Register today for the 2012 Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause walk and become a pawesome supporter of the BC SPCA!
Animal lovers across the province are gearing up for the BC SPCA’s signature event, being held Sept 9* in 35 communities throughout British Columbia (date may vary in some communities, check spca.bc.ca/walk for details).
“We are so grateful to all our supporters. The Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause is our biggest fundraising event of the year and our branches are reliant on the life-saving funds our participants raise,” says Farrah Rooney, manager, fundraising events. This year the BC SPCA hopes to raise $1 million for B.C.’s most vulnerable animals. “Participating in Paws for a Cause is a fun way to make a difference in your community. Our events are a true celebration of animals and feature all kinds of activities for the whole family.”
Those interested in getting involved in the Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause may join as an individual, as a group, or as a corporate team. Registrants are all eligible for fabulous local and provincial prizes and participants who raise $500 in June will receive a free BC SPCA hoodie.
The BC SPCA invites prospective and current participants to visit spca.bc.ca/walk for information on sponsorship opportunities and fundraising ideas, as well as pledge kits, posters and volunteer opportunities.
Thank you to our provincial sponsors: Scotiabank, Bosley’s Pet Food Plus, See Ya Later Ranch winery, Coast Hotels & Resorts, Petsecure Pet Health Insurance, PwC, Global TV, 99.3 The Fox, CKNW AM980, 24 Hours Vancouver and TVW.
Photo caption: Start line at 2011 Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause walk in West Vancouver
The BC SPCA is a non-profit organization funded primarily by public donations. Our mission is to prevent cruelty and to promote the welfare of animals through a wide range of services, including cruelty investigations, emergency rescue and treatment, sheltering and adoption of homeless and abused animals, humane education, advocacy, farm animal welfare, spay/neuter programs, and wildlife rescue and rehabilitation.