June 10, 2023

**Rain or Shine**

Walk for a cause - A Cause 4 Paws! Raise money and you will help provide food, shelter, exceptional care, and second chances to over 1,000 animals who will need CVHS this year. Join us on the State House lawn, show off how much you love your furry friends, and help save animals - one step at a time!


YOU can make a difference
Every dollar you raise will make it possible for us to go the extra mile to save lives. Every penny counts!


Scroll down for full schedule of events, T-shirt details, prizes, and more.
This is a rain or shine event.


We are so close to our goal, every penny counts. There is still time to make a gift, thank you!





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Recent Activity

Schedule of Events

9:30am – Arrive at the State House lawn

10:00am - Pet Costume Contest

10:30am – Start our Walk for Animals through Montpelier
See route map here

11:30am – More contests, Party and Prize Ceremony

  • Top fundraisers, raffle prize winner, and contest winners will be announced
  • Sponsor appreciation!
  • Free refreshments, activities and more throughout the event

Statehouse Rules

- No money can change hands on Statehouse grounds
- No smoking, firearms, or drones are allowed
- No vehicles are allowed on the grounds or pavers
- Please do not damage the grass, flowers, or grounds
- Our permission to use the grounds does not include access to the interior of the Statehouse

- We will have a port-o-let for use by our participants

Prizes, Prizes, Prizes!

To add more fun to fundraising, prizes will be given to those who go over and above to raise the most money for the animals!

Top 3 Adult Fundraiser prizes:

1st place: $100 One Stop Country Pet Supply Gift Certificate, Private "Royal Tour" of the State House, Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Headphones, and you get to name a kitten**!
2nd place: Caledonia Spirits "Behind the Scenes" Guided Tour and Tasting, and 2 Vermont Mountaineer's game tickets.
3rd place: $25 Althea's Attic Boutique Gift Certificate and $25 Gift Card to The Meltdown.

Top 3 Child Fundraiser prizes:

1st place: $40 Woodbury Mountain Toys Gift Certificate, Custom one of a kind CVHS Handmade Necklace, Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Headphones, and you get to name a kitten**!
2nd place: $30 Morse Farm's Gift Card and 2  Vermont Mountaineer's game tickets.
3rd place: $20 Woodbury Mountain Toys Gift Certificate and 2 Vermont Mountaineer's game tickets.

Top Fundraising Team:
10 Vermont Mountaineer's game tickets and you get to name an entire litter of kittens**!


**Kitten names must be approved by CVHS. CVHS staff and board members are not eligible for prizes.

Check/cash donations need to be postmarked by June 1 and online donations need to be submitted by June 9 to be considered for prizes. No money can be collected in-person at the event.

Souvenir T-shirt for Fundraisers

Register and raise $50 by May 11th and receive a FREE CVHS souvenir t-shirt! 

Please register and reserve your t-shirt as soon as possible.