An event over the weekend raised nearly $16,000 for the new St. Joseph Animal Shelter.
According to Friends of the St. Joseph Animal Shelter President Whitney Zoghby, 436 people registered for the 5th Annual Run/Walk for the Paws 5K and 417 participated Saturday morning, the largest turnout for the event. There were also over 170 dogs who joined their owners on the walk.
Zoghby said while they are still compiling sponsor and vendor donations, the event raised approximately $15,900. The funds will go toward the new St. Joseph Animal Shelter building renovation. The building is located at 5909 Corporate Drive.
For more information about the Friends of the St. Joseph Animal Shelter’s Wags to Wishes campaign, click here.