What is the Atlanta Humane Society’s 2016 Walk for the Animals?

The Atlanta Humane Society’s 2016 Walk for the Animals –  Saving and Celebrating Georgia’s Pets is our annual 5K walk and is the principal fundraiser for the Atlanta Humane Society.  Your gift will save the lives of animals across Georgia and the Southeast.

Where does the money go?

Thanks to the compassionate support of donors like you, the Atlanta Humane Society is able to provide an array of programs and services to meet the needs of the communities we serve.  These include:

  • Pet Adoptions
  • Animal Surrender Services
  • Veterinary Center
  • Low Cost Spay and Neuter
  • Mobile Spay and Neuter Services
  • Pet Training Courses
  • Grief Counseling
  • Transfer Program
  • H.E.A.R.T. Animal Rescue Team
  • Visiting Pet Program
  • Behavior Counseling

The Atlanta Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  Our Federal Tax ID Number is: 58-0685900.

Can anyone participate?

The 2016 Walk for the Animals is open to the public, and all are welcome to participate – and bring their pets!  The route is stroller- and pet-friendly.  Pets must be on a leash at all times.

What time is the Walk for the Animals?

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.  The Walk for the Animals begins at 9:00 a.m.

How long is the walk?

The Walk is approximately three miles.  A one mile route will also be available for those who choose not to walk the entire three miles.

Is there a registration fee?

No.  Registration for the 2016 Walk for the Animals is free, and you can register online at atlwalk.org.  Once you are registered, we encourage you to set up a personal fundraising page to share why you want to make a difference in the lives of animals and raise as much money as you can to support this important cause.

Where do I show up on Walk Day?

On Walk Day please check in at the registration tent on 17 1/2 Street in front of Rosa Mexicano.

Where can I register?

Register online at atlwalk.org or call 770. 220.7401.

What does it mean to be a Team Leader?

Team Leaders help recruit and organize a team of walkers.  With our step-by-step guide to leading a winning team, being a Team Leader is fun and easy and will help save animals lives.

What if I can’t attend the 2016 Walk for the Animals?

If you can’t participate in the 2016 Walk for the Animals, there are other ways that you can support this important cause.  You can still register and collect donations from your friends, family and colleagues.  You can also donate to an individual walker or to the event itself at atlwalk.org

Who should I make checks out to?

Checks should be made out to the Atlanta Humane Society and can be mailed to the Atlanta Humane Society, 1565 Mansell Road, Alpharetta, GA 30009 or dropped off at our Atlanta Campus at 981 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta 30318 along with a completed contribution form. 

If you’ve registered for the Walk for the Animals online, donations will show up on your personal fundraising page once they have been processed.  If you bring donations with you on Walk Day, please include a contribution form.




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