(December 29, 2023)
The Chevron Houston Marathon is less than a month away, and if you didn’t manage to snag a coveted spot in the race, fear not! There are still plenty of meaningful ways to get involved and contribute to giving back to the animals in our community!
While race entries might be closed, the door to fundraising remains wide open. The Chevron Houston Marathon offers a fantastic chance for you to make a difference by raising funds to support your favorite charity. Show your support to the Houston SPCA by helping out with fundraising needs.
To make it fun, gather your friends, family, and fellow animal lovers for a fundraising party. Create a lively atmosphere with music, food, and activities. You can charge a small entry fee, and additional funds can be raised through games, raffles, or a silent auction.
Leverage the power of online fundraising platforms. Utilize the Chevron fundraising Platform or set up a personalized fundraising page on websites like GoFundMe, JustGiving, or Crowdfunding. Share your story, explain your commitment to the cause, and watch the donations roll in.
Check if your workplace participates in corporate matching programs. Many companies match their employees’ charitable contributions, doubling the impact of your fundraising efforts. It’s a simple way to amplify your support for the Houston SPCA.
If fundraising isn’t your cup of tea, consider making a direct donation. No amount is too small, and every contribution plays a crucial role in rescuing and rehabilitating animals in need. Visit the Houston SPCA website to make a one-time donation and show your support.
If you find yourself unable to actively participate, join the race day cheer squad. Head out to the course with posters, banners, and your infectious enthusiasm to cheer on the runners. Your positive energy and encouragement will undoubtedly boost the spirits of those pounding the pavement.
While the Chevron Houston Marathon may be fully booked for runners, there are many ways for you to still get involved. Whether you choose to fundraise, donate, or be a part of the cheering crowd, your contribution matters. Remember, every dollar raised goes toward the rescue and rehabilitation of animals at the Houston SPCA. So, let’s come together, embrace the spirit of community, and make a lasting impact on the lives of those who cannot speak for themselves.