Thank you for voting during WGCU’s #PubMediaPets campaign!

Public media poodle Waldo posed a challenge of $25,000 during the month of May 2019 to other #PubMediaPets. Thank you to all those who got in on the fun, took Waldo up on his challenge and submitted a photo of your #PubMediaPets watching PBS, enjoying NPR or just being simply adorable! WGCU received photos of pets of all kinds from across the country.

The votes are in!

The votes are in for WGCU’s #PubMediaPets photo contest. While each pet was truly PAWsome, three stood out to our voters. CONGRATULATIONS to our winners!

🏆 First winning a Chewy.com gift basket & $75 Target gift card ($135 value): Bailey

🏆 Second winning a $100 Petco gift card: Leila Yvonne

🏆 Third winning a $25 Target gift card: Andy

Thanks to all the PURRfect #PubMediaPets who participated in Waldo’s challenge. And special thanks to Waldo for his generous gift in support of WGCU and for helping us highlight other PubMediaPets!

There’s still time to give

If you missed your chance to give in May, there’s still time to donate and show off your pet photos!

WGCU is still accepting donations as part of our Waldo Challenge. Make a gift of $60 or more and you will receive a WGCU branded pet bandana for your furry, feathered, or scaly friend to wear around town.


SWFL’s #PubMediaPets Photo Gallery

These pets took Waldo up on his offer and made a donation.
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