Saturday, October 26, 2019 – Rose Larisa Park, Riverside RI

It’s time to start your FUNd-raising for the Rhode Island SPCA’s 17th annual dog walk, Paws in the Park!

On Saturday, October 26th dog lovers from all over Rhode Island will join us at Rose Larisa Park, in Riverside for a fun-filled, fall day of pet games, activities for all ages, local vendors, food trucks and back by popular demand, our Halloween themed costume contest!

Registration is a $5.00 donation and gets you and your pup a goodie bag at check in! Your $5.00 donation goes directly to your fundraising goal too!

Online Fundraising…Easy & Fun!

You can make a difference – fund raise online by creating a personalized fundraising web page. Share your story, include photos, explain why you are raising money for our cause, and inspire people to donate. Email your page to friends and share it on Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Need help? No problem! Contact Connie at ckile@riscpa.com or (401) 438-8150 x8 and she’ll be happy help!

Register Online TODAY! – Register as an Individual or as a Crew!

Register as an Individual
• Register as a Walker & Pup and start your fundraising today!
• The fundraising goal for individuals is at least $50.
• Create your own online fundraising page at http://www.firstgiving.com/RISPCA/Paws-in-the-Park
Ask friends, co-workers and family to sponsor you online or with a paper pledge form.

Register as a Crew! (a.k.a. Team)
• Register yourself as a Crew (team) captain online at http://www.firstgiving.com/RISPCA/Paws-in-the-Park
• Gather 2 or more Pack members…friends, family and/or co-workers.
• Crew (team) members can then register and build their own personal fundraising web pages.
• The fundraising goal for the Crew is at least $150.
• All Crew members’ funds go toward one Crew goal!
• Crews who reach or exceed the goal of $150 can also compete for the Crew Grand Prize!

Schedule of Events!

10:00 AM Registration & Morning Activities – Check-in at the registration booth and turn in your donation sheet and money raised, don’t forget to pick up your prizes! Shop in our Local Vendor Market and check out our awesome food trucks for some yummy local noms! Be sure to participate in our dog & people activities…. Stay tuned for a full activities list!

11:00 AM Costume Contest – Participate in our Halloween Costume Contest!
CATagories are: Dog/Owner Look-a-Like | Funniest Costume | Best Homemade Costume – Great prizes for the winners!

11:30 AM WALK Kick-off – Follow our Paws in the Park spokes-dogs Cruiser & Josie and head out for a mile-long walk along the beautiful waterfront of Larisa Park.

12:30 PM Food, Awards and Raffle – Take some time to replenish after your walk at our food trucks! Top fundraisers will be recognized and the raffle are drawn.

Is your company interested in becoming a sponsor for our walk this year? Download a sponsorship package here or email Connie Kile, Director of Development & Community Relations at ckile@rispca.com for a sponsorship opportunities package!

Is your company interested in becoming a vendor in our Local Marketplace? Download a Vendor Application today! Questions? Contact ckile@rispca.com

Lovin’ the adorable faces on our promotions?
We are excited to introduce our 2019 Paws in the Park spokes-dogs! Meet Cruiser & Josie! These two besties love being outdoors, catching balls and playing with the hose. Both adopted from the Rhode Island SPCA, they are livin’ their best life with their forever family and we look forward to them kicking off this years’ Paws in the Park walk!

Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors…

Best Friend Sponsors

Big Dog Sponsors