Proceeds from this event support the lifesaving programs and services of the Richmond SPCA, a non-profit humane society that is building a more compassionate community through the provision of programs of education, adoption, rehabilitation and spay/neuter. We save the lives of more than 4,000 homeless animals each year and care for approximately 350 cats and dogs daily. Our federal tax identification number is 54-0506328.
Here are examples of the lifesaving services the money you raise can provide:
Fundraising Incentive Levels
Prizes are also awarded to our top fundraising individuals (youth and overall) and teams! All prizes and incentives will be awarded at our Awards Ceremony at the Dog Jog and 5K Run on March 24.
Tell your story. Personalize your fundraising web page with a personal photo and be sure to tell your page visitors why the cause of helping homeless dogs, cats, kittens and puppies is important to you. Use this space to ask your friends, coworkers and family to make a donation in your (or your pet's) honor.
Get the word out. Use the email and social media tools available in your HQ to ask friends and family to support your participation in the Dog Jog and 5K Run. Consider sending updates to your current and potential supporters to keep them in the loop about your fundraising success! Be sure to like and tag our Dog Jog and 5K Run Facebook page, and use the hashtag #DogJog to help spread the word on Twitter and Instagram. Download our Dog Jog and 5K Run cover photo for your Facebook page!
Ask for support. Get creative - there are countless ways for you to ask your community for their support! A few examples are listed below:
• In exchange for a donation to your fundraising page, you could: babysit, drive a friend to the airport, bake a batch of cookies, shovel snow or cut grass.
• Does your company have a matching gift program? Ask your employer to match what you raise.Join or create a team. Teamwork puts the FUN in fundraising! Put together a team of coworkers, friends or family and fundraise together for the Dog Jog and 5K Run. Already registered, but want to create a or join a team? No problem! Call Laurie Mavica at 804-521-1318 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for help. Learn more about creating a Dog Jog and 5K Run team.