Robin and his dogs are rescued 19 days into his pledged 30

BEDFORD – Yesterday, Robin Compton and his nine fluffy friends were rescued from his camp outside Rural King when he reached his $40,000 fundraising goal in nineteen days.

He planned to stay, braving the cool every night for 30 days, until he raised $40,000 to benefit the White River Humane Society or until November was over.

Luckily, thanks to the support, donations of meals, and funds from the community, he didn’t have to stay through colder weather.

Thanks to the generosity of Lawrence County residents, Robin could take his nine fluffy huskies and go home where it’s warm and safe after having raised a good chunk of money for our local Humane Society.

On their Facebook page, the White River Humane Society posted: “Thank you to each and every one of you who donated to the cause, volunteered to be on-site, brought a meal to Robin or treats for the doggies. Thank you to Rural King in Bedford for hosting Robin and his dogs. We appreciate our sponsors for their financial support and encouragement. Thanks to DNA Designs, LLC, Jackson Heavy Haul, and Tractor Supply Co. for donations of products/services and the support of many others.

We can not do what we do without the support of the community. We are so thankful for your generosity that we can continue caring for homeless, abandoned, and neglected dogs and cats and find them loving homes.”

An anonymous donor who pledged to match dollar-for-dollar any donations made this weekend helped the Humane Society make the last push over the finish line.