How are votes counted?
Donations made in support of an animal are valued at one vote for every $1.00 donated. Donations of $20.00 or more will be eligible for a tax receipt.
Is there a fee to participate?
The fee to enter is $25. This is tax-deductible.
How do I get a top spot?
Fundraise! The Oakville & Milton Humane Society Calendar Contest is a fundraising activity to support homeless, neglected and abused animals in our communities.
Do I have to live in Oakville or Milton to participate?
Participants and voters are not limited to the Towns of Oakville and Milton: everyone is welcome to participate.
Who gets one of the calendar pages?
There are 13 full pages to win (the cover and each month). The top fundraiser will be awarded the cover; the top five (5) dog photos, the top five (5) cat photos, and the top two (2) other pet photos will be awarded a page in the 2020 OMHS Calendar when the contest closes on July 12th at 11:59:59pm.
If I win, what happens next?
If you win one of the 13 spots, you will be contacted directly by an Oakville & Milton Humane Society representative to confirm your attendance on Sunday July 21st, 2019 to take your pet's photo for the calendar.
Can I be disqualified?
The Oakville & Milton Humane Society reserves the right to disqualify an entry based on objectionable content or depiction of the animal or persons in a photo. Donations collected will be refunded if requested by the donor.
What will the Oakville & Milton Humane Society do with my pet's entry once it has been uploaded?
By agreeing to the waiver, you will also acknowledge and give permission to the Oakville & Milton Humane Society to use the name, story and photo of the animal entered in future various publications and materials, including the 2020 OMHS Calendar. However, the photo you submit is not the photo that will be used in the calendar. We will be taking the winners' photos on Sunday July 21st, 2019 at the Oakville & Milton Humane Society (445 Cornwall Road, Oakville).
When will I get my tax receipt?
Tax receipts will be mailed to voters no later than August 31st, 2019.