The 2013 APS Walk for the Animals

April 30th, 2013

Help the APS help animals in need!

apswalk Every year, the Animal Protection Society of Durham helps feed and shelter over 7,000 unwanted animals.

 Founded in 1970, the APS of Durham has been operating to help animals in need in the Durham area, and has controlled the Durham County animal shelter since 1990. In addition to county funding, this nonprofit relies heavily on donations from individuals and business to help them in their mission.

The APS of Durham strives to place as many animals in loving homes as it can, but this is a task that can't be done alone!

The APS Walk for the Animals

apsdogEvery year a fundraising event, The APS Walk for the Animals, is held at Duke University to help raise awareness and bring in donations. This year's event will be held on Saturday, May 18th, 2013 from 10am to 2pm on Duke University's East Campus. The Walk features educational booths, entertainment, dog swimming pools, and a one and a half mile walking route for you and your pup to enjoy! You can gather friends and make a team, or join an existing team, to show your support! To donate, join or make a team, or find out more, visit the APS Walk's website. You can also go straight to our team page: join Team Colony Park!

Other Ways to Help

apscatThere are other ways you can help the APS in their mission to help animals in need. Donations of money are not the only thing they need. The APS is always in need of food, medicine, pet toys, volunteer time, and even vehicles. To find out the many ways you can help, visit the APS website!  

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