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Special Events

HRA Special Events Named in Top 100

Fashion for Paws Annual Runway Show & Bark Ball included in annual BizBash Top 100 Events in Washington list.

Fashion for Paws - #1 Fashion & Beauty Event
*Ranked #1 for eight years in a row*

Bark Ball - #23 Benefit



2018 HRA Calendar

Thank you for all of your photo submissions, we had over 230 photos for this year's calendar! To see the many pets of HRA supporters all year long purchase your 2018 HRA calendar for $20 (plus shipping). 

Purchase the 2018 HRA Calendar today!

Holiday Photos with Your Pet


December 2 - December 17
(full event schedule listed below)

Back this holiday season, Holiday Photos with Your Pet! Bring your pet and the whole family to one of the many locations to have your picture taken with Santa. A donation of $20 will get you one printed photo, HRA magnet frame, and digital versions of your photos available online. We hope you will join us one weekend this December. 

Sat. Dec. 2: Atlas Vet - View Photos Here
Sun. Dec. 3: The Big Bad Woof - View Photos Here
Sat. Dec. 9: Washington Hilton - View Photos Here
Sun. Dec. 10: Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams - View Photos Here
Saturday, Dec. 16: Wet Dog Tavern (12PM - 3PM)
Sunday, Dec. 17: Embassy Row Hotel (11AM - 3PM)

Galley Foods - 12 Days of Giving

Thursday, December 14, 2017 | All Day

Humane Rescue Alliance is teaming up with Galley, DC's very own prepared dinner delivery service, for their 12Days of Giving campaign. On Thursday, December 14th, place an order with Galley and use the hashtag #HRA in your delivery instructions and Galley will donate 20% of orders straight to our organization. Galley's meals are made fresh every day with clean ingredients and all you have to do is heat them up in the oven or microwave for a delicious meal. 

Purchase your meals on Thursday, December 14! Remember to use #HRA!

New Year's Eve Eve Party

Mission - Dupont Circle
1606 20th St. NW
Washington, DC 20009

You are cordially invited to DC's largest bask on the night "before" the last night, the 22nd Annual New Year's Eve Eve Party!

This year we're taking over the joint at Mission, including multiple rooms, 60 foot oak bar, and private upstairs loft. A voluntary $10 donation at the door will go to support the Humane Rescue Alliance and Mission has generously agreed to donate 10% of the party's proceeds to HRA! 

RSVP to join the fun!

2018 Kitten Yoga

HRA Mural Room
15 Oglethorpe St. NW
Washington, DC 20011

Join Yoga Heights at the Humane Rescue Alliance (15 Oglethorpe St NW; Mural Room — downstairs) for a yoga class like no other! Adorable kittens, all available for adoption, will have the run of the room while participants enjoy a gentle yoga class. 

Come out to enjoy some exercise from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM OR 4:15 PM — 5:15 PM and maybe meet your future best feline friend! No yoga experience needed. All proceeds from your $25 ticket will support HRA. 

Purchase tickets for event dates by clicking the date you are interested in below:

Saturday, January 20, 2018
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Beer Yoga + Kittens

Sunday, January 28, 2018 | 12:00 PM & 1:30 PM

DC Brau
3178 Bladensburg Rd, NE
Washington, DC 20018

Join us for a mellow, all-level, mostly seated yoga flow with kittens at DC Brau, followed by a pint of beer in the tasting room. The event benefits the Humane Rescue Alliance. BYO yoga mat, 21+ ONLY. Ticket includes yoga, one beer, and donation to HRA. No previous yoga experience required.

Purchase tickets now before they're gone!

2018 Pasta for Pets 

Saturday, March 24, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Eastern Market 
225 7th St. SE
Washington, DC 20003

Save the date - tickets will be on sale soon!

Fashion for Paws 12th Annual Runway Show

Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert St, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Save the Date - tickets and tables will be on sale January 22, 2018!

Would you like to walk the runway with your pup in the 2018 runway show? Here's your chance!

  • Walk the runway with your pup and raise money for HRA
  • Get the supermodel experience - clothing, hair, and makeup provided
  • Participants will fundraise at least $4,000 for the opportunity to walk the runway
  • Top fundraisers are recognized on the runway
  • Fundraising begins January 22, 2018 and runs through May 5, 2018
Sign-up today to participate!

31st Annual Bark Ball

Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20009

SAVE THE DATE! More details coming soon.

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