Friends of Homeless Animals

Barktoberfest 2018 - High School Students

Friends of Homeless Animals (FOHA) will be hosting our signature event at the Loudoun County Fairgrounds on Saturday, October 6th.  This event helps to raise much needed funds to allow FOHA to continue its mission of rescuing homeless animals, and finding their "forever homes".

We have a number of volunteer opportunities for people in order to make our Barktoberfest signature fundraiser a success.  Set-up will start on Friday October 5th, and events will start Saturday, October 6th at 10am.  Clean-up will take place on Sunday, October 7th.

Location:  Loudoun County Fairgrounds:  17558 Dry Mill Road in Leesburg, VA

FOHA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) no-kill shelter dedicated to saving abandoned and abused cats and dogs.

If you are over 21, you can also sign up for slots on this sign up sheet.

Location: Loudoun County Fairgrounds

Created by:   Barktoberfest Volunteers
 
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Available Slot Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Time (EDT)

Set-up

Friday 10/5/18 set-up team will be marking out vendor spots, decorating, distributing tables, setting up demonstration areas and cleaning. Lunch will be provided. Time frame is flexible.

10/05/2018 (Fri)
10:00am - 6:00pm (6)  
1 of 6 slots filled
Arden DiManno

Vendor Setup

Vendor set-up team will be helping our vendors unload cars, directing them to their locations, and helping to get everyone ready for the opening bell as quickly as possible.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
7:00am - 10:00am (6)  
5 of 6 slots filled
Kailin Converse
Gurleen Bhathal
Taylor Cameron
Erica Olsen
Abigail Duke

Auction Setup

Auction Setup (3) Auction set-up team will be setting up displays, unloading cars, cleaning, setting up tables and decorating.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
7:00am - 10:00am (3)  
All slots filled
Masha Nikulina
Clara Yoon
Angelica Brodner

Kids Game Setup

Help set up tents, some games, and prize area

10/06/2018 (Sat)
7:00am - 10:00am (2)  
1 of 2 slots filled
KaeLynn Davies

Parking

Help direct parking in the three lots we'll be using for the event. There will be a team onsite giving your plenty of direction. Great opportunity to work on your tan!

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (6)  
All slots filled
Aubrey Duelm
Hanna Tavassoli
Erica Olsen
Abigail Duke
Karleigh Pollock
Angela Giaconia
12:55pm - 4:00pm (6)  
5 of 6 slots filled
Abigail Munt
Angela Giaconia
Dylan Soh
Aarya Kagalwala
Zac Elbash
3:55pm - 7:00pm (6)  
4 of 6 slots filled
Angela Giaconia
Cade Breslow
Ethan Harris
Austin Harris

Admissions

Admissions teams will be working at all of the entrances to the event collecting donations and getting visitors to sign waivers.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (4)  
All slots filled
Brendan Huang
Amina Sharif
Kaylynn Breland
Jordan Seidmeyer
12:55pm - 4:00pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
Charis Plexico
Alysa Benson
Hadley Dasilva
3:55pm - 7:00pm (4)  
All slots filled
Ella Krug
Andrew Chau
Mary Kate McNamara
Paige Stark

FOHA Booth

At the FOHA booth, we'll be selling t-shirts, answering questions about the shelter and adoption process, and making the FOHA alumni dogs that stop by feel special. This is a great location to people watch and enjoy the dog contests.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Maddie Calvo
Paige Calvo
Rebecca Grossi
12:55pm - 4:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Kaylynn Breland
Evan Scigaj
Linta Khan
3:55pm - 7:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Andrew Wood
Huntleigh Zhang
Annika Manalang

Water Stations

IMPORTANT POSITION ALERT! The VIP team handling the water stations will be monitoring and refilling water bowls and kiddie pools for our thirsty pups. This is a great duty for the day because you get to walk around and catch all of the action

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (2)  
1 of 2 slots filled
Katie Springer
12:55pm - 4:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
Aidan Totten
Riya Zade
3:55pm - 7:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
Evan Scigaj
Roshni Subash

Demonstrations

The demonstrations team will be hanging out with the professional dogs and handlers while they do their demonstrations. You'll help with managing the lines of participants, and anything else the demonstration teams might need help with.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Keara Norris
Maddie Rose
Tabitha McGreen
12:55pm - 4:00pm (3)  
2 of 3 slots filled
Richa Zade
Sahaja Adusumalli
3:55pm - 7:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Alexis Freire
Sid Lakkoju
Amy Schreiber
11 years old w/ mom

Kid's Games

Volunteers helping at the kids games will show kids how to play, hand out prizes, and have fun helping us raise money!

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (14)  
12 of 14 slots filled
Alex Stetz
Noah Hofelt
Brian Boner
Ryan Cassidy
Megan Reed
Mahta Tavafoghi
Mariam Sanad
Anagha H
Preston Lin
Altan Murray
Keeley Foerster
Easha Nair
12:55pm - 4:00pm (14)  
All slots filled
Allison D
Megan Reed
Selassie Fugar
Mehjabeen Khawaja
Sam Mueller
Josie Duenas
Mariam Sanad
Chloe Tenshaw
Christine Nguyen
Ocean Akinotcho
Cindy Nguyen
Hailey McDonald
britney nguyen
Nicole Shea
3:55pm - 7:00pm (14)  
10 of 14 slots filled
Kaylynn Breland
Emily Cohn
Sam Mueller
Josie Duenas
Reagan Kelly
Kaitlinh Nguyen (2)
Eric Rubb
Chloe Ramirez
Camille McLoughlin
So excited! I have two dogs of my own so I'm happy I get to help other dogs!

Floating Helpers

Floating volunteers will go where they are needed most.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
Karenna Hall
Tracey Ampaw
12:55pm - 4:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
Ashley Zheng
Emily Liu
3:55pm - 7:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
Kiki Tarble
Michael Paulson

Silent Auction

The silent auction team will be working indoors with our online raffle items, answering questions and helping people bid on items. You'll be sharing a room with our cute adoptable cats.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
Ananya Ananda
Anwita Molaka
12:55pm - 4:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
Annika Manalang
Ella Nassauer
3:55pm - 7:00pm (2)  
1 of 2 slots filled
Madison Santmyer

Clean-up Duty

Poop scoopers needed! It isn't glamorous, but very important. Stations will be available throughout the fair grounds.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (2)  
1 of 2 slots filled
Pierre Bernard
12:55pm - 4:00pm (2)  
3:55pm - 7:00pm (2)  

Raffle Ticket Sales

"Tickets! Get your Tickets!" - help us raise money for our shelter by selling tickets for our raffle item! Your home base will be with the auction team and cat area.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
Cricia Machado-Medrano
Jack Rhodes
12:55pm - 4:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
Ryan Beach
Sadiya Zafar
3:55pm - 7:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
Ryan Beach