Pounds for Hounds
Prince George Humane Society
What got you through the coronavirus shutdown? Was it the sourdough bread craze or did you read books to get through the extra time at home? The “new normal” now for many people includes carrying around a few extra pounds.The Prince George Humane Society together with Alisha Adams Lifestyle have created a fun and interactive way to help people lose those quarantine pounds while supporting their efforts to ensure that every pet finds a safe furrever home.The Prince George Humane Society has faced some tough economic challenges, but Covid-19 made it particularly hard to fund our much needed community services. We get 100 per cent of its operating funds from donations and fundraising programs and have had to look at alterative way to raise money for the animals.The Prince George Humane Society invites everyone to join the Pounds for Hounds challenge even if your goal is just to get active. This challenge provides the incentives people need to set — and keep — a weight-loss goal while raising money for the animals. This fundraiser also encourages individuals to create teams and work collectively to motivate and encourage their personal goals.HOW TO PARTICIPATESTEP 1: Set your weight loss goal.STEP 2: Register online at and pay the $50 registration fee. The registration fee gives you access to an exercise and meal plan by local trainer Alisha Adams, as well as an app with your workouts at your fingertips, a messaging group to share your progress with teammates and the ability to sync your devices (Fitbit, Apple Watch).STEP 3: Create a team or individual fundraising platform.STEP 4: Share your page with friends and family and start collecting donations towards your goal.