These are past events for our fundraising efforts...
Thanks to all who support us!
Dogologie Beer & Wine Share Fundraiser
SHOP FOR A CAUSE!
Bring your own beer and wine to share with other guests. Shop for your furry friends all while benefiting the dog park. Snacks will be provided. 20% of sales proceeds will support the FDPA.
Dogologie - 148 E. Main St. 6-9PM
Dec. 15, 2018 at 10am
Bring your fur friends (2 per person, per park rules) and join us for a brief ceremony, ribbon cutting, dog etiquette seminar and then we'll all get to break in the dog park together!
Ground Breaking Pawty!
February 12, 2018 at 2:00PM!
We will host a small ceremony/party for all of our supporters, donors and friends. Leashed dogs are welcome to come sniff it out too.
First Friday Art Walk - Dog Art Raffle
The First Friday Art Walk - Dog Art Raffle is being sponsored by RS Hanna Gallery. Shannon has graciously displayed some beautiful donated dog art by local artists. Two of the art options are custom pet portraits of your pet(s)!
Nov 4th is the final day of the raffle with snacks and beverages at 5PM then a best dog wag contest followed by the raffle drawings at 7PM.
The Big Give SA
The Big Give SA is 24 hours of online giving to local non-profits. The FDPA tried to participate for the second year but The Big Give website crashed and none of the participating non-profits could receive donations. We did host a Dawg Pawty at The Coop from 6-8PM on May 3rd and raised close to $10,000 on our website and in person. Thank you to all of the four legged supporters who brought their owners and check books!
Dogvember Fest 2015!
To show off the land that the City of Fredericksburg donated to us and to raise more awareness of our mission, we had our 2nd Annual Dogvember Fest at the future home of the Fredericksburg Dog Park. There was a dog costume contest, best tricks contest, amature relay rcaes, Name That Breed contest, Christmas Photo booth, some vets, groomers, trainers and dog lovers were all on hand to mingle and meet you and your dog(s).
Pints for Pups:
To bring awareness to our mission again, on Thursday, Sept 17th, the FDPA and friends started out at West End Pizza from 5-7PM and then moved over to Hondo's from 7-9PM. Pedernales Brewery donated free pint glasses for every Pedernales beer ordered and both bars will be donating proceeds to the FDPA!
FDPA Pup Crawl:
To bring awareness to the mission of the FDPA and our need for donations, the board of directors and supports visited 3 local pubs on Friday, May 29th. All well-behaved canines on a leash were welcome to join us and many did!
The Pup Crawl began at Auslander's at 5:30PM on the back porch. At 6:30 the group crawled to Silver Creek and convened on the back porch. After that, the group ended on the front porch of Burger Burger at 7:30. All involved had a blast! Please stay tuned and join us at our next one and help us raise awareness about the need for donations to build Fredericksburg’s dog park!
The Big Give SA:
On May 5th (Cinco de Mayo!) we participated in a 24 hour, full day of Fiesta FUNdraising. Along with 13 other GIllespie County non-profits, we shared donors and donors shared dollars! The FDPA raised close to $12,000 that day with online, offline and matched donations. Thank you to all who suppoted us that day and we look forward to next years:
The Designer Doghouse Art Walk Auction:
From June 27 through July 23, we auctioned off locally built and uniquely decorated doghouses at thirteen local Art Walk galleries and on eBay. The silent auction at the galleries was from June 27 through July 12, then on July 14, the bidding continued on eBay for two weeks. We would like to thank all of the galleries of the First Friday Art Walk for their wonderful support and participation. Many more thanks to all of these local builders and the artists who donated their time to create such inspired and imaginative doghouses:
Dartez Brothers Construction/Fredericksburg Custom Cabinets
This family fun festival on Saturday, November 1, showcased local, dog-friendly organizations and businesses and introduced visitorsto the layout of the dog park on the land that the City of Fredericksburg has granted to the FDPA. It's was held from 8:30 - 11:30AM. There was pet friendly organizations, groomers, pet sitters, and veterinarians providing discounts on services for your dogs. We also had a
Pet Photo Booth, an Agility Course, the Clear River Food Truck, and festivities for kids. There was “Yoga with your Dog” by Patty Williamson of Lizard Dreaming Yoga at 9, “Get Fit with Fido” by Joe Hannon of The Wellness Center at 10:30, and 3 exciting contests: Best Dog Costume, Best Pet & Person Costumes, and Best Dog Tricks. A silent auction featured some great treats for you and your dog.
The Downward Dog Park Yoga Benefit:
Lizard Dreaming Yoga hosted our inaugural “yoga with your dog” demonstration on July 26th benefiting the FDPA. We raffled off dog-inspired gifts and demonstrated a yoga class for anyone or any dog interested in stretching healthy. It was held at the Gillespie County Park (behind the courthouse) from 8:30AM to 10:30AM. The yoga demonstration was from 9 to 10. Many dogs and people attended and donated to our great cause!
To date our fundraising efforts have grown to over $150,000! Thanks for all who have helped so far.
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these events, please fill out the form here
or contact Jody Donovan at 830-997-4763 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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