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Mega March for Animals FAQs

When is the Walk for Animals?

Belle Isle State Park: Sunday, September 24, 2017 in Detroit.
Kensington: Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Kensington Metropark.

Is there a registration fee?

There is a $25 registration fee if you register prior to the event. Day of registration is $35. Any funds raised in support of an individual walker counts toward the registration fee.

Can I bring my pets?

Yes! Everyone is welcome to walk, with or without a pet.  Pets who are friendly, vaccinated and would enjoy the event are welcome to attend on a leash or in a carrier. Please bring proof of current vaccinations and be prepared to pick up after your pets.  Please keep in mind that approximately 3,000 dogs will be in attendance.

Can I bring my children and, if so, can they participate?

The Mega March for Animals is a family-friendly event and children are welcome in all areas.  If a child under 18 years of age would like to raise funds, he or she may register either online or by printed form.

What if I cannot attend the March, but I want to raise funds for the animals?

Attendance on the day of the Mega March for Animals is not required. If you cannot attend, you may still register online and use the website tools to raise funds, or use a printed pledge form to raise money. Send cash, checks and forms to:

Michigan Humane Society
Mega March for Animals
30300 Telegraph Road
Suite 220
Bingham Farms, MI  48025

What do I do with the cash and checks that I collect?

Please bring all cash and checks to the Check-In Tent. If you receive cash or checks after the event, please drop them off or mail them to:

Michigan Humane Society
Mega March for Animals
30300 Telegraph Road
Suite 220
Bingham Farms, MI  48025

How do I add cash and checks to my online total?

If you would like to add the cash or checks you receive to your walk page online donations total, follow these instructions: Go to your “Participant Center” and click on the “Progress” button at the top.  Click on the link “Enter new gift” on the upper right side of the page. The next page that comes up will allow you to enter gifts of cash, checks or credit cards.

How do I print my gift history list?

In your Participant Center, Click on "Progress,” located at the top. Scroll all the way down to where it says “Donation History” and click on "View all personal donations."  You may also download your personal donation list. 

How do I make a correction to an online donation?

If you have any questions about your donation or a donation made on your behalf, please email us at

I registered as an individual walker online.  How can I join a team?

If you are already registered online and would like to join a team or switch teams, please email us at

How long is the March?

Belle Isle: A 2-mile walk around Belle Isle State Park in Detroit.
Kensington Metropark: A 2-mile walk from Maple Beach through Possums Hollow, returning to Maple Beach.
Shorter routes will also be available on walk day. Water will be provided for people and pets at several points along the routes. 

How do I get to Belle Isle State Park or Kensington Metropark?

For customized driving directions to Belle Isle State Park or Kensington Metropark, please visit

Where should I plan on parking?

Belle Isle: Please follow signs to the Belle Isle Casino parking lot.

Kensington Park: Parking lots will be available to park adjacent to the event areas. There is a $10 per-car fee to enter the Metropark.

On behalf of all of the animals in our care, thank you for your support!


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