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The Future of Food
Animal Care Expo
Taking Action for Animals

Award Programs & Special Events

Santa Ynez Benefit
Living on Burrowed Time Reception
To the Rescue! New York Gala

Grassroots Events

Learn more about HSUS grassroots events, including Effective Animal Advocacy, Lobby 101s and Humane 101s. Then view the calendar to find an event in your state.

The Future of Food

With growing concerns about animal welfare, the environment and public health, food producers and consumers are looking forward to see what the future will hold. Join The Humane Society of the United States for "The Future of Food," a two-day conference in our nation's capital that will explore the trends and technologies shaping our food supply.

When: October 7-8, 2016
Where: JW Mariott, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
More information and registration
Contact: kharlow@humanesociety.org

Santa Ynez Benefit

Please join us at our Celebrating Animals/Confronting Cruelty Santa Ynez Benefit and celebrate the HSUS Equine Protection program. This year's benefit will raise funds to support the HSUS Equine Protection program, which works tirelessly to end cruelty to America's horses, promote humane horsemanship, find sanctuary for rescued horses and stop abusive practices like horse slaughter and the soring of show horses.

Charlotte Bredahl will be receiving the Horse Hero Award for her work using horses as teachers and encouraging young equestrians to achieve their greatest potential. The evening will include a cocktail reception, a gourmet vegan dinner and entertainment by Lacy J. Dalton.

When: October 9, 2016
Facebook Page: Link
For more information, tables and tickets, email: specialevents@humanesociety.org or call 301-258-1461.

Living on Burrowed Time Reception

The Prairie Dog Coalition is dedicated to the protection of imperiled prairie dogs and restoration of their ecosystems. Join us as we celebrate the work of the Prairie Dog Coalition and honor Shaun Grassel and Lisa Morzel for their service. Your ticket includes a cocktail reception, dinner and highlight reel, live auction and evening bonfire. All proceeds benefit the coalition’s efforts to protect our treasured wildlife

When: October 15, 2016
Where: Pastures of Plenty Farm, Longmont, CO
For more information, tables and tickets, email: swampler@humanesociety.org or call 301-258-1461.

To the Rescue! New York Gala 2016

To the Rescue! New York is the signature annual benefit of The Humane Society of the United States, supporting the rescue, care, placement and potential rehoming of thousands of animals every year.

Join 550 social, business and political leaders, HSUS and HSI benefactors, celebrities, and members of the press for a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, entertainment, live auction and a special appearance by the Animal Rescue Team and HSI team members. Ali Wentworth will host, Georgina Bloomberg will be accepting the Compassion in Action Award and HUGO BOSS will be accepting our Corporate Consciousness Award.

When: November 18, 2016
Where: Cipriani 42nd Street, New York City 10017
Facebook Page: Link
More information coming soon
Gala Registration: Link
After Party Registration: Link
To learn about sponsoring this event, email sponsorships@humanesociety.org

Animal Care Expo

Expo, a world-class educational conference and full-scale international trade show, is designed for anyone who works or volunteers at the local level with dogs, cats or other animals. The goal of this annual event is to help people working in the fields of animal sheltering, care, control, rescue and disaster planning and response do the best and most efficient jobs possible.

When: May 9-12, 2017
Where: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
More information: www.animalsheltering.org/expo

Taking Action for Animals

The premier national conference for animal advocacy brings together diverse individuals from across the country for a shared goal: to improve the lives of all animals. Participants gain a better understanding of the many issues that animals face in our society and how to help.

When: Stay tuned for dates in 2018!
More information: takingactionforanimals.org

Grassroots Events: Effective Animal Advocacy, Lobby 101 and Humane 101

Our free grassroots events show you ways to help protect animals in your state and give you tools to become an effective citizen lobbyist.

When and where: Ongoing and nationwide—find an event near you.

Past Events

Celebrating Animals/Confronting Cruelty: Miami! 2016 Gala: March 11, 2016

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To the Rescue! New York Gala 2015: November 13, 2015

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