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Exercise Your Heart for Animals

Registration opens April 1, 2024

Log your miles walked from June 2 – 22, 2024 to earn $1 per mile, up to $20,000 for animals in need.

Congratulations to our 2023 Walkers!

Total Dollars Raised:

$211,665
Goal:$250,000

Total Miles Walked: 25,198 Goal: 20,000

Join the Movement to Help Animals in Need | PAWSwalk: Exercise Your Heart for Animals 

From June 2-22, 2024 participants can log the miles they walk on PAWSwalk.net to raise life-saving funds for animals. Thanks to a generous pledge from our sponsors, every mile logged will result in a $1 donation (up to $20,000) to help cats, dogs and wild animals receive the care they need to go home and thrive – whether home is the family room or the forest.

You can join the movement to help animals in need. Grab your sneakers, hit the pavement, trails or gym, and let’s make a difference together. 

Everyone is welcome! Whether you walk, run or stroll – Registration opens this spring. 

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Leaderboards

Congratulations to our 2023 walkers! 2024 registration opens on April 1.

Top Teams – Funds Raised

1.Cat City Bobcats

2.The BoardWalkers

3.PAWS Wildlife - Tiny Titans of Air

4.PAWS Whisker Warriors

5.Aon Affinity/Healthy Paws Pet Insurance

Top Teams – Miles Walked

1.The BoardWalkers

2.PAWS Wildlife - Tiny Titans of Air

3.PAWS Whisker Warriors

4.Cat City Bobcats

5.TC Trekkers

Top Individuals – Funds Raised

1.Heather Hager

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Walk 10 Miles
Walked 20 Miles
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2.Kris Tsujikawa

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Walk 10 Miles
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3.Nicki Rosenhagen

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4.Terry Boaz

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5.Karen Trujillo

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Top Individuals – Miles Walked

1.David Minzel

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Walk 10 Miles
Walked 20 Miles
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2.Lisa Drechsler

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Walk 10 Miles
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3.James Carrigan

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Walk 10 Miles
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4.Legend Guerra

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Walk 10 Miles
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5.Gracie's attendant

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Top Youth – Funds Raised

1.Olive Schrappen

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Walk 10 Miles
Walked 20 Miles
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Raised $50
Raised $200
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2.Blair Lee

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Walk 10 Miles
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Raised $50
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3.Alia’s PAWS Walk

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Walk 10 Miles
Walked 20 Miles
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Raised $50
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4.Abbie Czaja

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Walk 10 Miles
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Raised $50
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5.Amy Gourde

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Top Youth – Miles Walked

1.Ryder Olsen

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Walk 10 Miles
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2.Cindy Price

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3.Leo Hosseini

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4.Olive Schrappen

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5.KJ Ferguson

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Who is PAWS?

PAWS is people helping cats, dogs and wild animals go home and thrive – whether home is the family room or the forest. We do this by rehabilitating orphaned and injured wildlife, sheltering and adopting homeless cats and dogs, and educating the community to inspire compassionate action for animals.

Since 1967, PAWS has united more than 130,000 cats and dogs with loving families, cared for more than 140,000 sick, injured and orphaned wild animals, and made the world a better place for countless others through outreach, education and advocacy.

FAQs

How do I log my miles?

Starting June 4, you can log your miles on PAWwalk.net through the “Log
Miles” button. Check back the week of May 28 for a quick how-to video.

I use a mobility device. Can I still participate?

We want everyone to feel included in PAWSwalk and encourage those who use mobility devices to join the fun! For special accommodation, you may also count 30 minutes of movement as one mile.

I tried logging into “Log Miles”, but my email wasn’t found?

If you haven’t already, be sure you have registered for PAWSwalk HERE and login with the email you used at registration. 

Still having trouble? Please email events@PAWS.org for support.

I didn’t receive a verification email when trying to log into “Log Miles”

If you can’t find the verification email, please check your junk or spam
folders. Still having trouble? Email us at events@paws.org.

How do I join a team?

If you haven’t already, be sure you have registered for PAWSwalk HERE. Then head over to your PAWSwalk fundraising page and select “Join or Create Team”.

I'm hosting a Facebook Fundraiser; how do I ensure the money raised goes to PAWSwalk?

When creating your Facebook Fundraiser be sure to include PAWSwalk in your fundraiser title. 

You may also email events@paws.org with the title of your Facebook Fundraiser and we can attribute your Facebook donations to your PAWSwalk page and/or team page.

How much do people walk for this event?

Any distance you walk will make a difference in the life of an animal in need! 

In 2022, our top PAWSwalker logged 240 miles and our top Youth PAWSwalker logged 73 miles over the 21-day PAWSwalk event. 

How do I ensure a donation is applied to my PAWSwalk page?

To verify funds have been applied to your PAWSwalk page, please email events@paws.org.

Is my donation tax deductible?

PAWS is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your taxes, please keep your email donation receipt as your official record which will be sent to you upon successful completion of your donation. 

 

PAWS’ Tax ID number: 91-6073154.

Can I give by phone or mail?

If you prefer to mail your donation, please make checks payable to PAWS and send to PO Box 3771 Seattle, WA 98124-3771. To donate by phone, please call our Donor Relations team at 425.412.4041. We look forward to talking with you.

When mailing in donations, please include a note indicating your gift is for PAWSwalk, and if applicable, the name of the PAWSwalk team or walker you are supporting.


How do I volunteer at PAWS?

You can learn more about our volunteer opportunities HERE.

Can I adopt a dog or cat from PAWS?

You can learn more about how to adopt a dog or cat from PAWS HERE.