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Welcome to the Dancing for Paws Cast! We are thrilled to have you as a contestant in what is sure to be a fantastic event. In order to get the process going, there are a few things you will need to do:

1. Make sure you have completed and submitted your dance application. If you have not yet done so, the application can be found here. Once submitted, you will be assigned a dance instructor and we will contact you with dance lesson details.

2. Your initial $500 deposit is due on March 1. Your second payment of $1000 is due on April 1. The remaining $1000 is due on May 1.

3. If you choose to fundraise for this event, you can access our fundraising toolkit below. We have put together a collection of materials to help you find success in your fundraising efforts. This kit includes instructions on how to set up your personal fundraising page as well as a collection of promotional materials, fundraising tips, and social media assets. You also have the option of using Facebook as a fundraising platform. Facebook makes it very easy to raise money for charity, and all donations are submitted through a third party fundraiser, which makes all donations made through a facebook fundraiser tax deductible. Just make sure to select the VBSPCA as the recipient of funds. If you choose to use Facebook, please let us know by contacting

4. Contact to schedule your photo shoot.

5. Send a bio to which will be used to promote you on social media and in our event program. Your bio should be no more than 150 words.

6.Your point of contact for any contestant questions is

7. Set up your personal fundraising page. See the "Setting Up Your Fundraising Page" instructions below if you need assistance. You may opt to use Facebook as a fundraising platform as noted in number three.

8. Have fun!

We are so grateful for your support, and we cannot wait to see your dancing skills on June 9th at Chrysler Hall!


Fundraising Resources to Help You Reach Your Goal:
Setting Up Your Fundraising Page
Creating Your Why

Fundraising Tips
Fundraising Ask Letter

Talking Points
Dancer Checklist

Dancing for Paws Graphics:
Social Media Graphic (Dog)

Social Media Graphic (Cat)
Profile Picture
Facebook Cover