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  1. Animal Care Expo
  2. To the Rescue! Los Angeles 2017 Gala
  3. Taking Action for Animals

Award Programs & Special Events

  1. To the Rescue! Los Angeles 2017 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 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

To the Rescue! Los Angeles 2017 Gala

Be a force for change and join The Humane Society of the United States for our To the Rescue! Los Angeles benefit on Saturday, April 22nd at Paramount Studios to raise support for our Farm Animal Protection campaign.

Working to give a voice to farm animals, The HSUS is making history for farm animals, reducing the number of animals raised and killed for food by helping large institutions, such as school districts and hospital chains, implement popular campaigns like Meatless Monday. In addition, we're working with major retailers to reduce animal suffering in their supply chains by helping them phase out the worst factory farming practices. And of course, The HSUS routinely conducts undercover investigations into the hidden world of factory farming and slaughter plants. With your support, our investigations have led to slaughter plant closures, meat recalls, criminal convictions and federal policies to protect animals.

This year's gala will feature a cocktail reception and decadent vegan dinner. Join HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle and Vice President of Farm Animal Protection Josh Balk for an unforgettable evening to support HSUS' farm animal protection campaign. RSVP Now! Help us make history for animals throughout the country and right here in our backyard.

Our Honorees include U.S. Senator Cory Booker receiving the Humanitarian of the Year award, along with a special presentation of the Impact Award in memory of Christina Grimmie.

When: April 22, 2017
Where: Paramount Studios 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Ca 90038
Facebook: www.humanesociety.org/LAgala
More information: http://www.501auctions.com/totherescuela

To the Rescue! New York Gala 2017

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. Save the date — you don't want to miss your opportunity to help save even more animal lives!

When: Friday, November 10, 2017
Where: Cipriani 42nd Street, New York City 10017

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

2017 Wellington Equine Protection Benefit: February 11, 2017

The Future of Food: October 07, 2016

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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