Sunday in May May 5, 2019 10am-3pm (Rain or Shine) 745 Rockdale Ave, Buttonwood Park, New Bedford Rain or Shine Our largest fundraiser gets bigger every year! Attended by over 600 people and 400 dogs in past years Great prizes for people raising the most money! All registered walkers will receive a free T-shirt Don't forget to RSVP for our Facebook Event (TBA)!
We need your help to raise funds to help injured, sick, homeless, abandoned, and neglected animals in our community! This is a fun-filled day for people and their animals to come and join us for a 2-mile fundraising walk around beautiful Buttonwood Park, as well as enjoy lots of entertainment. Animal lovers without dogs are also welcome!
Attendance to check out the vendors and entertainment in the center ring is FREE (but be sure to bring some cash for food and wares!).
There is a $15 registration fee for each person participating in the fundraising walk, but please help us raise as much as you can by asking friends, family, coworkers and neighbors to sponsor you for the Walk for Animals. Maximize your fundraising impact by creating an online profile (check out our Sample Fundraising Profile) that can be shared to help you raise money. Just choose "Humane Coalition for Animals of Greater New Bedford" as your certified charity. It's easy and free!100% of the funds raised are used to support our variety of programs that benefit local animals and our community. Registration will be between 11:00 and 12:00pm and the Walk will begin at 12:00 pm with a Blessing of the Animals.
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