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Central Okanagan bunny sanctuary wins $1,000 in competition

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January 02, 2021 - 2:34 PM

A Lake Country bunny sanctuary has won $1,000 thanks to community support.

The Warren Peace Bunny Sanctuary came in third place with 5,018 votes in the My Giving Circle competition where voters chose between 70 different charities.

Top 10 winners each earn receive $1,000 and the number one spot gets $100,000.

"We will not only receive $1,000 but also your generously donated $1,205," founder Antoinette Monod said in a Facebook post.

READ MORE: Okanagan bunny sanctuary in top 10 spot, vying for $100,000 prize

The sanctuary will use the money towards the winter's supply of hay and straw for the roughly 700 small critters it cares for including rabbits, guinea pigs, goats, pigs, rats, ferrets, chinchillas and turkeys.

The shelter has been closed to the public due to the pandemic.

"This is a huge win for us and your support has meant a world of difference. You have brightened up 2020 and looking forward, we wish everyone a very Happy New Year," Monod wrote.


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