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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.

First 200 ticket buyers by December 31 will receive a commemorative Meow DC bag.

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Upcoming Special Events

2019 HRA Calendar 

Purchase a 2019 HRA Calendar today and enjoy a year full of beautiful pet photos! 

Each calendar is $20. 

Purchase yours today! 

Holiday Photos with Your Pet

December 15 Wet Dog Tavern | 12 PM - 3 PM
December 16 Wunder Garten | 12 PM - 3 PM

The annual Holiday Photos with your Pet is back! Be sure to stop by to visit with Santa and have your holiday photo taken with the whole family, fur babies and all! 

$20 donation includes a printed photo in a magnet frame and a digital copy available after the event. 

Washington Wizards Benefit Night

Friday, January 11, 2019 | 7:00 PM

Capital One Arena
601 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20004

The Washington Wizards are teaming up with the Humane Rescue Alliance for a special night on January 11. A portion of each ticket sold for the Washington Wizards vs. Milwaukee Bucks will be donated to HRA. All purchases will include a free Washington Wizards t-shirt. In addition, the first 50 individuals who purchase tickets will get early entry to watch the pre-game warm-ups. 

Purchase your tickets today!

Pasta for Pets

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

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

Purchase your tickets today!

Over the years, 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.

Questions concerning an upcoming event - email [email protected]


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