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Out fan favorite fundraiser is back for 2022!

Get your tickets today and join us for a family friendly night of fun at our Spaghetti Bingo fundraiser! Ticket prices include all you can eat spaghetti, garlic bread, salad, soft drinks, desserts and 6 bingo cards. Additional bingo cards, raffle tickets, and beer and wine will be available for purchase and there will be many great items on the silent auction. We do expect Spaghetti Bingo will sell out so get your tickets today before it’s too late!

Spaghett Bingo

Saturday, March 12

Saturday, March 19

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Lyon Park Community Center

414 N. Fillmore St.

Arlington, VA

 

Thank you to our Spaghetti Bingo sponsors!

Register for Spaghetti Bingo – March 12, 2022

Spaghetti Bingo 2022 – 1st weekend

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Register for Spaghetti Bingo – March 19, 2022

Spaghetti Bingo 2022 – 2nd weekend

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It’s time to prepare for our annual Spaghetti Bingo fundraisers! The awesome fun happens on March 12 and again March 19 and there are lots of ways YOU can help!

Spread the word, VOLUNTEER or donate SUPPLIES, PRIZES, AUCTION ITEMS, or BAKED GOODS.

Spaghetti Bingo
Saturday, March 12, 2022
Saturday March 19, 2022

 6-9 PM
Lyon Park Community Center
414 N. Fillmore St.
Arlington, VA 22201

For more information or to buy tickets, visit: https://www.homewardtrails.org/news/spaghetti-bingo-tickets-are-now-on-sale
Space is limited and we always have a sell-out crowd so get your tickets today if you are planning to attend!

Tell your friends and family too! https://www.facebook.com/events/971566276363630

 

VOLUNTEER Friday or Saturday Either Weekend

If you are interested in volunteering, here is a list of our volunteer needs. Email Laura at specialevents@homewardtrails.org if you can help. Feel free to sign up for more than one shift. Saturday evening volunteers will get a chance to eat & bid in the silent auction too. Please help us pack & clean everything up at the end if you can! We should be done between 10-11pm.

GENERAL SET-UP
Help cart in supplies & set up tables & chairs. Set up prize display, registration table, silent auction, drink station, bingo supplies, decorations, etc. Set up & test/troubleshoot AV equipment. 
Any part of FRI 2-8:30pm &/or SAT 2-5pm.

FOOD PREP
Help with cooking spaghetti, preparing salad and garlic bread & setting up & replenishing the food buffet. Wash pots & pans, etc.
Any part of FRI 2-8:30pm &/or SAT 2-6pm, 5-11pm or 5:30-9pm.

BINGO CALLERS
Charismatic volunteers needed to take turns calling the bingo games. Instructions & some suggested scripting will be provided in advance.
SAT 5-9pm

CHECK-IN/OUT & SALES
Check in guests, sell bingo cards & raffle tickets, help guests with silent auction check-out, etc.
SAT 5-11pm or 5:30-9pm

GENERAL EVENT SUPPORT
Misc. tasks. Verify winning bingo cards, spot clean, collect trash, communicate guest comments/requests to Rebecca, spin the bingo ball dispenser, fill in for other volunteers’ breaks, restock dessert table, encourage guests to spend $, etc.
SAT 5-11pm or 5:30-9pm

BARTENDERS
(Must be 21+) Keep drinks table clean & stocked, take cash & drink tickets, open & serve wine & beer.
SAT 5-11pm or 5:30-9pm

CLEAN-UP
Help clean up, pack up supplies & cart them out to the van, put tables & chairs away, take trash out, etc.
SAT 8:30-11pm

Please let Laura know what shift or shifts you can do and a phone number to reach you the day of the event. Email specialevents@homewardtrails.org  Thank you!!

DONATE

There are many other ways you can help make this event a success. Please contact rebeccag@homewardtrails.org if you can help with any of the following.

Donate Silent Auction Items
Do you have an item of gift card to donate?  Do you have connections to a business who would like to donate goods or services?  Are you willing to help solicit donations?

Donate Bingo Prizes
Do you have fun items or small gift cards to donate for bingo prizes?  Are you willing to buy a few prizes to donate?  We will need prizes for adults and children

Donate Food and Supplies
Can you help cover the cost of food by donating spaghetti, pasta sauce, salad dressing, Parmesan cheese, soda, water or grocery store, Costco, or party store gift cards? The more we can get donated the more money we can raise for the animals!

Bake Desserts
Calling all bakers! You can get involved by donating your delicious baked goods for our dessert table. Can you help us provide a nice variety of yummy desserts by baking cookies, brownies, cupcakes etc.?  

Thank you so much for your help! We look forward to another great event!

 

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This event has been canceled.

 

On Monday, December 13 at 7:00 PM ET, you are invited to join us for Virtual Trivia! Start your own team and spend an hour with your smartest friends (virtually), all while raising funds for Homeward Trails. Hosted by Walsh Trivia of Baltimore, MD, virtual trivia is a fun way to connect with your friends – it is done entirely on Zoom and is all the rage! Register either as a team captain or a team member.

Register for Homeward Trails Virtual Trivia Night

Join us for Virtual Trivia!

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Bring your pup to meet Santa, share their holiday wishes, and get their photos taken on December 5th and 6th at Fur-Get Me Not in Arlington. For a donation of $25 you will receive 3 edited digital images emailed to you and the option to order prints and products online.

We will also be collecting supplies to help homeless animals this holiday season. Most needed items include high quality canned cat and dog food, martingale style collars, leashes, small training treats, laundry detergent, paper towels, dish soap, bath and beach sized towels, lightweight fleece blankets, and gas and grocery gift cards.

Make your appointment today!

 

Sign Up!

 

December 5  – 9 AM – 5 PM
December 6 – 12 PM – 5 PM
Fur-Get Me Not
4140 S Four Mile Run Dr
Arlington, VA 22206

 

20+ Best Christmas Dog Memes The Internet Has EVER Seen

 

Shop from home in your pajamas AND save lives!

PawJammin’ is an online auction to raise much-needed funds for Homeward Trails Animal Rescue.

Thanks to generous local donors, PawJammin’ will offer more than 170 awesome items.

Whether you bid on these unique items for yourself or for holiday gifts, your purchases will literally save lives. 100% of the proceeds raised will support the Homeward Trails medical fund.

Bidding will be open from November 19  at 9:00 AM EST -.December 10  at 5:00 PM EST. All from the comfort of home/your pajamas! Mark sure calendar and be sure get those bids in!

Check out the great items and bid today!

 

Thank you to our 2021 PawJammin’ sponsors!

 

 https://www.homelight.com/home-value-estimator?

Thank you to our donors so far!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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We need volunteers at the Adoption Center every Saturday and Sunday to help greet prospective adopters and introduce them to our wonderful adoptable dogs.
Come to our orientation session on Sunday, November 7 at 4:30 PM to learn more. Sign up here:

Sign Up!

Please note that volunteers for this position must be at least 18 years old.

 

Time to clean out the attic and sort through your closets, we need your donations for the Homeward Trails booth at the Lyon Park Community Yard Sale on Saturday, October 30 from 8 am to 1 PM!

Don’t miss this opportunity to turn your unwanted items into much needed funds for the animals of Homeward Trails. This sale typically raises over $1,200 to help our animals!  The sale will take place at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N. Fillmore St., Arlington, VA).

It is very much recommended that if you can bring your sale items directly to the Homeward Trails tables on the morning of the sale that you do so as our storage space and space and transportation options will be very limited. If you can’t do that, we will be accepting donations at the Homeward Trails Adoption Center from October 24 – October 29. We can use clothes, shoes, household items, small appliances, dishes, kitchenware, collectibles, children’s clothes, toys, games, small furniture, rugs, towels, tableware, holiday decorations… you-name-it, we will take it as long as it is in sellable condition.

In addition, we will need volunteers to help unload and set up (6:30 am – 8 am), help sell items (8 am – 1 pm), and help pack up what is left after the sale (1 pm – 2:30 pm). Many shoppers come very early so we can use lots of help in those first few hours! If you can help anytime from 6:30 AM – 2:30 PM, please sign up using the link below. This is a great opportunity for youth volunteers who are accompanied by an adult.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F084EA8AE2DA5F49-lyon3

We will also need a few volunteers the week prior to the event to help organize the donations dropped at the Adoption Center and help transporting items to the sale.

Please contact Rebecca at rebeccag@homewardtrails.org with any questions.

Come out and enjoy live music, pet-friendly outdoor dining, pet portraits, and meet your new furry family member on July 24. We will have adorable adoptable dogs waiting to meet you!

Join Solar Solutions, Homeward Trails and Uptown Main Street for this fun event!

Paws on Panels
Saturday, July 24th
11 AM – 2 PM
4700 14th St NW and Crittenden Ave.
Washington, DC 20011

Take Dad for BBQand beer at Lost Rhino Brewing Company on June 20. Homeward Trails will receive 10% of the day’s proceeds.  Enjoy craft beer and food all day and delicious food from Red’s BBQ and Pizzeria.

Father’s BBQ With Benefits
June 20, 2021
Lost Rhino Brewing Company
111:30 AM – 7:00 PM21730 Red Rum Drive, Suite #142
Ashburn, VA 20147



What better way to say Happy Father’s Day than saving rescued puppy or kitten in Dad’s honor? For a $60 donation we will send a personalized message and a custom photo card of a rescued puppy or kitten to the dads in your life.

There’s no better way to celebrate love than saving a life! And we’ll help you do it!

**All donations must be received by 5 pm on June 15th for a mail date of Wednesday, June 16th.

Once your donation is received we will contact you for your personalized message! Please reply promptly to ensure order fulfillment.

Click here to get your card!