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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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