Get moving this summer to help animals in need with the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society’s Sweat for Pets fundraiser, which challenges you to set a personal fitness goal and raise funds to change the lives of animals in your community.
Challenges can be completed anytime and can be as unique as you are. In celebration of the Ontario SPCA’s 150th anniversary, participants are encouraged to set a personal goal that incorporates 150. You could ride 150 kilometres on your bike over two weeks, run 150 kilometres in a month, create a team and do a combined 150 workouts – whatever inspires you!
Making a difference is as easy as setting a personal fitness challenge, registering online and then asking your friends, family and neighbours to pledge their support by donating to your fundraising page.
If in-person events are more your style, save the date and register for a fun wellness event on Saturday, Aug. 26 being hosted by the Ontario SPCA York Region Animal Centre and Ontario SPCA Markham Cat Adoption and Education Animal Centre.
“Sweat for Pets is all about getting active and raising funds to help animals that need our support,” says Jen Hughes, provincial operations manager – Central Region, Ontario SPCA and Humane Society. “You’ll be doing something good for your health, for the animals, and for your community.”
The Ontario SPCA is a registered charity that does not receive annual government funding and depends on generous supporters to change the lives of vulnerable animals. Funds raised through Sweat for Pets provide care and shelter to give animals a second chance.
If you’re up for the challenge, visit sweatforpets.ca to register, donate and change the lives of animals in need.