Thank you for considering becoming a SMAWL Sponsor.  Sponsorship donations are put to use in our animal rescue efforts, allowing us to serve hundreds of homeless animals each year, to our humane education efforts and to our community services in Southern Maryland.  By partnering with SMAWL, you will join forces with a community leader in animal welfare while gaining community visibility and demonstrating commitment to the well-being of pets and pet owners.

Current Sponsorship Opportunities

Pet Photo & Calendar Contest

SMAWL Rescue Run - 5K & Fun Walk

How We Accomplish our Mission

Pet Rescue and Adoption

Humane Education

Community Services

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Payments can be made via PayPal / credit card

or checks can be mailed to SMAWL, PO Box 1232, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

Please indicate which event and level of sponsorship you would like to support.

Thank you for your support!  All donations are tax deductible!

 Pet Photo & Calendar Contest

Community members enter their favorite pet photos in our online Pet Photo Contest for a chance to be featured in our 1st Annual Pawprints Calendar.  To get more votes, contestants e-mail or share through social media our event link to family, friends, coworkers and neighbors so their furry friend can receive the Grand Prize and their picture featured on the calendar cover!  The next 12 winners will have their pet photo featured as the main pictures for a month in the calendar.

Sponsor Now

Calendar Month Sponsor - $200   12 available

Donation of Photo Contest Grand Prize - $200+ value   0 available

Calendar Cover Sponsor - $50  20 available

Donation of Photo Contest Top Prizes - $25+ value   12 available

 SMAWL Rescue Run - 5K & Fun Walk

We invite you to join the team of businesses and friends who continue share in our vision for the SMAWL Animal Sanctuary by sponsoring and/or participating in our 2016 Rescue Run. Proceeds from this event will help SMAWL to care for the animals currently in their system as well as covering costs associated with planning and preparation for their sanctuary. Hundreds of people will see our sponsor logos on race day and on the race t-shirt – having your name there will demonstrate your love of animals and dedication to a better St. Mary’s County.

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WET NOSE Sponsor – $1,000

WAGGIN’ TAIL Sponsor - $500

FUZZY PAW - $250

HOT TO TROT Sponsor – $100

IN KIND Sponsors Appreciated

(breakfast, waters, juice, signage, etc.)

PARTICIPANT INFORMATION: If known at this time, please email or list participants who will be attending with your sponsorship. Be sure to include each person’s name, email and shirt size (M/W)

Please email your logo in JPEG or .EPS file format no later than October 1, 2016 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.