News Feature

Originally published in Compass, June 12, 2014
Peace Ridge offered matching grant

Valentine, a porcine resident of Peace Ridge Sanctuary

Valentine, a resident of Peace Ridge Sanctuary in Penobscot,Maine gets some tender, loving care from a volunteer. The animal sanctuary is asking for help in matching funds for a $25,000 grant from a private donor.

Photo courtesy of Peace Ridge Sanctuary

Peace Ridge Animal Sanctuary in Penobscot is asking for immediate community support to help the organization secure a matching grant. A donor has offered to match every dollar donated to the animal shelter up to $25,000, but the deadline for donations is June 30. This is the first time that Peace Ridge Sanctuary, the Blue Hill Peninsula’s only licensed animal shelter, has been presented with such an opportunity to fund its animal rescue and care operations. Call Peace Ridge for more information at 326-9507. Donations can be made to Peace Ridge Sanctuary and mailed to 653 Back Ridge Road, Penobscot, ME 04476, or online at Please consider helping us meet this formidable goal for animals in our community.