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Animal Care Expo
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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.


To the Rescue! New York Gala

Be a force for change by joining The Humane Society of the United States at our sixth annual To the Rescue! benefit gala. The gala raises support for the rescue, care, placement and potential rehoming of thousands of animals who are in need because of disaster, cruelty or neglect.

Hosted by actress and writer Ali Wentworth, the evening will include a cocktail reception, a gourmet vegan dinner, entertainment and an auction—plus special guests, honorees and an appearance by the HSUS Animal Rescue Team.

When: Nov. 13, 2015
Where: Cipriani 42nd Street, New York City
More information: www.regonline.com/totherescueNY2015
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 11-14, 2016
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
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: June 17-20, 2016
Where: Arlington, Virginia
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.

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