benefit for Noah’s Ark Animal Shelter

Our 5K Run Raises $1,500 for Noah’s Ark Animal Foundation would like to extend a big thank you to the entire Fairfield, Iowa community for the success of their first annual “Give a Dog a Bone” 5K run/walk last month. The fun-filled event raised $1,500 for Noah’s Ark Animal Foundation.

“The event was wonderful!” says Dawn Safrit, Executive Director of Noah’s Ark. “There were lots of runners and dogs. I posted pics of the run and a thank you on our Facebook page. We’re so appreciative of for thinking of Noah’s Ark and donating all of the funds to our shelter.”

The money raised will make a big difference in helping Noah’s Ark to care for their dogs and cats, says Dawn.

The winners of the race were as follows:

1st John Loin + dog
2nd Troy Van Beek
3rd Joyce Ware

1st Jim Mitchell
2nd Amy Van Beek
3rd Jessica Ring

1st Katie Greenfield + dog
2nd Hanah Ware
3rd Stacia Leonard

1st Ashlyn Ware + dog
2nd Brayden Fishel

12 and under
1st Logan Melvin
2nd Mason Bruns
3rd Bella Melvin

“It was wonderful to see everybody out enjoying—especially the dogs,” said Christina Ring, Chief Executive Officer at “We’d also like to thank everyone for coming, and also offer a special shout out to our many, extremely generous sponsors, without whom none of this would have been possible.”

If you like, you can read more about this event in The Iowa Source.

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