 154 days, 19 hours ago
I would normally vote for Best Friends, Kanab, Ut. but with the recent disaster there they did such a fantastic job of finding homes for so many unfortunate animals I have to vote for them.
  • Anonymous
  • 154 days, 19 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 154 days, 23 hours ago
They were there for the homeless and orphaned animals from the tornado and were highly successful in finding them ALL new families.
  • Anonymous
  • 155 days, 5 hours ago
They are amazing in what they do for all the animals and especially need all the help they can get after the tornado there.
  • Sheryl Goodwin
  • 155 days, 6 hours ago
After the tornado they can use the funds.
  • etta pierson
  • 155 days, 6 hours ago
They are amazing, they are there always to help the animals and the people of joplin.
  • Anonymous
  • 155 days, 7 hours ago
10 years ago, I brought Dulcie home from JHS. She was fostered by one of the many volunteers there, and only had to spend a couple of days of her puppyhood in the shelter thanks to them. We went on to become a Delta Society Therapy and R.E.A.D. team, much of which was possible because of Dulcie's early care and socialization with her foster family. This is only one example of how wonderful the volunteers are there!
  • Anonymous
  • 155 days, 7 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 155 days, 8 hours ago
Saw a film about this shelter on NatGeo TV, their work is ESSENTIAL. If I lived nearby I would wholeheartedly give some of my free time to work in this place.
  • Phyllis Herbig
  • 155 days, 9 hours ago
They need all of us now.
  • Joshua Hoover
  • 155 days, 11 hours ago
Helped house pets lost and wounded in the tornado and recently adopted out pets that no longer had homes as a result of the Joplin tornado. They did this immediately and with dedication through the weeks. Awesome!
  • Anonymous
  • 155 days, 12 hours ago
Committed to local community and taking care of the furbabies!
  • Lois Adcock
  • 155 days, 12 hours ago
I'm impressed by the way the shelter took care of all the strays.
  • Anonymous
  • 155 days, 13 hours ago
  • Cynthia Patton
  • 155 days, 14 hours ago
Because of the amazing work they did for the tornado animals reflects what they do everyday.
  • Bill Aquino
  • 155 days, 14 hours ago
They have the most caring and animal friendly staff anywhere. The board of directors is committed to saving and improving the lives of all types of animals not just dogs and cats.
  • Mark Senter
  • 155 days, 15 hours ago
As a former resident of Joplin, MO, I am excited about the great job the Humane Society has done in placing animals displaced by the tornado on May 22.
  • Anonymous
  • 155 days, 15 hours ago
  • Kory Fry
  • 155 days, 16 hours ago
  • Logan Wolfe
  • 155 days, 16 hours ago
  • Christina Douglas
  • 155 days, 16 hours ago
I love the Humane Society because they have saved three of my babies. I also love them because they have done so much after the tornado to help reunite all the lost babies with their moms and dads. Also the babies that didn't get picked up, they are giving them a chance to find new moms and dads in new cities. I just love the Humane Society because they care.
  • Beverly E. Dennis
  • 155 days, 17 hours ago
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  • 155 days, 17 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 155 days, 18 hours ago
she is a friend. it has 10 years and is very smart. Its name is prehad. It is gray, of the race poodle and is with me since youngling. She is my non-separable friend.
  • Anonymous
  • 155 days, 18 hours ago
Dedication, HARD work, compassion and determination defines the workers at this shelter. They've given new homes to tornado survivor pets. Incredible.
  • Anonymous
  • 155 days, 19 hours ago
  • Laura Coulter
  • 155 days, 19 hours ago
They snapped right up and started helping with all the displaced animals after the storm.. when so much else was going on they had the love of beloved pets in mind.
  • Ro Consoli
  • 155 days, 19 hours ago
  • Barbara Krantz
  • 155 days, 19 hours ago
  • Barbara Hart
  • 155 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 155 days, 20 hours ago
  • Jennifer Cordrey
  • 155 days, 20 hours ago
While I do not live in Joplin, I deeply admire the Joplin Humane Society. The did not blink an eye when the tornado hit. They jumped right into doing whatever they could to help animals in need. So many people were reunited with their pets and so many animals found good homes. I follow JHS on Facebook and I just love seeing all of the updates on adopted animals. The people who work here genuinely do care about these animals and I love watching their excitement. I don't know of a more deserving shelter to win this money. I don't even live in the area and they 100% have my vote.
  • Kool Karen Benson
  • 155 days, 21 hours ago
Just look at what they have done.
  • Anonymous
  • 155 days, 21 hours ago
  • Donna Jackson
  • 155 days, 22 hours ago
After the May tornado in Joplin they have done a SUPER job of rescuing and housing animals. A lot of which were reunited with owners and then adopting out the ones that did not have owners.
  • Terri Howard
  • 155 days, 22 hours ago
We supported them when we lived in Joplin, when every day was business as usual...but to witness the work they have done now, since May 22nd is inspiring. The endless hours, the rescuing, and the love they have spent caring for these animals after the tornado...doing everything they could to reunite them with their owners, finding homes for the ones they couldn't reunite, and giving the others a safe, loving place to stay...this shelter deserves this to help them rebuild.
  • Anonymous
  • 156 days, 4 hours ago
The response after the tornado that devastated their community is all I have to say.....
  • Mary Brennfoerder
  • 156 days, 4 hours ago
They have taken care of all these lost babies. They deserve this for all they have done to help them.
  • Diane Middlebrook
  • 156 days, 4 hours ago
Because of the fantastic job they did when in need.
  • Jim Hasse
  • 156 days, 4 hours ago
  • Patty Langford
  • 156 days, 4 hours ago
I think the marvelous work done to find homes for all those displaced after those disastrous tornadoes, this shelter deserves an opportunity to rebuild.
  • Erez Cohen
  • 156 days, 4 hours ago
  • traci phillips
  • 156 days, 5 hours ago
our shelter did an amazing job after the tornado Our pets are family at our house and to see how the animals were treated at the shelter made me very proud to be from Joplin
  • Anonymous
  • 156 days, 5 hours ago
because they are still trying after all of the disaster...
  • Anonymous
  • 156 days, 6 hours ago
  • Heide Cantillo
  • 156 days, 6 hours ago
This shelter is simply overwhelmed at this point and needs all the help it can get :o)
  • Carlos Jacobsen
  • 156 days, 7 hours ago
  • Sherry Wemple
  • 156 days, 7 hours ago
This facility is state really showed what team work and compassion was all about during the recent tornado in Joplin MO. We cannot brag about their efforts enough. Amazing staff who seem to care about the animals and the people that enter their location. Joplin has been through so much and they showed what they are all about in housing all of these lost, sick, injured and displaced animals. I personally want to volunteer for them and am interested on being on their board.
  • Anonymous
  • 156 days, 7 hours ago
  • Jim Ravet
  • 156 days, 7 hours ago
  • cindy lampton
  • 156 days, 8 hours ago
  • Viv Graves
  • 156 days, 8 hours ago
I think that after the devastating storms they have endured- they deserve a GOOD windfall to help the pets that were made homeless.
  • Anonymous
  • 156 days, 8 hours ago
  • Molly Wall
  • 156 days, 10 hours ago
  • Lynn Levy
  • 156 days, 10 hours ago
Their the best.
  • MARY ALBRECHT
  • 156 days, 10 hours ago
THEY RECENTLY PLACED OVR 700 PETS WITH A MAJOR ADOPT A THON. GOOD LUCK TO THEM.
  • Katharine Greenebaum
  • 156 days, 10 hours ago
  • ilda johnston
  • 156 days, 10 hours ago
  • David Wick
  • 156 days, 10 hours ago
The recent massive tornado in Joplin MO sent many animals into shock and deep trauma. I'm certain that the dear folks that serve those needy animals in this shelter can use all the financial encouragement that's available. THEY HAVE MY VOTE!
  • kimberly huegel
  • 156 days, 10 hours ago
  • nancy asti
  • 156 days, 10 hours ago
The dedication they gave during the disaster is immeasurable...it is priceless!
  • Joel Perkins
  • 156 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 156 days, 10 hours ago
  • Penny Stewart
  • 156 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 156 days, 11 hours ago
The folks in Joplin are suffering even more from a fungus that exists in the old wood in the buildings that were blown apart. Their animals could also be affected. They need all the help they can get.
  • Anonymous
  • 156 days, 11 hours ago
  • Deb McKinney
  • 156 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 156 days, 12 hours ago
I'm sure they need all the help they can get since the recent disaster.
  • Emily Wolf
  • 156 days, 12 hours ago
I think voting for Joplin Mo is a no brainer. My beloved Newfoundland was dumped from a puppy mill near Joplin and to think some of her offspring could be affected by the tornado makes me so sad. I hope Joplin gets the money - they need it so badly. And by the way, Boulder Humane in Colorado kills and pretends they are "no kill"... they suck and I wouldn't give them a dime.
  • marjolein henriettte brakenhoff
  • 156 days, 13 hours ago
  • Theresa lawson-webb
  • 156 days, 13 hours ago
JOPLIN HUMANE SOCIETY REALLY PULLED EVERYTHINGTOGETHER AFTER A DEVASTATIONG F-5 TORANDO TOOK OUT A HUGE PORTION OF THERE CITY. THERE SHELTER WAS DESTROYED AND WAS ABLE TO MOVE TO A TEMPORARY HOME IN WHICH TO TAKE CARE OF THESE NOW HOMELESS, INJURED AND SAD ANIMALS WHO LOST THERE HOMES AND FAMILY. PLEAASE , PLEASE CONSIDE ME. I WOULD GIVE ALL THE MONEY TO THEM IF IT WAS LEFT UP TO ME. THIS DEVASTATION SHOWED THE TRUE AMERICAN SPIRIT ON HOW A COMMUNITY CAN PULL TOGETHER AND TAKE CARE OF THERE FOUR LEGGED FAMILY. WE LOVE YOU JOPLIN HUMANE SOCIETY!!!!
  • Anonymous
  • 156 days, 14 hours ago
  • Mariana Mendes Pereira
  • 156 days, 14 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 156 days, 14 hours ago
They are doing so much good with limited funds, yet not limited love. God bless and prosper them.
  • Anonymous
  • 156 days, 14 hours ago
  • Sherry Hanna
  • 156 days, 14 hours ago
They are doing an excellent job under the worst of circumstances!!!
  • Valerie Gleaton
  • 156 days, 14 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 156 days, 15 hours ago
The staff there are wonderful, friendly and caring. And they have some wonderful animals for adoption too.
  • sandra passe
  • 156 days, 16 hours ago
thanks for helping all the animals after the tornado. PS. Still praying for Hanah to come home.
  • Anonymous
  • 156 days, 16 hours ago
  • Joi Johnson
  • 156 days, 16 hours ago
Joplin has taken care of so many animals displaced from the devastating Tornado. Thank you for your Compassion!
  • Jodi Sutton
  • 156 days, 16 hours ago
They set an example of what can be done! I'm sure there are still many, many more to come. The job isn't finished yet, and the money will help to care for the sick and injured yet to come.
  • Crystal Rodriguez
  • 156 days, 17 hours ago
JHS... is such an amazing shelter what they have done for all those tornado animals is totally amazing and they so deserve to be #1... Good job guys and gals you ROCK:)
  • Laurie Fahrner
  • 156 days, 21 hours ago
I imagine their need is far greater than our local shelter's, and commend the job they've done on behalf of Joplin's critter-people!
  • Hannah Doorn
  • 156 days, 21 hours ago
  • Judy Sickora
  • 157 days, 5 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 157 days, 5 hours ago
This shelter is incredible! They took care of pets displaced by the tornado, and managed to get over 600 pets adopted to good homes over the span of a weekend. Hats off to the shelter, they deserve it!
  • Nichole Keysor
  • 157 days, 7 hours ago
Joplin needs this with all the animals that are lost from the Tornado! They were someones pet!!! I hope with this money Joplin will be able to find the pets owners or new owners, and all will be a happy ending!
  • Anonymous
  • 157 days, 8 hours ago
  • suzane brown
  • 157 days, 9 hours ago
from new zealand so dont no of them i sure they do a great job and love the name of it...Gud luck
  • Anonymous
  • 157 days, 10 hours ago
The Joplin shelter did amazing things to help lost and unclaimed pets after the May 22nd tornado left families torn apart and their pets displaced. Our local news media keeps the public informed about our local humane society and it is such an intragal part of the community if Joplin.
  • Judy Morgan
  • 157 days, 10 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society has done an awesome job making sure the displaced pets of Joplin were cared for and made sure they were ready to go to loving homes at no expense their new family. (Spayed or neutered, shots, chips and tags). Fantastic job!
  • Dennis Kastner
  • 157 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 157 days, 11 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society has done an amazing job to help the displaced pets of our area after the May 22 tornado!
  • nicole henning
  • 157 days, 11 hours ago
They have done so much for our community in the aftermath of a devastating tornado. I'm so proud to be a resident of Joplin and a supporter of the Joplin Humane Society!
  • Michele Downey
  • 157 days, 13 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 157 days, 14 hours ago
  • Amanda Lacey
  • 157 days, 14 hours ago
Job well done
  • Kimberly Gray
  • 157 days, 15 hours ago
In the face of disaster they stood strong; helping over 1,200 animals!
  • Wendy Brueckner-Post
  • 157 days, 15 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society has done an amazing job caring for and placing animals during and prior to the disaster in Joplin. They are an outstanding example of utilizing teamwork and community involvement. They are A+ in my book!!! Way to go JHS!
  • Darla Lilleberg
  • 157 days, 15 hours ago
JHS did an amazing job with their adoptathon last weekend. I think shelters across the US should follow their lead and find more innovative ways of getting more pets in to good homes !
  • Anonymous
  • 157 days, 15 hours ago
  • Sally Bebo-Anderson
  • 157 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 157 days, 16 hours ago
I have pulled dogs from Joplin for rescue for years and Lysa, Kelly and the staff are awesome to work with. They need help more than ever after the tornado.
  • Diana Alley
  • 157 days, 17 hours ago
Amazing people caring for animals so scared and so many hurt. As we delivered donations they were so kind and seemed well organized considering the situation. They are overwhelmed by storm Victim animals. Please help them!
  • Anonymous
  • 157 days, 17 hours ago
I am voting for the Joplin Humane Society because a community that has suffered so much needs support from the rest of the country.
  • Anonymous
  • 157 days, 17 hours ago
How amazing is animal shelter that can take in as many animals as they did after a tragic tornando?? Then turn around and have a successful adoption event..... They deserve this. Thank you for all you do.
  • Anonymous
  • 157 days, 18 hours ago
I can't say enough about the Joplin Humane Society. Their genorousity of spirit, their caring, and their compassion gave the city hope as we progressed through the days following our tragedy and helped our hearts to heal.
  • Anonymous
  • 157 days, 18 hours ago
This shelter has done an absultely AWSOME job under very difficult circumstances. All of the volunteers should be commended as well for caring for the hundreds of animals separated from their owners during the EF5 tornado. They have spent many long days caring for all of these animals and trying to reunite them with their former owners and then holding one of the largest and most successful adopt-a-thons that I've ever heard of. Kudos to everyone there and everyone who traveled long distances to adopt one of these animals - and to those who couldn't travel to Joplin but were inspired to adopt from their local shelters or rescues! Tremendous job, JHS!!! Hope you win the top prize! You definitely deserve it.
  • Anonymous
  • 157 days, 18 hours ago
Can't think of a better deserving shelter.
  • Kimi Harlan
  • 157 days, 18 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 157 days, 19 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society totally stepped up to the plate after an EF 5 tornado devastated nearly half of the city and displaced hundreds of pets. They mad...e sure that no animals were fostered or adopted until all owners who had lost their homes in the tornado had claimed them. Then, the Joplin Humane Society staged the most AWESOME pet adoption event ever - Joplin Adopt-a-Thon! THOUSANDS of people from all over the state and froJoplin Humane Society totally stepped up to the plate after an EF 5 tornado devastated nearly half of the city and displaced hundreds of pets. They made sure that no animals were fostered or adopted until all owners who had lost their homes in the tornado had claimed them. Then, the Joplin Humane Society staged the most AWESOME pet adoption event ever - Joplin Adopt-a-Thon! THOUSANDS of people from all over the state and from ALL OVER THE COUNTRY came to adopt the animals who no longer had homes. Waiving all fees for neutering, spaying, etc., nearly all (maybe all by now) were adopted (last count that I heard, over 700 within 2 days). The staff of the Joplin Humane Society worked tirelessly to care for the animals in distress from the disaster and tirelessly to place them in new homes. During the Adopt-a-Thon, whenever an animal was adopted, they rang a bell. After the event, they posted pictures of the happy pets and new owners on Facebook. I have never seen anything like it! Karen Aquino and the staff and volunteers at the Joplin Humane Society are a selfless, compassionate group of individuals who completely have the best interest of the animals within their charge in their hearts and minds. m ALL OVER THE COUNTRY came to adopt the animals who no longer had homes. Waiving all fees for neutering, spaying, etc., nearly all (maybe all by now) were adopted (last count that I heard, over 700 within 2 days). The staff of the Joplin Humane Society worked tirelessly to care for the animals in distress from the disaster and tirelessly to place them in new homes. During the Adopt-a-Thon, whenever an animal was adopted, they rang a bell. After the event, they posted pictures of the happy pets and new owners on Facebook. I have never seen anything like it! Karen Aquino and the staff and volunteers at the Joplin Humane Society are a selfless, compassionate group of individuals who completely have the best interest of the animals within their charge in their hearts and minds.
  • Rosa Schwartz
  • 157 days, 19 hours ago
  • Phyllis McKinley
  • 157 days, 19 hours ago
This shelter is the best; so humane, caring and showing their nettle with this recent disaster. They deserve to win.
  • Anonymous
  • 157 days, 19 hours ago
After all the devistation Joplin has been through these people have worked so hard to reunite pets. Volunteers have helped so much too and they were all so dedicated. With as many pets as they were sheltering they could use some help im sure!! It would be like a breath of fresh air and they could finally breathe!!
  • Kathleen Freeman
  • 157 days, 19 hours ago
Everything they have done for the animals post tornado
  • Tausha Kentch
  • 157 days, 19 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society deserves this prize more than ever! They have been working so hard to reunite humans with their furbabies and to give those that don't have home a forever home by having an amazing adoptathon! Thank you for all your hard work! You deserve this!
  • K. E. Williams
  • 157 days, 20 hours ago
The shelter has been working nonstop for over a month, in the face of tragedy, handling triple the normal number animals, yet they work tirelesly to make their lives good until they find forever homes.
  • Emily Franzenburg
  • 157 days, 20 hours ago
Because in the face of a terrible natural disaster, they were amazing! I was floored by all the animals that were adopted during their big event last weekend. Truly dedicated people!
  • wanda blue
  • 157 days, 20 hours ago
They have sheltered hundreds of animals, despite of many obstacles. These folks have worked round the clock, in brutal heat, to keep the poor critters safe. The adoptions and reunions are heartwarming. Kudos to the Joplin Animal shelter. May they be blessed!
  • Michelle Goodson
  • 157 days, 20 hours ago
After the tornado, they took in more animals than they could handle, but they worked so hard to get everyone back with their original owners! Amazing organization!!
  • Mimi Louiso
  • 157 days, 20 hours ago
They need the most help for displaced animals from the tornadoes!!
  • Vicky Taylor
  • 157 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 157 days, 20 hours ago
They have done a extraordinary job after the tornados.
  • margie nancarrow
  • 157 days, 20 hours ago
  • Erin Downing
  • 157 days, 21 hours ago
The work they've done with animals displaced by the May 22 tornado has been tremendous.
  • Ashly Curry
  • 157 days, 21 hours ago
They were able to gove over 745 animals forever homes in one weekend!!!! Truly inspiring
  • Anonymous
  • 157 days, 21 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 157 days, 22 hours ago
  • Kimberly Swinehart
  • 158 days, 2 hours ago
The staff & volunteers at JAS totally performed a "adoption" miracle taking care of 700 m/l animals of every shape, size & color, making them happy & healthy again, & bringing folks from all over to be "blessed" with being able to adopt these precious little souls who so needed love & comfort during this most difficult period in Joplin history! I'm sure many JAS people were going thru their own personal tragedies, but still stepped up to the plate to help the "innocent" animals find new "lifetime" homes! Kuddos & blessings to JAS!!!
  • Nancy Stafford
  • 158 days, 2 hours ago
Not my shelter but they went above and beyond to help animals during a terrible tragedy and deserve the help.
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 3 hours ago
  • debbie wisdom
  • 158 days, 3 hours ago
After all they have done for all of those homeless and injured animals,working endless hours they so deserve it!
  • Lori Hilton
  • 158 days, 4 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 4 hours ago
Wonderful how they have worked so hard to place all of the misplaced animals from the tragic tornado that destroyed so many lives.
  • Amber Comer
  • 158 days, 4 hours ago
Thankful for all the work they did to make sure the tornado animals found a home.
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 4 hours ago
They rescued over 600 animals in the recent tornado and found homes for all of the unclaimed displaced animals in one weekend.
  • Wendy Burnett
  • 158 days, 4 hours ago
Everything this shelter has done after the tornado for the animals has been amazing!
  • Katie Arrington
  • 158 days, 5 hours ago
The people at JAS stepped up in the face of terrible tragedy in a way I have never seen before. These terrific workers and volunteers and this wonderous shelter deserve this prize and 10 more like it :)
  • Rachel Hajny
  • 158 days, 5 hours ago
  • Alison Parker
  • 158 days, 5 hours ago
After the May 22 tornado that hit Joplin, so many animals were misplaced from their families. Once the ones that were reunited with their families, the Joplin Humane Society held the largest 2 day pet adoption. Waiveing all fees.... Just to give all the animals a chance to recover and find new families. I'm so pround of all the hard work and dedication of Joplin Humane Society. God Bless them all!!!!!
  • Elyse Moore
  • 158 days, 5 hours ago
I have never in my life seen a shelter come together in a time of need than I have with the Joplin Humane Society. Even before the tornado they were an amazing place, but to see them trying so hard to help these poor animals get homes was just completely amazing. They took care of spaying, neutering, medicines, and veterinary care and every single one of the over 700 pets got homes! JHS absolutely deserves this without a doubt!
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 5 hours ago
They are all about getting dogs into rescue which give them a 2nd chance at finding home.
  • Christi Burson
  • 158 days, 6 hours ago
There hasn't been any people before with the love, compassion and big hearts as those with the Joplin Humane Society. Always friendly, always smiling, as if they know how big of a difference they make. (I am sure they don't because that's just how altruestic they are.) Love you all for all you have done!
  • Lori Brown
  • 158 days, 6 hours ago
I love JHS because they go above & beyond for all the animals. They TRULY care about the animal.
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 6 hours ago
great bunch of volunteers, awesome board members that truly care about their prospective "adoptees"
  • Tracey Sloan
  • 158 days, 6 hours ago
After the horrible tornado they took in hundreds of EF-5 tornado surviving animals! They worked diligently to reunite them with their owners and did so with hundreds. Then they waived all fees on adoptions, finding homes for the remaining animals and footing the bills for care, spay/neuter, vaccinations, and microchipping. People made the trip from 24 different states to take part in the Adoptathon! They definitely deserve to be named America's Favorite Animal Shelter and could obviously use the $15,000!
  • suzy swingle
  • 158 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 6 hours ago
  • Julie Ludwig
  • 158 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 6 hours ago
They are the best. They have worked hard at taking care and finding homes for all of are displaced pets. This would be a great way to help them out.
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 6 hours ago
  • jennifer denny
  • 158 days, 6 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society is great. They have done such a great job in the time of need for both humans and pets alike They've found homes for those who lost theirs and were not claimed and are continuing to help those who have been claimed and can't go home quite yet. I have adopted from them twice. Once two years ago when we were looking for a dog and just last weekend at the adopt-a-thon for my friend. Obviously it's a place that anyone would go back to. I hope they get that 15,000 because they definately deserve it!
  • Asuka Otaka
  • 158 days, 6 hours ago
Our shelter adopted over 700 pets in 2 days, bringing in 5700 people from over 24 states to find the pets a new home.
  • Catherine Malin
  • 158 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 6 hours ago
  • Sarah Dees
  • 158 days, 6 hours ago
They rescued over 400 animals after the tornado and then adopted them out last weekend!!
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 6 hours ago
  • Skylar Toups
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
Although I have never been to this shelter it was brought to my attention by The Weather Channels website where it was showcasing their brilliant move to wave the adoption fee for all the animals that were misplaced do to the tornado that destroyed the city of Jopin. I joined their Facebook page and tried to help spread the word of the good they were doing but I know the aid they gave to these animals was not waved for them and they took a hit on their supplies which this money could help them replenish. I honestly hope they win because they thought of what was best for the animals.
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
They really stepped up to the plate with the tornado.
  • Beth Monroe
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
Even with the horrific tornado that hit Joplin on May 22, 2011 Joplin Humane Society is as strong as ever. The Humane Society has brought joy to thousands of people across the mid west with there inspiration and great attitude.
  • Debbie Matney
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
Pets help us - research shows people who have pets live longer, healthier lives. Now, more than usual, Joplin pets need our help. The coolest thing about helping pets find homes in Joplin is that if ever a community needed some "paws-itive" influences, it's now :). Help the Joplin Humane Society help Joplin recover!
  • Pam Karry
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
My shelter just placed 745 abandoned animals into loving homes. I worked there as a volunteer last weekend. They have the most loving, hard-working staff ever! So proud to call Joplin my home thanks to their efforts. I just moved to Joplin a year ago. They celebrate every adoption like it was the only one that day! It is a special place worthy of this award!!
  • Stephanie Meierant
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
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  • Mary Farmer
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
They are awesome! I adopted the sweetest Husky mix there 2 years ago. She has been a joy to our entire family.
  • Nancy Pearson
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
  • Tammy Huntsperger
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
Wow! Where does one begin?? As everyone knows, Joplin, Mo was devastated this past year by a very deadly tornado. People from all over the state and country came to the aid of the people who lost their homes, their jobs, and their lives. The Joplin Humane Society also stepped up and housed/loved/treated and adopted out hundreds of animals that were left behind from this terrible disaster. Although they deserve so much more, $15,000 will now aid them in getting back on their feet and replenish their facility to operate as normal. Joplin Humane Society, "Thank You" for ALL that you have done and for ALL that you still are doing! You deserve this SO MUCH!! May God Bless you in everything that you do!!!
  • amy harris
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
After the devastation in our town, JHS stepped in and took care of our furry victims. They are superstars!
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
  • Holly Wesley
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
  • Pam Lusk
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
They are truly dedicated to the welfare of homeless animals. They turned a devastation into a dedication of passion for everyone involved. They kept everyone updated via social media and the news channels. God bless them!
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
I was not able to attend the Joplin Adopt-a-thon for the animals rescued from the tornado, but I followed it closely on Facebook. It was amazing to see the support and the number of pets adopted. They did an outstanding job!
  • Crystal Middleton
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
They have done such a great job with the response from the tornado!!
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
Incredible response by this shelter to house and care for the 1,000+ animals left homeless by the tornado. Really a heroic and amazing shelter.
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
Because they just found homes for 745+displaced tornado animals!!
  • Kim McDaniel
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
They've done such a great job reuniting pets with their families and finding new homes for those who lost theirs.
  • tina harris
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
it is amazing what they have done,wonderful job
  • Diann Hays
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society totally stepped up to the plate after an EF 5 tornado devastated nearly half of the city and displaced hundreds of pets. They made sure that no animals were fostered or adopted until all owners who had lost their homes in the tornado had claimed them. Then, the Joplin Humane Society staged the most AWESOME pet adoption event ever - Joplin Adopt-a-Thon! THOUSANDS of people from all over the state and from ALL OVER THE COUNTRY came to adopt the animals who no longer had homes. Waiving all fees for neutering, spaying, etc., nearly all (maybe all by now) were adopted (last count that I heard, over 700 within 2 days). The staff of the Joplin Humane Society worked tirelessly to care for the animals in distress from the disaster and tirelessly to place them in new homes. During the Adopt-a-Thon, whenever an animal was adopted, they rang a bell. After the event, they posted pictures of the happy pets and new owners on Facebook. I have never seen anything like it! Karen Aquino and the staff and volunteers at the Joplin Humane Society are a selfless, compassionate group of individuals who completely have the best interest of the animals within their charge in their hearts and minds.
  • Pamela Aarons
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
Joplin Humane took on an epic amount of animals. They worked hard to reunite families and pets. They are awesome.
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
  • CHERYL RICHER
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
THEY HAVE DONE A FANTASTIC JOB AFTER THE DEVASTATION THAT HIT THEM! THEY ARE SO WORTHY TO WIN!
  • Nicole Cusimano
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
They are a tireless group of people. In the face of all the devastation in Joplin they reached out and spoke up for the furry victims out there. Last week they proved their dedication by hosting a free adoption for all those lost abandoned pets. A great success they deserve this more than anyone this year.
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
  • Jean Bolinger
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society is the absolute best. They put their hearr in their work. They go above and beyond to see that their animals find a forever home. They are all awesome and work together for the sake of the animals in their care.
  • Summer Fly
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
I have gone everyday including the adopt-a-thon to find my daughter the perfect dog. The director saw our distress and asked what we had been looking for, she then told us about a dog, who ended up being perfect! Exactly what we were looking for! Glad to see a shelter that cares! Won't ever adopt anywhere else!
  • Cynthia Demmer
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
All the wonderful work they did collecting the poor pets after the devastating tornado, feeding, sheltering them, looking for their lost families and then finally having an adoption fair this past weekend finding these pets new homes....is there anyone out there that would disagree that they truly deserve to win this contest? I think they should win hands down!
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
I love Joplin Humane because of their perseverance In the past month. They are dedicated to their animals.
  • Jessica Lambeth
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
The way the shelter rose to the occasion in the city's time of need was incredible. So many pets were reunited with their owners, and many others found new homes.
  • Genia Genet
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
Joplin humane is the best. They have been there an awful tornado and still rock!
  • Tabatha pettibon
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
This shelter has helped so many animals find homes in the past and recently after the EF5 tornado that ripped through Joplin, this shelter has stepped up and found homes for hundreds of animals in a short period of time. This has been absolutely fantastic!! A great shelter indeed!!
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
They took care of all the furry tornado victims and did so much to find their owners or new homes. The work they put into last week-ends Adoption event was amazing!
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
Woo Hoo! Can't imagine the efforts it's taken for all of you to take care of so many pets in the face of such devastation.
  • Brandi Bewley
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
This shelter is always so full of loving and happy people. If I had to work with animals, kids and the public all the time I would probably be so grumpy! But not anyone at the Joplin Humane Society. They are always friendly and really know what they are talking about! **And of course we can't forget what an AMAZING job everyone did in the aftermath of the EF5 tornado that tore through our town. I'm truly amazed and proud of all those at Joplin Humane Society that helped ALL the animals that needed them.**
  • rhonda puckett
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
Awesome job caring and renderind ais and shelter to over 800 animals left homeless by the Joplin tornado in May. Also, sponsored , along with the ASPCA and numerous volunteers, the successful Adoptathon, and ALL of the pets foun new homes. I want to add that they have kept everyone updated on the status of the animals on their facebook page, and they went ti tremendous effort to find the original owners of teh animals before placinf fior adoption.
  • penny cook
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
Because it has helped some many animals in need.
  • Cassie Stotts
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
this crew has hearts of gold!! the people that i worked with after the storm will hold a place in my heart forever! joplin couldn't be any more deserving!
  • Meg Fortney
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
  • Charlene Clark
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
They did an awesome job with taking care of the displaced animals who lost their homes because of the Joplin tornado. Our little cocker spaniel, Lucky, is from there and he is the love of our lives.
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
  • Beth Dettmann
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
This is not my shelter but they are the best for what they have done with the misplaced animals. What a wonderful thing to do! kittys and pups are at homes now with people that love them and want to take care of them,,,God bless the little animals
  • Scott Facey
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
This is not my shelter, but they need this more then anything with how much good they've done for animals lately.
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 7 hours ago
I have never personally been there. But after reading about all the animal victoms from the tornado and all their hard work to find loving homes for the animals I just can't think of a better shellter that deserves the help!!
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 8 hours ago
  • Jack Dickens
  • 158 days, 8 hours ago
JHS has the most dedicated staff and volunteers, ever! They could really use that $15k!!!
  • Sara Steckling
  • 158 days, 8 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 8 hours ago
They found 746 animals homes in a mattter of 2 days!
  • Monica Anderson
  • 158 days, 8 hours ago
  • Jennifer Harvey
  • 158 days, 8 hours ago
This shelter waived fees and found homes for almost 800 pets in one weekend! These were pets from the Joplin tornado, many with medical issues or hospice.
  • kim martin
  • 158 days, 8 hours ago
This is not my shelter, but they are great. But at this time Joplin needs all the help they can get to help these precious animals in a horrible time. God Bless Them.
  • Marcia Gran
  • 158 days, 8 hours ago
Perseverance
  • Thomas Cullivan
  • 158 days, 9 hours ago
The fantastic job they did during a critical time after the tornado
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 9 hours ago
they,re the best!
  • Pam Miner
  • 158 days, 10 hours ago
It needs so much help after the tornado
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 11 hours ago
They are fabulous and dedicated!!!!!!!
  • KL Rathke
  • 158 days, 11 hours ago
The people are fantastic and the animals and victims of the storm, need to see a new shelter.
  • Patti Morris
  • 158 days, 12 hours ago
They Strongly need are help caring for so many lost and suffering pets due the devastation from the tornado that ruined that town. They have done a wonderful job. Keep up the good work for the animals.
  • Eilene Wood
  • 158 days, 12 hours ago
  • Jan Brady
  • 158 days, 13 hours ago
Can you imagine the number of animals that required help after the devastation of the storms??? These guys need the help and deserve it...
  • Pat Miller
  • 158 days, 15 hours ago
They saved 900+ animals and found homes for 749 and reunited 300+ with their families!
  • cortney skaggs
  • 158 days, 18 hours ago
  • Lara Regan
  • 158 days, 19 hours ago
  • Lisa Ellis
  • 158 days, 23 hours ago
They deserve help after all they have done.
  • Lynne Morgan
  • 159 days, 3 hours ago
Because they adopted 745 displaced pets from the tornado in 2 days!!!!!
  • Terri Bellville
  • 159 days, 4 hours ago
Because they have been through so much and really need help to save the animals left homeless after the tornado.
  • melanie melancon
  • 159 days, 5 hours ago
  • MIke Stokes
  • 159 days, 6 hours ago
Because after the Tonado an F5 at that they were there all the way, and helped adopt out 400+ animals they DESERVE this
  • margaret dickenson
  • 159 days, 8 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 159 days, 13 hours ago
Love it!
  • patti oneill
  • 159 days, 13 hours ago
just think with all they've been through, they need this money the most
  • Jenifer Young
  • 159 days, 13 hours ago
They do such a great job taking care of all of these unfortunate animals.
  • Bobbe Bartlett
  • 159 days, 16 hours ago
Joplin Humane has done a wonderful job helping all the animals displaced by the tornado
  • sunny kim
  • 159 days, 18 hours ago
  • Gisele Gamble
  • 160 days, 7 hours ago
For the fabulous job they did helping animals after the tornado!!
  • cathy ingram
  • 160 days, 7 hours ago
I think with all that's gone on this shelter needs it most.
  • Irina Gardner
  • 160 days, 8 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 160 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 160 days, 9 hours ago
Because it helps saving animals and I love animals.
  • Anonymous
  • 160 days, 10 hours ago
  • Sue Woodrup
  • 160 days, 11 hours ago
  • D Dain
  • 160 days, 11 hours ago
  • Brandy Maloney
  • 160 days, 13 hours ago
  • Carole Madden
  • 160 days, 13 hours ago
They need the $ desperately right now.
  • Anonymous
  • 160 days, 14 hours ago
It's taking care of lots of animals whose lives have been totally disrupted.
  • Jennifer Holliday
  • 160 days, 15 hours ago
  • Cheri Gibson
  • 160 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 160 days, 17 hours ago
Because of the recent circumstances in MO it is appropriate for them to get the additional funding to help the homeless pets.
  • Mitsi Nessa
  • 160 days, 17 hours ago
This shelter has cared passionately for thousands of stranded pets after the Joplin tornado.
  • Anonymous
  • 160 days, 18 hours ago
I think it's amazing that the animals don't get forgotten when there is so much human drama happening. Sometimes animals can get forgotten at this time. But it's heart warming to see the effort expended to help animals and their owners get back together again or the efforts made to find animals new homes.
  • Anne McKean
  • 160 days, 18 hours ago
I don't live anywhere near Joplin, but they're dealing with such extraordinary circumstances that I feel they need our support more than ever.
  • Pamela Shaffer
  • 160 days, 20 hours ago
  • Tamera Evans
  • 160 days, 21 hours ago
For what they are doing for the tornado animal victims.
  • Nancy Truchon
  • 161 days, 5 hours ago
They had an amazing adopt-a-thon for the animal victims of the tornado.
  • Anonymous
  • 161 days, 11 hours ago
They need the help they have been thru so much.I want them to know we think about them and pray for them.
  • Saundra Galliher
  • 161 days, 12 hours ago
All shelters are desperately in need of assistance, the vote for Joplin is given with the thought of the terrible circumstances which have been so bravely faced by the citizens of the community and their beloved animal friends.
  • Anonymous
  • 161 days, 17 hours ago
I don't have any experience with this shelter, but with all that the city has gone through recently, I know that they need the help. I've heard the stories and seen the pictures, and they are not pretty.
  • Anonymous
  • 161 days, 18 hours ago
  • Ashlee Wellenstein
  • 161 days, 19 hours ago
There are great at this shelter and def. deserve this win.
  • Tiffany Longino
  • 161 days, 21 hours ago
Joplin has been there for animals and people during their time of need. When a natural disaster destroyed their town, they still stood strong taking in animals and bringing them and their owners back together as well as finding new homes for those without.
  • HEATHER EYSSI
  • 161 days, 21 hours ago
  • donna eyssi
  • 161 days, 21 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 162 days, 2 hours ago
  • Krysten DeRossett
  • 162 days, 5 hours ago
  • lindette bourne
  • 162 days, 6 hours ago
  • Lucy Sullivan
  • 162 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 162 days, 8 hours ago
  • Starla Miller
  • 162 days, 10 hours ago
That they're allowing anyone properly ID'd to come and adopt these animals that have already been through so much. Going above and beyond for these special creatures of God.
  • Sandra La Mont
  • 162 days, 12 hours ago
They need all the help they can get.
  • destiny taylor
  • 162 days, 13 hours ago
they are doing an AMAZING & inspirational job with these animals during the tornado tragedy & i hope they can keep it up & we can spread the news to help them. hopefully each & everyone of these animals will find their owners or a new home to take care of them. my heart is sooo sad for all of them & the volunteers that have to watch each be placed in a cage for most of the day....just sad. God bless each & every one of them.
  • Kelly Mohr Eaton
  • 162 days, 14 hours ago
Because they will not QUIT until all the animals from the tornado are in loving homes~
  • Anonymous
  • 162 days, 14 hours ago
Times are desperate at the shelter. Still they are doing all they can for homeless pets.
  • Nathan Asmus
  • 162 days, 17 hours ago
There's been a cyclone of activity at the Joplin Humane Society since the tornado ravaged our city. Please join me and vote for them - there are still over 500 unhomed pets needing to be loved by people again
  • Ruth Quelch
  • 162 days, 17 hours ago
The overwhelming care and compassion for all the animals.
  • DeWayne Lindsey
  • 162 days, 17 hours ago
  • Irene Isom
  • 162 days, 20 hours ago
  • jennie wilstead
  • 163 days, 4 hours ago
They continue to save animals in spite of the damage caused by the tornado
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 4 hours ago
They are doing all they can and more for the animals that have been affected by this dreadful tornado. Not only that, countless animals in this country are abused and neglected and without these wonderful Humane Societies and all the people who volunteer to help, these animals would be utterly helpless. So in the name of the animals, THANK YOU for all you do! Sincerely, Renee
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 4 hours ago
These wonderful people are taking time to care for those without a voice who do not have homes, and may have even lost their families. These animals need support and Joplin needs all the help it can get to help ALL those who have been affected - including those dogs and cats who do not understand what a tornado is - just that their family and home is gone.
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 6 hours ago
Unfortunately, Joplin, Missouri is now world-renowned due to the devastating tornado that ripped through the town on 5/22/11. As a result of the destruction and loss of many lives, hundreds of pets were left homeless. Joplin Humane Society had taken on the responsibility of helping all of these displaced animals find new, loving homes. They can use all the help they can get!
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 6 hours ago
The shelter at Joplin has been working hard to accommodate so many pets who lost their homes and sometimes their people during this spring's horrific weather. Winning this contest would go a long way toward helping them continue to provide such a vital service.
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 7 hours ago
I'm voting for Joplin Shelter because of the closeness I have with Joplin,our Pastor was there visiting his son when it hit.People without homes can't give their pets a home,so i'm hoping they'll win to help not only the pets but the people so they can get their pets back.
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 8 hours ago
I voted for Joplin Shelter becasue Joplin has suffered such devestation over the last few months and they have done amazing things to help the animals displaced by the floods and storms. Anything I can do to make life a little better for these precious fur babies is worth the effort. My hat is off to the people at the Joplin Humane Society.
  • Tina Mizhir
  • 163 days, 8 hours ago
They need our help more than my shelter does. Many have been displaced...
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 9 hours ago
  • Diane davies
  • 163 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 10 hours ago
  • Amanda Walden
  • 163 days, 10 hours ago
Wonderful how they are helping the animals!!!
  • Christine Hancock
  • 163 days, 10 hours ago
  • Sue Fortner-Nehls
  • 163 days, 11 hours ago
They have done a great job through a terrible situation.
  • Ava Strong
  • 163 days, 12 hours ago
While I live in Los Angeles, I know that the good people of Joplin need this money. Therefore, I cast my vote for the Joplin Humane Society. Thank you and God Bless.
  • J Husgen
  • 163 days, 12 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 12 hours ago
Hard working individuals who strive to meet the needs of our areas homeless and lost pets...
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 12 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 13 hours ago
They NEED this money!!
  • Kristin Wong
  • 163 days, 13 hours ago
Kudos to all of you for the awesome work you have been doing in the aftermath of the tragedy your city has faced. You are doing unbelievable work aiding our animal friends who cannot possibly understand the meaning of being displaced. Great job Joplin Humane Society! My vote is 100% yours!!!
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 14 hours ago
  • Trudy Dockins
  • 163 days, 14 hours ago
I adopted a pet from this organization over ten years ago. I am consistently amazed by their dedication and efforts to place all the animals after the recent tornado. Thank you Joplin Humane Society.
  • Michelle Deakins
  • 163 days, 14 hours ago
Joplins' Shelter needs this money desperately. Please vote JOPLIN!!!
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 14 hours ago
This shelter really cares about the animals and they need all the help we can give it to recover.
  • Joe Manusos
  • 163 days, 15 hours ago
An un-believeable place with fantastic staff/volunteers!! So many good people to assist that just LOVE what they do...
  • Debi Mohan
  • 163 days, 15 hours ago
They have suffered from a devastating part of climate instability and the animals and people need our help!!!
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 15 hours ago
They did a good job helping those animals and their owners as well in the recent tornado. Thumbs up to them!!!!
  • Robyn Moreland
  • 163 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 15 hours ago
They even have a pony.
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 15 hours ago
  • Paula Miller
  • 163 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 15 hours ago
I can't think of a shelter more deserving of this than the Joplin, MO Humane Society. Dealing with the over-load of animals through the disaster deserves every penny of this donation!!
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 16 hours ago
They are doing a great job with the after affects from the tornado. Each day they are finding the owners of these poor pets that have been displaced by the horrible devastation. They need all the help they can get right now!
  • CARRIE SHAFER
  • 163 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 17 hours ago
They have been so helpful in getting pets back to their owners. They really do care, about the relationship between an owner and the pet. They have been a real help during this last month. GO Joplin! I hope you win. Thank- you for what you do.
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 17 hours ago
I live in VA, but this town needs all the help they can get. People are without homes, so someone needs to help the Shelter there and provide for these animals. Please help them. Thank you
  • Kim Branner
  • 163 days, 17 hours ago
2 weeks ago, a kitten came out of the storm and into my life, he was beaten and bruised, needed a home and medical attention. I called the Joplin Humane Society, They already had over 900 storm rescue animals there, so I took him in. Now he is healthy, and active. They still have over 600 animals they are caring for because of the storm alone. They have worked non stop to care for the pets of the families that have nothing. Just another example of how great this city is!
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 17 hours ago
  • Tina Brewer
  • 163 days, 17 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 17 hours ago
  • cherie dooley
  • 163 days, 17 hours ago
with all those animals left over from the torando they are going to need all the shellp they can get and prayers
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 17 hours ago
  • Debra Byers
  • 163 days, 18 hours ago
I live in NC but I have followed this shelter on the internet and am so happy that they have went way beyond what some shelters, most shelters would have done to help so many animals. My heart is just full of love for these guys.....
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 18 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society has gone above and beyond after the may 22 tornado!!
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 18 hours ago
  • Halie Weber
  • 163 days, 18 hours ago
They help so many pets!!
  • Lindsay Humphreys
  • 163 days, 18 hours ago
They need so much help right now!
  • Caren Bassin
  • 163 days, 18 hours ago
This shelter needs the help for all they did after the storm. They went out of their way to help people find their pets. Way to go Joplin Humane Society!!!!
  • Amy Dobek
  • 163 days, 18 hours ago
  • Paula Wallace
  • 163 days, 18 hours ago
Our Joplin Shelter has been wonderful since our tornado May 22, 2011. With help from all over the country they have taken in over 800 animals displaced from their owners and have taken awesome care of all these animals and have found the original owners of many. This weekend they are having an adopt-a-thon to find homes for the remaining animals. They so much deserve donations and awards!
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 18 hours ago
It has done so much for the displaced animals after the devastating tornado
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 18 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 18 hours ago
Because, they care.
  • Allison Pittman
  • 163 days, 18 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society goes above and beyond to help our furry friends!
  • Bonnie Wyeth
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
I have been watching this event on TV and on-line. My heart goes out to Joplin and I see that they are working so hard to provide the care and the opportunity for new, forever homes for all of these pets. Joplin deserves this opportunity for their shelter!
  • Lin Simpson
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
  • Annette Adams
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
  • suzanne oreel
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
They are handling this emergency situation like professionals. They are going WAY above and beyond. Help them out!
  • Donna Becker
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
  • ricky williams
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
these guys are great for what they do everyday !!!!:)
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
They are taking on an unbelievable challenge!
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
They are just absolutly the most caring,loving and giving people what an amazing group of people!
  • Kristy Tackett
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
  • Ashley Shead
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
They have done an amazing job helping over a thousand animals displaced from the tornado and reunited hundreds of them with their owners. They are amazing!
  • CMDR. RONALD BROQWNE
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
"LOVE MAKES IT WORK, JOPLIN FOLKS ARE LOVING FOLKS,,
  • Stacie Hurrle
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
  • Jennifer Torres
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
They rescued many animal victims after the tornado disaster.
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
They have done an amazing effort with the tornado disater and taking care of all the pets!
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
Hundreds of helpless animals have been helped, saved, reunited. They have gone above and beyond posting trying to find the owner or a forever home.
  • Michele Hall
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
If anyone deserves this, they do!
  • Colleen Karem
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
They have responded fully to the challenge blown into in their laps!
  • Patricia Hawkins
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
We all have to love any shelter that has taken on so much!
  • L.J. Robinson
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
  • Valerie Langendorf
  • 163 days, 19 hours ago
  • Rhonda Hatfield
  • 163 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 20 hours ago
  • Greg Harshman
  • 163 days, 20 hours ago
All the great work they did after the tornado (and continue to do).
  • Lisa Pyburn
  • 163 days, 20 hours ago
600 plus animals...wow! Would love to see them all adopted into outstanding homes and I am sure that their previous owners who are devasted would love to see the same for their pets. Unfortunately, we know they will not all be adopted this weekend. That is reason enough!
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 20 hours ago
  • amy quillen
  • 163 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 20 hours ago
  • carrie lee
  • 163 days, 20 hours ago
I live in colorado so its not my shelter persay but i feel that it is the shelter that should win. after all the devistation they have gone through down there. they can realy us the help. with the devistation there has been a few amazing storys about pets finding there way home. and with the money they could have even more amazing storys and find homes for some amazing pets. I have 5 cats all but one is been rescued. bennie was rescued after a tornado hit mississippi a couple years ago. I adopted him through every creater counts. I vote for Joplin, mo
  • stacye henry
  • 163 days, 20 hours ago
This is such a deserving shelter. This community has gone thru hell this last month. Animals are just as deserving as the people that have help. Please highly consider Joplin. Just take a drive thru to see how deserving they are.
  • Jami Dolezal
  • 163 days, 20 hours ago
The city has been through so much. Let's help those that are in urgent need.
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 20 hours ago
Provides a service in an area that has been torn apart and does a great job.
  • Mary Ann Schmidt
  • 163 days, 20 hours ago
JHS deserves to receive this, they have done nothing less than an Outstanding job caring for the injured & lost animals during Joplin's crisis. God Bless You JHS!! We Love You!!
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 20 hours ago
They have worked tirelessly to provide for the needs of the tornado animal victims and to try to reunite them with their families.
  • Danielle Baker
  • 163 days, 20 hours ago
  • Maxane Morris
  • 163 days, 20 hours ago
Love everything about them
  • michelle ruark
  • 163 days, 20 hours ago
They are cool
  • Sharon Langworthy
  • 163 days, 21 hours ago
JOPLIN HUMANE SOCIETY looks after pets displaced by a tornado that decimated their town earlier this Spring.
  • Marie Bohler
  • 163 days, 21 hours ago
I only adopt animals from shelters and accept strays that "find me". I adopt from St. Francis Care and Cache Creek in Southern Illinois. They truly care for animals. I am also a supporter of Will County and Grundy County, Illinois Animal Shelters.
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 21 hours ago
It's helping the animals from their despair from losing their families with the bad weather. It needs help with food & shelter & I'm happy they're helping these animals. I wish I could help physically.
  • Eric Gibdon
  • 163 days, 21 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 163 days, 21 hours ago
Joplin has made life much better for both animal and human tornado victims by tirelessly taking in and caring for displaced animals. I've never seen one animal shelter do so much in such a short period of time. They deserve any recognition and award they can get for being there for the animals and humans in their community.
  • Debbie Tichenor-Bosecker
  • 163 days, 21 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society has been faced with a tremendous challenge following a devistating tornado. They have willfully taken in all animals, reunited many with families, provided care for the injured, spayed/neutered & microchiped unclaimed pets, & have offered free adoptions to find loving homes for these creatures. They have found homes for special needs pets, & vowed not to euthanize any pets effected by this tragidy. They so deserve funds to offset their efforts to help during their community's time of great need
  • Emily Davidson
  • 163 days, 21 hours ago
  • Stephanie McCall
  • 163 days, 21 hours ago
They are doing a awesome job! Especially during this time. I was down there to help the ASPCA/Joplin Humane Society for about 7 days...and like i said they where AWESOME!!!!!
  • leesa mitchell
  • 163 days, 21 hours ago
Pet lovers in dire need of funds due to devistating tornadoes.
  • brenda bergeron
  • 163 days, 21 hours ago
  • Kellie Osborne
  • 163 days, 21 hours ago
  • Shannon Carpenter
  • 163 days, 21 hours ago
They are working so hard to help animals displaced after the horrific tornado in May. I'm sure all the shelters listed deserve this money but Joplin is definitely in need right now!
  • jen gillis
  • 163 days, 21 hours ago
  • Julie Henbest
  • 163 days, 21 hours ago
They have done a tremendous job of caring for such a large number of animals since the tragedy of the May 22nd tornado. I think they have been amazing and relentless in the care of these animals and seeing that as many as possible are reunited with their owners or that they find loving homes.
  • Karin Chrostowski
  • 163 days, 22 hours ago
Their tireless efforts to help animals displaced after the horrible tornado in their town makes them the most worthy of this prize.
  • marilyn evenson
  • 163 days, 23 hours ago
  • Brenda McDonough
  • 164 days, 3 hours ago
  • kayla pekarek
  • 164 days, 3 hours ago
doing an amazing job with the furry family members since the Joplin tornado.
  • Julie Weston
  • 164 days, 4 hours ago
After the devastating storms disrupted the lives of human and furry residents, I feel they are more in need of the financial help to help rebuild.
  • Erin Cosgray
  • 164 days, 4 hours ago
With everything this town has been through, the many animals that have been left homeless... I think they deserve it more than any!
  • Tamra Miller
  • 164 days, 5 hours ago
With the recent hardships they have faced I believe this shelter deserves the financial help more than any other because all the strays that hit the streets after the storms they have taken in and if this reward saves any one of those animals who lost their families then I am all for it
  • Shae Mason
  • 164 days, 5 hours ago
Caring, protective, hard working, compassionate people.
  • Leigh Clay
  • 164 days, 5 hours ago
  • Debbie Gasparovich
  • 164 days, 5 hours ago
I just want to help the many animals and people in this town of so much sadness and loss. Thank you to everyone that has worked so hard and done so much with so little.
  • Anonymous
  • 164 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 164 days, 6 hours ago
I live in the Joplin, MO area and am aware of all the animals they are housing and trying to find homes for since the terrible tornado there a month ago. As a matter of fact, they are having an Adoption Event this weekend. Shelters always are in need of help, but Joplin is especially deserving at this time.
  • diane garber
  • 164 days, 6 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society needs our help--- their collective good hearts and overabundance of needy pets can only be helped by national team work. -- LOADS of goodness in the past, and more to follow.
  • Cathy McDow
  • 164 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 164 days, 7 hours ago
They have really gone above and beyond the call of duty. They have become the example for mobilizing resources for the animals in a disaster.
  • helen reite
  • 164 days, 8 hours ago
  • Rhonda Straw
  • 164 days, 8 hours ago
Because they got together with Wayside Waifs and saved the animals they found, who's owners lost them in the tornado. It is devastating,they need all the help they can get.
  • Anonymous
  • 164 days, 8 hours ago
  • Joel Heath
  • 164 days, 8 hours ago
  • Joyce Goldring
  • 164 days, 8 hours ago
  • Jan Miller
  • 164 days, 8 hours ago
Obviously they need the most immediate help
  • Anonymous
  • 164 days, 8 hours ago
This poor town needs all the help it can get right now. Dog bless them.
  • JOAN SMARDAN
  • 164 days, 9 hours ago
The unbelievable devastation in Joplin!
  • Amy Eckrich
  • 164 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 164 days, 9 hours ago
  • Joanne Seitzinger-Motley
  • 164 days, 9 hours ago
  • Elayne Rolbin
  • 164 days, 10 hours ago
  • heather harrison
  • 164 days, 10 hours ago
  • Marjorie Saul
  • 164 days, 10 hours ago
I love Joplin Humane Society because they need help right now to help the pets affected by the recent tornado damage. Good luck!
  • Laura Harvey
  • 164 days, 10 hours ago
  • Brianne Fulton
  • 164 days, 10 hours ago
They've housed over 1000 displaced, four-legged tornado victims over the last month. Need I say more?
  • Anonymous
  • 164 days, 10 hours ago
I agree with Anonymous...this shelter needs all the help they can get to rebuild and reunite pets with their two-legged families.
  • Anonymous
  • 164 days, 10 hours ago
because of the tornado devestation i am sure they use the money to help keep the animals for the families who have lost everything and have no where at this time to house their pets. i just wish every shelter could win because of the economy and the hurt it has put on every pet owner
  • Anonymous
  • 164 days, 10 hours ago
They really need the money to rebuild from the tornado.
  • Joyce Fetterman
  • 164 days, 10 hours ago
  • Lori Ratcliff
  • 164 days, 10 hours ago
  • W. Scott Nienkamp
  • 164 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 164 days, 10 hours ago
throughout the devastation they continue to care for displaced animals. Many people feel that the poeple should come first, and they should. However, if they are anything like me they want their animals to be cared for as well! It is important to the people of Joplin that their animals have their needs met! Thank you, Humane Society, for caring!
  • Marsha Traylor
  • 164 days, 10 hours ago
I think Joplin needs all the help it can get right now. I wish I could do more.
  • Anonymous
  • 164 days, 10 hours ago
Joplin humane society needs a lot of help after the EF5 tornado, 2011.
  • Barbara Clarke
  • 164 days, 11 hours ago
They are doing good work to help the animals that suffering from the disaster.
  • steve kovacs
  • 164 days, 11 hours ago
They are showing dedication above and. beyond as a result of devestating weather event
  • Susan Syrowski
  • 164 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 164 days, 11 hours ago
  • Donna Holsten
  • 164 days, 11 hours ago
It's in desperate need after tornado.
  • Anonymous
  • 164 days, 11 hours ago
They have gone above and beyond to shelter and care for the hundreds of animals left homeless, injured, and frightened after the devastating tornado. Many shelters across the country do wonderful, lifesaving work every day -- but what shelter could possibly need $15,000 more at this time than the Joplin Humane Society?
  • Anonymous
  • 164 days, 11 hours ago
I think they have been through so much and yet seem to be doing a great job trying to match up the displaced animals with their families, and taking care of the rest of the animals as well. This would really be helpful to them to continue their good work.
  • Anonymous
  • 164 days, 11 hours ago
They are working to find homes as quickly as possible for the many pets that have lost their homes and families. I can think of no group more worthy at this time. With each news story, you can see the compassion of the ASPCA and the Joplin community. We will be helping them from here in Springfield, as well.
  • Gaye Harris
  • 164 days, 11 hours ago
They need all the help they can get, since the tornado, so I vote for them. Im from High Ridge, Mo
  • Gary Lorts
  • 164 days, 11 hours ago
Taking care of diaster pets.
  • Gina Kirkland
  • 164 days, 11 hours ago
  • Catherine Clark
  • 164 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 164 days, 11 hours ago
  • Mari Titmus
  • 164 days, 12 hours ago
They are doing a great job taking care of all the displaced animals from the Joplin tornado. The overwhelming number of animals from this storm have undoubtedly put a strain on their resources. Winning this $15,000 would be a nice "thank you" to them for all that they do & would enable them to help even more animals in need.
  • colleen doyle
  • 164 days, 13 hours ago
They need help to rebuild!
  • Madelin Field
  • 164 days, 13 hours ago
Too many animals have been left homeless after the tornado and the shelter could really use this to help them feed and take care of them and also find them new homes.
  • Susan Creighton
  • 164 days, 15 hours ago
  • jesa david
  • 164 days, 15 hours ago
they need our help!
  • Lori Eden
  • 164 days, 17 hours ago
They are overwelmed with hundreds of animals due to the tornado and they are taking care of all of them and trying to adopt them to new families. They are in great need of these funds.
  • michelle garber
  • 164 days, 19 hours ago
after their recent tragedy they need all the help they can get
  • Lauren Wright
  • 164 days, 20 hours ago
They need this money the most!
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 4 hours ago
When you've lost everything, being reunited with your pet can be the thing that keeps you going after a disaster like this one in Joplin. I've never heard of any shelter working with pets that can touch what this humane society is doing at this time.
  • Kenyon Anderson
  • 165 days, 4 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society is doing an amazing job at reuniting families with their four-legged loved ones following the devastating tornado which destroyed the city. And they're also helping find forever homes for the unclaimed, frightened and furry critters that still need them.
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 5 hours ago
Joplin's animal shelter has done a phenomenal job helping pets and families after the devastating tornado. The dedication and pride is outstanding.
  • star hawkins
  • 165 days, 6 hours ago
Helloooo. It's obvious! It's the joplin humane society! Rescuing all the pets after the tornado!
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 6 hours ago
This money will go a long way towards helping the animals displaced by the tornado. They need forever families now.
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 6 hours ago
  • Emily Samuel
  • 165 days, 6 hours ago
I was at the Joplin Humane Society volunteering last weekend. It was a wonderful experience helping out. I wish to go back and help again. There are lots of animals that need wonderful homes. Adopt, volunteer, and donate!
  • Shawna Comer
  • 165 days, 6 hours ago
Why do you love JOPLIN HUMANE SOCIETY? There are so many animals in need--more than ever due to the tornado---and thank god for the Humane Society as they care for these homeless pets. I am saddened to think of the animals that have lost their owners and now need to find a new home. They are scared too!
  • Ashley McCarrick
  • 165 days, 6 hours ago
  • Lori Wecht
  • 165 days, 6 hours ago
Just a small gesture to help our brothers and sisters in Joplin :-)
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 8 hours ago
They need money to care for all the poor pets with out homes.
  • Sue Church
  • 165 days, 8 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 8 hours ago
  • Jane Banaszek
  • 165 days, 8 hours ago
There are so many pets needing help following the May 22 tornado.
  • Kelly Krupinski
  • 165 days, 9 hours ago
I think it's so awesome what the shelter and all the helpers are doing for these poor lost animals from the tornado aftermath in Joplin. It's got to be very heart-breaking work at times, but please know you are doing a great thing. God bless and give all the pups big kisses.
  • Jay Johnson
  • 165 days, 9 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society has provided food, shelter and love to the displaced pets from the tornado. Imagine the financial strain on this shelter from taking in over 1,000 pets in just days! This shelter really need the $15,000 to help continue their mission of helping these pets who have been traumatized and need love & support until they either find their missing owners or find a new home.
  • Coralee Williams
  • 165 days, 9 hours ago
Wonderful people doing all they can to help the displaced animals from the Joplin tornado. Giving them love, affection and a place to stay until they can either find their owners or a new home. They need all the help they can get and I think they should win!!
  • Terri Falis-Cochran
  • 165 days, 9 hours ago
They've done an AMAZING job taking care of all the animals displaced by the tornado on May 22nd. Unfortunately, doing so has depleted their resources and they could reallly use this money!
  • Cammie Butler
  • 165 days, 9 hours ago
I Only know what I've read and this shelter seems like it goes on and above and beyond what they need too to help our misfit pets ( oh so they are called) god bless every and anyone who helps the ones who can't speak for themselves!!!- Cammie
  • Robin Eaton
  • 165 days, 9 hours ago
  • Chris Hamann
  • 165 days, 9 hours ago
They are doing an incredible job helping the animals who have been displaced by the tornado.
  • tina marie
  • 165 days, 9 hours ago
the joplin humane society along with the ASPCA have done a great job with the recused pets from the may 22nd joplin tornado.
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 9 hours ago
Best in the Midwest and doing a great job for tornado victims.
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 10 hours ago
Theyre amazin for the work theyve done!!!
  • Chris White
  • 165 days, 10 hours ago
All of the work it has done in the aftermath of the tornado is astounding. These guys are great.
  • Derek Johnson
  • 165 days, 11 hours ago
No need!!! Just look at what they are oing
  • Cheryl Lowery
  • 165 days, 11 hours ago
The adoptathon there holding this weekend is wonderful!!!
  • Ashley Harris
  • 165 days, 11 hours ago
After the tornado JHS helped me locate my mother-in-laws pugs that were missing after the her house was leveled. They were very helpful and very sweet, I didn't locate the pugs there, but we did find them in the end. But the willingness to help me and the compassion they had was just amazing, and I know they have done so much for so many others and our four-legged friends!
  • Sherry Kinney
  • 165 days, 11 hours ago
  • Ashley Wallis
  • 165 days, 12 hours ago
With all that has happened and all they are doing, I can't think of another shelter who deserves this more.
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 12 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 12 hours ago
They have been amazing at posting pictures and organizing a wonderful event to adopt out the unclaimed tornado animals. I know that this money would help them so much!
  • Alyson Balan-Altman
  • 165 days, 13 hours ago
Being from NJ, I don't know anything about the Joplin HS per se, however in the wake of the tornado's devastation and knowing there are now hundreds of homeless animals, I know they can use the funding.
  • Dee Sallee
  • 165 days, 13 hours ago
As with many who live in joplin, hundreds of people lost everything and the dedicated people of JHS suffered in that way in their personal lives as well, but in the wake of this time, they jumped in with both feet, and set their own losses aside and chose to put these animals first. They have done everything in their power to make sure all is taken care of, all pets had the opportunity to be reunited with their families, posted on facebook for others to assist in reunions and to check with those still in the hospitals concerning their lost pets. I've never seen an organization rally the way this one has.
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 13 hours ago
They're doing such an amazing job helping those affected by the tornado, both human and animal, in the face of tragedy with all their support and services.
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 13 hours ago
Joplin is not the closest shelter to me. In fact I have never been to the Joplin shelter but with what they are going through right now, I don't think any shelter could need the money any more than they do.
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 13 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 13 hours ago
they have been doing such a wonderful job in trying to help as many animals as they can due to the tornados and placing them in homes and getting them the care they need. they are keeping everyone up to date with progress and is just going an amazing job.
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 14 hours ago
They are doing so much considering the unfortunate devastation, they are trying to help animals and their pet parents also. Wishing them great success for their adoption event. They need all the help they can get.
  • Jeannie Lansman
  • 165 days, 14 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Shelter is so caring and has gone above and beyond the necessary, to rescue, doctor, and save the hundreds of lost pets after the tornado! To attempt to find the owners of pets by even posting pictures of them on Facebook, is pronominal! I share so all my FB friends have access to, and keep these precious babies in their prayers! Help Joplin win the much needed prize money!
  • Dawn Pino
  • 165 days, 14 hours ago
I love what they are doing to help tornado victims
  • Windy Johnston
  • 165 days, 14 hours ago
They have done so much to help the pets displaced by the tornado, and by helping the pets, they are helping the community! Praying that they're adoption event this weekend is a huge success!
  • Sarah Thomas
  • 165 days, 14 hours ago
JHS has done an amazing job of taking care of the displaced and homeless animals since the tornado hit Joplin in May. Reuniting pets with owners, helping people find their pets, providing shelter, finding foster homes for pets, countless facebook postings with pictures of pets, offering veterinary care, and so much more. The list goes on and on! After the tragic tornado the hit Joplin in May, I cannot think of another shelter who deserves the $15,000 more than JHS!!!
  • Cheryl Adams
  • 165 days, 14 hours ago
  • Angie VanBrocklin
  • 165 days, 14 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society is awesome!
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 14 hours ago
Joplin Human Society as taken on the responsibility of caring for hundreds of animals affected by the recent tornado that devastated the town. They've made a commitment to reuniting these animals with their owners where possible, or finding them caring new homes to go to.
  • Cathy Brannan
  • 165 days, 14 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society has rescued and cared for many displaced animals since the tornado hit last month. They are currently locating owners of the animals and adopting animals who were left homeless. Thank you so much for considering them for your award, I know that the many volunteers and animals have many needs that will be fulfilled with these funds.
  • Susan Dodson
  • 165 days, 14 hours ago
Since this disasterous tornado on May 22, 2011, our local shelter has housed, fed and nurtured lost pets from the entire city! Volunteers are coming and going, but this has put a huge strain on the shelter! I have visited numerous times in the past, even adopted from them many years ago.... Even before the storm, they have been strong in the community! Please take my vote for Joplin Humane Society and let them win the $15,000~
  • Joyce Allen
  • 165 days, 14 hours ago
  • Teresa Haas
  • 165 days, 15 hours ago
JHS has really stepped up and gone above and beyond what many would following the EF5 tornado that ripped up so many lives. Because they are providing for these animals and not euthanizing them, they need our support and help. HUGE THANK YOU to the JHS and all the volunteers that have helped well over 1000 Tornado animals!
  • Judy Liese
  • 165 days, 15 hours ago
This shelter deserves the money, what with dealing with the tornado tragedy and trying to find homes for all these pets through all the devastation...................
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 15 hours ago
They have gone above and beyond the call of duty in the last month, and have managed so well with so many needy animals, and so few resources at their disposal. They deserve all the recognition they can get for their hard work!
  • Susan Versluis
  • 165 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 17 hours ago
The JHS has really stepped up and gone all out to locate, rescue and rehome the hundreds of pets displaced by the F5 tornado that went through in May. They are not euthanizing any of the tornado's furry victims and are working their butts off to rehome them all. THANK YOU JHS
  • Steve Mead
  • 165 days, 17 hours ago
Do to the fact they had a bad store in there area and what needed more help.
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 18 hours ago
This area is so pet friendly. There are more pets in our neighborhood than people! But we can only each care for so many. The continued efforts of the shelter to provide humane treatment for these pets is so important. This city has suffered a major crisis. So many funds are going to recovery, we hate to see the Humane Society ignored.
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 18 hours ago
They have an overwhelming immediate need above and beyond any other shelter, due to the recent tornado! They need our help!
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 19 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 19 hours ago
This is a great shelter. However, the staff and facilities after the May, 22 tornado are in great need of resources! Thanks!
  • Valerie Teague
  • 165 days, 19 hours ago
Great Shelter! Many great animal loving people. They deserve this after all the community has been through. We take for granted the luxury of having pets and caring for them until a situation or disaster occurs like the one on May 22. Thank goodness there are people like them that care as much for our pets as we do. They have helped people more than they will every know by taking care of our four legged friends!!!
  • Lucinda Hoffmaster
  • 165 days, 19 hours ago
  • Terry Eubanks
  • 165 days, 20 hours ago
It is a great shelter that has been overburdened with homeless animals in the wake of a terrible disaster. It is a boon to the community and is full of wonderful people working hard to help the animals left missing and without homes after the tornado that ravaged a huge chunk of the city.
  • Linda Moseley
  • 165 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 20 hours ago
  • Lisa Carter
  • 165 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 20 hours ago
We have amazing people that do the very best for the loving animals at the shelter! Our shelter could definitely use the 15000 for sure, especially since the tornado on May 22, theyve had so many animals to take care of!
  • michael culver
  • 165 days, 20 hours ago
It is a beautiful shelter, to bad it has been so overwhelmed with homeless animals. My heart goes out to each and every one of them.
  • Andrea Deason
  • 165 days, 21 hours ago
  • Dusteen Lusk
  • 165 days, 22 hours ago
I work for a rescue group and have 7 of the animals form Joplins. They need to most help.
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 22 hours ago
Joplin's shelter needs a break!
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 22 hours ago
helping homeless animals always and especially during this time
  • Barbara Meyer
  • 166 days, 26 minutes ago
  • Sandra Ellis
  • 166 days, 42 minutes ago
They brought my beloved Sam into our family. He's a big boy cat who loves being the man of the house and was recently singing "I'm bringing sexy back!"
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 3 hours ago
Joplins animals need the most help right now !!! Please. Pick Joplin
  • Eva Gainer
  • 166 days, 4 hours ago
They looked after pets separated from their owners after the killer tornado in May (2011). I'm sure they need the money to continue looking after pets that are still in the shelter.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 4 hours ago
They could use support right now.
  • Susan Schneider
  • 166 days, 5 hours ago
Our hearts go out to all creatures, two, four, six, and eight-legged, who have suffered and lost so much.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 5 hours ago
I was in Joplin a couple of weeks ago and saw the destruction! The pictures on the news did not capture the true devastation of this community! It looked as though a bomb had been there! These animals deserve a break after such a horrible ordeal
  • Stephanie Clubb
  • 166 days, 5 hours ago
  • Carla Murray
  • 166 days, 5 hours ago
I love them because the are doing so much for all the animals affected by the tornado. I'm sure they can really use the money for their efforts!
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 5 hours ago
they are helping other who have lost so much
  • Linda A
  • 166 days, 6 hours ago
They need it in the wake of the tornado.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 6 hours ago
They stepped up to fulfill a great need!!!
  • Cheryl Coleman
  • 166 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 6 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society has a great friendly and caring staff who truly care about the animals. they have done a GREAT job through the recent disaster in the area.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 6 hours ago
Because it does a good job of helping animals and their caretakers.
  • Robin Doerffel
  • 166 days, 6 hours ago
They have been under such a strain and dealt with the disaster so well considering the obstacles...kudos to them
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 7 hours ago
  • Carol Sampson
  • 166 days, 7 hours ago
They are tireless, hardworking people and have worked extra hard since the tornado. Great people. The funds could help tremendously.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 7 hours ago
Our shelter has gone the extra mile since the tornado 5/22/2011. It warms my heart to know the little critters were remembered also during there time of need. They have done everything possible to accommodate the pets & reunite them with their owners.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 7 hours ago
They'r the best!
  • Yvonne McDonough
  • 166 days, 7 hours ago
Three of our pets came from Joplin Humane Society and we can't imagine life without them! They have worked endless hours helping tornado victims get reunited with their pets and caring for countless others that have lost their homes!
  • Susan Torp
  • 166 days, 7 hours ago
With the recent weather related catastrophe in Joplin, MO I believe they could use this $15,000 to keep some operations running. Thanks!!
  • Vicki Aiello
  • 166 days, 8 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 8 hours ago
  • Bryan Seifried
  • 166 days, 8 hours ago
  • Annette Huey
  • 166 days, 8 hours ago
  • Joy Troup
  • 166 days, 8 hours ago
i love them because they bring pets to families that need them!!
  • Kendra Tuck
  • 166 days, 8 hours ago
  • Jennifer Huebner
  • 166 days, 8 hours ago
  • Daniel Asmus
  • 166 days, 8 hours ago
because that's where I found the amazing BLAZE and brought her to her forever home !! and they've been working so hard in the aftermath of the Joplin tornado
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 8 hours ago
I adopted my dog from them, and i am thinking about getting another.
  • Kellie Hornick
  • 166 days, 8 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 8 hours ago
The effort they've put into helping the animals after the Joplin tornado.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 8 hours ago
This shelter has been overwhelmed with pets from the tornado.
  • Lori Bryant
  • 166 days, 8 hours ago
Through the years we have adopted pets through the humane society. Recently our town took a direct hit by an EF5 tornado. THey have worked tirelesssly to try to reconnect animals with their owners. Many of the animals have been injured and have needed special care. If anyone needs help right now it is Joplin Humane Society! They truly care!!!
  • Libby Snuffin
  • 166 days, 8 hours ago
  • Tiffany Martin
  • 166 days, 8 hours ago
I am overjoyed and very impressed with the work our shelter is doing for the voiceless tornado victims. It is hard to loose everything including your pets that are like family. Making sure that they are reunited with their families is a selfless job and they should be highly praised and supported!
  • Linda Taubert
  • 166 days, 8 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 8 hours ago
  • Diane Humphrey
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
During the last month, our JHS staff and volunteers have been there for our pets and our pets' families--patiently waiting while we explore every single cage with hope, holding us when we can't hold back the disappointment when our beloved animal is not there. I am so proud of all who have devoted every waking minute and most of their hours of sleep for Joplin's welfare.
  • Jered Horn
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
Taking care of the Joplin Tornadoes smallest victims.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
Any shelter that tackles the challenges faced after the tornado like they did deserves to win this award. They have given so much back to the community and to the animals affected by the tragedy. I am not from the Joplin area, but I have followed their efforts faithfully and will do everything I can to help them win the $15,000 they need so badly.
  • Jennifer Naff
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society needs this desperately & I hope they get it!! I went there to volunteer & these people are doing everything they can for these oh so well deserving innocent animals!! Please help them!
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
During the tornado that hurt the town, Joplin humane society was already ready with what ever they could provide for the displaced animals. Joplin humane society needs help to take care of the hundreds of animals they have taken in because of the tornado.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
After the May 22nd tornado, this shelter has gone beyond the call to rescue animals and reunite them with their owners and are now working to put animals that have not been reunited into good homes. I had also heard that their plan was going to be used to design similar relief efforts during natural disasters. The deserve this without a doubt!
  • Laura Henderson
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
The welfare of animals is definitely this shelter's primary concern! They have not only provided shelter to animals left homeless and "ownerless" due to the tornado that devastated this town but will be holding an adopt-a-thon the end of June to find good homes for over 1,000 animals. All of these animals have been spayed/neutered and brought up to date on their shots. This shelter has even assumed the added cost of having all animals micro chipped! The cost of these services have been assumed by the shelter and will not be passed on to the new owners. They are even waiving the adoption fee to potential owners for the adopt-a-thon, making it even more attractive to adopt a pet. It is quite apparent the Joplin Humane Society's primary concern is the welfare of all these animals and it would be great injustice if JHS did not win this contest!!!!
  • Donna Benjamin
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
Rising to the occasion of taking care of animals after the devastation of the tornado. Not an easy task but so worthwhile. Voting for them because of the urgency of this situation.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
They have done a wonderful job of helping all of the animals who have been displaced during the tornado and have even bee holding animals for their owners until they can find homes to take their pets to free of charge.. :)
  • Susan Rogers
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
I love the Joplin Humane Society, Joplin,MO, because of the job well done since the tornado disaster. The society tried to find as many lost animals possible, After caring for them extreme measures have been used to reunite pets with their owners. A most wonderful event which the society is sponsoring is the adopt-a-thon to match the remaining rescued animals with new people friends. All at no cost to the people adopting these orphaned animals.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
They took in literally hundreds of animals after the tornado and have reunited as many as they could and are finding good homes for the rest!
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
I'm not from the area but I believe this shelter deserves the help! They are helping so many animals that need help after the tornado. I hope as many animals as possible get homes this weekend at the adoptathon!
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
They worked so hard after the tornado, helping to reunite pets with their families. I tear up every time I drive by and see the sign for "injured animal drop off."
  • Diane Tidd
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
  • amber kessler
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
Clayton County, Georgia, is housed in a very old and run down building. The staff is almost all volunteer. The county does not give one penny for support.
  • Angela Wallace
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
  • Liz Banaszek
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
  • stacey simpson
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
Joplin is wonderful after the tornado they have gone above and beyond for these animals please pick them
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
  • Wheeler Laurie
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
They deserve some well deserves help and relief... they have opened thier doors for MANY homeless animals after the tragedy from the tornadoes.
  • Jennifer Miller
  • 166 days, 9 hours ago
Why do you love JOPLIN HUMANE SOCIETY? They have done so much to keep running after the devastating tornado. I am very impressed at what they are doing to reunite the animals with their owners and to take care of the unclaimed animals. They need the help and they deserve it. Please do the right thing!
  • Dare Allen
  • 166 days, 10 hours ago
This shelter has shown its dedication to animals even through all of the destruction around them. If they win, imagine how much the money will help them rebuild and save many more animals!
  • JANe cage
  • 166 days, 10 hours ago
They are fearless.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 10 hours ago
With all the destruction and devastation that has happened in Joplin Missouri recently. The shelter there has continued to care for and provide a safe place for the many homeless animals..While still trying to find their homes or get them adopted into new ones.They definitely need and deserve to win the grand prize.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 11 hours ago
They deserve it.
  • Judy DiPaola
  • 166 days, 11 hours ago
With all of the destruction in that area they will certainly need all the help they can get to help the homeless animals. If I lost one of my "kids" after a tornado I would hope that there would be a rescue group to help reunite me with them. Good luck, Joplin!
  • A. Tyler
  • 166 days, 11 hours ago
It's the right thing to do.
  • Lisa Williams
  • 166 days, 11 hours ago
The Joplin shelter has gone above and beyond trying to reunite lost animals with their owners in the wake of the recent tornado, as well as caring for the animals who were left homeless!
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 12 hours ago
This is the right thing to do.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 12 hours ago
  • joshua maremont
  • 166 days, 13 hours ago
It seems logical. They need the help right now. So if I can help this shelter find the owners of the lost pets that would be a blessing. I hope they win.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 13 hours ago
Because they have done so much to help the animals that lost homes in the tornado.
  • B McG
  • 166 days, 13 hours ago
They need a blessing right now.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 13 hours ago
  • Sandra Stipp
  • 166 days, 13 hours ago
These people have been so great with dealing with all kinds of animals after such a disaster. They totally deserve to win america's favorite animal sheter.
  • Aleish Abbott
  • 166 days, 13 hours ago
I hope they win so they can help all the pets that lost their homes.
  • Ashley Savage
  • 166 days, 14 hours ago
It's a good local shelter and have done so much for the animals affected by the Joplin Tornado. They really need support in this time of disaster and cleanup.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 14 hours ago
We all know every rescue or shelter could use this money but I've seen first hand the destruction that has occurred there and feel they need it the most!
  • Tom Potts
  • 166 days, 14 hours ago
They are providing care for about 900 animals, and still fight hard to keep all the orphans with excellent care. They need our support
  • Abdel Nasser al-sheikh yousef
  • 166 days, 14 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 14 hours ago
I do not live in MO... but considering the horrific damage in that area, I'd like to see the Joplin Humane Society win the $15,000.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 15 hours ago
I think this is the area that deserves it the most this year.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 15 hours ago
  • mary bateman
  • 166 days, 15 hours ago
to help abandoned animals
  • Amy Dellinger
  • 166 days, 15 hours ago
I think they could benefit the most from this money right now.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 15 hours ago
After that disastrous tornado, those frightened cats and dogs need to be loved and cared for again.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 15 hours ago
  • Sue Smith
  • 166 days, 15 hours ago
After the tornados, I am sure it needs a lot of help.
  • christine pavlecka
  • 166 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 15 hours ago
  • Melanie Brisson
  • 166 days, 15 hours ago
These poor animals are already traumatized without losing their owners.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 15 hours ago
  • Nancy Wolfe
  • 166 days, 15 hours ago
It needs the most help since the tornado.
  • Heath Doucette
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
  • RICH BASILE
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
IT IS DEFINITELY GREAT...SIMPLY AMAZING.
  • CJ Owsley
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
Operating a shelter is never easy but Joplin has shown that they know how to care for animals - even in a crisis as huge as the tornado that swept through the town. They deserve this money so they can continue their great works.
  • Almeater Hite
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
Since the tornado hit it appears to be the neediest
  • Stephanie Walker
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
  • beth smith
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
They need to rebuilt
  • Jonathan Haut
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
Karen Aquino is well known all around the country for her relentless love for animals and has organized a herculean effort to save nearly 1,000 displaced pets and animals from our May 22nd killer tornado. $15,000 would help the Joplin Humane Society find new loving homes for our four legged friend lost in the strom... and save the lives of those with special needs. Please help us!
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
They really need the help resulting from the tornado destruction.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
  • Jaimie Wolf
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
They have done great things especially for the animals lost in the recent tornado!
  • Stephanie Watson-Bruto
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
  • KelLy Doherty
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
  • Mary Caldwell
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
I so appreciate what they are doing for these dogs and cats left homeless and even humanless because of the tornado. They DESERVE to win. They need it! Rock on!
  • Sally Spencer
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
They are helping so many animals in need after the deadly tornado.
  • Marcia Belknap
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
  • Paige Harvey
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
  • cindy fox
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
They lost everything in the tornado but are still caring for animals, big & small!
  • Valerie Schaeffer
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
  • Audrey Smith
  • 166 days, 16 hours ago
  • BJ Allen
  • 166 days, 17 hours ago
Every shelter faces a daunting undertaking, but Joplin's is especially challenging. The many lives they are saving are lives that have seen the devastation occurring--if only they could speak they would have horror stories to tell, I'm sure. Hear their stories, help them heal, love them with all your heart.
  • Kim Smith
  • 166 days, 17 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society is awesome!! I have volunteered there several times in the past month and have seen first hand thru their love of animals the coordination of volunteers for the best results for the hundreds of displaced animals. Every time I go there I am overwhelmed with appreciation for them.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 17 hours ago
  • Samantha Henderson
  • 166 days, 17 hours ago
The Joplin humane society has done an outrageously awesome job taking in displaced animals (of ALL kinds!) from the tornado and successfully reuniting them with their owners - over 400 at this time! What a burden to take on when their own personnel are dealing with their personal tragedies from the tornado. What an amazing spirit and show of character to take on such a huge task, they took in every lost/found animal that was brought, treated not only the physical wounds, but the animals' emotional distress as well, and is making sure they each make it home. Good Job!!
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 17 hours ago
They have been doing a job of epic proportions dealing with the animals after a huge disaster.
  • sarah hopkins
  • 166 days, 17 hours ago
I've never been there or anything but after the tornado it left alot of animals needing food and shelter and they have alot more animals they need to care for then alot of places. So i would say they need the money more then anyone.
  • Jessie Bacon
  • 166 days, 17 hours ago
  • Tricia Daube
  • 166 days, 17 hours ago
  • tyla raredon
  • 166 days, 17 hours ago
There are wonderful in general and since the Joplin tornado have been an absolute necessity, a life-saver, a reuniter of precious animals and heartbroken people. They deserve this now, more than ever!
  • Glenda Helton
  • 166 days, 18 hours ago
  • Kathy Coe
  • 166 days, 18 hours ago
  • sharon guerber
  • 166 days, 18 hours ago
AWESOME!!!!!! AWESOME!!!!!!!! AWESOME!!!!!!
  • Sandi Mitchell
  • 166 days, 18 hours ago
This is my hometown and this is a phenomenal organization.
  • Heidy Hathcock
  • 166 days, 18 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society took in animals who were injured, displaced, or suddenly homeless and ownerless after the horrible F-5 tornado that ripped through Joplin on May 22. The shelter kept and cared for the animals, including veterinarian services and have advertised for owners-who may not still be with us- to come search for their pets. They went above and beyond, even using a building on an adjacent lot to house all of the hundreds of displaced pets. They deserve this award. Not only are they there for pets in disasters, but each and every day they strive to adopt instead of euthanize.
  • Janice Lucky
  • 166 days, 18 hours ago
Because they are clean and better and they care about the pets. They are very good taking care of the animals for may 22 tornado.
  • susie meink
  • 166 days, 18 hours ago
  • Kimberly Compton
  • 166 days, 18 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society can use all the love and support they can muster up right now! It is awesome how they came to the rescue for our little furry friends!! I could have voted for any number of local shelters in Wisconsin and Michigan, but in my heart I know that Joplin needs it more!!
  • Shaunne Kraynak
  • 166 days, 18 hours ago
  • Trina Salazar
  • 166 days, 18 hours ago
Joplin is dealing with so much after that horrific tornado and the poor little animals had to live through it and lost their homes and families. The Joplin shelter has done an AMAZING job of finding homes and helping this helpless creatures. They are to be comended for a terrific job!
  • stacey stotts
  • 166 days, 18 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society has beening working from sun up to sun down since May 22 to care for Joplin area animals that lost their families in the tornado. The amount of love and dedication shown to the poor displaced animals definately warmed my own heart and many more. The happiness on everyone's faces when even one pet was reunited with its family was greeted with cheers and high fives. $15,000 could aid in finding the remaining animals a home too! Thank you Joplin Humane Society and ASPCA for making a difference to many pets and families!
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 18 hours ago
They go above and beyond for our friends!!!!
  • jane gorton
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
  • Joy Tau;pr
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
  • Bradley Holland
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society is working hard everyday to make sure all of the animals in their care are happy and well cared for! They are doing a great job!
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
so happy that they have done so much for the furry victims of the tornado. often overlooked but not this time. way to go!
  • Heathaer Dunagan
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
Joplin is doing an awesome thing by taking care of the tornado orphans...The need all the help that they can get to finance the pets that are awaiting new homes!
  • sara golden
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
Because they are cheerfully doing a great job under tremendous stress. Bless you all.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
Responding to the tornado disaster like total rock stars! :)
  • Kellie Devney
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
I can't brag enough about the Joplin Humane Society! What an amazing facility and staff they have...and the way they treat their animals is just incredible. They have risen to serve as heroes when that devastating tornado destroyed so much...
  • Anne Billman
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
I am from Joplin and am proud to hear of the way they have dealt with the tornado animals! Good work!
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
For all they have done since the devastation tornado.
  • Michelle Grove
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
I went to volunteer for Joplin Humane Society last week and they were amazing people. They are doing such a good thing for these animals. If I was wealthy, I would give them $15,000 myself. They definitely deserve because of what they have went through on May 22, 2011. God Bless them all.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society's pledge to not allow any of the 900+ animals displaced by the tornado to be euthanized is incredible. I have no doubt they will do it!
  • Keith Jeffers
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
They are doing great work, to help the animals that were affected by the May 22, 2011 Tornado. All efforts have been made to reunite animals with their families! Way to go!
  • Susan Spanding
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
They have an over-whelming job to take care of their existing shelter animals and with the devastating tornado that took place, they took on the much needed responsibility for more and is also helping to reunite the animals with their family!
  • Joanna Wright
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
They have done an amazing job with the tornado orphans!!!
  • alysann pettinati
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
  • Ashley Moore
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
They have stepped up to help the other victims in the tornado and have done a great job
  • Julie Adam
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
They need so much help after the deadly tornado!
  • Patricia Adams
  • 166 days, 19 hours ago
They have gone out of their way to take in as many animals as possible during this tragic period!
  • Sabrina Rigby
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
They are doing an amazing job in the wake of this disaster!!! True Heroes!!!
  • michelle smith
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
With 600 displaced pets and the promise to euthanize none of them, this shelter can really use this money. Thank goodness for shelters that help the animals in times of disaster.
  • Janet Johnson
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
They have taken in over 1,000 animals to care for since the Joplin tornado! Their shelter was overflowing so they had to open up another area for the animals since they ran out of room. These people are giving help, love and affection to these displaced animals from their own hearts, doing it because they love them. You will never find another group of people as dedicated as they are. They have made the lives of these animals better after such a tragic event.
  • Kim Boyer
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
  • Cara Portnoy
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
  • Maggie Dew
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
These people are doing an amazing job of caring for hundreds of displaced animals following the devastating tornado that hit Joplin. They deserve support!
  • Tracy Davis
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
They've done an awful lot right during this mission. It's heartening to see so many working so hard for these displaced critters.
  • Samantha Goodwin
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
  • Kyla Moorhouse
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
What a well-coordinated effort this shelter is involved in after the tornado. Great job!
  • Keri Keckley
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
Amazing, amazing people who are helping the lost pets of the Joplin tornado. Because of them my daughter, who lost her home, has our beloved Bassett Hound back.
  • Deana Place
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
  • maxine bates
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
The Joplin humane society is absolutely wonderful, they always put the animals first!
  • Sarah Perry
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
For all they do after the May 22 tornado to help animals and their people in the Joplin. Love, love, love them for everything they do!!
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
Joplin has been hit very hard by mother nature and they need this money to help the animals that have no homes.
  • Skarka Chris
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
Any shelter that is willing to help poor defenseless animals in need has got to be something worth my vote !
  • Cathy Christiansen
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
They are doing such an awesome job in horrible circumstances.
  • Kimberley Smith
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
They do amazing work especially now with the tornado that affected the animals and their families
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
  • Danielle Wagner
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
They are great people doing great things in a time of need.
  • Keri Odom
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society is an amazing organization that has gone out of their way to help pets AND owners who have been displaced by the tornado. If ANYONE deserves this prize, it is them.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society has done so much for animals in a devastated area. they really need the help. Please vote and share this info with your friends, encourage them to vote too.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 20 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society has done an incredible job in caring for the animals affected by the tornado. They made a huge effort to try to reunite pets and their people, and they have sheltered animals when their families couldn't due to the loss of their homes. They are incredibly deserving of the money for their shelter!
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
They went above and beyond in caring for the misplaced animals during the may tornado!! They so much deserve this!!
  • Cindy Bright
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
In the aftermath of the tornado, they've done so much to help the homeless animals.
  • Susan Anger
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
After the tornado the work this shelter and its volunteers does is so important....
  • Sarah Moon
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
Incredible service to the animals in most difficult circumstances.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
They are doing an awesome job helping the community of Joplin and caring for all the poor animals that would have died if it wasn't for them.
  • Jamie Martin
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
They do an amazing job caring for the animals! We got our dog from there and they did an amazing job pairing us up! After the tornado, they took in SO MANY animals that have been seperated from their owners and doing everything to reunite them or finding them permanent homes!
  • Kim Guldi
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
The folks at the Joplin shelter have gone above and beyond the normal call of duty as a result of the tornado. The numbers of lives they have saved, the family members they have reunited and the new families they are about to help create is astounding. With over 700 animals still being housed in the temporary shelter... I'd say they could use all the help they can get!
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
Even after weeks of working to reunite families that were separated during the tornado, the staff at the shelter still manage to keep smiling. Positive attitudes like theirs will keep hope alive in Joplin!
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
They have saved over 1200 misplaced animals due to the May tornado. Many have found thier way back home but over 900 still need homes.
  • Dexter Miller
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
THEY HAVE THE MOST AWESOME EVENT'S ADOPT ATHON , PAWS IN THE PARK, FURBALL JUST TO MENTION A FEW JOPLIN HUMANE SOCIETY JUST DOWN RIGHT ROCKS THEY COULD SO USE THIS 15,000 THANKS Dexter with Balloon Guyz
  • Rebecca Bidwell
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
They have done an awesome job with little to work with after the tornado.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
These folks are heroes! Let's help them out!
  • Julie Lundsted
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
They have done such an amazing job taking care of all the post tornado animals here.
  • Patty Homer
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
This wonderful facility is under such stress after the tornado that destroyed a large portion of their town. They need all the help they can get.
  • Bethany Arsenault
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
They have taken in hundreds of animals who also lost their homes in the tornado and are going above and beyond to place them in permanent homes.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
This shelter has done an amazing job caring for, reuniting, and puting up for adoption animals displaced by the tornado. Great job Joplin!!!
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
Beautiful facilities....
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
While everyone one was just trying to figure out what was going the Joplin Humane Society kept organized and helped the animals get back with their families. They made sure that everyone knew that their animals was just fine and kept their doors open longer than normal just to reunite the families because we all know pets are part of the family. The loss of a pet means that there is a loss in the family.
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 21 hours ago
  • Diana Vodzak
  • 166 days, 22 hours ago
  • Julie Hartley
  • 166 days, 23 hours ago
This shelter has done a fantastic job with displaced animals since the tornado. They have really stepped up to the plate.
  • Anonymous
  • 167 days, 2 hours ago
  • Steven Brewer
  • 167 days, 2 hours ago
  • Jill Stevens
  • 167 days, 5 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 167 days, 5 hours ago
Look what a wonderful job they have done since the tornado!!!
  • Mary Bohr
  • 167 days, 5 hours ago
Think they could use a lot of help right now.
  • Teri Cox
  • 167 days, 6 hours ago
This is not my local shelter...I live in California. However, I have visited Joplin and have relatives in the state. I am voting for them simply because I feel they need the extra money since their recent tragedy. I know they are working just as hard to help the displaced and injured animals affected by the tornado as they are their owners! They deserve every extra penny they can get! Good luck and God Bless Joplin, MO!
  • Anonymous
  • 167 days, 7 hours ago
They are the best.
  • Anonymous
  • 167 days, 7 hours ago
  • Regina Flynn
  • 167 days, 7 hours ago
  • Jill Wells
  • 167 days, 7 hours ago
They have worked hard to reunite pets with their owners after the tornadoes and is now finding the rest of them new homes.
  • Doug Ryner
  • 167 days, 8 hours ago
  • Vicky Smith
  • 167 days, 8 hours ago
Doing great things for pets displaced by tornados
  • Anonymous
  • 167 days, 9 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society is doing a dynamic job of helping animals in need after the tornado. Please help Joplin animals!
  • Anonymous
  • 167 days, 9 hours ago
Lots of animals need help after the tornado.
  • Dawn Albanese
  • 167 days, 9 hours ago
C'mon people, have a heart here! After such devastation, they must be in desperate need of help.
  • Anonymous
  • 167 days, 9 hours ago
  • Jennifer Daigle
  • 167 days, 10 hours ago
  • christy miller
  • 167 days, 11 hours ago
they are adopting animals that oners have not cliam since the tornado and they are waving the fee for adoptathon this weekend
  • Anonymous
  • 167 days, 11 hours ago
Due to their recent devastation I know lots of animals need help. I am orginally from MO - around KC.....please help Joplin animals!!!
  • Jane Mathewson
  • 167 days, 12 hours ago
My heart breaks for all the animals in all the extreme wether events we're experiencing due to climate change.
  • ron thomas
  • 167 days, 12 hours ago
  • gloria Donn
  • 167 days, 12 hours ago
  • Thomas Pacheco
  • 167 days, 13 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 167 days, 14 hours ago
  • Judy Malone
  • 167 days, 14 hours ago
Joplin Missouri shelter desperately needs help for the hundreds of animals, birds and all other creatures they are taking care of after this horrible disaster. They have shown how much they love and care for all. Thank you so very much. God's grace with continuing to help you. Judy Malone, Denver, co
  • Rhea Hartley
  • 167 days, 14 hours ago
  • Brenna Holmes
  • 167 days, 15 hours ago
This isn't just about supporting your local shelter, it's about helping disaster victims in our own backyard. The pets as well as the people in Joplin need all our support.
  • G Collins
  • 167 days, 15 hours ago
This shelter is in dire need of monetary support.
  • Denisse Delgado
  • 167 days, 16 hours ago
  • Julie Griffith
  • 167 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 167 days, 17 hours ago
Joplin goes beyond helping animals find homes. The tornado here has not helped in the fight to find good homes.
  • Anonymous
  • 167 days, 17 hours ago
  • Carol Skowronski
  • 167 days, 19 hours ago
I'm sure they could use some extra help! The tornado left a lot of pets in need so good luck Joplin Humane Society!!
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 3 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 4 hours ago
I feel they have been doing a great job helping the pets after the Tornado, and could use the extra help.
  • annette fowler
  • 168 days, 6 hours ago
My knees get weak at the thought of all the care and love they are showing for pets who are waiting for their parents. And I know they will find a place for the ones who have lost their beloved families. I shudder at the thought that something would happen to me and my angels would need someone to help them.
  • curtis wilkins
  • 168 days, 7 hours ago
They treated our very sick dog after the tornado!
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 8 hours ago
There are no shelters listed for Washington state. Therefore, I am voting for the Joplin Human Society so that they can help find homes for all of those displaced animals that survived the tornadoes.
  • Ananda Snyder
  • 168 days, 8 hours ago
  • Nancy Udell
  • 168 days, 9 hours ago
  • Manfred Addleman
  • 168 days, 9 hours ago
Wifes mom lives there
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 10 hours ago
  • kelly musick
  • 168 days, 10 hours ago
We have a beautiful new shelter and are so proud that the homeless animals of the Joplin area have a place to go be adopted. Thankfully, it was not destroyed in the May 22nd tornado BUT there is an enormous overload of homeless pets now. WE NEED THIS MONEY! Thank you for all you do for those who do not have voice.
  • Nancy Transue
  • 168 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 11 hours ago
I'm just here to help with what recently happened in Joplin, Missouri. A girl sent me here from her heartbreaking vid, so I decided to help ^_^
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 12 hours ago
I just want these poor homeless critters to have a better chance in life.
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 12 hours ago
Of all the places in the US, those animals have going through horrific conditions and deserve our support.
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 12 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 13 hours ago
Do I need to say why, these folks are doing the impossible with these animals.
  • druuna wrench
  • 168 days, 14 hours ago
  • Roberta Williams
  • 168 days, 16 hours ago
Good job helping all the animals!
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 16 hours ago
They are the best!!!!!
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 17 hours ago
  • marge miller
  • 168 days, 18 hours ago
they are doing a great job. my daughter is going down to get a kittenmessengers
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 18 hours ago
  • brian corcoran
  • 168 days, 19 hours ago
no matter how overwhelmed they are right now, they still take awesome car of our displaced pets
  • Jacqueline Van Fleet
  • 168 days, 19 hours ago
Visited Joplin on Friday. Saw many pet-related signs amid the horrible tornado scene. The Joplin shelter has done a fine job of helping with pets, finding temporary foster homes for presently homeless owners. What a daunting job it must be.
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 20 hours ago
Jopline Humane Society has been doing an AWESOME job taking care of the animals displaced by the tornado and tyring to locate their owners!
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 21 hours ago
Needs our help NOW.
  • Helen Peery
  • 169 days, 3 hours ago
Going way beyond the best even with so many pets there all of a sudden. Heroes!!
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 3 hours ago
They really need the help after all those terrible tornados! I sure hope they win!
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 4 hours ago
Our first two pets came from the Joplin Humane Society. Our dog was abused by it's original owners and found his way to the Humane Society. If it weren't for them, who knows what would have happened to the puppy!
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 4 hours ago
I had the privilege of spending a weekend there helping after the tornado and was so impressed with all the people who help to run this shelter! They have been working hard and have given so much to all the animals that have needed so much love and caring. I can't think of a more deserving shelter right now!
  • Eric Atwell
  • 169 days, 4 hours ago
They have been so essential to rescuing pets displace by the tornado. Joplin is very fortunate to have them!
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 5 hours ago
These people are angels...you all have touched my heart!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 7 hours ago
The Joplin Shelter is doing it's very best to help find foster homes for the many displaced animals after the tornado. The money would be of great help to this hard hit community. Thank you and God bless.
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 8 hours ago
  • roxanne landman
  • 169 days, 8 hours ago
a very awesome job of taking care of the animals during the joplin devestation---a tribute to staff, volunteers, the tenacity of the animals, love of the owners and the INCREDIBLE midwestern spirit! joplin will come back even stronger
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 8 hours ago
They are the best and have shined during the worst time of its life loving and caring for the victims as well as the usual needs.
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 9 hours ago
  • Julia Narrell
  • 169 days, 9 hours ago
They are doing the right thing by giving the tornado animals away with all their shots and spayed and nuetered.
  • Shelly Neal
  • 169 days, 9 hours ago
because they are trying to help every displaced animal from the tornado find a new home and start a new live filled with love and hope
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 10 hours ago
I know with the tragedy and everything that happened in Joplin, the shelter needs all the help they can get. Good luck with this, and I sincerely hope you win this money.
  • Emily Ritsema
  • 169 days, 10 hours ago
They have taken on so much with the displaced pets (tornado) who are already so traumatized. God bless this wonderful staff and all of the volunteers.
  • Erica Leigh
  • 169 days, 10 hours ago
  • Pamela Whitlock
  • 169 days, 11 hours ago
Because they are doing so much for displaced pets.
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 11 hours ago
Right now, these people have one of the hardest jobs caring for animals. They need this right now both to help them deal with the influx and to remind them that there are hundreds, thousands of people out here supporting them.
  • Teresa Gardner
  • 169 days, 11 hours ago
They are doing a terrific job with all that has happened in Joplin
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 11 hours ago
They have done a tremendous job of taking in the animals from the Joplin tornado. They've done everything possible to reunite the lost pets with their owners. They have tirelessly worked since the tornado, having had more than 1100 animals to care for. They deserve this !!
  • Jane Hills
  • 169 days, 12 hours ago
They have done such a super job since the tornado!
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 12 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 12 hours ago
Great job during recent devastation.
  • Crystal Thompson
  • 169 days, 12 hours ago
Nowhere will you find a more caring group of individuals. They put there heart and soul in the rescue and care of each and every pet. During the tornado disaster no one has rested. The pets came first. Joplin Humane Society is totally AMAZING!!
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 12 hours ago
  • Allison Jennings
  • 169 days, 12 hours ago
Desperately needs resources to rebuild after devastating tornado.
  • Maddie Jewsbury
  • 169 days, 12 hours ago
When you walk into the shelter there is always someone there with a smile on their face. Anyone there would go out of their way to help. After the tornado in Joplin, Mo the shelter did an amazing thing and started taking in and caring for all of the animals with a kind and caring heart. They truly are all amazing.
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 12 hours ago
They are doing amazing things for all the displaced animals after the natural disaster! Great job to the employees & all the volunteers. Thank you so much. I was so happy to read you weren't going to euthanize any of the homeless sweeties. Keep up the great work!
  • Susan Johnston
  • 169 days, 13 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society is working so hard to get all the animals back to their owners or to new loving homes since the tornado of May 22nd!!!! This shelter could really use the financial assistance for all they are doing and have done.
  • Debbie Lord
  • 169 days, 13 hours ago
They are doing an excellent job saving lives despite the horrible circumstances.
  • Marsha Goldberg
  • 169 days, 13 hours ago
They are doing AMAZING work with all of the pets lost and abandoned in the Joplin tornado.
  • Lynsey Setser
  • 169 days, 13 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society has always cared for any animal that comes into the shelter. Even before the May 22, 2011 tornado that hit Joplin, MO. During this time of crisis though, they have really stepped up to the plate and helped any and every animal that was brought in after the tornado hit. I can't thank this shelter enough for everything they have done and they deserve every bit of this money.
  • robin daily
  • 169 days, 13 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 13 hours ago
  • Deborah Kelley
  • 169 days, 13 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society has helped so many pets after the Joplin tornado. It also did a wonderful job of protecting my lost kitty until I could get him after the bad weather!
  • Jena McAmis
  • 169 days, 13 hours ago
They have provided shelter from the storm for literally hundreds of animals and counting. They need and deserve the money to help them continue in their quest to help those that need it.
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society works diligently to make a positive impact on animals in our area. Their most recent accomplishment was organizing a volunteer effort to locate, house, seek medical attention, and reunite dislocated pets with their owners after the well known F5 Tornado tore through our town. This shelter is a well deserving shelter and would greatly appreciate any additional help received.
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
Joplin Animal Shelter has been absolutely amazing after the city was hit by the devastating tornado. They deserve every bit of help they can get, because they will be left with many, many animals that will never be reunited with their families... and they face the challenge of adopting out animals to a community in crisis and devastation.
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society is helping hundreds of animals AND people after one of the deadliest tornadoes in decades...come on...they need and DESERVE the money!!!!!!!!
  • Joy Watts
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
faced with an UNEXPECTED crisis...the Joplin Humane Society has done a yeoman's work...tirelessly caring for the homeless, injured, and damaged animals. Pls consider them for this wonderful opportunity.
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
They responded quickly to the E5 tornado and are working towards getting our poor animals placed.
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
They love their animals! I've been impressed with their organization despite the overcrowded conditions. Additionally, the staff--who are certainly stressed & tired--are kind, helpful & good-natured.
  • Allison Riddle
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
They've received so many animals from the tornado and need this money desperately!!
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
It's been amazing to be able to volunteer with them during the aftermath of the recent tornado. They need all the help they can get.
  • Sarah Curtis
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
Rescuing, reviving, lovingly caring for all the heartbroken tornado survivors!
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society has done an unbelievable job with the tornado pets... help them win $15,000 in the America's Favorite Animal Shelter Contest sponsored by Care2.com and ASPCA!
  • Kritsa Parker
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society was faced with something few shelters go through: suddenly getting a huge amount of animals overnight. Not only were these animals homeless, many were injured. They, like many of the others servicing Joplin after this horrendous disaster, are doing such an amazing job in the aftermath. I think it is unquestionable the dedication and compassion this shelter has for its town and for lost animals.
  • lynn countryman
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
Rapid response to disaster and ensuring the welfare of all animals! God Bless JHS.
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
These people have gone beyond their call of duty when they took in over 900 displaced animals after the terrible tornadoes that ripped through the city. They deserve this money!!!
  • Kathy Hall
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society is helping animals who have no one else to turn to for food a dry place to stay until new homes are found for them..
  • Alicia Morford
  • 169 days, 14 hours ago
doing great things for the animals affected by the tornado
  • Becky Timmons
  • 169 days, 15 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society has done an unbelievable job with the tornado pets and I would LOVE to see them get this money!
  • Rachel Harendza
  • 169 days, 16 hours ago
  • Elizabeth Randall
  • 169 days, 22 hours ago
Keep up the good work. We appreciate all you are doing for the four legged tornado victims.
  • Ellen Brodylo
  • 170 days, 5 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 170 days, 6 hours ago
  • Alejandra O'Leary
  • 170 days, 7 hours ago
  • Lisa Cherryhomes
  • 170 days, 7 hours ago
They are helping animals in need!
  • Margo Catalano
  • 170 days, 7 hours ago
  • Diane Scheidle
  • 170 days, 12 hours ago
  • SHARRON THAYER
  • 170 days, 13 hours ago
This shelter is working so hard in unbearable circumstances. The animals need our help and the shelter needs our help.
  • Anonymous
  • 170 days, 13 hours ago
I have a friend who was in Joplin helping animals during this disaster!! THIS IS THE LEAST I can do1
  • Diane Bakan
  • 170 days, 13 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society, because they need it now more than ever!
  • Marjorie Hartley
  • 170 days, 13 hours ago
I chose the Joplin Humaine Society for their struggle to rescue pets following the terrible tornadoes.
  • Carmen Tejada
  • 170 days, 14 hours ago
I just wish you lots of luck and prayers. Thank you for what you do.
  • Dana Sheriden
  • 170 days, 14 hours ago
I feel that there job is so very important at this time. There are I'm sure thousands of misplaced and animals that need immediate attention. They must be scared to death and they need help yesterday. I only hope that the wonderful people of Joplin will find it in their hearts to do whatever they can for all the misplaced and suffering animals.
  • Michelle Boulware
  • 170 days, 14 hours ago
Just hearing the stories about how wonderfully this shelter handled themselves and their animals in such a time of need. It brought a tear to my eye!!!
  • Donna Slover
  • 170 days, 15 hours ago
I am voting for them because I know they must be in need after that horrible weather there. Those animals that suffer need our support!
  • Dana Miranda
  • 170 days, 15 hours ago
  • jennifer kilgore
  • 170 days, 15 hours ago
  • Deb Wessell
  • 170 days, 16 hours ago
  • Nadine Duncan
  • 170 days, 16 hours ago
I read that Joplin is trying to find a good home for each of the many animals who lost their homes in the tornado. They need help now more than any other shelter I know of. I used to live in Joplin as a small child. I commend the Joplin Shelter for choosing life for these animals and not putting them down just because they are unclaimed
  • Michael Remmy
  • 170 days, 16 hours ago
After what happened to your town i would think you would have to feed the animals beside's fix your shelter.
  • Susan Roberts
  • 170 days, 18 hours ago
Every animal shelter desperately needs help! Joplin needs an extra boost as in light of the recent catastrophe!! I'm sure there have been many displaced pets since the Tornado devastated this community. They need as much assistance right now as possible!
  • Sherri Simms
  • 170 days, 19 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 170 days, 20 hours ago
Helping the helpless
  • Jim Walker
  • 170 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 170 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 170 days, 21 hours ago
  • Crystal Landry
  • 170 days, 21 hours ago
Why do you love JOPLIN HUMANE SOCIETY?
  • Bob Howe
  • 170 days, 22 hours ago
They are doing an incredible job. My heart goes out to those animals.
  • Sondra Sweeney
  • 171 days, 1 hour ago
Because I think they need help the most since they have lost so much, and the animals need a place to stay.
  • Anonymous
  • 171 days, 2 hours ago
I feel they need it the most since the tornadoes have hit Joplin. They'll have an influx of animals that have been injured and can use the money to help save these animals lives.
  • Fikret Howes
  • 171 days, 2 hours ago
  • Nicky Croteau
  • 171 days, 4 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 171 days, 5 hours ago
I believe we all know why!
  • tammy sharp
  • 171 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 171 days, 7 hours ago
  • donna moore
  • 171 days, 8 hours ago
  • Ellen Weisensel
  • 171 days, 8 hours ago
  • Patricia Blachowicz
  • 171 days, 9 hours ago
All the wonderful things they do to help the animals.
  • Mary Powell
  • 171 days, 9 hours ago
I have never been to Missouri but the Joplin Humane City is doing a fantastic job rescuing the poor innocent animals who lost their families and homes in the flood.
  • Anonymous
  • 171 days, 9 hours ago
I think every shelter is deserving but at this time with the Tornado damage and the many homeless pets Joplin deserves to have some help as they are reuniteing pets with there owners.
  • Anonymous
  • 171 days, 9 hours ago
I'm from PA but after the recent tornado I feel this shelter is the most in need!
  • Sue Kowalczyk
  • 171 days, 10 hours ago
  • Donna Snider
  • 171 days, 14 hours ago
Jopin Humane Society has been working to connect families and their pets since the tornadoes and could use all resources to help rebuild.
  • Michele Johnson
  • 171 days, 14 hours ago
After all the animals they helped the shelter deserves nothing but good things.
  • Jessica Belknap
  • 171 days, 14 hours ago
  • Vibiana Aldana
  • 171 days, 14 hours ago
I don't live in Joplin or anywhere near it. But due to the recent Tornado damage, I am sure they need the money. It is really hard to pick one shelter. They all do such amazing work.
  • Karen Geahen
  • 171 days, 15 hours ago
I don't live near Joplin ,Mo. I feel they ned to win because ot the Tornado damage to the town & I am sure to the Humane Society Animal Shelter. They need tobe able to rebuild, to take care of al animals in that are, & get the animals back to their families
  • Noreen Sherwood
  • 171 days, 15 hours ago
I feel they can use all the help they can get after the storm devastation in that area!
  • jean vickers
  • 171 days, 16 hours ago
  • Kristi Leuthen
  • 171 days, 16 hours ago
  • Elizabeth Bluhm
  • 171 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 171 days, 17 hours ago
Taking in many dogs from the recent EF-5 tornado in the area. Could really use the money!
  • Robin Daily
  • 171 days, 18 hours ago
  • lynne aaron
  • 171 days, 19 hours ago
I cant;t found my local shelter but i can brag what i know about this shelter and that is finding all the lost aminals and getting them back with the people who love them so much.
  • Tiffany Mills
  • 171 days, 19 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 171 days, 19 hours ago
  • cathe Gorski
  • 171 days, 19 hours ago
  • Tristin Bitner
  • 171 days, 19 hours ago
  • dinah taylor
  • 171 days, 19 hours ago
I love animals anywhere
  • Shellie Willis
  • 171 days, 20 hours ago
they are doing a great job rescuing caring for animals after the tornado
  • Meaghan Love
  • 171 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 171 days, 20 hours ago
  • Marsha Martin
  • 171 days, 21 hours ago
  • Victoria Bill
  • 171 days, 22 hours ago
Since I live in Oklahoma, I would like to vote for a shelter in our state. However, after the tornados, Missouri is in desperate need of funds to help them through this crisis.
  • Jodee Miller
  • 171 days, 23 hours ago
Please consider Joplin Humane Society for these funds. These animals desperately need the additional monies, as the JHS has been overwhelmed with additional displaced animals.
  • Nai'a Williams
  • 172 days, 3 hours ago
  • Debra Hubbs
  • 172 days, 3 hours ago
I would like Joplin Humane Society to win because of the crisis they are in since the tornados. They are trying to save peoples pets, reunite them, and this tragic event has affected so many lives, both the pet owners and the pets. They need this money!
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 5 hours ago
They are an amazing group of people and volunteers. They are doing a phenomenal job with taking care of all of the animals involved in the tornado and in getting pets back to their families as soon as they can.
  • adrienne goodwin
  • 172 days, 5 hours ago
  • Robert Thompson
  • 172 days, 5 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 6 hours ago
They desperately need the funding during their hard times
  • Shirley Townsend
  • 172 days, 7 hours ago
Joplin deserves all our help now, no matter where we are from.
  • Kathryn Dwyer
  • 172 days, 7 hours ago
The personal sacrifices made by a community of animal lovers says enough.
  • phyllis colmar
  • 172 days, 7 hours ago
It's a no brainer. I marvel everyday at the strength these people have to go on in a daily nightmare. They save lives instead of disposing of them.
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 7 hours ago
They take great care of their animals.
  • Shannon Skinner
  • 172 days, 7 hours ago
Any shelter that cares for the animals deserves funding especially in joplin
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 7 hours ago
Have done an awesome job!!
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 8 hours ago
After the tornado, they need and are very deserving of so much help.
  • Nancy LeMay
  • 172 days, 8 hours ago
They desperately need the funding during their hard times
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 8 hours ago
  • Linda Hopper
  • 172 days, 8 hours ago
No need to brag....they just flat out need any help they can get from any source.....Linda Hopper
  • Angelia Dobson
  • 172 days, 9 hours ago
They're a humane society and they were effected by the tornado, they need the help.
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 9 hours ago
  • Charlotte Mullen
  • 172 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 9 hours ago
  • Hannah Stone
  • 172 days, 10 hours ago
  • Donna Reid
  • 172 days, 10 hours ago
  • Elizabeth Stover
  • 172 days, 10 hours ago
  • Krissy East
  • 172 days, 11 hours ago
Use to work in it!
  • terri miller
  • 172 days, 11 hours ago
  • Eileen Mallery
  • 172 days, 11 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society is trying to cope with animals being injured/abandoned from the tornados!
  • mary klein
  • 172 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 11 hours ago
I live in Seattle, but I can't think of a more deserving shelter this year than the one in Joplin!
  • Jill Carozza
  • 172 days, 11 hours ago
They are helping a lot of animals find their families after the devastating Tornado...very impressive
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 11 hours ago
The folks in Joplin sure could use some help right now. My vote goes to help support them even though I'm not from there. Keep the faith!
  • Vanna Pichel
  • 172 days, 12 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 12 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 12 hours ago
  • Nancy Radford
  • 172 days, 12 hours ago
I want to help the animals and their people in Joplin. My prayers are with them daily, too!
  • Chantal Turner
  • 172 days, 12 hours ago
The animals here are suffering from a natural disaster, they deserve the help as they have nothing right now.
  • Patricia Paul
  • 172 days, 12 hours ago
Because they care.
  • Eileen Cho
  • 172 days, 12 hours ago
  • Stephanie erickson
  • 172 days, 12 hours ago
  • Donna Williams
  • 172 days, 13 hours ago
  • Susan Wheeler
  • 172 days, 13 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 13 hours ago
  • Mary Behrens
  • 172 days, 13 hours ago
  • Maria Pannenbacker
  • 172 days, 13 hours ago
Joplin needs all the help it can get after that horrific tornado
  • Sherri Fryer
  • 172 days, 13 hours ago
After the devastating tornado they need every bit of help they can get to care for the animals left homeless, and to hopefully reunite them with their owners.
  • linda yancey
  • 172 days, 13 hours ago
they need all the help they can get
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 13 hours ago
They are the most in need right now.
  • paul kohler
  • 172 days, 13 hours ago
  • Brad Cazier
  • 172 days, 13 hours ago
I don't know anything about this shelter, but they have been struck by tragedy, and I think they need it most.
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 13 hours ago
After all the devestation in their area, I am sure they can use as much assistance as possible.
  • K L Paul
  • 172 days, 13 hours ago
Every bit helps
  • Jenn Fish
  • 172 days, 13 hours ago
  • Mary Ann Nordheimer
  • 172 days, 13 hours ago
They are in desperate need.
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 14 hours ago
I don't live there, but after the horrendous tornado, animals need help and care just as humans do.
  • Joplin Humane Society Joplin MO
  • 172 days, 14 hours ago
I love anyone who is in need. I can't help them all so I have chosen Joplin Humane Society because my money will matter the most there. I know nothing will be wasted and it is most needed. When the money is used for building it is always a good return on my investment.
  • Judith Collins
  • 172 days, 14 hours ago
They aren't my shelter, but I'm sure they could use the extra votes and $ at this time.
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 14 hours ago
I think Joplin could use the help after the tornadoes.
  • Carol Pawlak
  • 172 days, 14 hours ago
  • Judy Young
  • 172 days, 14 hours ago
I don't live in Joplin Mo,but they need as much help as they can get,because of the disasters there.They are doing a great job there,according to the news.These animals need to find their homes or get to a good home.(if the owners can't be found) They need lots of TLC.
  • Rick Barber
  • 172 days, 14 hours ago
  • Linda Rolf
  • 172 days, 14 hours ago
They need help after the tornado.
  • Jean Cahill
  • 172 days, 14 hours ago
  • Megan Anderson
  • 172 days, 14 hours ago
  • Cynthia Houmard
  • 172 days, 14 hours ago
God bless you for all the animals you have rescued. You all have done such a wonderful job and I hope you all win the contest.
  • lois barker
  • 172 days, 14 hours ago
  • Sandy Sagitto
  • 172 days, 14 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 14 hours ago
I think Joplin, Mo. really needs the help and shelter for all the animals, because of the Tornados
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 14 hours ago
  • john b thennes
  • 172 days, 14 hours ago
Joplin has the largest need of all at this time. Bless them for helping all the animals
  • Kathy Robbins
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
Of all the animal shelters in America, Joplin's is most in need of immediate help. They are trying to take care of all of the animals that were displaced by the horrendous tornado that struck Joplin a few weeks ago. Please vote for them!
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
Well, I don't live near Joplin, but I think they are very deserving after everything the city has gone through due to natural disasters. Good Luck!
  • Linda Spyhalski
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
I can only imagine the amount of care that this Shelter has provided! I therefore have choosen to give them my vote!
  • Cheri Gardner
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
They just need help to help the animals!
  • sara snyder
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
  • donna parente
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
  • Barbara Forbes
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
I know shelters all over the world need help and support, but I think due to the recent tornados in Joplin their shelter needs help right now for all the displaced animals.
  • Jessie Gordon
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
  • Cynthia Gilmore
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
Because they are there for all the poor animals separated from their families or lost because their owners were killed. They deserve this money to help the pets that are suffering along with the human population of Joplin.
  • Ami Jambusaria
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
  • cynthia britt
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
They are not my shelter but I'm sure they need help right now.
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
The shelter is doing heroic work under very difficult conditions.
  • Joyce Bowlin
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
I expect they need the money after the tornado disaster recently.
  • Karesa McElheny
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
i want to help out the shelter that could use it the most, and at this time I think they are probably in great need.
  • Susan Martin
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
  • Melanie Climis
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
I'm voting for Joplin because they've got so much work to do with so little. This would be the most deserving shelter.
  • Eryn Dahlstedt
  • 172 days, 15 hours ago
I haven't actually been to this shelter or even Joplin, but after that horrible tornado I heard about what they were doing to help the animals. People tend to forget that they are effected just as much by such disasters. Thank god there are people like them there to help.
  • darrell ballein
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
its a place dogs can be happy and healthy like it was meant to be.
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
  • marlena marcum
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
  • Sharon Courselle
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
Because of the recent tornadoes there.
  • Lawrence Anderson
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
The joplin MO Humane Society is in need more than any other shelter I can think of. I cannot think of a shelter that I would rather see receive this money than Joplin.
  • William Dearstyne
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
Joplin needs so much help right now. Winning this money could really help them help all the displaced animals.
  • Edward Barclay
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
Because they've worked tireless to help all the animals they can, while dealing with the trauma they've had to endure. My hats off the these animal lovers, and I send them my love.
  • Carla Allen
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
The Humane Society is a great organization and right now Joplin can use all the help they can get.
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
they are helping the animals affected by the recent devestation. they need the $15,000 to continue the help.
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
Tornado victims need the most help
  • Annette Dorfman
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
  • Marie Spanos
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
  • k nichols
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
  • carolyn alexander
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
  • Miranda Riddle
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society needs the assistance more than any other shelter I can possibly imagine.
  • Jaime Gonzalez
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
  • Pamela Smith
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
  • sandy banks
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
  • Michael Pound
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
  • Dana Neuenschwander
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
These people have had the huge responsibilty of helping recover and re-unite people with their lost animal family members after one of the worst tornado's in the past 6 decades. Along with helping getting veterinary care to the injured....they need the assistance. Displaced families are looking to them to house their pets until they can find homes. The funding is deserved and needed desperately.
  • Jennifer Treiber
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
  • Tiina Esposito
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
  • Abby Knapp
  • 172 days, 17 hours ago
I live in Michigan, but after all that Joplin has been through... I vote for them. Everyone should have a home.
  • Hedda Hamilton
  • 172 days, 17 hours ago
  • Jan Murray
  • 172 days, 17 hours ago
  • Pat Gibson
  • 172 days, 17 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 17 hours ago
Every shelter deserves to win, as more and more people are struggling with today's economy. Our four-legged friends are often unwitting victims and end up in shelters or, worse, on the streets. In light of the recent devastation, Joplin Humane Society could put this money to good use. There is a greater need here, and in other communities hit by the recent tornadoes. My prayers go out to them.
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 17 hours ago
  • Dorothy Murphy
  • 172 days, 17 hours ago
This is not a shelter local to me however, I feel as though Joplin has gone through such a horrific time lately and because of the tornado so many innocent animals are now suffering! I feel as though this shelter will need the money to provide immediate assistance!!!!!
  • valérie DISLE
  • 172 days, 17 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 17 hours ago
They are taking care of so many animals since the EF-5 tornado went through and destroyed 35% of the city. They are in need of Help!
  • Dusty Moody
  • 172 days, 17 hours ago
I do not know this shelter, but in light of the tornadoes and the damage done, I would think they need all the help they can get. They would seem to be the most deserving with what they are facing.
  • robin alvarado
  • 172 days, 18 hours ago
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  • 172 days, 18 hours ago
  • Kayla Kelsey
  • 172 days, 18 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 19 hours ago
Joplin deserves some TLC from us animal lovers and a big thanks to ASPCA for having this contest!!! I'm from MN but Joplin needs our help now!
  • Lisa Racinowski
  • 172 days, 19 hours ago
My shelter, or what they like to call a shelter, had money donated, and they never used it for expansion as they were supposed to do....and at this time I feel Joplin could use it all !!! Love to hear the stories of owners/pets finding each other...wish I could do more...way out here... Go Joplin Go
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 20 hours ago
This is not my shelter, but I would like to see all shelters that were destroyed by the tornadoes get re-built as no-kill shelters. JHS, you have my support.
  • Mary Hamsher
  • 172 days, 20 hours ago
They are the best
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 21 hours ago
This isn't my shelter, but I want them to have the opportunity to build a new no-kill facility.
  • Trudy Goodwin
  • 172 days, 21 hours ago
I don't live near there, however in light of the fact that the devastion from tornadoes I would think they seriously need help. It takes a lot to care for these precious animals.
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 22 hours ago
The work they have done after the May 22 tornado has been outstanding.
  • Anonymous
  • 172 days, 23 hours ago
I think this town needs as much help as it can get. As the town rebuilds with help from other sources I wanted to contribute to the care of the pets in Joplin community.
  • Nancy Teatro
  • 172 days, 23 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 173 days, 4 hours ago
  • Lucinda Brisbane
  • 173 days, 4 hours ago
because they just went thru a terrible hurricane and have helped the confused, lost animals
  • Anonymous
  • 173 days, 6 hours ago
Because they are just amazing
  • Elizabeth Wheat
  • 173 days, 7 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 173 days, 7 hours ago
  • Richard Tangard
  • 173 days, 7 hours ago
I know of the fine work they do...
  • Harrison Rae
  • 173 days, 7 hours ago
  • Renee Devine
  • 173 days, 8 hours ago
I have been on their website. Their organizational skills are wonderful. They are overflowing with animals, yet it is very clean and each animal gets the care and love they need. They really need as much help as possible.
  • Anonymous
  • 173 days, 9 hours ago
When I had to find a new home for a dog I once owned because I no longer had a home myself, I went to the Joplin Humane Society. I spoke to a woman there. She told me that she would make sure my dog got a good home, which was great news. Also, my brother recently adopted a little dog from the Joplin shelter. The dog is wonderful. I am glad the Joplin Humane Society exists to look after animals who are temporarily homeless.
  • Reavis Kucsik
  • 173 days, 9 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society needs all the help they can get after the devastating tornado went through there on May 22nd. All humane societies deserve $15,000 but Joplin needs it most at this time.
  • Greg Kost
  • 173 days, 11 hours ago
because of their hard work in placing animals in homes and relocating pets with their owners after the worst tornado in the history of this country!
  • Anonymous
  • 173 days, 11 hours ago
  • Heidi Forrest
  • 173 days, 12 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 173 days, 12 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 173 days, 13 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 173 days, 13 hours ago
  • melissa tommaselli
  • 173 days, 13 hours ago
  • Marlene Salguero
  • 173 days, 14 hours ago
  • Marjorie Walmsley
  • 173 days, 14 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 173 days, 14 hours ago
I DON'T LIVE IN THE JOPLIN AREA, BUT I AM SURE THEY ARE DOING EVERYTHING THEY CAN TO HELP ALL THE ANIMALS THAT HAVE BEEN DISPLACED BECAUSE OF THE STORM. THERE ARE SO MANY ANIMALS EVERYWHERE THAT NEED THE HELP OF THE SHELTERS, BUT BECAUSE OF THE STORM IN JOPLIN I WOULD LIKE TO VOTE FOR THEM. I AM AN ANIMAL LOVER AND IN THE PROCESS OF ADOPTING A RESCUE. GOD BLESS OUR ANIMAL SHELTERS.
  • Crystal Yates
  • 173 days, 14 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 173 days, 16 hours ago
  • crystal mcneil
  • 173 days, 16 hours ago
  • Samantha Shapiro
  • 173 days, 16 hours ago
  • Jena Gilka
  • 173 days, 17 hours ago
Joplin has suffered enough with the terrible tornado devastation, and that means the animals have, too. The animals need all the help they can get!
  • Natalie Hanson
  • 173 days, 17 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 173 days, 17 hours ago
Due to the recent disaster in Joplin, the animals there are desperately in need of care.
  • Donna Artis
  • 173 days, 18 hours ago
  • Kerith Thurman
  • 173 days, 18 hours ago
  • Mary Jo Bernardo
  • 173 days, 18 hours ago
  • sue kane
  • 173 days, 18 hours ago
  • linda halstead
  • 173 days, 18 hours ago
  • Cheryl Martyn
  • 173 days, 19 hours ago
Because so many people are working together to help out after the tornado devastation.
  • Anonymous
  • 173 days, 19 hours ago
  • tracy tillman
  • 173 days, 20 hours ago
i've personally seen the need in joplin 4 critter care facilities, and thier staff. hats off to them 4 doing one of the most heart wrenching jobs that needs doing n joplin!
  • Pam Westerheide
  • 173 days, 20 hours ago
  • Rebecca Bellard
  • 173 days, 20 hours ago
  • Suzanne McIntyre
  • 173 days, 20 hours ago
They made the animals safety a priority and unfortunately, most humans wouldnt of done something so great.
  • Julita Wanta
  • 173 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 173 days, 20 hours ago
Within hours of the devastating tornado they were on-line working to find owners of lost pets. They quickly facilitated a process to accept donations, care for injured pets and worked to get these pets back home. Very well run organization.
  • Cindi Clark
  • 173 days, 21 hours ago
I feel sorry for all the tornado devastation in that area. I am from Iowa.
  • Anonymous
  • 173 days, 21 hours ago
  • stephanie inman
  • 173 days, 21 hours ago
With the recent disaster there, I think they need the money the most to help all the homeless babies there!
  • Darryl Irion
  • 173 days, 22 hours ago
  • SeEtta Moss
  • 174 days, 2 hours ago
Very caring, very professional, doing a fantastic job of taking care of animals injured,lost and displaced by horrible tornado last month
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 4 hours ago
The JHS has set an example for all of us in coping with the aftermath of a disaster.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 4 hours ago
Because they are helping out all those homeless animals that were affected by the recent storms!
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 4 hours ago
They're housing misplaced animals from a tornado in another building and keeping them until they can be reunited with their families. Over six hundred animals still being kept care of.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 5 hours ago
  • Nicole Kaspar
  • 174 days, 5 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 5 hours ago
They really care about the animals and try to find the right pet for the right person. They do an excellent job!
  • Deborah McGeorge
  • 174 days, 5 hours ago
The Joplin Humane society has taken in over 1200 pets since the EF5 tornado devastated the city. They haven't placed any limits on the number of animals they could take in. They just made it work. Soon they will be hosting an adopt-a-thon to find homes for the hundreds of pets they have been unable to reunite with their owners.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 5 hours ago
  • Linda Rainey
  • 174 days, 5 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 5 hours ago
Joplin needs the most help!
  • jennifer Walter
  • 174 days, 5 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 5 hours ago
Over a thousand animals rescued after our catastrophic tornado, I couldn't be more proud.
  • anthony schmitt
  • 174 days, 5 hours ago
They where there when Joplin needed them after the tornado, now it's time to give back to help them find homes for lost and missing.
  • william eisen
  • 174 days, 6 hours ago
  • DELL FORD
  • 174 days, 6 hours ago
BECAUSE I TOOK A LOST DOG THERE AND BY THE TIME I CAME HOME I WAS SO SAD THAT WHEN I CALLED THEY SAID I COULD HAVE HIM BACK,THEN A FAMILY CAME BY AND WANTED HIM,SO IF THEY HADN'T GIVEN HIM BACK 2/US THE THE FAMILY MAY NOT HAVE SEEN HIM AND WANTED HIM.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 6 hours ago
Even with all that Joplin as a city has been through Joplin Humane Society is working around the clock to locate, rescue, & care for these animals that would otherwise be abandon. Because of Joplin Humane Society many injured animals will be healed, they will all be fed (with the help of donations) & with lots of prayers some of these animals will get reunited with their families. Joplin could sure put that money, & lots more, to real good use. thanks
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 6 hours ago
  • jansie farris
  • 174 days, 6 hours ago
  • Karen Czuleger
  • 174 days, 6 hours ago
  • Jana Wyrick
  • 174 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 6 hours ago
They have gone above and beyond to rescue animals, care for them and reunite them with their families following the tornado.
  • Tuesday Pattison
  • 174 days, 7 hours ago
They are actually out there looking for lost pets to reunite with owners who have lost everything!
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 7 hours ago
Joplin Humane and the ASPCA are saving many many animals that were affected by the tornado. I know because I helped! I've been there when people come in and finally find their pet, and I've been there when people come in day after day and aren't able to find their pet. These efforts can't stop, and they could really use this money :)
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 7 hours ago
This shelter is helping the desperate animals who lost homes and owners during the tornado. Love, dedication and tireless efforts make this the most deserving shelter. If this shelter wins, we all win.
  • Melissa Grant
  • 174 days, 7 hours ago
They have done soo much to help all of the displaced and injured animals from the tornado! Their presence in the community is priceless!
  • Debbie Mayberry
  • 174 days, 7 hours ago
They do such a wonderful job providing for so many animals. Now they have an extra burden and are working so hard to provide for all the displaced animals due to the tornado
  • Dave Frotscher
  • 174 days, 7 hours ago
They need all the help theycan get taking care of all the animals left homeless after the tornado
  • Jessica Schermacher
  • 174 days, 7 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society has helped the community reunite so many animals with their owners after the devastating tornado.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 7 hours ago
  • Joyce Green
  • 174 days, 7 hours ago
I am a Missouri resident and have relatives in Joplin. Those folks in Joplin have really had it hard after the tornado that went thru there. They have lost everything and the animal shelter desperately needs this money to take care of the animals affected by the tragedy.
  • mindy o'hara
  • 174 days, 8 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 8 hours ago
  • mariah ferrazi
  • 174 days, 8 hours ago
I vote cause I think it's a devoted society.
  • Lindsay Hodgson
  • 174 days, 8 hours ago
  • Christine Stewart
  • 174 days, 8 hours ago
  • Kimberley Sinyard
  • 174 days, 8 hours ago
  • Bobbi Morgan
  • 174 days, 8 hours ago
I was living in Joplin this time last year. I adopted a polydacytl cat from the old shelter. I have since moved back to West Virginia and was just horrified when I heard about the tornado.Please Help Joplin!!It was such a great city to live in and my heart goes out to all those who have lost their pets...Please Vote For Joplin!!
  • Karen Schortemeyer
  • 174 days, 8 hours ago
I agree Joplin needs help right now.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 8 hours ago
They have been amazing since the tornado.....hearing many good things about them..
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 9 hours ago
Because right now they need the most help. May God bless the Joplin community and help them get back on their feed.
  • Val Degrace
  • 174 days, 9 hours ago
I want to help Joplin recover.
  • rhonda mott
  • 174 days, 9 hours ago
i was there volunteering after the tornado. they are so organized,everyone was very caring,protective of the animals. they treated them like their own pets.the day we came home there was a lot more animals brought in displaced from the tornado. it was so sad. they definetley have their hands full. they need all the help they can get . please help them.
  • Diana Gallegos
  • 174 days, 9 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society has been working extremely hard to help rescue and reunite so many animals after the tornado!! They deserve to win this contest!
  • connie sikora
  • 174 days, 9 hours ago
they are doing amazing things to help all of the tornado survivors! They need all the help they can get!!!
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 9 hours ago
This shelter is doing so much to reunite animals with their people and they need the financial help now for all they are doing.
  • Marilyn Beardslee
  • 174 days, 9 hours ago
Not so much that JHS is "my" shelter, but I am SO impressed with what they have managed to accomplish since the devastating tornadoes wreaked such havoc in their community. JHS has succeeded in reuniting hundreds of pets and they are continuing to care for several hundred animals until such time as a reunioin or a rehoming can take place. Two thumbs up for Joplin Humane Society!
  • Jennifer Graham
  • 174 days, 9 hours ago
this is not my local shelter, but I think Joplin needs the help right now - people and pets!
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 9 hours ago
This shelter has done such amazing work and they are so dedicated in helping out these animals and their families.
  • Stephen Damko
  • 174 days, 9 hours ago
  • Kathleen Simmons
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
After what happened in Joplin...they need something good to make life a little easier.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
They need the help after taking in 4 legged tornado victims
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
The need is great in Joplin!!!
  • Mary Bailey
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
they need the most help right now
  • lisa martinson
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
  • Amy W
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
They have done exceptional work since the tornado.
  • terry hale
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
  • Corie Benton
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
  • dee williams
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
I feel that the Joplin humane society should get the money to help with all of stray and displaced animals after the tornado devistated the city. They need it the most.
  • Linda Detienne
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
all they have done for the animals in the aftermath of the tornado
  • Susanne Rash
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
I would love to cast my vote for a shelter in my own area. However, there is an area that needs the money much more than we do, and that area is Joplin, Missouri. The people and pets who were affected by the recent tornadoes need all the help they can get. I hope they win. God bless them!
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
They've done some incredible work in reuniting pets with their families following the tornado. They continue to adopt "before the tornado" pets and stay upbeat the whole time...ask them about the bird that checked itself in and the wonderful reuniting stories...
  • Lynette MacLagan
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
I don't live in Joplin, but would like to see them win because of the hardships people & animals have endured.
  • Caroline Eastman
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
They are doing a phenomenal job at handling over 1100 animals brought in after the tornado. Many were injured and severely stressed. They now have the task of trying to find homes for all those not claimed.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
Their tireless efforts to help animals after the tornado are amazing. This wonderful group needs all the help they can get!
  • joyce clayton
  • 174 days, 10 hours ago
after everything they have went through i think they could really use the money and help
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 11 hours ago
Thank you Joplin shelter for your love and support of animals!
  • Anne White
  • 174 days, 11 hours ago
They're working so hard to save the animals during this traumatic time. I'm amazed at how many they've reunited with their families!
  • Roxann Shadrick
  • 174 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 11 hours ago
  • J MC
  • 174 days, 11 hours ago
These animals are hurt by the devastation of the tornadoes just as the owners are. They can use all the help they can get.
  • Daniel Bureau
  • 174 days, 11 hours ago
While I don't live in MO, it's evident this shelter needs help. I love the Humane Society of Indianapolis and others, but I'm voting for Joplin!
  • Sherry Burchett
  • 174 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 11 hours ago
Things are so tough there right now, I know that those affected who are missing their pets right now would be so happy to be reunited.
  • Karen Dunaway
  • 174 days, 11 hours ago
They are doing an absolutely fabulous job at reuniting beloved animals with their Moms and Dads because of the horrific tornado that hit a few weeks ago. Hats off to Joplin Humane Society!
  • Michelle Thornbury
  • 174 days, 11 hours ago
I just think that the people & animals of Joplin could use all the help we can manage to give them right now!
  • Danielle Best
  • 174 days, 11 hours ago
  • Victoria Brown
  • 174 days, 11 hours ago
They have done so much for the community of Joplin after the May 22 tornado disaster.
  • Karen Johnson
  • 174 days, 11 hours ago
  • Timothy Huntington
  • 174 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 12 hours ago
They need help.
  • Rochelle Anderson
  • 174 days, 12 hours ago
This isn't my shelter but I am voting for it because of the recent devastation the town of Joplin has sustained. I know that volunteers have been working very hard to rescue, care for, and reunite lost pets with their families. I think that this organization deserves these funds to re-build and support their ongoing efforts.
  • amanda magee
  • 174 days, 12 hours ago
They are trying to help reunite animals with their families after the tornado.
  • Carol McInnis
  • 174 days, 12 hours ago
Because the displaced animals of Joplin desperately need food, shelter and love right now.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 12 hours ago
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  • 174 days, 12 hours ago
  • Laura DeHaven
  • 174 days, 13 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 13 hours ago
They did a marvelous job rounding up all the 4 paw victims and reuniting them with the owners if at all possible. God Bless Them.
  • Harold Haskins
  • 174 days, 13 hours ago
  • Nannina Leo
  • 174 days, 13 hours ago
  • Kay Tigner
  • 174 days, 13 hours ago
  • Niki Etchells
  • 174 days, 13 hours ago
I think they can use all the money they can get, especially after the devastation they have been through.
  • Kris Holmes
  • 174 days, 13 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 13 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 13 hours ago
  • Darcy Purvis
  • 174 days, 13 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 13 hours ago
For the effort they are making to rescue displaced animals and the care they are giving to them.
  • Rhonda Maness
  • 174 days, 13 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 14 hours ago
They need it!!!!!
  • Kasey Thompson
  • 174 days, 14 hours ago
I can't even fathom the amount of work that Joplin Humane Society has already done and how much still needs to be tackled. Good job all around, Joplin!
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 14 hours ago
It is carrying on in after the horrible weather they have just had.
  • Mary Hockett
  • 174 days, 14 hours ago
  • PAT WEINSTEIN
  • 174 days, 14 hours ago
BECAUSE OF THE AMAZING JOB THAT THEY HAVE DONE TO HELP THE HOMELESS PETS AFTER THE DISASTER THERE
  • Amy Sumpter
  • 174 days, 14 hours ago
With the tornado they have a lot of pets to save and with this awesome shelter winning the contest it will help them with all the needs that they have in order to take care of all the animals and bring them back to health. :) I love this shelter! :)
  • Anooshea Taghdisi
  • 174 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 15 hours ago
  • jill langlois
  • 174 days, 15 hours ago
They have done a tremendous job caring for these animals
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 15 hours ago
I think this shelter needs all the help they can get!
  • Sandy Carstensen
  • 174 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 15 hours ago
They have a lot of animals to save after the massive tornado. The extra funding would help them a lot with the huge influx of homeless pets.
  • Dave Engert
  • 174 days, 15 hours ago
I can't think of a more deserving shelter after the city's recent disaster. I've never been there, nor live close, but they need more help than anyone else I can think of.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 15 hours ago
  • Bev Cratch
  • 174 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 15 hours ago
  • Darlene Davis
  • 174 days, 16 hours ago
  • Sandy Lindsey
  • 174 days, 16 hours ago
  • Tracy David
  • 174 days, 16 hours ago
  • Jane Katz
  • 174 days, 16 hours ago
After the horrific tornadoes and deadly destruction, how can they not need our help. This is not my shelter, but we all know they need help, so I'm voting for them!
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 16 hours ago
  • Zara Petkovic
  • 174 days, 16 hours ago
  • Barbara Yates
  • 174 days, 16 hours ago
After the horrific tornadoes and deadly destruction, how can they not need our help. This is not my shelter, but we all know they need help, so I'm voting for them!
  • Kelly McLean
  • 174 days, 16 hours ago
  • Deborah McNally
  • 174 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 16 hours ago
  • Charissa Paskowski
  • 174 days, 16 hours ago
  • Erin McCormick
  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
  • Jeannette Austin
  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
This is one of the most critical needs shelters right now. These people are facing overwhelming odds and their community support group has been destroyed.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
  • Diana Whiteman
  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
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  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
  • michelle maiorca
  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
I'm from New England- but I'm thinking Joplin can use the money. And unlike Eric Cantor, most of us would like to help. Good luck, Joplin.
  • Angela Hall
  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
Noty shelter, but just as these folks need our prayers so do the other members of their family need help.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
Joplin has been literally flattened with so many frightened animals; they can use the support.
  • Sonja Mazzola
  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
  • francie lightfine
  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
  • C V
  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
  • Verónica Bastidas
  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
This is just a small way to help support the people and animals/pets that have suffered and survived the devistation in their area. Continue to bring hope to the people and animals/pets in your area!
  • martha mccormick
  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
Joplin has had such a terrible devastation happen to them, I'm sure they could use the help.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
  • Susan L. Frith-Traver
  • 174 days, 17 hours ago
Need and deserve all the help available. I can't help much but this will help displaced owners and their "family" reunite.
  • Susan Knoll
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
Like Ms. Kelly, Joplin Humane Society is not my shelter. After all the devastation there, I cannot think of a more deserving group to receive this type of assistance. Keep up your fantastic work Joplin!
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
Joplin needs all the help we can give them.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
This is not my shelter, but they could use the support the most.
  • Pamela Hall
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
They could use it more than any shelter now due to the devastation, so rather than vote for a local shelter, I would like to see them have the chance at the money.
  • Kathy Kelly
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
Even though Joplin Humane Society is not my shelter, I can't think of a more deserving group of animals and animal care givers. They deserve any and all assistance to provide and to be provided for in the aftermath of such a devastating disaster.
  • Sandy Ohlhausen
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
Amazing work going on now due to the shelter. They need all the help they can get.
  • Debbie Street
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
  • Amanda Dolan
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
They are doing all they can to rescue animals lost in the tornado and help their owners find them again.
  • Jessica Paolini
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
  • Jenn Taylor
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
Overwhelming needs at a shelter filled with kind, caring staff and too many homeless animals.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
They're re-uniting pets with the owner, who have lost so much in this devastating tornado.
  • THERESA BONERTZ
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
this isn't my local shelter that I would normally vote for. Joplin needs the assistance much more.
  • Ingrid Alpha
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
Joplin is not my shelter either but I feel they are in dire need as well.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
I'm proud of your determination on work for innocent animals!!!
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
Joplin is not my shelter - but their need is greater.
  • Annie Rodriguez
  • 174 days, 18 hours ago
All the animals and their families need all the help they can get.
  • Vanessa Kaighin
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
  • Lori Ann Otte
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
Most deserving at the moment. This area has been dealt a very bad hand, and we need to do all we can to help them recover.
  • Dorrie Shambo
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
They need help after this devasting tornado...
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
I WANT TO HELP THIS SHELTER BECAUSE IT WAS JUST DEMOLISHED DURING THE TORNADOS
  • sparks mary
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
  • Karen Simpson
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
Joplin is not my shelter, but let me say I love and contribute to my shelter constantly,joplin I feel is in dire need.
  • Tracey Overman
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
  • Cherrie Higgins
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
Even though I live in Massachusetts I am voting for the Joplin Humane Society due to the devastation that both humans & their family pets have suffered- they ALL deserve it!!God Bless the people & all of these wonderful animals!
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
  • Toni Wilcox
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
These animals need a fighting chance after what they and their families have been through
  • Wendy Nelson
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
  • Amanda Irwin
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
  • Kim Woodworth
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society deserves to win. I don't live there but I know that if I lost my home and everything dear, I'd want to know someone was caring for my missing pets and I'd want to know they'd be there to help reunite me with them. God Bless them all, my heart goes out to the people of Joplin and their pets.
  • Lonnie Stump
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
  • Theresa Monchil
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
This shelter has seen so much stress and had such amazing stories since May 22nd, they deserve a helping hand. Although I live in Tulsa, I feel that this shelter really deserves this money. God bless the Joplin Humane Society and all its volunteers.
  • Laura Henricks
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
  • Sandy Wagner
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
I don't live in Missouir but feel they need all the help they can get after their devastating tornado!!
  • Carissa Davis
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
This isn't my shelter really, but I feel this area of the country is in much greater need than mine.
  • Lynn Thornton
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
The shelter manager, Lysa, and her staff work diligently every day to find homes for the animals received at the shelter. Due to the very high volume of homeless pets received, there are never enough homes in this area so they also work extremely hard with other rescue agencies to take and find homes for the countless four-legged displaced pets. Lysa and her team are awesome!
  • Mandi Collins
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
  • Joann Ward
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 19 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
I'm sure these amazing workers could use a boost after the terrible tornado.
  • Stacey Vascavage
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
While I don't know the people that work/volunteer at Joplin Humane Society I feel as a whole the community needs some good news after seeing the devastation that impacted so many during the tornado's that took place in May. My thoughts and prayers go out to all those in this and surrounding communities.
  • fran clifford
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
They're doing a great job.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
I'm not a Missouri resident but feel strongly that Joplin needs all the votes to help overcome the effects of that horrible tornado.
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
  • amanda rice
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
I do not live in MO but they are doing a spectacular job helping the animals of the terrible tornado there. They are in my heart and prayers all the time. Way to go!
  • Kathleen O'Sullivan
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
These people have been absolutely amazing with all they've done & continue to do since the devasting tornado.
  • Melissa Kuzma
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
  • Sherry Roberts
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
After the recent tornadoes that devastated the area, they desperately need the help
  • Dee Dunbar
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
  • Maria Lamothe
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
Since they had that horrible earthquake they sould get the money to help out with their mission on helping and searching for missing animals.
  • Jeanette Sandleben
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
  • Sharron McClurg
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
With so little resources today, the Joplin folks could sure use an extra "helping hand" taking care of our "best friends!"
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
  • Misty Darby
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
  • David Mizener
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
  • Heather Eldred
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society is currently not only housing its normal load but also HUNDREDS of other pets either still looking for their families after the tornado or that the families just don't have a place to take them home to yet. The pets are victims to and they need all the support they can get!
  • Carole DeSmedt
  • 174 days, 20 hours ago
  • William Sturdevant
  • 174 days, 21 hours ago
  • Aaron Vannatta
  • 174 days, 21 hours ago
  • Julia Lusk
  • 174 days, 21 hours ago
I have been so impressed with how the community has been searching for animals in the wake of the tornadoes. You can tell that this community really gives a voice to our four-legged companions who don't have a voice.
  • SANDRA GRISEL
  • 174 days, 21 hours ago
  • Rita Myers
  • 174 days, 21 hours ago
  • Jennifer Baker
  • 174 days, 21 hours ago
  • Diane McJunkin
  • 174 days, 21 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 21 hours ago
I think the Joplin Humane Society has had a huge task to accomplish since the horrific tornado that has destroyed Joplin. This would be an answered prayer for them to receive the money after all they have been through. Joplin please know that our prayers are with you all!
  • Heike Pulm
  • 174 days, 21 hours ago
They need everything, hope, helping hands and so on especially the animals needs hope, too!!! Thank you that someone is thinking on the dogs /cats.Hopefully they win, every shelter need the money but they should get it I will cross my fingers and we are praying here in AZ for the people and animals, too. LOVE and Hope to all of them, Heike & family
  • Lyn Gottschalk
  • 174 days, 21 hours ago
  • mischelle meleg
  • 174 days, 21 hours ago
They have been doing a tremendous job handling the disaster they were handed a few weeks ago. This money would be a godsend for the animals currently there and those that are bound there.
  • Christine Fultz
  • 174 days, 21 hours ago
Thank you for all your hard work through this trying time. Bless you.
  • Patty Fisher
  • 174 days, 21 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society is doing a wonderful job of taking care of the many homeless animals that desperately need to find a new home since the horrific tornado that destroyed so much of Joplin. They desperately need help to continue providing shelter until permanent homes can be found. Thanks for your help
  • Monica Robertson
  • 174 days, 22 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 22 hours ago
  • Debz Luvz
  • 174 days, 22 hours ago
Joplin's shelter needs all the help they can get for all the lost pets.
  • THE RUSH"S
  • 174 days, 22 hours ago
BECAUSE THEY HAVE BEEN THROUGH HELL THEY NEED IT
  • iputunovyari kuzazi
  • 174 days, 22 hours ago
my first time i see
  • Michelle St. James
  • 174 days, 22 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 174 days, 22 hours ago
  • Sharon Craig
  • 174 days, 22 hours ago
  • kelly connerton
  • 174 days, 22 hours ago
Joplin isnt my home shelter but they more than anyone deserve this. In times like these there is so much needed help. The animals dont know why their best friend isnt there anymore or why they dont have a house anymore.
  • Carole Cherne
  • 174 days, 22 hours ago
We got our beautiful dog, Buffy, from the Omaha, Nebraska shelter. She was house-trained, followed 7 commands, was as smart as a whip, and quickly became a family member. We can't imagine life without her.
  • RODNEY PEASLEY
  • 174 days, 22 hours ago
  • Debbie Graf
  • 174 days, 23 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 13 minutes ago
  • Brigit Asilnejad
  • 175 days, 21 minutes ago
  • Barbara Chally
  • 175 days, 55 minutes ago
Since no shelter me is involved in this at this time, I've chosen to vote for the Joplin location because I know they can use any help that can be spared by other voters.
  • Charlene Bowen
  • 175 days, 1 hour ago
  • Zee Kallah
  • 175 days, 2 hours ago
This is not my local shelter. I feel that this shelter needs help desperately.May they have it from many.
  • Yvonne Nel
  • 175 days, 2 hours ago
  • terry arneson
  • 175 days, 2 hours ago
they need all the help they can get to take care of all the beatiful animals there right now after the tornado
  • Nancy Arnold
  • 175 days, 3 hours ago
This is not my local shelter. After the tornado, they have a lot of work to do to help the families find their pets, and give them hope. They get my vote ! Hope other people voting feel the same way. Best of luck, and thank you for your hard work.
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 3 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 4 hours ago
Cause they love what they do!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Pamela Lovitt
  • 175 days, 4 hours ago
  • Ashley Roberts
  • 175 days, 5 hours ago
  • CARMEN SANCHEZ SADEK
  • 175 days, 5 hours ago
I visited JOPLIN once and I believe they need all the help they can get right now.
  • Andrea Jeffries
  • 175 days, 5 hours ago
  • Marge Tibstra
  • 175 days, 5 hours ago
I like it because of what I have read about it! How they found the kitty for the little girl was so touching! We don't have a dog now, but have had Golden Retrievers for many years!!
  • Mary Schnebly
  • 175 days, 6 hours ago
Any time there is a disaster somewhere, I immediately start worrying about the animals affected. There is always plenty of help for the humans, but what about the animals? They are less capable of helping themselves and need more assistance than humans in most cases, I believe.
  • Michele Ulmer
  • 175 days, 6 hours ago
These animals so desperately need the help!
  • Carol Weber
  • 175 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 6 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 6 hours ago
  • Pierre Meilhac
  • 175 days, 6 hours ago
This shelter needs more help that any other in this country after the tornado they did get.
  • Laurie hayden
  • 175 days, 6 hours ago
To help with the animals, fur family members in need of help.
  • Greg Osburn
  • 175 days, 6 hours ago
After all Joplin has been through it would help so much with the rescue effort that they have had to put into motion since the devistating tornado that tore Joplin apart last month. God bless the people who have had everything taken from them yet still take the time to rescue and keep these frightened, homeless pets safe until some of their owners can get back on their feet and take them back. They also have numerous pets from people who have lost their lives and will never be there for their pets again. What both the people that have lost their pets and the pets that have lost their people need most right now is unconditional love which both can give so much of when united under stress.
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 6 hours ago
  • maureen tkach
  • 175 days, 6 hours ago
i am not familiar with this shelter, however, i feel deeply saddened by what happened to everyone is this town. i also know that their shelter has helped many families with their beloved furry family members. it is my hope that others feel the same way i do. this would just be one little, small way that i can help this town as i live so far from them. t is my hope that others who are voting will feel the same way and vote them #1 shelter so they can gain some much needed funds to continue helping.
  • Carrie Edwards
  • 175 days, 6 hours ago
  • Leslie Krueger
  • 175 days, 6 hours ago
  • vicki romero
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
This shelter needs all the help it can get right now.
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
because it is a no kill shelter
  • zyra white
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
work they are doing with this overwhelming number of animals after the tornado.
  • Jen Copp
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
  • Roxine Shears
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
I really want the Joplin shelter to have its needs met after the devastating tornado.
  • betsy heenan
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
no shelter needs it more
  • J.T. Knoll
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
They run a top notch shelter. Treat the animals with love and respect.
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
  • Kirsten Prada
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society needs help, and so do the people who suffered through the tornado.
  • paige gaede
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
  • Mia Voss
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
Speaking from Denver, I support them 100%- - I know they are extremely overtaxed and hope this will help them!!
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
They are caring for animals that have been loved and lost their homes and families due to the recent tornado.
  • Jasmine Holloway
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
God bless the good people of Joplin as they rebuild and help lost and hurting animals.
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
  • Cindy Snyder
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
  • Richelle Fisher
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
  • Janice Rowson
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
  • Patricia Matthews
  • 175 days, 7 hours ago
Joplin Humane Society is not my shelter but I do believe that the town of Joplin, MO would benefit most from this years winnings.
  • Shara jones
  • 175 days, 8 hours ago
  • Peggy Jones
  • 175 days, 8 hours ago
After the level 5 hurricane devastated this community, they continued to do whatever was necessary for the animals who lost their homes and in many cases their families. Anything we can do to help this community is well deserved.
  • DAVID LAIRD
  • 175 days, 8 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 8 hours ago
I am from Oklahoma.  I understand thed devastionthat a tornado can leave.  Animals need the same help that humans do.  Helping the animal victims of this tradgey is so very needed as many animals lose their owners because their owners lose their homes.  They can no longer keep their cherished pets.  Joplin's animals needs all the help they can get.  Thanks.      
  • STEVE LOCKHART
  • 175 days, 8 hours ago
  • Shauna Swicegood
  • 175 days, 8 hours ago
the help they have been providing for these animals in need brings tears to my eyes. A national disaster came and destroyed so much and if it wasn't for the dedication these people have put forth, a lot of people wouldn't have their pets back. It makes a world of difference.
  • JoAnne ONeill
  • 175 days, 8 hours ago
It needs the help due to all the recent tragedies!
  • Sandy Davis
  • 175 days, 8 hours ago
  • Lori Derham
  • 175 days, 8 hours ago
  • Stephen Day
  • 175 days, 9 hours ago
They need as much help as possible after the devastation.
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 9 hours ago
They have helped precious animals in need in a time of tremendous dispair.
  • latonya drake
  • 175 days, 9 hours ago
I want to help anyway I can.
  • dianna kohlenberger
  • 175 days, 9 hours ago
They need help so bad right now. They really need the money.
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 9 hours ago
They've continued to take care of the pet in their immediate area even though the tragedy that struck them.
  • Rita O'Neill
  • 175 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 9 hours ago
  • Lisa Breitmeyer
  • 175 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 9 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 10 hours ago
I want to help them win the money because of all the devastation they had.
  • Tony Wheatley
  • 175 days, 10 hours ago
I've heard about them
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 10 hours ago
  • anne henry
  • 175 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 10 hours ago
  • Ingrid Kord-Kroeger
  • 175 days, 10 hours ago
I agree with "anonymous". All of the shelters deserve to win, but I am voting for this shelter because of the devastation of the whole town.
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 10 hours ago
  • Lorraine Horton
  • 175 days, 10 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 10 hours ago
I an sure all of the candidates are worthy of receiving help but the devastation in Joplin indicates severe and immediate need. It will be a long, difficult and costly process to return to anything near normal there.
  • NIcole Jergovic
  • 175 days, 11 hours ago
  • nancy amans
  • 175 days, 11 hours ago
since the tornado people have a place to go to find their pets. without the joplin hs pets would be lost and starving. thank you joplin hs for all yopur hard work.
  • Laura Jaworowski
  • 175 days, 11 hours ago
  • Janell Cooper
  • 175 days, 11 hours ago
  • Jennifer Tergin
  • 175 days, 11 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 11 hours ago
  • Lois Keithley
  • 175 days, 11 hours ago
For all of the volunteers help and care for all of the animals that went through the tornado tragedy.
  • Sharon Corio
  • 175 days, 11 hours ago
I have attended fund raisers and seen the wonderful work that they do in Joplin. I have also seen the great job they are doing after the tornado in Joplin.
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 11 hours ago
They have had enough problems lately and many strays due to the tornado so really needs the votes
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 11 hours ago
I do know they are in need of help to continue due to the destruction of the tornado because of what has happen to them.
  • Linda Sawyer-Evans
  • 175 days, 11 hours ago
The open arms that they have had in taking care of all the animal victims of the May 22 tornado!
  • Ralph Hamilton
  • 175 days, 11 hours ago
Because of all of the help they've given to all of the animals from the tornado that went through the city and to helping them find new homes when they're owners are no longer able to or were lost to the storms.
  • Peggy White
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
  • Kathryn Swann
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
  • Kay Geisel
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
  • Jeanne Thomas
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
Because they have gone through some very tough times and need this!!
  • Leanne dawson
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
they need all the help they can get..
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
  • Carol Knight
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
They are working hard to help the tornado victum animals
  • Dawn Romitz
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
They can really use the financial assiswastance especialy now!
  • Lisa Hankins
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
  • Karla Howard
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
Please vote for our shelter, they have gone above and beyond helping the displaced animals.
  • Ila Pandegirot
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
Providing for the animals despite the conditions.
  • Becky Lipka
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
  • kristin hook
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
  • Tery Beaver
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
They are going up and beyond. They are helping reunite animals with their families. A smile can go a long way even in the middle of a disaster.
  • Rebecca Mierke
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
The Joplin Humane Society has not only worked tirelessly for the dogs and cats in the tornado torn area, but also helped out on some ferret rescues as well!!
  • Sheryl Ames
  • 175 days, 12 hours ago
  • Teddi Lee
  • 175 days, 13 hours ago
A lantern in the dark.
  • Patti Fox`
  • 175 days, 13 hours ago
They are helping all the "lost" animals from the terrible storms there. They need the money to keep helping!
  • Dottie Culbertson
  • 175 days, 13 hours ago
I know how very important my 4 pets are to me. The poor people of Joplin have been through so much. I'm sure they could use the funds to help the animals in that ravaged city; helping the animals of Joplin is also helping the people of Joplin that had/have pets there. With all that city and its residents have been through, they could really use assistance and put it to such good use :)
  • Jen Langen
  • 175 days, 13 hours ago
  • tina abner
  • 175 days, 13 hours ago
  • Mara Lieppman
  • 175 days, 13 hours ago
  • ilene roberts
  • 175 days, 13 hours ago
what could be better than a shelter in an area so hard hit winning this prize money?
  • Amanda Cobbs-Russell
  • 175 days, 13 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 13 hours ago
They are doing a marvelous job. I loved the reunion story about Baby Girl.
  • Theresa Beall
  • 175 days, 13 hours ago
they need all the help they can get!
  • Jody Waldo
  • 175 days, 13 hours ago
I know they need the extra funds due to the crisis that area is in. That's all I need to know :o)
  • beberly ball
  • 175 days, 13 hours ago
The help they have given pets and families this year
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 13 hours ago
The shelter has gone way above and beyond the call of duty in the wake of the Joplin tornado. They have reunited pets with their families. They house those whose families have not yet found them and are caring for those whose families no longer have homes or had passed away. They could certainly use the prize!
  • Judie Didriksen
  • 175 days, 13 hours ago
Tragedy always brings out the best in this community - please help them continue to fight for RENEWAL of this wonderful town!!
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
  • Angela Brown
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
They stepped up to help the displaced animals after the tornado and they need all the help they can get right now to continue to care for and keep the animals until their owners are found.
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
They deserve all the help they can get.
  • Elizabeth Klousia
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
They've done such good work under such stressful circumstances. They could use all the help they can get!
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
  • Lisa Lingenfelter
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
They need all the help they can get right now!!
  • michelle mcginnis
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
They are taking care of the animals displaced by the May 22nd Tornado that devastated 30% of the city of Joplin!
  • Lindsey Bickley
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
I don't live in Joplin but I feel that they could probably use the money to help after the disaster.
  • Candace Gabriel
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
  • Becky May
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
  • lori faqerzai
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
just wanted to say thanks for doing all u can to help the animals in the Joplin disaster, I know they are doing all they can to help but there are some many animals that still need help out there. They are in desperate need of funding.
  • Linda Osburn
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
They need our help!
  • Ellen Fischler Gauba
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
For the post-tornado work they are doing.
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
  • Carol McGregor
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
I don't live there but from here in Georgia we've heard of the phenomenal work they have done saving animals and reuniting them with their owners.
  • jacqueline pereira
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
I'm sure Joplin's shelter is overwhelmed with pets who have lost their homes. I feel they can use some extra help.
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 14 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 15 hours ago
We all know that the Joplin Shelter needs all the help they can get. There are so many animals in need.
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 15 hours ago
  • JUNE FAIL
  • 175 days, 15 hours ago
I volunteer at a shelter in NC & I have 3 rescues. The animals in Joplin need help. I can't donate but hopefully my vote will help.
  • Melodi Rayl
  • 175 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 15 hours ago
Look at all the animals they've helped or saved so far.
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 15 hours ago
they are very caring
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 15 hours ago
Doing a fabulous job in the wake of the killer tornado
  • Shelly Howell
  • 175 days, 15 hours ago
They are working hard at helping owners find their pets after the devestating tornado that tore Joplin apart!! Go Joplin Humane Society!! You deserve this for the sake of the animals that need you.
  • Valerie Allen
  • 175 days, 15 hours ago
  • Glenadine O'Harra
  • 175 days, 15 hours ago
Joplin needs all the help we can give in caring for our best friends. Bless then for all their work and love in this difficult time.
  • Alan Beaubien
  • 175 days, 15 hours ago
Considering the horrible devastation that occurred in Joplin, I think the Joplin Humane Society can use all the help they can possibly get. Voting for them in this contest is just one small way I can hope to thank them for all they are doing during this incredibly difficult time.
  • Shelly Smith
  • 175 days, 15 hours ago
  • Adrienne Brown
  • 175 days, 15 hours ago
In the wake of the recent tornado tragedies, I think this shelter has one of the greatest needs for funds. I'm not from anywhere close to Joplin, but the instant I saw it was up for the vote, I couldn't think of any other choice. Tragedy knows no distance and hope makes us all kin.
  • Terri Hoffman
  • 175 days, 15 hours ago
Much needed right now
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 15 hours ago
  • Anne Rihanek
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
They are doing so much to care for animals at such a difficult time.
  • Leslie Storey
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
these people need the money to help the animals and the people hit by that tornado. It is the least anyone can do and that is to vote for them so that they can continue to help these pets and their families!!!
  • KS Perkins
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
  • Emily Balkenbush
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
I am not from Joplin, but since the whole city was hit so hard by the recent tornado, I know there is great need to help the local animals of Joplin as well.
  • Sally Callaham
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
I hope the Joplin Humane Society wins this prize. They are doing a great job and could use some help.
  • liz coronella
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
I love the heroic work they are doing during the terrible cleanup they all face after the tornadoes went through. Thank God for the animal rescues they are achieving everyday. They need our help to rebuild, feed and shelter the poor animals in need...GOD BLESS them ALL.
  • Kinzey Fetterolf
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
In time of SUCH great need, our furry kids had help. Thank you!
  • Barb Schuman
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
Joplin's shelter needs to win as they are helping so many animals in need after their horrific tornado ... Hope they get all the support they can use in these difficult times.
  • Nancy Petitto
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
  • debbie golembiewski
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
i feel so for them because of the destructive tornadoes that barreled through! the animals need help too!
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
  • Summer Devlin
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
Joplin desperately needs everyones help to take care of the numerous pets/animals that have been hurt/dislocated from the recent tornado!
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
After the tornado hit Joplin on May 22nd, the shelter took in over 800 additional pets. They had to rent out two extra buildings and bring in fans to keep the pets cool. They posted pictures of the pets so owners could locate lost pets. It is an excellent facility.
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
Is not my shelter, i just figure since they got hit so bad during that Tornado..
  • Belinda Frank
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
  • jj innes
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
Joplin needs the entire country to vote for thme
  • Ava Whaley
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
This isn't "my" shelter but this shelter is dealing with devastation and loss. Anything we can do to help them reunite animals with their people is a good thing.
  • ROSEMARY WAGLEY
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
JOPLIN MO HAS BEEN THROUGH SO MUCH PAIN THE LAST FEW WEEKS. THE ANIMALS NEED AS MUCH HELP AS POSSIBLE. I'M SURE THE JOPLIN ASPCA WILL APPRECIATE THE $15,000 AND WILL PUT IT TO VERY GOOD USE.
  • SANDI COOPER
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
  • Virginia Deary
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
I do not care where it is as long as every town, city and county has one. Joplin, MS is the place in need this week. I live in Palm Beach County and I want to send a holla our to our local shelter Peggy Adams. When we suffer hurricanes yall help us and many other shelters so give back America. Go Joplin, MS
  • Jane Lane
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
They are dealing with tremendous problems as best they can.
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
  • Lori Grone
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
With all the recent devastation this shelter could certainly use the support. Lori Grone
  • Shirley Hudleson
  • 175 days, 16 hours ago
Of all the Shelters the Joplin Humane Society deserves to be rewarded.
  • Lesa Edmondson
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
I want to vote for Joplin! Maybe they will win and get some extra help for the great job they have been doing after the killer Tornado. GO JOPLIN ANIMAL RESCUERS!!!!! =0)
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
  • donna cumming
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
  • Lauri Hartsoch
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
They need help recovering from the tornados.
  • Jennifer O'Neal
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
  • carolyn stalcup
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
I am voting for a shelter out of my area as I know from the news that the Joplin shelter has worked tirelessly to save animals impacted by the tornadoes. They could certainly use the money.
  • K Moore
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
In CA but with recent tornados and helpless animals; along with the fight for animal cruelty laws I'm sure this society needs extra help.
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
I live in Clearwater, Florida and I do not know much about the Joplin ASPCA. However, if the shelter looks like the rest of the city- it really needs that $15,000 to help rebuild and in it's work to reunite parents with their furry babies.
  • Carol Ohlendorf
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
  • gail elder
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
  • William Laird
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
I think at this time Joplin needs the most help
  • Cheryl Wallace
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
  • Maria Joslin
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
This is not my shelter (I volunteer for the Humane Society of Boulder Valley) but I think it's the shelter that needs our support the most at this moment!
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 175 days, 17 hours ago
The work they have accomplished for the victims of the tornado. Bringing pet families back together.

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