STREAMING NOW: Watch Now
CLOSINGS: View Closings

Purina donates to local animal shelter campaign

Purina donated $30,000 to the shelter's campaign for a new shelter.

Posted: Dec 4, 2020 12:54 AM
Updated: Dec 4, 2020 9:03 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Friends of the Animal Shelter received another donation from one of their early supporters, and it comes as the organization is closing in on their fundraising goal.

Nestle Purina donated $30,000 to the shelter campaign for a new shelter on Corporate Drive.

The campaign is now within $200,000 of reaching its goal to fully purchase the new building.

"We're thrilled that they are helping finish up our campaign right now," Whitney Zoghby, president, Friends of the Animal Shelter said.  "We've just had a lot of support from the community."

The organization will have other events, including it's Waggin' Around the Christmas Tree event in the weeks to come. 

The campaign is always accepting donations on it's website

St. Joseph
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 78°
Maryville
Partly Cloudy
77° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 78°
Savannah
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 78°
Cameron
Partly Cloudy
77° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 77°
Atchison
Clear
79° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 79°
Comfortable and mild conditions are set to continue today with highs in the upper 70s and lower 80s under partly cloudy skies. Winds will be a bit breezy today with gusts up to 25 mph. A weak cold front will move through the area later this evening. Clouds will build into the area today as the front passes. A few isolated areas of light rain can’t be ruled out as the front moves through. Temperatures will remain in the 70s on Saturday under mostly sunny skies. Temperatures will really start to warm up on Sunday with highs in the upper 80s. Above average temperatures will continue through the beginning of next week as sunny and dry weather remains.
KQTV Radar
KQTV Temperatures
KQTV Alerts

Community Events