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Abby Lange's Walk for the Animals

Re-Routed for 2020!

A fundraising event for Pope Memorial SPCA of Concord-Merrimack County

Event Information

12:00am Sunday, September 20, 2020 to 12:00am Friday, September 25, 2020

Take your steps count for homeless pets in need!

The Walk is our longest running event and raises critical funds needed to care for the homeless pets that come to our shelter in need of food, shelter, medical care and hope.

RE-ROUTED FOR 2020
This year's event will offer walkers the chance to participate virtually from Aug 1 - Sept 20, or join us at the shelter on Sept. 20th (live event is subject to restrictions by State of NH in place at time of the event).

LEAD THE PACK
The first 100 walkers to register before Sept. 1st will receive sunglasses and a bandanna!

HOW IT WORKS
Virtual Event: Walk any 1-mile or 3-mile route between Aug 1 - Sept 20, and submit your pic to win prizes!
Live Event: Join other animal lovers for a socially-distanced walk from the shelter on Sept. 20th. Pre-registration is required, attendance is limited, morning and afternoon walks available. Once your sign up to walk, you will receive an email offering the chance to reserve a spot for Sept. 20th until event capacity is reached.

FUNDRAISING & PRIZES
We hope you will share your plans to walk and your compassion for pets in need with family and friends - and ask for their support ! Donations in any amount will provide for life-saving care to animals who are counting on us.

GOODY BAGS for first 150 walkers
HATS for walkers who raise $100+
TSHIRTS for walkers who raise $250+
SWEATSHIRTS for walkers who raise $500+
FLEECE VEST OR JACKET for walkers who raise $1000+
(one prize per participant)

PRIZES will also be awarded for Best Costume, Most Interesting Route, Most Spirited Pack (based on photo submissions).

ONĀ  BEHALF OF THE ANIMALS
We thank you, for your enthusiasm and your kindness - and for all of the ways that you help to make our community a compassionate place for pets and people.


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About the Organization

Pope Memorial SPCA of Concord-Merrimack County

On an annual basis, we care for more than 1,400 homeless pets in need. We also work towards solving root problems in our community that lead to pet homelessness and animal cruelty. We offer low cost pet vaccination clinics and a pet food pantry to support pet owners in our community. We offer Compassion Camps and school-based programs to children, giving them the opportunity to develop a compassionate and responsible awareness of pets. We work with local law enforcement to respond to animal cruelty complaints and to assist with investigations. As a result of this work, we often take in animals who have been neglected or abused and are in need of veterinary care and socialization. We are also active in legislative advocacy, working to improve the laws that protect pets in New Hampshire.