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Happy Hour at Mango Tree
Yoga with Kittens
Cantina Marina Yappy Hour
Chipotle Benefit Day
 Pups in the Park
DC Walk for the Animals & Pet-A-Palooza featuring Barktoberfest
Dog Wash at Fur-Get Me Not


Designs for Felines: Giving Community Cats Shelter
Fashion for Paws 11th Annual Runway Show

WHS Events are some of the best in the city! 

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Check out our listings on BizBash's
2015 list of the Top 100 Events in DC!

Fashion for Paws - #1 Fashion & Beauty Event
Bark Ball - #25 Benefits

Do YOU want to host the next
WHS/WARL Fundraiser?

WHS/WARL is always looking for new and exciting fundraising ideas to help raise money for the homeless animals of DC.

If you would like to support WHS by hosting a fundraising event, please email your proposal to KShanley@washhumane.org.

With the recent merger of the Washington Humane Society and the Washington Animal Rescue League (more info herewe are able to present you with even more options to join us at upcoming events. All events listed below support the combined new organization.

We are looking forward to seeing you soon!

Happy Hour at Mango Tree

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM  
Mango Tree 
900 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 

Join us for the monthly happy hour at Mango Tree located in theCityCenterDC on the 4th Tuesday of every month this summer! 15% of all happy hour wine sales between 5pm-8pm will benefit the Washington Humane Society/Washington Animal Rescue League.

July 26
August 23
September 27 


Saturday, August 6, 2016
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
DC Pavillion
1399 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

Enjoy live music, craft beer, food trucks,
dogs, also featuring animal adoption

Get tickets (FREE) and info at woofstockdc.com

Yoga with Kittens

Saturday, August 13, 2016
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM 
WHS/WARL Training Room
15 Oglethorpe Street NW 
Washington, DC 20011

Join Yoga Heights , at WHS/WARL on August 13 for a yoga class like none other! Shelter kittens--all available for adoption--will have the run of the room while participants enjoy a gentle yoga class. So come out and enjoy some exercise from 3 to 4:15 p.m. and maybe meet your future best feline friend! No yoga experience needed. All proceeds from your $25 ticket will support WHS/WARL. Click here to sign up. 

Cantina Marina Yappy Hour

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cantina Marina
600 Water Street SW 
Washington, DC 20024

Enjoy drinks overlooking the Potomac as you visit with some of our adorable adoptable pups! A portion of the sales will support WHS/WARL. Join us for our monthly yappy hours on one of the following Monday nights: 

August 15
September 19 


Chipotle Benefit Day 

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
All Chipotle Resturants in DC, Silver Spring, Rockville, and Bethesda

Eat at any Chipotle Mexican Grill in DC, Bethesda, Rockville, or Silver Spring on August 23rd and 50% of the proceeds will benefit the Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League!

Make sure to show the flyer at the cash register for your meal to count towards the benefit!



Pups in the Park

Nationals Park
1500 S Capitol Street SE
Washington, DC 20003

Bring your pups to Nationals Park to support the Washington Humane Society on these dates: 

Thursday, September 8 at 7:05 PM: Nationals vs. Phillies

Saturday, October 1 at 4:05 PM: Nationals vs. Marlins

Tickets on sale now!

For questions, please contact Rachel at Rthaler@washhumane.org.
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DC Walk for the Animals & Pet-A-Palooza featuring Barktoberfest

Sunday, September 18, 2016
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Capitol Riverfront
Corner of M St SE and First St SE
(across from the Navy Yard Metro Station and adjacent to Nat's Park) 

With the recent merger of WHS-WARL we are excited to combine two of our popular fall communit events into one BIG festival for animal lovers. The DC Walk for the Animals & Pet-A-Palooza featuring Barktoberfest will now offer attendees even more pet-friendly activities than before! Join us at our new venue on the Capitol Riverfront to show just how much DC Loves DC Animals

Register to Walk: $35
Reigster to walk today and compete for title of Top Fundraising Walker and/or Top Fundraising Team while also enjoying all that Barktoberfest has to offer. 

Barktoberfest Ticket: $35
Enjoy an afternoon of beer tasting and food trucks at Barktoberfest while also visiting all that Pet-A-Palooza has to offer.

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Dog Wash at Fur-Get Me Not

Saturday, September 24, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fur-Get Me Not Adams Morgan
1722 Flordia Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009 

Come get your pup squeaky clean at Fur-Get Me Not and 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Washington Humane Society/Washington Animal Rescue League! 
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Designs for Felines:
Giving Community Cats Shelter

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The National Press Club
529 14th St NW, 13th Floor 
Washington, DC

Designs for Felines is a one-night fundraising event that brings awareness to the WHS-WARL Cat Neighborhood Partnership Program (CatNiPP). Participating architectural design firms and design teams design, build and donate creative outdoor shelters to provide community cats with refuge from the harsh elements.

Buy Your Tickets Today
-General Admission: $40

Includes lite bites and drinks

-VIP Tickets: $70
Includes entrance to the VIP lounge, lite bites & drinks, & gift bag 

Want to participate?
REGISTER TODAY for this wonderful opportunity to build your portfolio and give back to your community. Participating teams will design and build outdoor shelters that will be showcased at the event and then disseminated throughout DC to WHS-WARL volunteers who provide care to local cat colonies.

Want to be a D4F Sponsor?
There are many ways to partner with Designs for Felines! Click here to view all sponsorship opportunities.

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Fashion for Paws
11th Annual Runway Show

Saturday, April 8, 2017
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H St NW
Washington, DC

Interested is becoming a fundraising model for the 2017 event? Email emiller@washhumane.org for more details.

Tickets on sale January 16, 2017! 

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