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A quarterly message from Vicki Davis, Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA) - Executive Director of Tri-County Humane Society.

TCHS breaks record with Companion Walk fundraising

ST. CLOUD, MN – Tri-County Humane Society (TCHS) is proud to announce its totals from the 30th Companion Walk – the nonprofit animal shelter has raised a net profit of $59,795 for animals in its care!
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TCHS leaders had hoped to bring in close to $60,000, and they are elated they largely met their goal. The money will be used for general operations of the shelter. The previous record profit was approximately $54,000 raised in 2015.
The event theme this year was Bark to the Future, a 1980s-themed celebration of the decade the walk began. The event on Sept. 8th at Wilson Park featured food, ’80s music, exhibitors, a silent auction, two DeLoreans (the car from “Back to the Future”), a “meet a snake booth,” doggie tattoo booth, an ’80s hairstyle booth, and much more. The 5K walk also featured a 1K low-impact option intended for families, smaller dogs, and senior dogs.
The money was raised through walkers’ pledges, sponsorships to TCHS, food sales, silent auction sales, general donations, and more. TCHS wants to thank everyone who helped make the day possible and a success to boot.
About 650 walkers participated, with about 360 dogs present, too.
Next year’s Companion Walk will be Saturday, Sept. 7th, at Wilson Park. TCHS is now gearing up for its Santa Paws fundraiser, which will be Nov. 16-18.

A quarterly message from Vicki Davis, Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA) - Executive Director of Tri-County Humane Society.

A quarterly message from Vicki Davis, Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA) - Executive Director of Tri-County Humane Society.

A quarterly message from Vicki Davis, Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA) - Executive Director of Tri-County Humane Society.

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Our team works with the news media and digital partners to raise awareness of companion animal care and humane education. If you are a member of the media and wish to discuss this with us, please call 320-252-0896 or email us at pets@tricountyhumanesociety.org. 

Our Impact in 2017:

  • Animals Adopted

    2,746

  • Animals Fostered

    1,208

  • Animals Spayed/Neutered

    1,699

  • Spay/Neuter Clinics Hosted

    45

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