Put on your walking shoes and show your support for your local animals shelter at Alexandria’s Walk for Animals on Sunday, May 1, 2016!
The Walk, which begins in Old Town Alexandria’s Market Square, will be hosted by Dr. Katy Nelson of The Pet Show with Dr. Katy. We’ll have plenty of fun activities for kids, including a “search for lost animals” along the one mile-long course. We’ll have goodies for every registrant (human and animal) as well as pet-friendly and kid-friendly vendors to explore.
9:00 am: Registration opens, visit booths, activities for kids
10:00 am: Official welcome and thank you to participants
10:30 am: 1 mile walk begins and “Search for Lost Animals”
11:30 am: Announcement of winners in each category
12:00 pm: Event ends – pick up prizes
- Adults: $25 (receive a 2016 Walk for Alexandria’s Animals backpack)
- Children(5-12 years): $15 (Receive a stuffed animal. Have the animal scanned for a microchip for a chance to win a prize!)
- Children under 5: FREE
- Dogs: FREE (receive a 2016 Walk for Alexandria’s bandana)
- Support from Home in my Pajamas: $20
Create or Join a Team
Maximize your fundraising potential and walk as a group! If you want to create a Team to fundraise and walk with your family, your co-workers, or your friends, select one person to “Create a Team.” Then, tell your teammates to select “Join a Team” when they register for the event, selecting your team name from the list of registered Teams.Get creative to promote your team and compete to raise the most money and win the Top Team Prize!
Thanks to our generous sponsors, we are able to offer fabulous prizes for the top fundraisers in each category: Top Adult, Top Adult Team, Top Youth, and Top Youth Team.
We’re more than halfway to our goal for the event ($30,000)! Register, start a team, start fundraising for the shelter with our Digital Fundraising Toolkit, and show Alexandria’s animals how much you care!
At the Walk, we’ll have great activities for the whole family, including a dog agility course, face-painting and crafts for kids, and a scavenger hunt on the Walk. We can’t wait to see you there!