Humane Society of West Michigan is turning 138 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 events in June:
Tails and Tales - 6/5/2021 - Find your new reading buddy at the Georgetown Township Public Library this summer! HSWM and the Georgetown Library are partnering together for an adoption event on Saturday, June 5th from 1-3pm. Come out to pick up your new favorite book and a canine companion to relax and read with! If you're not ready to adopt, this is still a great opportunity for the family to get out of the house and check out the dogs and library and donate to a great cause!
Birthday Party - 6/27/2021 - HSWM is turning 138 and we're ready to celebrate like paw-ty animals with our annual Birthday Party on June 27, 2021 from 11-3. This will be a day filled with family fun and activities, music, and of course, cake, and ice cream! Attendees will enjoy activities such as face painting, bounce houses, carnival games, and more. It will be held at the HSWM facility offering the community an exclusive opportunity to visit our space and meet some of the adoptable animals as well. Proceeds from our Birthday Party will go to directly support the 4,000+ animals we care for each year as a 100% donor-funded nonprofit organization in the West Michigan community. Tickets are just $5 and can be purchased at https://www.hswestmi.org/birthday Gun Lake Casino - All Month - Through the entire month of June, guests at Gun Lake Casino will have the opportunity to donate their remaining change from their winnings to animals in need at HSWM! As one of the largest casinos in the area, GLC is an avid supporter of HSWM and our furry friends! Next time you stop out for some fun, consider donating a portion back to the animals in our care. Summer Camps - All Month - Kids of all ages will have a blast at HSWM's Summer Camps! Day camps are offered weekly from June 14 to August 27. These weeks of fun are a great way for children to get away during their summer break, right in Grand Rapids! Camp includes daily games, crafts, special guest speakers, and more. Plus, no camp at HSWM would be complete without lots of hands on animal time! HSWM offers seven different camp themes for a variety of interests and ages. For more details and to sign up, visit: https://www.hswestmi.org/youth-camps. Space is limited, so sign up today to reserve your child's spot for a week of furry-friend fun!