Humane Society of West Michigan is turning 136 years old and we’re going to celebrate like paw-ty animals! Join us for an exciting day of family fun with games, music, cake, and ice cream! Please consider bringing us a birthday present from our wish list to help celebrate and continue our mission for another 100+ years.
This family & dog friendly glow-in-the-dark 5k and 1 mile fun run/walk is bound to be a blast! Before the race, join in the family activities including balloon animals, face painting, and a pup-a-razzi photobooth! Afterwards, enjoy local beer, wine, hard cider, treats, and music with your fellow animal lovers. All proceeds from the event benefit Humane Society of West Michigan.
This annual event features the hottest restaurants, breweries, and wineries in West Michigan. Guests will enjoy fabulous cuisine wonderful wine and beer samples, as well as opportunities to bid on exciting packages & experiences! Most importantly, money raised will support the Humane Society of West Michigan.
Please join us for these upcoming events in August!
8/1/2019 - Tito's, Tots, & Tails - Join us for the second annual Tito's, Tots, & Tails at Blue Dog Tavern! For every Tito's Vodka drink sold throughout from 7-10pm, Blue Dog will donate $1 to Humane Society of West Michigan! Tito's Handmade Vodka will also be bringing some fun giveaways and making a donation at the end of the night! There's never been a better excuse to enjoy some tots and Tito's!
8/6/2019 - Pizza Fundraiser - On the first Tuesday of the month, grab dinner at Pizza Hut on Lake Michigan Drive! If you mention Humane Society of West Michigan, a portion of your meal will be donated to help animals in need! This offer is good on dine in, carry out, or delivery orders!
8/15/2019 - Pups & Trucks - LINE-X of Grand Rapids is hosting a fundraiser honoring Humane Society of West Michigan at their shop! Have you been waiting to have a bedliner or undercoating and rustproofing applied to your vehicle? Now's the time! A donation will be made to HSWM with every purchase or service scheduled! Bobby's Fusion Grill food truck will also be there, just in time for dinner! They will be donating $1 for every $5 spent, so bring the family and grab a bite to eat!
8/17/2019 - Wagon Rides through the Orchards - Join us for a wagon ride through the orchards and learn about the different types of apples and other fruit grown at Robinette's. HSWM will also have animals available for adoption! (weather dependent)
8/17/2019 - Clear the Shelters - WOOD TV8 and NBC is hosting their annual Clear the Shelters adoption event nationwide! HSWM will be partnering on the event to encourage adoption to the West Michigan community and beyond!
8/18/2019 - Wag 'n' Wade - The Wag 'n' Wade dog swim is back for its third year! The City of GR is closing the 2019 pool season with another paw-some event at Richmond Pool. The event is free and open to all community members but pre-registration is required. HSWM is this year's event's Primary Pawtner and many other pet-friendly vendors will be in attendance as well! Join us from 12-4pm depending on your dog's size and age! More information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/343943236521595/
8/21/2019 - Block Party - Join HSWM at the Garage Bar & Grill for one of their weekly block parties! These fun nights are filled with music, food, drinks, and fun, and on the 21st: Dogs! A portion of the night's profits will be donated to help HSWM animals!
8/22/2019 - Dog Days of Summer: Part 2 - Big E’s Sports Grill is teaming up with Elk Brewing on a special beer that will be available for the rest of the summer (or while supplies last). A portion of the proceeds from their special brew will be donated to HSWM! Join us in celebrating the partnership for an event on Thursday 8/22 from 5-9pm at the brand new downtown Big-E's location!
8/24/2019 - Woofstock - Peace, Love, Adoption! 20 Monroe Live is partnering with HSWM for a runway-style event where local heroes will show off dogs who're seeking their forever homes to the public. There'll be vendors throughout the venue and a meet and greet station with DJ Money Mike spinning hits from various Woodstock artists throughout the evening. A portion of the proceeds will go to support HSWM animals. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.facebook.com/events/497958454315606/
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Photos By: AGL Photography, Sara Cozolino Photography, and Tailwagger Dog Photography