2020 MHS Walk for Animals: Reimagined

Saving Animal Lives With Every Step

$42,181

312 supporters

$40,000 goal

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2020 MHS Walk For Animals: Reimagined

Saturday from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

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Add to Calendar 2020-09-19 09:00:00 2020-09-19 12:00:00 America/New_York 2020 MHS Walk For Animals: Reimagined Join us for an exciting, virtual fundraising walk that raises critical funds for animals in need. Register by August 24 for a FREE t-shirt and a chance to win an Apple Watch. Get started now by registering, making a donation, and starting a fundraising page. Then ask your friends, family, colleagues — anyone who loves animals — to support you by sponsoring your walk. Not only will all proceeds go directly to animals in need, but you'll also enjoy a free t-shirt, contests, raffles, prizes, and special livestreams! If you have questions, then please email us at [email protected] Please note that the 50/50 Raffle is not tax-deductible.

This event will be livestreamed on our Givebutter page: https://givebutter.com/mhs-walk

This event will be livestreamed on our Givebutter page: https://givebutter.com/mhs-walk

Join us for an exciting, virtual fundraising walk that raises critical funds for animals in need. Register by August 24 for a FREE t-shirt and a chance to win an Apple Watch. Get started now by registering, making a donation, and starting a fundraising page. Then ask your friends, family, colleagues — anyone who loves animals — to support you by sponsoring your walk. Not only will all proceeds go directly to animals in need, but you'll also enjoy a free t-shirt, contests, raffles, prizes, and special livestreams! If you have questions, then please email us at [email protected] Please note that the 50/50 Raffle is not tax-deductible.

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Monadnock Humane Society

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Thank You

We are beyond grateful to you for supporting the 2020 MHS Walk for Animals: Reimagined!

You can watch the videos from the event directly on YouTube:

It is not too late to make a donation. Every dollar will help MHS care for animals in need — and the people who love them. Please click the yellow 'Donate' button in the top right corner of the screen. After entering the amount, you will have a chance to ‘credit’ a specific fund or fundraiser.

If you prefer to donate via phone, then please call Lisa Beckwith during normal business hours at 603-354-4007.

Alternatively, if you feel more comfortable donating via check, then please make it payable to Monadnock Humane Society and write ‘Walk for Animals’ in the memo area:

          Monadnock Humane Society

          101 W Swanzey Road

          Swanzey, NH 03446

The Walk for Animals always brings us together, and this year's event is no exception
 Please share photos of your walk or 'watch party' using #MHSWalkForAnimals.

Thank you. You are amazing. And we are so glad to call you part of the MHS Family.


Raffle & Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Walk for Animals: Reimagined contests and raffles:

  • 50/50 Split-the-Pot: Melissa Sullivan
  • La-Z-Boy Recliner: Rachel Podgurski
  • Best Friends Forever: Larkan Parker
  • Boredom Busters: Sheila Pinkney
  • Rev it Up: Larkan Parker
  • Ultimate Foodie: Alice Sears
  • Uplifting indulgence: Jessica Pierannunzi
  • Apple Watch: Kerri O'Brien

Gift Match Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the two $500 Walk for Animals: Reimagined Gift Matches!

  • Mary Przywara
  • Team Long Dog and Thumbs

Thanks again to Val and Jon Starbuck for their extraordinary generosity in providing the matching gifts.


Saving Animal Lives With Every Step

Wherever you are, whoever you’re with, join us on September 19 for the Walk for Animals: Reimagined, a virtual take on our life-saving event!

Each and every day, our priority is to make sure the animals in our care are healthy, happy, and safe. A crisis can’t change that. Now more than ever, we are calling on animal lovers like you!

The Walk for Animals is one of Monadnock Humane Society's largest fundraisers and allows us to continue helping those who need us – both pets and people.

The money raised provides vital medical treatment and a second chance to the dogs, cats, and all other animals here at our shelter. It also supports the community, allowing us to run programs like our Animal Safety Net, our low-cost medical clinics, and our food pantry benefiting families in need.

Fundraise from home and walk with us along your favorite route. Together, we can save animal lives one step at a time!


Get Started Now

Register by August 24 for the following benefits plus a chance to win an Apple Watch:

  • Free T-shirt (available for pickup at MHS)
  • Fundraising Support  
  • Contests & Raffles
  • Prizes & Awards
  • Livestreams

The best benefit... All proceeds will go directly toward caring for the homeless animals of our community!

Get started now by registering and making a donation. Click the 'Register & Donate' button at the top of the page.

Then click the 'Fundraise' button at the top of the page to start your fundraising page. Givebutter will ask you to create a team. You can have a team of one (just you) or create a team and invite family/friends to join you. Ask your friends, family, colleagues — anyone who loves animals — to support you by sponsoring your walk. Check out our Fundraising Tutorial for help in setting up your fundraising page.

We encourage you to Givebutter for all donations. You're also welcome to use the downloadable Sponsor Sheet.

Download the Walk For Animals Community Toolkit: O4LfGAu4l3NNPcsvlwv5tc1R6AZomco3LnFMgM6M.pdf

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Prizes

Raise more money, win more prizes, and save more lives!

There will be FREE prizes for the top individual and top team fundraisers.

In addition, every $25 you raise will earn you a FREE raffle ticket for a chance to win an Apple Watch!


Raffles

By purchasing a raffle ticket, you are ensuring homeless animals in need receive the love and care they deserve. You'll also have the chance to win one of the amazing packages below (all valued over $500). All of the registration proceeds will go toward medical care, food, shelter, and a second chance at life for every animal that turns to us for help.

Simply click the yellow 'Register & Donate' button at the top right of the page to purchase raffle tickets.

 

'La-Z-Boy Reclining Rocker' Package: 

Did you wear out your recliner or couch while sheltering-in-place? Or would you like to spruce up your family room or man cave? Enter to win this brand new La-Z-Boy Reclining Rocker, valued at $730, in beautiful navy leather upholstery.

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'Rev It Up' Package:

 This package includes the 'works' to help care for your entire vehicle.

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'Best Friends Forever' Package: 

Many special treats (food and otherwise) for your best friend(s).

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'Uplifting Indulgence' Package: 

Take time for you and indulge from head to toe.

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'Ultimate Foodie' Package: 

If you like to eat out or eat in, then this package is for you.

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'Boredom Buster' Package: 

This package will help add some fun to your life.

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Contests

Have fun with your pet AND a chance to win a fabulous prize by entering one of our contests!

Categories:

  • Best Team Spirit (photo or video submissions) – Show off your best team spirit!
  • Best Pet/Human Costume (photo submission only) – Show off you and your pet in your favorite costumes!
  • Laziest Pet Walk (video submission only) – Show off you and your pet’s laziest walk!

All contestants will be featured on the MHS Walk for Animals Facebook page for preliminary voting to narrow contestants down to the top 2 from each category. From there, MHS Staff members, Board members, and Walk Committee members will choose the #1 contestant from each category. The winners will receive a fabulous prize! The top 2 contestants from each contest will be featured in our promotional video at noon on the day of the Walk (9/19), and the winner will be announced live during the video stream.

Please email your submissions (or questions) to [email protected] with "Pet Contest - CONTEST NAME" in the subject line. Please include your name, your pet's name, and a contact phone number in the body of the email. Please submit only one entry per category. Videos must be no longer than 5 minutes.

All submissions are due no later than August 17. Facebook voting will be from August 18-21.

Please note: MHS retains the right to use your submission in our social media and promotional ad campaigns.


You Make MHS Possible

When our community faces challenges, inspiring compassion becomes even more important. That’s why this year’s Walk for Animals: Reimagined is so very special. Monadnock Humane Society needs your support more than ever before. And while the event may look different this year — wherever we are, whatever the circumstances — we’ll be standing together to save animal lives.

When you register to fundraise for the Walk for Animals, you're committing to help MHS build a more compassionate community for animals and the people who love them. Every dollar we raise goes towards our mission and makes lifesaving differences for thousands of shelter animals each year. Your support makes it possible for us to provide pets in need with safe shelter, medical care, rescue and rehabilitation, boarding and daycare, training services, a pet food pantry, Animal Safety Net program, and most importantly, forever homes.

Click here to read more about community programs offered by MHS!

Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

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Gold Sponsor

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Silver Sponsors

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Media Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

  • DogGone Beautiful Pet Styling Salon
  • Edward Jones - Ely Thayer
  • Hamshaw Lumber
  • KCS Architects, PC
  • Lane & Bentley
  • Mon Amie Fine Jewelry
  • Monadnock Perio & Implant Center
  • ReVision Energy
  • Rust & Company CPAs

Copper Sponsors

  • Blais & Associates Realtors
  • The Insurance Source
  • World Energy Efficiency Services

Friend Sponsor

  • Frazier & Son
  • Granite State Glass

Many thanks to local businesses and individuals who supplied products or services for the Walk for Animals:

  • Angie’s Pizzeria
  • AutoZone Auto Parts Rindge
  • Bretwood Golf Course
  • Bull Moose
  • Brown Computer Solutions
  • D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches
  • Dogs on Depot
  • Granita Enoteca
  • Hilltop CafĂ©
  • Hubert’s Family Outfitters
  • JC Performance & Mobile Detailing
  • JimEddie’s
  • Keene Family YMCA
  • Keene WebWorks    
  • Mary Dziedzinski
  • Mia Capelli Salon
  • Miller Brothers-Newton
  • Mint Car Wash
  • Nature’s Green Grocer
  • Northeast Mountain Footwear
  • Pawprints Photography
  • Peterborough Paw Spa
  • Pine Grove Springs Golf
  • Rebeccah Colburn
  • Rebeccah Jewelry
  • Saxy Chef
  • Sullivan Tire & Auto Service
  • The Inn at East Hill Farm
  • The Marina
  • Toadstool Bookstore
  • Tractor Supply Rindge
  • Tractor Supply Walpole
  • Wondrous Roots
  • Yankee Lanes
  • YBA Muffler & Brake

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