There are several ways to participate and raise funds for the animals.
Register as a PACK LEADER
and invite your friends, family, and colleagues to join you in fundraising and walk as a pack the day of the event.
Become a PACK MEMBER
by joining a team to walk and fundraise.
Register as a LONE WOLF
to raise funds and walk as an individual.
Register as a VIRTUAL PARTICIPANT
and raise funds as an individual or as pack, but not participate in the walk. This is a great option for supporters who would like to fundraise, but cannot attend the event.The more money you raise, the more goodies you get and the more homeless animals you help! Register now and create your own free web page. Personalize your own page and share with your friends a story and pictures of why this cause is important to you.Set a fundraising goalStart early so you can give people ample time to donateEmail friends, family and colleaguesUse FaceBook and Twitter to reach out to your online social network. Share once a week.Follow up by sending emailsSend thank yousFollow us on Facebook and share our posts so that people become familiar with what we doEvent day schedule:
Walk registration/pet costume contest registration: 11:00am
One mile walk along the river: 1:30pm
Vendors and festivities: 11:00am-3:00pmEarly donation drop off and goodie bag pick up:
If you would like to turn in off-line donations and pick up your pack's t-shirts and goodie bags before the walk date, you can stop by the shelter (conference center) at the times below. No appointment is necessary. If you are not able to stop by at these times, you can go straight to registration on the event date and turn in off-line donations and pick up your tshirts and goodie bags.
Wednesday, March 21st - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday, March 22nd - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Friday, March 23rd - 10:00am-5:00pmReasons to give your support!
In 2016 we accomplished:
8,104 animals saved
2,807 transfers from high euthanasia shelters
96% save rate
33,873 pets seen at the Animal Health Center
5,310 feral cats trapped, neutered, vaccinated and returned
13,203 spay/neuter surgeries for the public
1,368 free pet vaccinations given in disadvantaged neighborhoods
144,580 pounds of free pet food given away to keep pets in homes
72,000 volunteers hours givenWhat it costs to save lives:
$50,000 - Feeds and houses the animals in our shelter for 1 week
$25,000 - Monthly cost to spay/neuter the animals in our shelter
$10,000 - Saves 100 underaged puppies or kittens through round-the-clock foster care
$7,500 - Feeds and houses the animals in our shelter for 1 day
$5,000 - Vaccinates 200 shelter animals
$2,500 - Treats 5 heartworm positive shelter dogs
$1,000 - Provides 1 week of clean bedding, toys, and outdoor play for our animals