Paws for a Cause raises SPCA funds

The annual event takes place in Abbotsford on Sept. 9.

Register now 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 B.C. In Abbotsford, the event will be held at 10 a.m. at Mill Lake Park, with registration beginning at 9 a.m. Check 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,” said 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 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 for information on sponsorship opportunities and fundraising ideas, as well as pledge kits, posters and volunteer opportunities.