New “Clear the Shelters” social media campaign #LoveMyPet / #AmoAMiMascota kicks off on @NBCPhiladelphia and @Telemundo62
BALA CYNWYD, PA – (August 4, 2017) – NBC10 Philadelphia / WCAU and Telemundo62 / WWSI announced the return of their popular pet adoption campaign, Clear the Shelters / Desocupar Los Albuergues. Launching this month and culminating with Clear the Shelters day on Saturday, August 19, the stations’ third annual nationwide pet adoption campaign will include the participation of nearly 50 local animal shelters and rescues in Greater Philadelphia.
“We are thrilled to bring our popular ‘Clear the Shelters’ event back again,” said Ric Harris, President and General Manager of NBC10 and Telemundo62. “Each year we have seen the event grow as more and more people come out with their families to adopt a new pet. Our team is passionate about our pet adoption campaign and sharing the stories of the many animals who have found new homes.”
On Saturday, August 19, all participating animal shelters and rescue organizations will waive their pet adoption fees to help families find and adopt a new pet. For a listing of participating shelters and rescues visit NBC10.com/cleartheshelters or Telemundo62.com/desocuparlosalbergues.
NBC10 and Telemundo62 also unveiled a new social media campaign that compliments their Clear the Shelters efforts: #LoveMyPet / #AmoAMiMascota. To join the Clear the Shelters social media campaign, audiences can simply post a photo of their favorite pet, list their reasons for loving their pet, and upload their post and photo to their social media channels using the hashtags #ClearTheShelters and #LoveMyPet / #DesocuparLosAlbergues and #AmoAMiMascota. Audiences can also visit http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/ and http://www.telemundo62.com/ to access a #ClearTheShelters / #DesocuparLosAlbergues filters that lets people easily share pet photos across social platforms. The social media campaign will conclude on August 19.
For more information about the pet adoption campaign, visit ClearTheShelters.com. You can also follow the effort on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram by using the hashtags #ClearTheShelters and #LoveMyPet. To access information in Spanish, please visit DesocuparLosAlbergues.com and follow #DesocuparLosAlbergues and #AmoAMiMascota. Clear the Shelters is an initiative spearheaded by NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, a division of NBCUniversal.
ABOUT NBC10 PHILADELPHIA / WCAU
Owned by NBCUniversal, NBC10 Philadelphia has been delivering local news, information and weather for more than 60 years, serving nearly six million viewers throughout Greater Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley, South Jersey and Delaware. Viewers turn to NBC10 for the most up-to-date breaking news and weather on a variety of platforms, including online at nbc10.com and via mobile and social platforms. COZI TV, the station’s multicast network, offers a full schedule of America’s most beloved and iconic television series and hit movies as well as local programming. COZI TV can be seen on Comcast channel 248, Verizon channel 460, RCN channel 28 and over-the-air on digital 10.2. For more information, visit www.nbcphiladelphia.com.
ABOUT TELEMUNDO62 / WWSI
Owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo62 / WWSI is NBC’s Owned Television Stations local station serving Spanish-speaking viewers throughout the Greater Philadelphia area, including 18 counties across Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware. Noticiero Telemundo62 is a locally produced, live Spanish-language newscast, airing weekdays at 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Viewers turn to Noticiero Telemundo62 for local news, weather, sports and community coverage on air and on the Telemundo62 app. For more information, visit Telemundo62.com.