Join us for our first ever Hope to Love Walk Challenge!



Did you know our animal attendants walk an average of 10km a day while caring for our furry friends? Now we’re inviting the community to make every step count!

Animal Welfare League NSW is hosting it’s inaugural Hope to Love Walk Challenge taking place from April 1 – April 30! It’s a daily walk-a-thon challenge where every step improves your physical health while raising awareness and crucial funds for the animals in our care, awaiting their forever homes.

How it works

Step 1. Head over to our event page to sign up (for free!). Once registered you will get your very own fundraising profile that you can personalise with your profile picture and reason for participating.

Step 2. Choose your daily walk goal and enter it into your profile when you sign up. This can be anything from 5km a day, 10,000 steps a day or whatever suits you – but make sure it’s challenging!

Step 3. Join our Hope to Love Walk community Facebook event to communicate with other participants and keep each other motivated.

Step 4. Share your fundraising profile with friends and family and ask them to donate in support of you achieving your daily goals. Anyone can donate before the event begins but April 1st is when the challenge kicks off! We know asking friends and family to donate can be a little daunting but we’ve created a fundraising guide and some social tiles you can use once you register.

Step 5. Complete the challenge from April 1 – 30 and make a difference! Aim to walk the distance you choose every day in April and keep engaging with your network. You can share activity updates on your fundraising page and in the Facebook group.


Why you should join

Fundraising efforts will support us in providing care, shelter, and love to those who cannot speak for themselves – our animals.

You can empower us to improve the lives of companion animals across NSW and ensure every animal who comes through our shelter doors is well cared for, receives the veterinary care they need and is nurtured until we find their perfect match family – we call this their ‘Hope to Love Journey’.

Participating in the challenge not only benefits the animals but also contributes to a healthier lifestyle.

Make it fun!

As you embark on your daily walks, we encourage you to team up with a walking buddy – be it your dog or a friend – and ask the question “Do you wanna go for a walk?” It’s not just a phrase; it’s an invitation to share the journey, stay motivated, and make every step count for a cause.

You can even participate in a team! Join together with a group of mates, family or colleagues and create a team fundraising profile where your collective efforts will be shown.

A little competition is healthy, right?

For the top two individual fundraisers, a fantastic prize pack awaits at the end of the challenge.

If you aren’t in the position to participate or want to show your support without committing to the challenge, you can still donate to the overall fundraiser.

Register today, set your goal and let’s make April a month of compassion, awareness and positive change for animals in need!

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