All proceeds will benefit the Humane Society's Happy Paws Farm in Arlington, WA. This organization is a no-kill dog shelter for special needs dogs on a 7.5 acre farm & a feral cat sanctuary. They also offer certain pet services for low-income pet owners as funds allow. As you can imagine, the pandemic has been hard on Happy Paws. They have been struggling to raise money, food, & volunteer help. Your monetary donations will be greatly appreciated & will help immensely. You can read more on their website.
How to Participate:
1) Make your donation on our GoFundMe page. It is a minimum of $5.00 donation for your initial entry, then $2 per photo after your third photo. So, 3 photos for $5, and $2 per photo after that.
2) Go to the Snohomish County-Camano Association of REALTORS®' Facebook page, and
3) Post your photo(s) in the comment section under the appropriate category.*
* The contest post will be up on our Facebook page on Friday morning, June 11th, 2021.
Here are the categories:
- Best Quarantined Co-Worker Pet
- Best Pet Sound Bite
- Best Dressed Pet
- Best Rescued Pet
- Best Smiling Pet
- Best Exotic Pet
- Best Pet Video
Thanks to our generous sponsors, there will be prizes!
There will be one$100 grand prize gift card for the "Best in Show." To win the "Best in Show," your picture has to get the most likes/interactions.
In every category, the 1st place winner will be awarded a $50 gift card & the 2nd place will be awarded a$25 gift card. The prizes will be gift cards to local Snohomish County businesses.
AND, the REALTOR® office with The Most "Paw-ticipation" will receive an award and recognition at SCCAR's annual Installation & Award Luncheon on Friday, December 10th at Tulalip Resort Casino.
Where do I post my photos?:
On the Snohomish County-Camano Association of REALTORS®' Facebook page. The contest post will be up, available, and pinned to SCCAR's Facebook page starting the morning of Friday, June 11th.
When can I post my photos?:
Starting Friday morning, June 11th, 2021, and all photos must be submitted by the end of the day on "Take Your Pet to Work Day" - Friday, June 25th, 2021 (PST).
Where do I donate?:
On our GoFundMe Page. All donations go directly to Happy Paws Farm.
I didn't adopt/rescue my pet. Can I still participate?:
Yes, absolutely! There is only one category for rescue pets, but all other categories are open to all pets.
I am not a REALTOR®. Can I still participate?:
Yes, absolutely! The contest is open to everyone!
When will the winners be announced?:
It will take the judges a couple days to choose the winners. The winners will be announced on SCCAR's Facebook page by the end of the day on Wednesday, June 30th, 2021.
If I win, how will I receive my prize?:
SCCAR's Director of Government & Public Affairs, Cami Morrill, will reach out to you on Facebook about your options for receiving your prize. Please check your Facebook messages in early July to see if you won.
Thank you so much, in advance, for your contribution to this cause which means so much to us!
If you have any questions, suggestions, or comments about the Four-Legged Food Drive/Four-Legged Photo Contest please contact your Director of Government & Public Affairs, Cami, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (425) 339-1388.
Thank you to our Sponsors!
Top Dog/Cats Rule Sponsorship Level:
Mike Sapida from Dwell Mortgage
Michelle Schmidt from Caliber Home Loans
Lisa Steffan from American Pacific Mortgage
Fur-landthropist Sponsorship Level:
Tina Ryan from Fairway Independent Mortgage