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SAVE THE DATE

Do you have an abundance of plants in your garden or greenhouse that you would like to share? BENCHS annual Spring Plant Sale is coming soon! We gladly accept donations of various plants, including annuals, perennials, vegetables, and houseplants. Date and time for drop offs will be posted as we get closer to...

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Give to the Max Success!

📣 We continued to receive donations after Give to the Max Day, 2023 so our final total for this year's fundraiser is just over $70,000!!! 🎉 We are truly overjoyed! Thank you. 😊 💚 THANK YOU! Thank you for following our stories, and supporting the work we do with the...

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5K Thanks!!!

Wow! We just have to take the time to say thank you to all of the people who made our 1st Annual Tails N Trails 5K an enormous success! Most of all, thanks to Cindi for organizing the event all on her own and for the participants - dogs and humans...

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Rockin’ for Rescues ~ Thank you!

Our 1st ever Rockin’ for Rescues was a great event! The Lost Walleye Orchestra and their guest Emma Josephine gave a stellar performance. We were glad to see everyone who came out to Hooligan’s to support us! And our silent auction was a great success! With the winning bids, all...

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First Annual 5K Happening This Week

BENCHS Animal Shelter is hosting Tails n Trails 5K Run/Walk 2023. Come walk/run with us Saturday, September 30th at Spring Lake Park in North Mankato, MN. Packet Pick-Up and late registration happening now. Click here to find out the details! Rain or Shine, we invite you to join us as we fundraise to...

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Fall Sale @ BENCHS this Weekend!

BENCHS is having another pet supply sale this week that you just cannot miss!! Tons of brand new, tags on, (and some slightly used) items for your cats and dogs on sale for unbelievably low prices!! Collars, leashes, harnesses, beds, dishes, steps, ramps, kennels, carriers, grooming tools, coast, costumes and more!!!! There will also be...

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BENCHS Partners with American Fundraising Foundation

The Blue Earth Nicollet County Humane Society was recently recognized for our work by the American Fundraising Foundation (AmFund). Each year, the American Fundraising Foundation (AmFund) carefully chooses organizations to support through their unrestricted funding programs to help worthy nonprofits accomplish their critically needed missions. Everything AmFund does, it does...

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A Successful Weekend at RibFest!

Wow! What a weekend! We are tired, sore, probably smell like BBQ sauce but SO THANKFUL! Thank you so much to the Vetter Stone Amphitheatre for allowing us to fundraise and promote our mission at Mankato RibFest 2023! We raised $3,270 through the People’s Choice Award Fundraiser plus the donated...

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A Joyous Farewell to Sinbad!

Drumroll, please! After an astonishing 377 days at the shelter, a momentous occasion unfolded at BENCHS: Sinbad, the lovable pooch with a heart of gold, was finally adopted! Can you believe it? We always knew this day would come, and boy, was it worth the wait! Day after day, Sinbad graced...

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