Alberta Challenge 2018 results update POsts BELOW!

You will also find details here below on this page about:

  1. How to send collected funds to Tails of Help

  2. What to do with collected Prize Draw Forms from your donors and visitors

  3. How to send in your Staff Prize Draw entries!

thank you to every clinic/team for participating in Tails of Help’s Alberta Challenge and supporting our cause. The support you provide is terrific and so important for our program. as a result many MORE pets will be provided with essential veterinary care. 


ALBERTA CHALLENGE RESULTS as of December 29!

The 2018 Alberta Challenge has now Finished!

Final results update to close of Friday Dec 21, 2017:
Alberta Challenge results post Dec 29:

Thank you to everyone that participated, donated and supported this campaign. The support has been absolutely tremendous! 

NOW FOR THE RESULTS …
OUR TARGET WAS $50,000.
FROM THE REPORTED UPDATES, THE TOTAL RAISED FROM THE ALBERTA CHALLENGE COMPETITION IS … $45,162.


AND THERE’S MORE …..
Additional donations made by the public for the Alberta Challenge Campaign means that we DO expect to exceed $50,000.

A terrific result that will enable TAILS OF HELP to keep saving more pets in 2019!

A wonderful result – Thank you!

Now for the Competition Results …

A lot of activity took place in the final 2 weeks of the competition.

Southern Alberta continued to surge during the final days to stay ahead of Northern Alberta 
and win the Regional Challenge by over $9000 !!!
Northern Alberta $17,929 total
Southern Alberta $27,233 total

Before we announce the individual results, please note that results shown here are tentative until they are verified and confirmed on January 22nd. 
The winners will be officially announced on January 29th. 
(RESULTS here ARE BASED ON REPORTED UPDATES AS OF DECEMBER 21ST)

The battle for the winning Veterinary Practice started in week 1 and a strong continuous effort was the key to success…

VCA Canada Calgary North Animal Hospital, who has led the 2018 competition from the first week, held off the challenge from runner-up Park Veterinary Centre to hold on to the top spot .

Congratulations to VCA Canada Calgary North Animal Hospital !

As of December 28 reports the leading clinics are :

1st VCA Canada Calgary North Animal Hospital $7,529
2nd Park Veterinary Centre $4,335
3rd VCA Canada CARE Centre Animal Hospital $3,600
4th VCA Canada Shawnessy South Animal Hospital $3,563
5th VCA Canada Coach Hill Veterinary Hospital $3,000
6th Glamorgan Animal Clinic $2,351
7th Tudor Glen Veterinary Hospital $2,262
8th Town Centre Veterinary Hospital $2,260
9th Arrowhead Veterinary Centre $2,192
10th Meadowbrook Animal Clinic $2,152

A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL THE STAFF AND CLIENTS OF VETERINARY PRACTICES AND COMPANIES THAT TOOK PART AND SUPPORTED THE ALBERTA CHALLENGE!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS WHO SUPPORTED THE 2018 ALBERTA CHALLENGE CAMPAIGN:

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The Alberta Challenge has closed on December 21st...
And now it is time to wrap up the results!

Thank you to all those teams that have already submitted their final fundraising totals. If you have not sent in your total yet, please email alberta-challenge@tailsofhelp.ca with a final update on funds your clinic/business has raised (accumulated total) by the end of day Friday December 28.

You will find details here below about:

  1. How to send collected funds to Tails of Help

  2. What to do with collected Prize Draw Forms from your donors and visitors

  3. How to send in your Staff Prize Draw entries

We will post tentative results on the weekend December 29 on Tails of Help’s Facebook page and website advising what Region won, and the leading clinics (subject to remittance of funds and verification of final totals).

1. How to send collected funds to Tails of Help:

Please submit one (1) cheque, made out to Tails of Help, which includes all the funds raised during the Alberta Challenge.
Please send one (1) cheque for all funds raised during the Tails of Help Alberta Challenge no later than Wednesday, January 9 to:

Tails of Help
5328 Calgary Trail NW, Suite 1260
Edmonton, AB T6H 4J8

This will help ensure that:

  • Your clinic/group/business is adequately recognized for its efforts in Tails of Help’s newsletter, and on the Tails of Help web site

  • Processing of funds is quickly administered

  • The total results of the Tails of Help Alberta Challenge can be accurately calculated

  • Winners of the Alberta Challenge campaign can be announced in a timely manner.

2. What to do with collected Prize Draw Forms from your donors and visitors:

Please gather all your Prize Draw Forms from donors and visitors into one envelope, and send to us at the following address no later than Wednesday, January 9:

Tails of Help
5328 Calgary Trail NW, Suite 1260
Edmonton, AB T6H 4J8

FOR ALL VCA CANADA HOSPITALS, you can instead send your collected donor and visitor Prize Draw Forms by internal courier envelope to:
VCA Canada Head Office (in the C.A.R.E. Centre),
Attention: Miia Williams

3. How to send in your Staff Prize Draw entries:

If your team fundraising has surpassed $1000 total, your staff fundraising team is eligible for the Staff Prize Draw!

Please submit your Staff Prize draw entries by sending one list of your staff team names and their email addresses, no later than Wednesday, January 9, by email to us here:
alberta-challenge@tailsofhelp.ca

All Prize Draws will be completed and winners announced after all entry forms have been submitted and verification of fundraising totals has been completed.


The 2018 Alberta Challenge FINISH LINE is just ahead …

The Alberta Challenge finishes tonight / December 21st.

Keep watching here for another update post about:

  • how to send collected funds to Tails of Help

  • what to do with collected Prize Draw Forms from your donors and visitors

  • how to send in your Staff Prize Draw entries

  • Info about these questions also will be posted on our web page here: www.tailsofhelp.ca/alberta-challenge-updates

Please email alberta-challenge@tailsofhelp.ca with a final update on funds your clinic/team has raised (accumulated total) by the end of day next Friday December 28.

We will post tentative results next weekend December 29 on Tails of Help’s Facebook page and website advising what Region won, and the leading clinics (subject to remittance of funds and verification of final totals).


Alberta Challenge Results update as of Dec 14, 2018:
THIS IS THE LAST WEEK TO MAKE YOUR FINAL BIG PUSH!
ANY TEAMS THAT HAVE NOT YET PASSED $1000 WILL NEED TO STEP IT UP TO QUALIFY FOR THE STAFF PRIZE DRAWS!

Alberta Challenge results posted Dec 17:
IT IS THE FINAL WEEK OF THE 2018 ALBERTA CHALLENGE:
WE HAVE JUST PASSED THE $37,000 MARK!

SOUTHERN ALBERTA IS STILL IN FRONT BUT there is still time for NORTHERN ALBERTA to pull ahead …

  • VCA Canada Calgary North still leads in first place ... can they hold onto it all the way?

  • Once again Park Veterinary Centre in Edmonton is pushing hard in 2nd place trying to take the lead!

As of Dec 17 the Top 10 leading clinics are:
1st VCA Canada Calgary North Animal Hospital
2nd Park Veterinary Centre
3rd VCA Canada Shawnessy South Animal Hospital
4th VCA Canada CARE Centre Animal Hospital
5th VCA Canada Coach Hill Veterinary Hospital
6th Tudor Glen Veterinary Hospital
7th Town Centre Veterinary Hospital
8th Glamorgan Animal Clinic
9th VCA Canada MacEwan Animal Hospital
10th Meadowbrook Animal Clinic


Alberta Challenge Results update as of dec 7, 2018:

Alberta Challenge results posted Dec 10:
AFTER WEEK 5 OF THE ALBERTA CHALLENGE WE HAVE PASSED THE $25,000 MARK!

SOUTHERN ALBERTA IS STILL AHEAD BUT NORTHERN ALBERTA MADE A BIG MOVE THIS WEEK TO CLOSE THE GAP …

  • Many clinics are picking up the pace and pushing to move up in the rankings!

  • New this week in the top 10: Park Veterinary Centre in Edmonton jumped up into 2nd place!

  • So far first place has been held every week by VCA Canada Calgary North... can they hold onto first all the way?

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As of Dec 10 the Top 10 leading clinics are:
1st VCA Canada Calgary North Animal Hospital
2nd Park Veterinary Centre
3rd Town Centre Veterinary Hospital
4th VCA Canada Coach Hill Veterinary Hospital
5th VCA Canada Shawnessy South Animal Hospital
6th Glamorgan Animal Clinic
7th Meadowbrook Animal Clinic
8th VCA Canada MacEwan Animal Hospital
9th Arrowhead Veterinary Centre
10th VCA Canada Calgary Trail Animal Hospital

WE HAVE ALMOST 2 WEEKS REMAINING IN THE COMPETITION – SO IT’S TIME TO MAKE YOUR BIG PUSH IF YOU WANT YOUR CLINIC TO BE IN THE RACE FOR FIRST PRIZE FOR THE CAYMAN ISLANDS VACATION!

AND EVERY OTHER TEAM CAN STILL PUSH TO SURPASS $1000 AND BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE STAFF PRIZE DRAWS!


Alberta Challenge FOURTH Results update as of Nov 30, 2018:

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Alberta Challenge results posted Dec 3rd:
AFTER WEEK 4
OF THE ALBERTA CHALLENGE
WE HAVE PASSED THE $17,000 MARK!

SOUTHERN ALBERTA IS PULLING FARTHER AHEAD OF NORTHERN ALBERTA BUT THERE IS STILL TIME TO CLOSE THE GAP …

Many clinics are picking up the pace and pushing to move up in the rankings …

As of Dec 3 the leading clinics are:
1st VCA Canada Calgary North Animal Hospital
2nd Town Centre Veterinary Hospital
3rd VCA Canada Coach Hill Veterinary Hospital
4th VCA Canada Shawnessy South Animal Hospital
5th Glamorgan Animal Clinic
6th VCA Canada MacEwan Animal Hospital
7th South Side Animal Hospital
8th Arrowhead Veterinary Centre
9th VCA Canada Calgary Trail Animal Hospital
10th VCA Canada Mills Haven Animal Hospital

WE HAVE ALMOST 3 WEEKS REMAINING IN THE COMPETITION – SO IT’S TIME TO MAKE A BIG PUSH IF YOU WANT YOUR CLINIC TO BE IN THE RACE FOR FIRST PRIZE FOR THE CAYMAN ISLANDS VACATION!


Alberta Challenge Third Results update as of Nov 23, 2018:

Alberta Challenge results posted Nov 26th:
AFTER WEEK 3 OF THE ALBERTA CHALLENGE
WE HAVE PASSED THE $12,000 MARK!

SOUTHERN ALBERTA IS PULLING FARTHER AHEAD OF NORTHERN ALBERTA BUT THERE IS PLENTY OF TIME TO CLOSE THE GAP …

Some new clinics have hit the ground running this week and are challenging the front runners…

As of Nov 26 the leading clinics are:
1st VCA Canada Calgary North Animal Hospital
2nd Town Centre Veterinary Hospital
3rd VCA Canada Shawnessy South Animal Hospital
4th Glamorgan Animal Clinic
5th VCA Canada Calgary Trail Animal Hospital
6th VCA Canada Coach Hill Veterinary Hospital
7th VCA Canada MacEwan Animal Hospital
8th Meadowbrook Animal Clinic
9th Arrowhead Veterinary Centre
10th VCA Canada Riverbend Veterinary Hospital

WE ARE JUST COMING TO HALF WAY IN THE COMPETITION SO IT’S STILL ANYONE’S RACE FOR FIRST PRIZE FOR THE CAYMAN ISLANDS VACATION ...


The Alberta Challenge Second Results Update!

It’s still not too late … you can still join the fun and win great prizes...
And the biggest prize is helping us to save more Alberta pets and keep them with their families!

After the first 16 days of the Alberta Challenge:

Over $7700 has been reported raised so far
….. and the North pulled ahead for a bit, but now Southern Alberta again leads Northern Alberta by just over $1200.

The leading teams right now are:

1st VCA Canada Calgary North Animal Hospital
2nd Town Centre Veterinary Hospital
3rd Glamorgan Animal Clinic
4th VCA Canada Coach Hill Veterinary Hospital
5th VCA Canada MacEwan Animal Hospital
6th VCA Canada Calgary Trail Animal Hospital
7th Meadowbrook Animal Clinic
8th VCA Canada Riverbend Veterinary Hospital
9th VCA Canada Landing Animal Clinic
10th Sylvan Lake Veterinary Clinic

Several teams are fighting for the lead, but every team can still get in the race to win prizes!

If you have not registered already, IT'S NOT TOO LATE! You can still register or find more info about prizes, how to help, and how it works, at www.tailsofhelp.ca/alberta-challenge


The Alberta Challenge HAS JUST BEGUN!!

If you have not registered already, IT'S NOT TOO LATE!
You can still register here:  www.tailsofhelp.ca/alberta-challenge

After the first 9 days of the Alberta Challenge:
Over $3,100 has been reported raised so far
….. and Southern Alberta leads Northern Alberta by just $1300

The leading teams right now are:
1st VCA Calgary North Animal Hospital
2nd VCA Coach Hill Veterinary Hospital
3rd VCA Canada Calgary Trail Animal Hospital
4th VCA MacEwan Animal Hospital
5th Meadowbrook Animal Clinic
6th VCA Landing Animal Clinic

Just $300 separates 1st and 2nd place but it is just the start of a strong competition!

And check out the info about GREAT NEW PRIZES THIS YEAR - click HERE to view


The 2018 Alberta Challenge is off and running - but YOU CAN STILL JOIN THE FUN!

The 2018 Tails of Help Alberta Challenge kicked off on Thursday November 1!
If you have not registered already, IT'S NOT TOO LATE! You can still register at www.tailsofhelp.ca/alberta-challenge

We have been busy beavers working to get the fundraising kits assembled and delivered to clinics that registered early.

  • For those clinics that registered early, we were able to offer pickup of the Alberta Challenge kits at the CanWest Veterinary Conference on October 14 and 15.

  • For those clinics not able to pick up their kits at CanWest, we have been hustling to ship their kits in the past few days.

  • If you registered this week (after October 29) and have not received your kit yet, we expect to deliver it to you in the next few days.

In the coming weeks we will provide you with updates on competition results, photos and stories of pets we have saved, and info about MORE GREAT PRIZES for 2018 Alberta Challenge participants!

STAY TUNED FOR MORE!

Kit deliveries - IF YOU HAVE NOT YET RECEIVED YOUR KIT:

If you have registered for Tails of Help Month and have not yet received information about your FREE kit delivery, please email us here: alberta-challenge@tailsofhelp.ca to check on delivery.


thank you to all of our Alberta challenge sponsors!

thank you to all of our Alberta challenge sponsors!

Alberta Challenge Teams

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Silver

 

Bronze


Iron



Tails of Help 2018 Alberta Challenge runs Nov 1 to Dec 21!
Thank you for registering for our 2018 Alberta Challenge fundraising campaign! It’s great to have you on board and we look forward to partnering with you.

To add even more fun, challenge and invite your friends/rivals at another clinic, pet supply store, or other neighbouring business, to participate in the Tails of Help Alberta Challenge with a little head-to-head competition, and make some kind of friendly wager between groups - losing team buys doughnuts for the winners or hosts them at a barbecue or washes their cars or whatever you think would be fun.

Kit deliveries - IF YOU HAVE NOT YET RECEIVED YOUR KIT:

If you have registered for Tails of Help Month and have not yet received information about your FREE kit delivery, please email us here: alberta-challenge@tailsofhelp.ca to check on delivery.

The ALBERTA CHALLENGE TROPHY!

Northern Alberta Vs Southern Alberta

regions: North vs south

regions: North vs south

The Northern Alberta Team will consist of those clinics / groups / businesses north of Airdrie.
The Southern Alberta Team will consist of those clinics / groups / businesses south of and including Airdrie.

RESULTS UPDATES!

We are posting competition updates on Facebook and Twitter on a weekly basis starting November 12th. We will let you know what clinic is leading the competition and also North versus South progress “scores.”
In order to do this we ask that you update your results HERE each Friday, commencing Friday November 9rd through Friday December 29nd, stating the total $$ raised up to that date during the campaign. You can enter your updates HERE using the form below, or email your results to alberta-challenge@tailsofhelp.ca – we will then post updates on the following Monday.

Please follow Tails of Help on Facebook and Twitter so you receive these updates:

We look forward to communicating with you over the next 6 weeks and we thank you again for your valuable support.

Tails of Help will also be at the CanWest Conference so we look forward to meeting many of you there also.

QUESTIONS?

Should you have any questions please contact us here: alberta-challenge@tailsofhelp.ca

Alberta Challenge UPDATE FORM:

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Thank you to our generous sponsors:

Premier and Tails of Help Month Title Sponsor:

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*Tails of Help is seeking to raise commitments of $330,000 during its fiscal year ending May 31, 2019 through its fundraising campaigns.  We estimate that it will cost our organization $120,000 to raise this amount. We anticipate that these organizational costs will be entirely covered by corporate sponsorships and grants. This means that 100% of all additional donations will go toward our charitable activity of helping pets and families. Please note that this is just the second full year that we will have a paid staff member working for the charity. We plan to use the money to fund essential veterinary care for ill or injured pets of Alberta owners who are experiencing financial hardship. Our goal is to keep pets healthy and with their loving families. For further information, please see our website at www.tailsofhelp.ca, or phone Mark Patrick, Interim Executive Director at 587-575-8415 or email info@tailsofhelp.ca . Our mailing address is 1260 – 5328 Calgary Trail NW, Edmonton, T6H 4J8. Tails of Help is incorporated under the Companies Act (Alberta) and is a registered charity under the Income Tax Act (Canada).