Ten local charities are competing for $40,000 this week in The Great Charity Giveaway sponsored by –including .
In voting earlier this month, 10 charities were selected as finalists from 76 organizations nominated by local supporters.
The 10 finalists are:
- South Oakland Shelter
- The Cassie Hines Shoes Cancer Foundation
- Friends For the Dearborn Animal Shelter
- Animal Aid Foundation
- Angels’ Place
- Paws for Life
- Home FurEver Rescue
- Lighthouse of Oakland County
- Cass Community Social Services
“Supporting local, regional and national organizations dedicated to enhancing our educational services, children and family assistance and enhancing the quality of life in our communities has been important to us for over 60 years,” said David T. Fischer, chairman and CEO of The Suburban Collection. "The Great Charity Giveaway is designed to provide financial support and highlight the importance of ten great local organizations.”
Voting ends at 5 p.m. Aug. 31. One vote per day by visitors to the contest site is permitted.
The charity receiving the most votes will receive the top award of $15,000 from The Suburban Collection. Additional contributions of $10,000, $5,000, $3,000 and $2,000 will be given to the organizations placing second through fifth place, respectively. The remaining five charities will each receive $1,000.