The Jacksonville Humane Society Announces Prizes for Top “Trail of Tails: Pet Walk & Festival” Fundraisers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Humane Society is awarding a wide variety of prizes to top fundraisers for the Trail of Tails: Pet Walk & Festival, including T-shirts, pedometers and digital photo frames.

“Fundraisers are the foundation of our Trail of Tails: Pet Walk & Festival,” said Leona Sheddan, executive director of JHS. “We want to reward people for raising money for homeless pets on the First Coast with exciting prizes like windbreakers and iPod nanos.”

JHS is hosting the first-ever Trail of Tails: Pet Walk & Festival on Feb. 28. Walkers can register at prior to the walk. Through, walkers can create sponsorship pages and invite friends to donate money for their walk.

The walk kicks off at 10 a.m. and will begin and end at Friendship Fountain Park. Entrance is $30 per person or $25 per person for people walking as part of a team. Animals walk with their owners for free. For more information about the Trail of Tails: Pet Walk & Festival, please visit

JHS will award each fundraiser a prize according to the level of money raised.

Pledge levels and prizes include:

  • $30 pledge level wins a Trail of Tails: Pet Walk & Festival T-shirt (limited to the first 3,000 registrants)
  • $50 pledge level wins a pedometer
  • $100 pledge level wins a long-sleeved T-shirt
  • $200 pledge level wins a tumbler
  • $350 pledge level wins a blanket
  • $500 pledge level wins an emergency / pet first-aid kit
  • $750 pledge level wins a windbreaker
  • $1,000 pledge level wins a digital picture frame
  • $2,500 pledge level wins an iPod nano

All proceeds from the Trail of Tails: Pet Walk & Festival benefit JHS.


About the Jacksonville Humane Society
The Jacksonville Humane Society, founded in 1885, serves more than 4,000 animals each year. JHS is a non-profit center for animal welfare and education that serves as a resource for all companion-animal related issues. The organization is dedicated to finding loving, permanent homes for animals by matching people with the pet that is right for them.