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Wagathon - Walk 9K For K9s

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The past year has been challenging for many dog charities in terms of fundraising due to the pandemic. We want to help as many UK dog charities as possible to collectively raise a whopping £1 million!

Whether it is for vulnerable dogs living in shelters, dog welfare or training service dogs, we want to ensure that vital funds are raised to support charities like yours.

To achieve this, we need you to encourage your supporters to sign up their furry companions to take part in a national Walk 9K for K9s challenge in celebration of National Dog Day on Thursday 26th August 2021!

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What?

In celebration of National Dog Day on Thursday 26th August 2021 we want to help UK dog charities to collectively raise £1 million.

We want you to encourage your supporters to sign up their pooches to take part in a national Walk 9K for K9s challenge.

When?

Dogs to complete the Walk 9K for K9s challenge this August Bank Holiday weekend (28-30th August). For dogs who are unable to complete the full 9K in a day they can spread their challenge across each date.

How?

If your charity would like to join the nationwide Wagathon™ campaign and grab a slice of the £1 million, all you need to do is create a campaign page and encourage your supporters to sign up their dogs to take part in the Walk 9K for K9s challenge.

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Campaign toolkit

We have created a wagtastic toolkit which contains everything you will need to set up your charity's campaign.

From event posters and social media posts, to banners and email footers.

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Charities taking part

Don't miss out on vital funds for your dog charity. Get your slice of £1 million we are aiming to raise collectively across UK dog charities.

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National Dog Day Competition

Alongside the Wagathon™ campaign and in celebration of National Dog Day, Give as you Live Donate will be running an online competition.

Dog owners could be in with a chance of winning a £100 donation for a dog charity of their choice, and a £100 hamper full of treats and goodies for their dog.

Full details of the competition will be released in early August.

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