Thank you everyone for joining us on Saturday! Started out blustery, turned out to be a beautiful day. Our community once again went the extra mile for CVHS and raised over $73,000 for the animals! So many people came, so many dogs, we will have more details and photos soon, stay tuned!
TOMORROW is the day- rain or shine (it is not supposed to rain tho)! We are far away from making our goal, we need your help- there is still time to to raise funds from friends and family! Join us for this fun and festive event, our biggest fundraising event of the year. Celebrate your love of animals and help raise vital funds to support our life-saving work!
When: May 11, 2019 9:00AM – Noon
Where: Montpelier High School Field
Presented by Top Dog Sponsors:
Be a part of this family-friendly, dog-friendly event with contests, prizes, and an easy 2 mile walk through beautiful downtown Montpelier. Friendly dogs on leashes are welcomed but you don’t need to bring a dog to participate.
All funds raised will help provide food, shelter, exceptional care, and find loving adoptive homes for over 1,000 companion animals in the coming year. Your contributions and efforts will directly save animal lives. This year our goal is $80,000 and we simply can’t do it without you!
Event Schedule: Ongoing – free refreshments, activities and displays
9:00 Registration Begins
9:30 Dog Costume Contest
10:00 Walk Begins
10:45 802 Disc Dogs Demo
11:15 Dog contests for best trick & best kisser – followed by the Alumni parade
11:50 Awards presentation
Raise Money from Friends and Family
Animals in our community rely on compassionate individuals like you to the raise money that will give them a second chance at life and love.
Form a team to multiply the fun … and the fundraising!
Groups of 2 or more people (friends, family, co-workers, etc.) may form a team to collect donations and/or walk together to multiply the fun and fundraising. We encourage each team member to donate or fundraise a minimum of $50 and each team to raise a minimum of $500. There will be a special prize for the top fundraising team. Individual team members may also compete for top individual fundraiser prizes.
- Tips to create individual and team fundraising pages
- Tips for Successful Fundraising
- Download a paper Pledge sheet
- Sample ask and thank you letters for fundraisers
- Sponsorship Benefits 2019 Walk for Animals
T-Shirts and PRIZES for Fundraisers!
Raise at least $50 and receive a free souvenir T-Shirt.
Reserve your T-shirt by April 8 on your online fundraising page or at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BDZ8LTT
Top Fundraising Prizes will be awarded to:
***Top 3 adult fundraisers ***Top 3 kid fundraisers (thru age17) ***Top fundraising team
Early Bird Prizes – collect your donations early:
***First individual to raise $500 ***First team to raise $1,000
Early Bird Raffle – Deliver cash and check donations to CVHS by 2pm May 10 and we will enter your name in a special prize raffle.
If You Raise More, We Can Do More!
$150 – Helps pay for a spay surgery for a dog
$250 – Provides a dental procedure for an animal to relieve pain
$500 – Will help spay 8 cats or kittens to prevent over population
$1,000 – Can help us care for a whole litter of newborn puppies or kittens
$2,500 – Helps pay for a life-saving emergency surgery
Register to Volunteer
We need your help to make the Walk a success! Sign up to volunteer and be a part of this extraordinary day.
Can’t come but want to help?
- Be a virtual walker and raise money from friends and family to help save animals.
- Make a donation to CVHS today.
Other important info
- Friendly dogs on leashes are welcome, but you don’t need to bring a dog to walk.
- For Vendor space please contact Linnea Cecere (see below)
Questions: Linnea@centralvermonthumane.org 802-476-3811 x110
Thank you to all our incredible Sponsors!
Cat’s Meow Sponsors
Furever Friend Sponsors
Tail Wagger Sponsors
Good Buddy Sponsors
Agway Farm and Garden Montpelier
Client Centered Financial
Community National Bank
Concept 2 Inc.
Denis, Ricker and Brown Insurance
Do or Dye Salon
Fothergill Segale and Valley CPAs
Happy Tails Boarding Kennel
Mascoma Savings Bank
Natural Mattress Company Inc.
Noyle W. Johnson Insurance Agency
Optical Expressions Berlin
Rich Jones, State Farm Insurance Agent
Rock of Ages Corporation
Sign Here Inc.
Trow and Holden Company
Union Mutual of Vermont Companies
Waitsfield Champlain Valley Telecom