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indianfoodJoin us on Monday, March 1 for yummy Indian food all day at Masala Art Indian Restaurant – 4441 Wisconsin Ave. NW (Tenley Town).

Eat all day and part of your bill total will support Homeward Trails.

Check out all the details on the event page.

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braceletMake a 20 dollar donation and get an HT Sponsor Bracelet. Wear it proudly to support animal rescue!

Be sure to note: SPONSOR BRACELET in the notes section when you give on-line.  (note: bracelet shown here NOT actual bracelet)

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pugHomeward Trails is celebrating animals the entire month of February – and asking you to join us. There are dozens of ways that you can help bring love into the life of a homeless animal! From events to sponsorship to bracelets to personalized hearts, we are pulling out all the stops to make February the best month ever for our animals! Keep an eye on https://www.homewardtrails.org/month-of-love for updates on how you can help…….

These great businesses are hosting HT donation boxes where you can leave your spare change for the animals:

PetMAC Arlington

822 N. Kenmore St. Arlington, VA

PetMAC DC

4220 Fessenden St. NW Washington, DC

PetMAC LaundroMutt

1722 Florida Ave. NW Washington, DC

Serendipity

2439 N. Harrison St. Arlington, VA

BARK!

16822 Georgia Ave. Olney, MD

BARK!

5805 Clarksville Sq. Dr. Clarksville, MD

Brooklyn Bagel Bakery

2055 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA

ProFeed

234 Maple Ave. East Vienna, VA

ProFeed

5542 Randolph Rd. Rockville, MD

Betty’s Azalea Ranch

12507 Lee Highway Fairfax, VA

sushi-zenHelp raise money for the animals of HT by simply having a meal out. It’s easy and yummy!! Check out these two great restaurants and enjoy some tasty goodness…

Wednesday, January 27th

Sushi Zen

2457 North Harrison Street
Arlington, VA 22207
(703) 534-6000

Dine all day/evening and a portion of your bill supports HT. Be sure to mention Homeward Trails

Thursday, January 28th from 5-9pm

California Tortilla
19847-O Century Blvd.
Germantown, MD 20874
(easy parking on street & lot)
People MUST say “Homeward” with their order and HT will get 25%.

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Naomi has over 200 votes so far!

Naomi has over 200 votes so far!

All you need to do is enter and/or vote for your favorite HT adopted pets in the BISSELL Most Valuable Pet (MVP) Contest. Our friends at BISSELL are accepting pet photos from the public through March 25, 2010. In addition to having your pet featured on BISSELL pet product packaging, the lucky winning pet parents will receive a 500 dollar shopping spree AND a 10,000 dollar donation to the pet cause of their choice. Imagine seeing your pet as a star AND helping the homeless animals of HT!!!

Here are HT animals in the contest. Vote for them and help HT win a donation!!!

You have to sign up for an account but it only takes a minute and once you do, you can vote for multiple animals!

(List updated 1/22/10 with new pets in the voting period that closes 1/28)

If you enter your animal in the contest to try to help us win the donation, please share the link to vote for your animal on our Facebook page so that others can vote for him or her. If lots of new people enter their pets and post them on Facebook, we will do another announcement of pets to vote for.

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Jim, one of the dogs at Ritchie

Jim, one of the dogs at Ritchie

A fundraiser to benefit Ritchie Animal Shelter, the HT partner shelter that suffered a devastating fire earlier this week, will be held on Tuesday, January 19th at 18th & U Duplex Diner in Adams Morgan. They are located 2004 18th Street, NW in Adams Morgan.

All bar tips will go to the Ritchie County Humane Society to help with the costs from the fire.

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starYes, it’s true. Your pet can be a STAR and you can help hundreds of homeless animals at once!

All you need to do is enter your HT adopted pets in the BISSELL Most Valuable Pet (MVP) Contest at http://mvp.bissell.com/. Our friends at BISSELL are accepting pet photos from the public through March 25, 2010.

Keep reading for exciting details…..

Homeward Trails could receive a $10,000 donation from BISSELL Homecare Inc.

All you need to do is enter your HT adopted pets in the BISSELL Most Valuable Pet (MVP) Contest at http://mvp.bissell.com/. Our friends at BISSELL are accepting pet photos from the public through March 25, 2010.

In addition to having your pet featured on BISSELL pet product packaging, the lucky winning pet parents will receive a $500 shopping spree AND a $10,000 donation to the pet cause of their choice. Imagine seeing your pet as a star AND helping the homeless animals of HT!!!

Four runners up will also be featured on BISSELL packaging and have donations of $5,000 or $1,000 made to their favorite pet cause. Help HT be that favorite pet cause!

Submit a photo of your most valuable pet at http://mvp.bissell.com/ and then encourage everyone you know to vote for you. Not only can your pet be named MVP, you could be responsible for helping many more pets like him by selecting HT as your favorite pet cause. Winners will also receive a BISSELL pet-cleaning product. Whoo hoo

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In the next 24 hours, iGive.com is giving away $5,000 to organizations who get supporters to join through special links.

If you aren’t already shopping and searching on iGive for HT, go to http://www.igive.com/welcome/warm_reg_promo.cfm?c=29579 before noon on Thursday, join and do one search and iGive will donate $1 to Homeward Trails. One dollar may not sound like much but if 50 people do it, that’s $50 raised for Homeward Trails! And if you buy anything from an iGive online merchant within 45 days of joining, you’ll generate a $5 bonus donation to HT on top of the regular percentage of your purchase.

Searching or shopping through iGive means a donation. It’s free and easy. A penny or more per search, a $5 bonus for your first purchase and up to 26% of your purchases at over 730 stores like Amazon, eBay, Travelocity, Home Depot, Staples, and many, many more. Plus you SAVE money with exclusive coupon codes, free shipping deals, and sale alerts.

After you join, the easiest way to use iGive is to install their browser toolbar- it automatically recognizes if you’re shopping at an iGive online store to help you generate a donation for every purchase!

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Painting by Ally Burguieres

Painting by Ally Burguieres

Amazing local artist and animal lover, Ally Burguieres, offers beautiful paintings, sketches and prints in vibrant colors with lasting impressions.

Browse Ally’s website to see samplings and to consider have a piece commissioned. One hundred dollars of every piece of art sold goes to Homeward Trails!

http://burguieres.weebly.com

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