Collect Pledges

Raise Pledge Money and get a chance to win fantastic prizes!

Pledge prizes are for participants that raise additional money for the Berkshire Humane Society. For each $100 raised, a ticket is provided for a raffle of 3 different pledge prizes. Prizes are valued at a minimum of $100. Download the paper pledge form (requires Adobe Reader).

Prize 1: Hops & Vines’ Contemporary American menu featuring modern takes on comfort food, exciting twists on classically inspired French brasserie cuisine, a large selection of specialty craft beers, and a discerning wine list. Hops & Vines’ very intimate tasting room hosts 12 people and is the perfect space for special occasions.

Noco Pastaria an affordable Italian eatery, featuring house made pastas, Italian classics and daily specials. Using locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. Serving specialty Italian cocktails and an exclusively Italian wine list.

Prize 2: Amanda Jones is a nationally renowned pet photographer. Amanda’s images grace greeting cards, posters, calendars and books. She travels the country extensively, photographing dogs, cats, and the occasional horse. She was recognized throughout the media for her most recent book Dog Years, a photo book where Jones captures the lives of 30 different dogs over the years and includes tidbits from each dog’s owner to give a true perspective into the personalities of these furry friends.

She will be donating a copy of Dog Years, along with a collection from her Dog Studio project, which features her photography on cards and stationery.

Prize 3: Sheri Riddell is a local freelance photographer and works wonders in a digital medium. She can create unique portraits of your pet within the digital world, providing a work of art! She is donating her skills for the Humane Race and will donate a framed digital portrait of your pet. All she needs is a photograph!


Once again we will have a paper pledge form (requires Adobe Reader) that you can down load and print or you can choose to use our electronic version and share with family and friends through social media and email. Call Sherry at 413-447-7878 Ext. 132 or email to set up a personal online fundraising page.

You can help The Humane Race raise even more money for the animals of Berkshire County by asking your family and friends to sponsor your race!

Show it to all the folks who care as much about helping our furry friends as you do! If you fill up one Pledge Form, just print out another!

Please note: To qualify for the prize drawing, you must bring a print out of your personalized fundraising page, or your pledge forms AND all the money you’ve collected to the race on race day. Thanks!