Petco Holiday Wishes Grant

Share Your Story – and help the HSKC win $100k!

Share YOUR story – and help the HSKC win $100k!

Exciting news for all HSKC Friends & Alumni!  The Petco Foundation, in partnership with Petco, will be granting more than $750,000 to animal welfare organizations like ours during their annual Holiday Wishes campaign.  We have a chance to win up to $100,000, but we need your help!

Your role is simple: Share your story of love!

The Petco Foundation wants to know all the ways, big AND small, that the love of your adopted pet has changed your life for the better.  Share your story, along with photos and/or video, illustrating how your pet brings more joy to your life each day.

How to Participate:
1.   Write your story of love in 500 words or fewer.
2.  Include a photo of your pet by him/herself, a photo of you or your family with your pet, and up to two other photos to illustrate how your pet has changed your life.
3.  Submit your story and photos at by Saturday, September 30th at 11:59pm CST.
4.  Include our organization’s contact information so that we can be eligible for a grant award!

  • The Humane Society of Kent County MD, Inc.
  • Tax ID #52-0796950
  • Jane Welsh, Executive Director
  •, 410-778-3648

5.  Wait until the Holiday Season to hear if your story is selected as a winner!  Finalists receive a Petco gift card (up to $1,000) and the organization they adopted from receives a grant up to $100,000!  Your pet may also be selected to be featured in the 2019 Petco Foundation Calendar, sold in Petco stores nationwide!

For more information on the Petco Foundation Holiday Wishes campaign, visit  Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram by using #HolidayWishes.

And help make the HSKC’s Holiday Wishes come true!

P.S.  Interested in submitting your story but not sure where to start?  You don’t have to go it alone!
Email Kate at or call 443-282-0063 for help getting your story started, choosing the right photos, and hitting that “submit” button!