This Sunday, March 2d marks the 86th 12 months of the Academy Awards – however, for the first time ever, safe haven and rescue canine will likely be the greatest winners of all!
This 12 months, celebrities who don’t take house the Oscar Gold are nonetheless BIG winners in the puppy group. Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres’ dog food corporate, Halo, Purely for Pets, in partnership with Freekibble.com, is giving 20 non-winning Oscar nominees 10,000 foods of herbal dog food to donate to the animal safe haven or rescue of the superstar’s selection.
The reward is a part of the coveted $55,000 nominee “Everyone Wins at the Oscars®” reward baggage from Distinctive Assets, the LA-based advertising company that introduced the craze of superstar swag 15 years in the past, and can as soon as once more be consoling non-winning Oscar nominees in the Best Actor/Actress, Supporting Actor/Actress and Director classes with an array of particular services and products.
The Halo and Freekibble.com reward makes a notable departure from the conventional pricey reward bag merchandise aimed toward recreational time and pampering and faucets into the penchant of many celebrities for giving.
With this in thoughts, the 10,000-meal donation to the animal rescue or safe haven of the recipient’s selection is one in every of the most costly pieces in the reward bag, a $6,100 retail price!
“We know many celebrities are extremely generous,” mentioned David Yaskulka, Halo’s vice chairman of selling communications. “So we decided to gift them with something different that we think will mean a lot to them. We’re looking forward to making those donations!”
Well identified for its year-round philanthropic efforts, Halo, Purely for Pets companions with Freekibble.com to donate greater than 1.five million foods to safe haven pets every 12 months. The corporate additionally donated 1 million foods to safe haven pets for the U.S. Postal Service Adopt a Shelter Pet Stamp Program, and sponsors the acclaimed PBS sequence “Shelter Me.”
Of path, superstar recipients can even obtain some Halo Spot’s Stew meals and Liv-a-Littles treats for their very own pets to revel in.
In addition to Halo and Freekibble.com’s donation, fortunate Oscars “losers” will obtain luxurious pieces like Chocolatines chocolate, Slow Watches, the PolarLoop process tracker, luxurious journeys and extra.
So, which celebs will win 10,000 wholesome, nutritious foods for the safe haven or rescue in their selection?
The nominees are…
Steve McQueen — “12 Years a Slave”
David O. Russell — “American Hustle”
Alfonso Cuaron — “Gravity”
Alexander Payne — “Nebraska”
Martin Scorsese — “The Wolf of Wall Street”
Bruce Dern — “Nebraska”
Chiwetel Ejiofor — “12 Years a Slave”
Matthew McConaughey — “Dallas Buyers Club”
Leonardo DiCaprio — “The Wolf of Wall Street”
Christian Bale — “American Hustle”
Amy Adams — “American Hustle”
Cate Blanchett — “Blue Jasmine”
Judi Dench — “Philomena”
Sandra Bullock — “Gravity”
Meryl Streep — “August: Osage County”
Best supporting actor
Barkhad Abdi — “Captain Phillips”
Bradley Cooper — “American Hustle”
Jonah Hill — “The Wolf of Wall Street”
Jared Leto — “Dallas Buyers Club”
Michael Fassbender — “12 Years a Slave”
Best supporting actress
Jennifer Lawrence — “American Hustle”
Lupita Nyong’o — “12 Years a Slave”
June Squibb — “Nebraska”
Julia Roberts — “August: Osage County”
Sally Hawkins — “Blue Jasmine”
ABOUT HALO, PURELY FOR PETS
For over 25 years, Halo, Purely for Pets® has created holistic puppy merchandise of uncompromising high quality. Halo believes diet is the unmarried maximum vital think about the high quality of a puppy’s existence. Ellen DeGeneres – a very long time Halo buyer – was part-owner in 2008. In 2010, Halo donated 1 million foods to safe haven pets for the U.S. Postal Service Adopt a Shelter Pet Stamp Program. Halo now donates over 1.five million foods to safe haven pets once a year in partnership with Freekibble.com, and sponsors the acclaimed PBS sequence “Shelter Me.” Halo’s herbal pet food, herbal cat meals, treats, dietary supplements and grooming merchandise are to be had at Petco, Whole Foods Market, and different fantastic puppy area of expertise and herbal meals retail outlets. Learn extra www.halopets.com.
Seventeen-year-old Mimi Ausland created Freekibble.com when she was once 11 years outdated, to assist feed the homeless canine and cats at her native animal safe haven. Freekibble.com and Freekibblekat.com are two of the 5 most-visited animal rescue internet websites in the global, with over 125,000 mixed day-to-day guests. With the assist of Freekibble’s 500,000 dependable per thirty days fans, they have got donated 11.eight million nutritious foods to over 200 shelters, rescues and food-banks throughout the nation. Freekibble.com works with Halo, Purely For Pets® to distribute the dog food to all the animal shelters they are helping. Freekibble is performed in 137 nations.