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By Marc Lutz 

Animal shelter receives $10,000 donation with matching pledge


November 4, 2021

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Joan Sargent, the foster/adoption coordinator for St. Frances Animal Rescue, cuddles Simba, one of 12 cats being fostered in homes throughout Wrangell until the shelter finds a permanent location.

A private donation to St. Frances Animal Rescue has made it possible for the nonprofit shelter to keep operating after a difficult year.

The shelter recently received a promise from a private donor to match every dollar donated from Nov. 1 of this year until Nov. 1, 2022, up to $10,000.Joan Sargent, the foster/adoption coordinator for St. Frances, is confident the shelter will be able to raise enough to reach its target of $35,000. That would allow the organization to keep moving toward its goal of a permanent location. Right now, 12 animals are being fostered between Sargent's home and oth...

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