Past Events and Fundraisers

Past Events and Fundraisers

24th Annual Walk in the Park 2019

Date: September 15th, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Location: Highmark Amphitheater At Liberty Park 726 W Bayfront Pkwy, Erie, PA 16507
24th Annual Walk in the Park 2019

Join us outdoors at Highmark Amphitheater at Liberty Park for a walk with your BFF (best furry friend).

Enjoy a casual walk (not a run or a ride or a race) to benefit the animals of Because You Care...

BYC's Walk in the Park is planned Sunday, Sept. 15, on Erie's bayfront. Dogs are welcome but not required at this fun fundraiser!

The Donations You collect will be used to provide routine vaccines, veterinary care, their spay/neuter, and provide food and shelter while we foster and maintain the cats, kittens, and dogs in Foster Care and/or at our Adoption Center until they find a loving and happy home.

-Minimum $50 Registration includes your Walk T-shirt
-Collect $150 in Donations, you receive your T-shirt and Walk Sweatshirt
-A light lunch will be served after the walk.
-Vendors will be on hand.
-DJ will provide entertainment
-Fun activities for human and canine will be available.
-HUGE (and Famous) basket raffle will benefit animals in need of significant medical care(The Franklin Fund).


The family-friendly event will be held rain or shine. Dogs must be on a leash and under control at all times. Bags will be provided so you can clean up after your walking buddy.

Major sponsors for this year's event include:

Accudyn (premier)
PNC Bank (platinum)
Pet Supplies Plus (platinum)
Animal Ark/Kingdom Pet Hospitals (gold)
Brew Ha Ha (gold)
Hagan Business Machines Inc. (gold)
R.A. Nelson & Associates Inc. (gold)
Roadhouse 698 Bar & Grill (gold)
Whole Foods Co-Op (gold)
Erie News Now (Media sponsor)
Follow us on Facebook, call 814-476-1212, email and check our website for Walk updates, sponsorship/fundraising forms and other news.
Pre-register for the walk HERE...
Or... get your Printable Walk Sponsorship Forms HERE...

Walkers who raise the most money will be awarded amazing prizes, so start asking your friends and colleagues to donate.


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