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It’s time to prepare for our inaugural Chili Bingo fundraiser! The awesome fun happens October 5th and there are lots of ways YOU can help! Volunteer! Donate supplies, prizes, auction items, or baked goods! Spread the word!

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Chili Bingo
Saturday, October 5, 2019
6-9 PM
Lyon Park Community Center
414 N. Fillmore St.
Arlington, VA 22201

Space is limited and we expect a sell-out crowd so get your tickets today if you are planning to attend!
Tell your friends and family too!

 

VOLUNTEER SHIFTS

Friday 10/4 or Saturday 10/5

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 FRI 2-8:30pm, SAT 2-5:30pm

Cart in supplies & set up tables & chairs. Help set up prize display, registration table, silent auction, drink station, bingo supplies, decorations, etc. Set up & test/troubleshoot AV equipment. 

FOOD PREP FRI 2-8:30pm, SAT 2-5:30pm, SAT 5-9pm

Help with cooking chili & cornbread, preparing salad, and setting up & replenishing the food buffet. Wash pots & pans, clean up kitchen, etc.

BINGO CALLERS SAT 5-9pm

Charismatic volunteers needed to take turns calling the bingo games. Instructions & some suggested scripting will be provided in advance.

CHECK-IN/OUT & SALES SAT 5-9pm

Check in guests, sell bingo cards & raffle tickets, help guests with silent auction check-out, etc. Smart phone or tablet required.

GENERAL EVENT SUPPORT SAT 5-9pm

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.

BARTENDERS SAT 5-9pm

(Must be 21+) Keep drinks table clean & stocked, take cash & drink tickets, open & serve wine & beer.

CLEAN-UP SAT 9-11pm

Help clean up, pack up supplies & cart them out to the van, put tables & chairs away, take trash out, etc.

SIGN UP HERE TO VOLUNTEER

Email specialevents@homewardtrails.org with volunteering questions. Thank you!!

 

DONATIONS NEEDED

There are several other ways you can help make this event a success. Let us know if you can donate any of the following!

SILENT AUCTION ITEMS

Do you have an item of gift card you can donate? Do you have connections to a business or artisan who would donate goods or services? Do you love to shop and want to find & donate something? Let us know!

BINGO PRIZES

Can you provide any nice, unique, useful, useless, luxurious, wacky, tacky, small, decorative, functional, coveted, &/or 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 mostly for adults as well as some for children. Value $5 and up.

GIFT CARDS & GROCERIES

Can you help cover the cost of food & party supplies? We’d love grocery store, Costco, or party store gift cards. We will also happily accept unexpired non-perishable goods (beans, oil, spices, canned peeled tomatoes, corn, hot sauce, Fritos, crackers, cornmeal, flour, sugar, salad dressing, soda, water), and perishables (TVP, milk, butter, onions, peppers, salad ingredients, shredded cheese). The more we can get donated, the more money we will have for the animals!

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.?

CORNBREAD

We will need lots of delicious cornbread! Can you make and bring some?

SIGN UP HERE TO DONATE

Email rebeccag@homewardtrails.org with donation questions. Thank you!!

 

Thank you so much for your help! We look forward to another great event!
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Barley Mac is teaming up with Homeward Trails, a local non​-profit, no-kill rescue center for cats and dogs. Please join us Sunday, July 15th from 4-7pm for specialty cocktails and treats! Adoptable dogs on site! Monetary and/or supply donations for Homeward Trails preferred. We’ll see ya there!

See the wishlist below for appropriate items:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/3HIEQLQC63BK5

JOIN US

Click on image for printable PDF version of flyer

pawcasso flyer 2016

Join the Rosslyn Business Improvement District and Le Meridien Hotel for Yappy Hour on the terrace at Le Meridien.  There will be happy hour deals, outdoor seating, great views of the Potomac, and special treats for your furry friends.

Yappy Hour

Fridays – May 1, June 5, July 1, August 5, September 9, October 2
6:00-8:00 PM
Amuse Terrace at Le Meridien
1121 19th St.
Arlington, VA

Our amazing PawCasso patrons hamming it up for our “photo booth!”
Thank you all so much for your life-saving support of Homeward Trails!
Find out how much we raised and see more event photos here.

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We had a blast at PawCasso 2014 on October 4!  Many thanks to all who came out and joined us for this fabulous event and the countless volunteers, artists, and silent auction donors who made it all possible.  Your generosity and support helped us raise more than $25,000 for the Homeward Trails medical fund!

Mark your calendars and join us for PawCasso 2015 on October 2, 2015 at the Artisphere in Arlington.  We can’t wait to see you there!

Watch this fun video from the event!

More photos coming soon! And don’t miss the fun shots from our PawCasso Photo Booth!

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Come out a join us on October 6 for a family-friendly howlin’ good time at Hot Dog Roundup at Paradise Springs Winery.  Bring your favorite two and four-legged friends and enjoy an afternoon of food, music, wine and great company.  We’ll have games for the dogs and kids and some great silent auction items.

Ticket prices include food, soda and water.  Leashed dogs are welcome, please no retractable leashes.

Sunday, October 6, 2013 1-5 PM

Paradise Springs Winery
3219 Yates Ford Rd  Clifton, VA 20124
(view map)

Hot Dog Roundup


Ticket Prices

Children under 12 $20
Adults $30
Adult with wine tasting included $40

Buy Tickets



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Every Sunday 5pm – 9pm on the front and back patio

That’s right! Bring your favorite furry friend and relax on one of our patios while enjoying a selection of $5 glasses of Wine, $4 Beers and Discounted Small Plates!

Want to be sure you and your best friend are guaranteed a place to pause for a good cause?

Visit our Website at www.poundthehill.com to make a reservation and mention Pound N’ Paws so we know to have a water bowl waiting on the back patio!

10% of the evenings sales go directly to Homeward Trails Animal Rescue (HT). HT rescues an average of 1,600 homeless dogs and cats annually and provides them with medical and behavioral care, foster and adoptive homes. Check them out at: www.homewardtrails.org

Enter your Name and Email address for a chance to win a $25 Dollar Amazon Gift Card each Sunday

Pound

621 Pennsylvania Avenue SE

Washington DC 2003

1 Block from Eastern Market Metro Station
(servicing the orange and blue line)

Third-, fourth- and fifth-grade members of the after-school DC SCORES team at Bancroft Elementary School hosted a one-miler race fundraiser to help save the homeless animals of Homeward Trails Animal Rescue and raised $1,286.50!  Homeward Trails is proud to thank the DS SCORES team for all of their hard work and dedication!

DC SCORES team members at Bancroft Elementary School hosted HT rep Leslie Shedd on April 29th in order to learn more about the plight of homeless animals and ways to help.

DC SCORES team members at Bancroft Elementary School hosted HT rep Leslie Shedd on April 29th in order to learn more about the plight of homeless animals and ways to help.

 

The students chose to help homeless animals and invited an HT representative, Leslie Shedd, to meet with them and tell them more about why the animals need our help and what we can do. Among other things, the students learned “We can help by raising money or get donations, talk to your friends and family about the importance or spaying or neutering so they can’t have babies so that less animals are put to sleep every six seconds, talk to your friends and family about taking their dogs to the vets to get check ups… etc.”

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We are always in need of kitty help at our DC PetMAC store in NW DC.

This great shop hosts many great cats and kittens for adoption and the staff needs help daily cleaning, feeding, socializing, and doing laundry.

Please contact Lori at lorir@homewardtrails.org if you need your “kitty fix” and wish to volunteer. You’ll have a blast and will be making a positive contribution to our great kitties while they await forever homes!

Kitty City