Entries by Rachel Cronmiller

Second Chance Selected as HeARTs Speak Perfect Exposure Project Recipient

Second Chance is thrilled to announce that we, in collaboration with the SPCA of Wake County, have been selected to hold one of HeARTs  Speak’s Perfect Exposure Project workshops in 2018! Our organization will receive hands-on training in shelter photography and marketing, as well as a donation of valuable studio photography equipment from Savage Universal Corporation. The equipment […]

The Results Are In! $47,000 Raised through Racing for Rescues!

Last Sunday, May 6, runners and walkers–both 4-legged and 2-legged–gathered at Dorothea Dix Park for Second Chance’s annual Racing for Rescues 5K runs/fun walk. While our fastest runners, biggest fundraisers, and raffle winners all took home prizes, the real winners that day were the stray and abandoned cats and dogs awaiting their second chance to find love. Every […]

Available Now: 2018 Racing for Rescues 5K Results

  Congratulations to all who ran our 5K races on May 6, 2018! For those with timing chips in your bibs, you can now see your results online. Special congrats to those who took home medals, too! Photos from the big day will be posted on our Facebook page soon, so keep an eye out. […]

Spring Raffle Ticket Purchase Deadline: Extended!

We’re giving you MORE TIME to purchase your online Spring Raffle tickets! Get them by 5:30 PM Eastern on Saturday, May 5! Tickets will also be available for purchase at Racing for Rescues on Sunday, May 6. See all the event info here! From a Wilmington get-away, to a $250 Visa gift card, to a local […]

Racing for Rescues Fundraising Mini-Challenge Begins April 25!

In just a few hours, we begin a mini-challenge: a 10-day burst of fundraising for the cats and dogs in our program! The challenge will run from midnight TONIGHT (when the calendar strikes April 25) through Friday, May 4 (see the fine print for exact timing of the close of the challenge).  Are you ready? Here are the details: […]

LAST DAY to Register for Racing for Rescues with Early-Bird Price/Shirt!

  Watch the video!   If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then we’ll share THIS VIDEO with you, spare the writing, and cut right to the chase: Racing for Rescues is a fun and easy way to give homeless animals a second chance.  And until midnight tonight (Thursday, April 19), you’ll get the best pricing when you register for the 5K […]

Spring Raffle Tickets On Sale Now!

Our annual 5K run/fun walk is back, and if saving kitties and puppies isn’t enough motivation for you, we’ve got a ton of awards and prizes for the big day! Get registered and get ready to join us Sunday, May 6 at Dorothea Dix Park to have fun and save lives. See all the event […]