Build The VISION. Save more LIVES!
FUR & FEATHER ANIMAL SANCTUARY HAS RESCUED OVER 1000 SPECIAL NEEDS ANIMALS - SAVING THEM INTO A SAFE-HAVEN TO LIVE TO THEIR FULL POTENTIAL BY ADOPTION OR LONG-TERM CARE AT THE SANCTUARY. BUT WE CAN’T DO IT WITHOUT YOU! SIGN UP TO RUN, JOG OR WALK FOR #TEAMPAWS4CAUSE AND HELP US BUILD MORE ROOM TO SAVE MORE LIVES! PLEASE SUPPORT US IN OUR 1st YEAR OF RUNNING IN THE LA MARATHON & THE LA BIG 5K - CROSS YER PAWS!

TO REGISTER for Fur & Feather Animals Sanctuary's #TeamPaws4Cause go here:  http://goo.gl/IzSZW4
*once registered you will receive a link to make your personal fundraising page*

Race Options:
LA BIG 5K
Distance: 3.1 miles
Race Day: March 18, 2017 — 8 AM Start time
Entry Fee: $40
Minimum Fundraising Commitment: $450
Course: Starts and finishes just steps from Dodger Stadium and passes through beautiful Elysian Park

LA MARATHON:  Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon
Distance: 26.2 miles
Race Day: March 19th, 2017
Start Time: 7:25 AM
Entry Fee: $175
Minimum Fundraising Commitment: $850
Course: One of the most scenic marathons in the world. Starts at Dodger Stadium and finishes near the Santa Monica Pier. 

WHAT #TEAMPAWS4CAUSE RUNNERS RECEIVE
  • 2 team shirts (one from the LA Marathon and one from #TeamPaws4Cause)
  • Free Health & Fitness Expo marathon weekend March 17 & 18 (at the LA Convention Center)
  • LA Marathon Finisher’s Medal
  • Fundraising Support to help you meet your personal goals
  • Personalized fundraising page
  • Race related activities - (TBD)
  • Fundraising prizes - Each level gets a new goody!
  • Kick-off party, team meet and greets, & post race wrap party
  • Course support on race day - Water/Gatorade stations/Cheerleaders!
  • Meet new animal loving friends and help save homeless animals
WHAT IS EXPECTED FROM OUR RUNNERS
  • Pay the race entry fee 
  • Train for race day (LA Marathon trainers can be secured for an additional fee)
  • Raise (at least) the minimum required for the event they are entered in on behalf of Fur & Feather Animal Sanctuary. (Fundraising minimum does not include race entry fee)
  • Spread the word! Email, tweet, post on social media, distribute flyers.
VOLUNTEER
NOT A RUNNER? YOU CAN STILL HELP SAVE HOMELESS ANIMALS BY VOLUNTEERING TO SUPPORT THE TEAM!
  • Recruit team members
  • Help runners to reach their fundraising goals by becoming a fundraising buddy
  • Coordinate or host fun marathon related activities
Become a race day cheer captain or join us at our cheer station on race day

GET TRAINING - THE LA ROAD RUNNERS TRAINING PROGRAM
LA is the premier training program of the Los Angeles Marathon. For more information visit http://www.la-roadrunners.com - Training over 1,000 runners every year, LA Road Runners offers:
  • 20 pace groups to suit every type of runner
  • 4 week online warm up training plan
  • 22 week in person training plan
  • Training technical shirt and race day technical shirt
  • Weekly online support and tips
  • Early access to registration
Join #TeamPaws4Cause and make a difference for homeless, neglected and special needs cats, dogs & pigs. Build The VISION. Save more LIVES!

If you are interested in joining #TeamPaws4Cause and participating in this incredible opportunity, or if you would like more information, please contact nancy@furfeather.org.  We will respond as soon as possible with all of the information you need to register with #TeamPaws4Cause.

YOU CAN BE THE CHANGE and YOU CAN SAVE LIVES~ The vision is to build a 65 acre sanctuary fully solar and wind powered - Once up, we will continue to build micro sanctuaries up and down the coast and in the long run across the Nation - We will be the overflow for shelters as well as homeless neglected animals on the streets - We will be the voice for the ones that need medical rehab or the ones with hopeless diagnosis - THEY ALL GET A CHANCE to live to their full potential at the sanctuary until they get adopted or cross the rainbow bridge~

We are currently one of the only facilities in California that takes in leukemia cats - They are never given a chance - But here at the current facility, they get to live and thrive! NO ANIMAL should die because they exist! We care for over 34 special needs animals from blind or deaf dogs to cerebellar hypoplasia (cerebral palsy to you humans), leukemia, geriatric or cancer cats - We are proud to say that we have saved close to 1000 animals since 2008, be it helping families keep their loved one's to getting animals off the street and getting them rehabbed with medical and food~

HELP BUILD A FUTURE - WE CANNOT DO THIS WITHOUT YOU! 
Some Of Our Programs:

EMPTY CAGES - No more homeless animals or full shelters~
NO KILL NOW – NKN – Mobile Spay/neuter programs
The PAW (Protect Animal Welfare) PROGRAM - Rock to STOP Violence is a vocal advocate for people and animals suffering from the effects of violence and abuse. Educate the public and provide a safe haven for animals of abusive homes while their family gets to safety and in a loving environment for life~
PROJECT HOPE - Bully-Dog education and rescue~ 
PAWS 4 THE CAUSE – Caring for the pets of soldiers that are deployed until their safe return home~
HUMANITY THRU MUSIC -Bringing music and animals together - Create recordings, concerts and all things music to benefit the animals and the other programs while building a no-kill sanctuary~
HOME HELPERS – Help people in hardship keep their animals with the help of food and medical~
SENIORS FOR SENIORS – Foster Program to get the elderly wonderful companionship while giving an animal a home~
ANIMAL UNITY COALITION – Bringing all rescues together to strengthen the cause for animals~
THE LESTER FOUNDATION - Rewarding exceptional veterinarians & scholarship program for students to expand their scope of study~

THE VISION - BE A PART OF A SOLUTION: