Beaufort animal shelter wins Facebook competition

BEAUFORT, S.C. (WCIV) -- The Beaufort County Animal Shelter won 4,000 pounds of dog and cat food in a Facebook competition.{}

Beaufort resident Allison Scott endorsed the shelter for the Facebook competition sponsored by and Nature's Variety. Once BCAS wasendorsed, it was up to the community to go on to Facebook and vote.

The organization with the most Likes won the competition.

"You have no idea what this amount of food will do for theAnimal Shelter. We receive some food donations from the community, but asignificant amount of our budget goes towards buying food so receiving 4,000 poundsof food will go a long way," said Beaufort County Animal Shelter DirectorTallulah Trice.

Texas Star Rescue came in second place and will receive1,000 pounds in cat and dog food.{}