YouTuber MrBeast films dog adoption story at Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters
Popular Youtuber MrBeast posted a video on Thursday, July 23, in which he helped adopt dogs rescued from Forsyth County-based Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters, quickly gaining over 11 million views in less than a month. day and reaching the #1 trending spot on Youtube.
Jimmy Donaldson, known online as MrBeast, is known for his videos where he puts on intense challenges for himself and his friends. With nearly 40 million subscribers, he also shows immense generosity in his videos, usually offering money or other freebies to people involved in his videos.
“MrBeast has said his mission is to make the world a better place before he dies,” said Furkids CEO and Founder Samantha Shelton. “Furkids makes the world a better place for homeless dogs and cats who have been abandoned, lost, injured or sick. Our goals are aligned and Furkids was deeply honored to have the unique opportunity to work with MrBeast and his amazing team. It was an exciting and intensely emotional experience for us, and we are very grateful to MrBeast for making this project a part of Furkids history.
During the video, which took nine months to film, MrBeast and some of his friends launched a marketing campaign starting July 6 to try to help find homes for all of the dogs at a Furkids shelter. The first billboard he put up to advertise Furkid adoptions was on Scenic Highway in Suwanee, then over the next few days ads began appearing on 49 billboards throughout the Suwanee subway. ‘Atlanta. Furkids also campaigned for online adoptions through their social media platforms.