Awards and Media

We've been very fortunate to receive a great deal of good publicity from local & national newspapers, television, radio stations, and even a few magazines. Randy's tireless efforts to make the St. Louis and the world a nicer place for animals has not gone unrecognized. The following information, although not comprehensive, will give you a good idea of how far his work reaches out to people.

The following is a list of awards given to Stray Rescue and Randy Grim:

  • Homeless Animal Day 1998 presented by Operation Spot
  • Best Animal Lover presented by PAWS 1998
  • E-Achievement Award 1999 presented by "E" television
  • Resolution from State Legislators commending my work 1999
  • Best Volunteer Organization 2000 presented by Riverfront Times
  • Hardee's Hometown Hero 2000
  • Best of St. Louis 2001 from St. Louis Magazine
  • Thanksgiving Editor's choice from St. Louis Post Dispatch 2001
  • Red Cross Lifesaver Award 2002
  • St. Louis FOCUS award for "innovative solutions." 2003
  • In Defense of Animals Guardian Award 2003
  • Rockwood School District Award 2004
  • 2006 Animal Kingdom Kindred Spirit Award from the Doris Day Animal Foundation
  • 2006 Nomination for The American Humane Association's Best Practice initiative for our Adoption Program.
  • 2006 IPPY Award for Miracle Dog book
  • 2006 Animal Writers Association 1st Runner Up for Miracle Dog
  • 2007 Doris Day's Animal Angel Award
  • 2008 Chrissie Award from Best Friends Society
  • 2008 Clayton Chamber of Commerce Award
  • 2008 Nominated for St. Louis Area Person of the Year
  • 2008 Zootoo $1 Million Shelter Makeover Contest Winner
  • 2009 Alive Magazine's Most Buzzed About People

Randy and/or Quentin have been featured on the following television programs:

  • NBC's Today Show
  • Animal Planet
  • The John Walsh Show
  • PAX's It's A Miracle
  • CNN
  • CBS News
  • CBS Early Morning Show
  • Access Hollywood
  • Weather Channel
  • Entertainment Tonight
  • Local St. Louis television stations

The following is the list of national magazines that have featured as story about Randy and/or Quentin:

  • People
  • The Advocate
  • National Geographic
  • Entertainment Today
  • Guideposts
  • Forbes
  • Entrepreneur
  • Barc Magazine
  • Numerous dog and animal magazines
  Guardian Award.
Pictured are, Jane Goodall, Randy Grim, and Quentin.
St. Louis River Front Times Best of 2000 award.  
  The John Walsh Show.
Pictured are, John Walsh, Randy Grim, and Quentin.
E-Town E Achievement Award.  


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