walk for a cause, Parade of Paws

Spokane Humane Society’s 21st annual Parade of Paws is on June 1, 2024. A fun-packed 1-2 mile walk to raise funds in support of the SHS animals awaiting their forever homes. Bring your kiddos and fur babies, enjoy music, food & drinks, and vendor fair. Located at our main shelter 6607 N Havana, we would love for you to show up and join the fun!

Saturday
June 1, 2024

9:00am
6607 N Havana


REGISTER

Create your fundraising team, or register individually and start today! If each walker raises $250, together you will raise over $75,000 to give homeless companion animals a second chance. 

What is Parade of Paws?

Parade of Paws is not just a walk; it’s a celebration of compassion and community. This peer-to-peer fundraising event brings together animal lovers from all walks of life to raise funds for Spokane Humane Society. By participating, you become a vital part of our mission to provide shelter, care, and love to animals in need.

How Can You Make a Difference?

It’s easy – FORM A TEAM! Rally your friends, family, and colleagues to create a powerhouse of passionate individuals dedicated to making a positive impact. Set a fundraising goal, share your unique team page, and watch as your collective efforts make a real difference in the lives of animals who deserve a second chance.

Join the Event Day Fun!

Parade of Paws is not just about fundraising – it’s about bringing our community together. Join us for a memorable walk in the SHS neighborhood, surrounded by fellow animal enthusiasts. And don’t forget to explore our vendor fair, and other fun activities for the family, there’s something for everyone!

FAQ

Why is there a $30 registration fee?

The registration fee covers the costs of your 2024 Parade of Paws commemorative T-shirt and bag of swag. It’s also a donation to Spokane Humane Society that will help us raise the funds needed to help animals in Spokane. If you won’t be participating as a fundraiser, and don’t want a t-shirt or sports pack, you can show up and participate in the walk on the day of for free.

I’m bringing my kids, do they need to be registered?

Only if they want a youth-sized t-shirt ($20). Otherwise, they can join for free and do not need to pre-register.

We’re walking as a couple, do we create a team or each register as solo walkers?

One of you should register as a team captain. Then, register the second person as a team member on your mighty team of two!

Having troubles with your registration?

Having trouble setting up your fundraising page?

Can I walk a shelter dog in the parade?

For safety and liability reasons, only trained volunteers and staff will be able to walk shelter dogs in the parade. 

Should I bring my dog or cat to walk in the parade?

If your dog(s) or cat(s) do well in public around large groups of other animals and people, we welcome you to bring them along for a great time.

For registration or sponsorship questions: donations@spokanehumanesociety.org

How you can be a part of our signature events: kristis@spokanehumanesociety.org

2024 sponsorship opportunities

For registration or sponsorship questions: donations@spokanehumanesociety.org | (509) 467-5235 x209

Signature Sponsor, $10,000 – exclusive
  • Signature Sponsor logo recognition on t-shirt
  • Thank you from the podium
  • Exclusive social media thank you & blog post
  • Logo recognition on PoP website
  • Logo recognition in PoP eblast
  • Feature on televised KHQ spot
  • Logo recognition on event signage
  • Logo recognition of PoP billboards
  • Exclusive mention in event press release
  • 20 x 10 Booth at event
  • Opportunity to provide promotional items in sports packs
Silver Tag Sponsor, $2,500 – multiple available 
  • Silver level logo recognition on t-shirt, event website, event signage, and event promotions
  • Social media recognition in group sponsor thank you, x5
  • 10 x 10 Booth at event
  • Opportunity to provide promotional items in sports packs
Gold Tag Sponsor, $5,000 – multiple available
  • Gold level logo recognition on t-shirt, event website, event signage, and event promotions
  • Thank you from the podium
  • Exclusive social media thank you
  • 10 x 10 Booth at event
  • Opportunity to provide promotional items in sports packs
Bronze Sponsor, $1,000 – multiple available
  • Bronze level logo recognition on t-shirt, event website, event signage, and event promotions
  • Social media recognition in group sponsor thank you, x2
  • 10 x 10 Booth at event
Vendor Booth, $150 – multiple available
  • 10×10 vendor booth at event
VENDOR BOOTH