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31st Annual Bark Ball

A Benefit Gala for the Humane Rescue Alliance

Saturday, October 20, 2018
6:00 - 10:00 PM
Washington Hilton | 1919 Connecticut Ave NW
Attire: Black-tie

DOGS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND AS YOUR GUEST!

Tickets will be available for purchase online through october 18!

online auction is live! start bidding today at humanerescuealliance.org/bbauction.

The 31st Annual black-tie gala will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Washington Hilton. This event is the only black-tie gala where movers and shakers of Washington DC can bring their canine companions as their dates. The Bark Ball draws many of the area's most illustrious residents and their four-legged friends, all in honor of the programs and services of the Humane Rescue Alliance. The guest list always includes leading figures from the political, media, entertainment, sports, and business worlds. 

There will be a reception, extensive silent and live auctions, seated vegan dinner, and program.

If you are unable to attend the 31st Annual Bark Ball please consider making a donation in support of the Humane Rescue Alliance.

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Event Information

Washington Hilton (International Ballroom)
1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW | Washington, DC 20009 
Check-in: Terrace Lobby, T St hotel entrance

6:00 PM - Reception, Silent Auction & Bark Bar
7:00 PM - Dinner, Live Auction & Program

Attire: Black-tie

  • Dogs are welcome and encouraged to attend.
  • All dogs must be leashed (no retractable leashes please).
  • Dogs must be up to date on all vaccinations.

 Tickets & Tables

General Tickets: $300
Young Professional Tickets: SOLD OUT
Tables: $3,500 (each table seats 10 guests)

Tickets will be available online through October 18.

All ticket and table purchases include:

  • Cocktail Reception
  • Three-course seated (vegan) dinner
  • Program
  • Silent and Live Auctions
  • Bark Bar for the pups
 

buy tickets and tables

 

 

 


Event Inquiries
 

For event information contact:
Rebecca Weiss | Special Events Manager
[email protected]
202-735-0324

 


For media information contact:

Matt Williams | Senior Director of Communications
[email protected]
202-375-7750
 

 

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors!

CANINE CHAMPION

EMANUEL J. FRIEDMAN PHILANTHROPIES

BEST OF BREED

louie and ralph dweck


LEADER OF THE PACK

 


BIG BARKER

Priscilla Clapp

nelson B. Delavan Foundation

Mary Frances Pearson and Joseph G. Howe III

   
         
   
         
   


TOP DOG

eddie  adkins  and jeff mendell

Terri Fariello

Jane and esko Korhonen

Bob, Alison, Enzo, Sophie, Feynman, Lee, Jax, and Lilly MONSEIN

Chuck Weir


         
         
 


PHOTO BOOTH SPONSOR

SILENT AUCTION SPONSOR

CENTERPIECE SPONSOR

LIVE AUCTION SPONSOR

EVENT PARTNERS

MEDIA PARTNERS