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Special Events

Interested in hosting a fundraising event to benefit the Humane Rescue Alliance? Get more information!

Meow DC

Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Dock 5
1309 5th St NE
Washington, DC 20002

Meow DC is the Washington, DC area's first large-scale event which will provide cat enthusiasts (and animal lovers alike) an outlet to demonstrate and embrace their love for cats.


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Upcoming Special Events

Pasta for Pets

Saturday, February 23, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM SOLD OUT

NEW! Saturday, June 22, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

Purchase your tickets today!

The February 23, Pasta for Pets event is sold out! But do not worry - we are hosting a second event on Saturday, June 23, 2019. Pasta for Pets has become one of the most popular family affairs with a night of pasta dinner and bingo. Guests of all ages purchase tickets early as this event consistently sells out. Proceeds benefit the Humane Rescue Alliance.

Scott Krava Custom Art

February 11 - February 24

The Humane Rescue Alliance is partnering with local artist/designer Scott Krava to put your pet on canvas! Custom prints are available in 3 sizes, and you can choose between a solid color background and a custom background. The vibrant wall art is perfect for home or office and could make for a great gift as well! Plus, 25% of all sales between February 11 – 24 will be donated to the Humane Rescue Alliance, so you’ll be helping homeless pets, too!

Purchase yours today!

Pie it Forward

The Month of February

Joe's Seafood
750 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

Throughout the month of February, $1 from every slice sold of Butterscotch Chiffon Pie will benefit the Humane Rescue Alliance. The pie features a  pecan cookie crust filled with butterscotch chiffon and is topped with butterscotch sauce, whipped cream, and chopped butter pecans. Woah, that sounds too good to be true! 

Washingtonian's Cutest
Cat Contest

February 13 - March 14

Do you have an adorable feline friend you’re eager to show off? Submit a high-resolution photo of your cat or kitten by March 14, 2019, at 11:59 p.m., for a chance at stardom in Washingtonian. Winners will be awarded a full-page feature in Washingtonian’s May 2019 issue. Each submission is $30, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Humane Rescue Alliance. Please see Washingtonian's rules page for full details before entering.

Enter today!

2019 Pups in the Park

March 31 @ 1:35 PM
April 27 @ 4:05 PM
May 26 @ 1:35 PM
June 13 @ 7:05 PM
September 13 @ 7:05 PM
September 28 @ 4:05 PM

Nationals Park
1500 S Capitol St. SE
Washington, DC 20003

Take your pup to the ball game! 100% of the proceeds from your dog ticket benefits the Humane Rescue Alliance.

Purchase your tickets today!

2019 Kitten Yoga

Humane Rescue Alliance
15 Oglethorpe St. NW
Washington, DC 20011

Join Yoga Heights at the Humane Rescue Alliance (15 Oglethorpe St NW; Mural Room) for a yoga class like none other! Sweet kittens, some available for adoption, will have the run of the room while participants enjoy a gentle yoga class.

Session 1 from 3-4 PM and session 2 is from 4:15 -5:15 PM. 

Saturday, April 13 
Saturday, July 13
Saturday, October 12

No yoga experience needed. All proceeds from your $25 ticket will support HRA. 

Purchase your tickets today!


Saturday, July 6, 2019

Nationals Park
1500 S Capitol St. SE
Washington, DC 20003

Cat-urday is the purr-fect day for Nats fans and cats fans! For one day only, NatsTown will turn into CatsTown, complete with cat-related scoreboard features, information tables for cat owners, a 7th inning cat nap, and other events for cat lovers. It may be the dog days of summer, but on July 6 we invite you to join us on our One Purr-suit and ignite your Catitude!

For more information or to purchase a group of 13 or more, please contact Katherine "Cat" Mitchell at 202.640.7649 or email [email protected]

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