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Gulf Coast Humane Society reaches its fundraising goal to help animals post Irma

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Posted at 3:15 AM, Nov 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-10 03:15:17-05

FORT MYERS, Fla-- The Gulf Coast Humane Society announced Thursday its reached its goal of $100,000 to help its animals after Hurricane Irma.

A GCHS spokesperson said thanks to community members and generous donations they were able to match a $50,000 donation from a longtime donor.

The money will be used to help recover from Hurricane Irma. GCHS said it's lucky to have such giving supporters and donors with a common goal of helping the shelter animals and eventually finding them all their forever homes.

According to the GCHS website the adoption goal for 2017 is 2,340. Right now they have successfully found homes for 1,907 animals.

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