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bnThis Saturday, Noon-7 p.m. come by those books you’ve been wanting to read or to give as gifts! Have them wrapped by an HT volunteer and your donation goes directly to our homeless animals!

Join us at Barnes & Noble, 6260 Seven Corners Center, Falls Church, VA 22044  703-536-0774!!


bordersShop Friday, December 17 and Saturday, December 18 at any area BORDERS BOOKS (or online) and Homeward Trails will receive a portion of your purchases.

Just print the below barcode or write down the barcode number and bring it to any BORDERS BOOKS in the DC/MD/VA/WV area and have it applied at check out. Or go to and use the online promotion code HTAR12178H

This is a great opportunity for you to get your last minute holiday shopping out of the way and help our animals!

And if you go to the Borders Books in Baileys Crossroads during these times, you can get your gifts wrapped by a Homeward Trails volunteer to generate even more funds to help homeless animals!
Friday, December 17 – 6 PM until close
Saturday, December 18 – 5 PM until close


yardsaleThe final Homeward Trails yard sale of 2010!

Saturday, November 20
9 a.m to 3 p.m.
4715 Davenport St. NW
Washington, DC


boxBuy your holiday gifts and have them wrapped by Homeward Trails volunteers to benefit our homeless animals!

Barnes & Noble in Seven Corners, Falls Church

December 11 – noon to 7 PM

Borders Books in Baileys Crossroads
December 11 to 12 – 5 PM until close
December 16 to 17 – 6 PM until close
December 18 to 19 – 5 PM until close
December 20 to 22 – 6 PM until close
December 23 to 24 – 5 PM until close

Are you available to be a volunteer gift wrapper? Contact Sue Bell at


catclipJoin us for a Kitty Celebration!

Meet your new best kitty friend at a special adoption event this Saturday, October 16th from 5-7 p.m.

Miss Pixies Furnishings
1626 14th St. NW
Washington, DC

Stay from 7 p.m. on for a $10 donation and enjoy wine & cheese, a silent auction, music, drag queens, kitty items for sale and a whole lotta fun……


Bring Fido out to the Dowden Terrace Pool in Alexandria for an afternoon in the pool and help Homeward Trails!

Saturday, Sept. 25

1-5 p.m.

5 dollar donation goes to help Homeward Trails and Dogs Deserve Better


Dowden Terrace is located just minutes from I-395, Seminary Road or Columbia Pike at 6300 Holmes Run Parkway, Alexandria, VA 22311


yardsaleTHANKS to all who donated. This yard sale raised $1,500 for the animals of Homeward Trails!!!

Stay tuned for details on our next upcoming yard sale and hold onto those items you no longer want. We’ll take ’em!


stellaAdopt a Cat and Look Fabulous at the Same Time (while eating a brownie, no less!)

Join us at PetMAC Arlington where it will be action-packed! First, stop by and meet all the wonderful kitties available for adoption! Second, stop by our baked goods table for a yummy treat. Finally, spend some time browsing the Stella and Dot Jewelry table for some new adornments for the fall.

Stella and Dot offers fabulous jewelry at affordable prices! Featured recently in Oprah magazine, Redbook, Instyle, Everyday with Rachel Ray and others, this line of jewelry has something for every style, every budget. Independent Stylist Erica Wilmer will be donating 50% of her commissions on ALL orders. Can’t make it to PetMAC that day?

Sales online count too! Simply go to and enjoy! Questions? Email Erica at


bordersShop September 4th & 5th (Labor Day Weekend) and help homeless animals!

Simply bring in the coupon included in this section (or write down the bar code) and every purchase you make at any Borders Books in the DC/MD/VA/WV area and online benefits Homeward Trails. Keep reading for the attached coupon….

This is a HUGE opportunity for HT to bring in much-needed money for our animals! Get your back-to-school books, your travel books…whatever. Buy them this weekend and help our animals!

Also – join HT at the Borders Books Bailey’s Crossroads location (5871 Crossroads Center Way, Falls Church, VA) on Sept. 4th & 5th for their tent sale! HT will have adoptable dogs and cats and info on getting involved in our rescue activities!

Excludes previous purchases, gift cards, newspapers, magazines, coupon books, digital downloads, comics, special orders, video games, Smartbox products, Rosetta Stone software, and shipping.  Void where prohibited by law.  Any other use constitutes fraud.  Cash value $0.0001.  Not redeemable for cash.
barkOn Sunday August 29th from noon – 4pm, BARK will be helping the animals of HT.  BARK is donating 10% of their sales at their Olney, Clarksville, Gaithersburg, and Pikesville locations to us.  We will also have adoptable dogs at most locations.

5805 Clarksville Square Drive, Clarksville, MD 21029
PHONE: 443.535.0200
HOURS: Mon-Sat 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

16822 Georgia Avenue, Olney, MD 20832
PHONE: 301.774.1944
HOURS: Mon-Sat 9:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

NOW OPEN! Gaithersburg
235 Kentlands Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878
PHONE: 301.527.8833
HOURS: Mon. – Sat. 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

COMING SOON! Pikesville
1809 Reisterstown Rd.
Suite 131
Pikesville, MD 21208