Animals on Broadway Virtual Pet Festival and Fundraiser
March 17, 2021 - May 23, 2021
Animals on Broadway In-Person Event
May 23, 2021 • 11 am - 1 pm
Broadway Plaza, 126 Broadway Lane, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Animals on Broadway (AOB) is an annual opportunity to gather the whole family — including your pet — to save lives, virtually! Register today as an individual or start forming your team with friends or co-workers to help ARF raise lifesaving funds for animals in need.
Be a champion for pets in need by fundraising virtually! Fundraise as an individual or team to help ARF raise $100,000 to rescue even more dogs and cats.
AOB Virtual Event
Join us on Sunday, May 23 from 11 am - 1 pm at Walnut Creek's Broadway Plaza as we to celebrate your hard work! We'll be handing out fundraising prizes, selling tickets to both our raffle and wine drawing, and giving you chance to meet your next best friend with the help of our mobile adoptions team. To abide by COVID-19 mandates, the remaining activities that are normally hosted at Broadway Plaza will be available online through the virtual festival.
Funds raised at Animals on Broadway support ARF's many life-changing programs to enhance the human-animal bond including rescue and adoptions, mobile clinic services for low-income populations, disaster relief, Pets and Vets, and more.
What is Animals on Broadway? Animals on Broadway is a peer-to-peer fundraiser where anyone who loves animals can raise critical funds for all ARF's lifesaving programs.
What is Animals on Broadway?
Animals on Broadway is a peer-to-peer fundraiser where anyone who loves animals can raise critical funds for all ARF's lifesaving programs. The fundraising portion of the event takes place online, March 1 - May 23. On May 23 we'll come together for both a socially-distanced and virtual festival to celebrate our fundraising accomplishments.
What is the virtual festival?
The virtual festival is the online version of the Animals on Broadway festival you know and love. Businesses, animal rescue organizations, and ARF will be hosting virtual booths full of information, deals, and adorable animals.
When can I pick up my fundraising prizes?
Fundraising prizes will be available for pickup anytime between 11 am and 1 pm at Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek, CA on Sunday, May 23.
What's happening at Broadway Plaza?
On Sunday, May 23, ARF will be at Broadway Plaza to hand out fundraising prizes and sell tickets to both our raffle and wine drawing. Stop by for a chance to meet your next best friend at our mobile adoptions. To abide by COVID-19 mandates, the remaining activities that are normally hosted at Broadway Plaza will be available through the virtual festival.
Everyone who commits to raising money for Animals on Broadway can receive prizes! Prizes are cumulative, so the more money you raise, the more S'Wag you earn. The top three individual fundraisers will also be recognized and awarded.
Everyone who commits to raising money for Animals on Broadway can receive prizes! Prizes are cumulative, so the more money you raise, the more S'Wag you earn. The top three individual fundraisers will also be recognized and awarded. Here is a look at the prizes our generous fundraisers will receive:
|$25||A commemorative, collectable AOB bandana — the proud badge of an annual Animals on Broadway participant.|
|$50||+ a commemorative, collectable AOB t-shirt.|
|$100||+ an AOB S'Wag bag with gifts for you and your four-legged friends.|
|$250||+ a $25 gift certificate to ARF's in-house Lou Russa Boutique.|
|$500||+ a ticket to ARF's next Wine Not? Draw & Dash event, where you will receive a mystery bottle of wine from ARF's collection.|
|$750||+ a tile on ARF's Honor Wall, located in the garden outside ARF's headquarters.|
|$1000||+ a luxury pet bed for your furry friend.|
|$2500||+ professional photo shoot for your pet. The photo will be displayed at ARF and entered for free into ARF's 2021 Sit, Stay, Smile Photo Contest this summer.|
|$5000||+ a private yoga class for you and three friends at ARF's headquarters. (held on a mutually agreed upon date)|
Every dollar raised at Animals on Broadway leads to more lives saved! It wouldn't be AOB without some competition for fundraising challenges. Individual Challenges 1st ten people to raise $100 get five free raffle tickets.
Every dollar raised at Animals on Broadway leads to more lives saved! It wouldn't be AOB without some competition for fundraising challenges.
Impactful Fundraiser Challenge
The AOB Impactful Fundraiser Challenge is an engaging way for fundraisers to personalize and share their Animals on Broadway fundraising pages. The two winners' favorite animal (one dog and one cat) will receive the coveted honor of being our 2022 Animals on Broadway mascots.* All registered Animals on Broadway fundraisers are automatically entered. On Monday, May 17 a judging panel made up of Animals on Broadway sponsors and ARF board members will review fundraising pages, awarding points based on how well a fundraiser customized their page. The winner will be announced at Broadway Plaza on the day of the event and over email after the campaign ends.
Wow the judges and earn points by:
*Winners must submit a high quality photo, incorporating ARF's Animals on Broadway bandana to be included in 2022 Animals on Broadway collateral.
Founded in 1991, ARF has placed more than 45,000 dogs and cats with loving homes.
Founded in 1991, ARF has placed more than 45,000 dogs and cats with loving homes. ARF is a privately funded 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported by donors in all 50 states and internationally, with 86 cents of every dollar goes directly to our programs. In 2020, ARF earned the highest possible rating – four stars – from Charity Navigator for the 13th consecutive year. Only one percent of charities have reached this milestone.
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