Humane Rescue Alliance

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Special Events

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


Community Conversation with guest Barbara J. King, author and anthropologist

Monday, April 26 | 5:00 PM

Join us virtually for a Community Conversation with Lisa LaFontaine and author Barbara J. King as they discuss King’s new book Animals’ Best Friends: Putting Compassion to Work for Animals in Captivity and in the Wild.

RSVP to join us today. 


Spring Forward 30-Day Fundraising Challenge

April 1-30, 2021

Join the Humane Rescue Alliance for the Spring Forward 30-Day Fundraising Challenge. Share your story as to why HRA is important to you with your family, friends, and colleagues, and help us raise $125,000!

Did you know that it costs an average of $250 per animal during their stay with HRA? During our busiest time of year, HRA finds homes for upwards of 500 animals a month. Our goal is to cover the cost of 500 animals between April 1-30, which is a total of $125,000! Will you help us?

Share why HRA is important to you. Sign Up Today!

Thank you in advance for supporting the Spring Forward 30-Day Fundraising Challenge.

Elizabeth's Counter Partnership 

April 2021

Elizabeth's Counter
804 N Henry St
Alexandria, VA 22314

Elizabeth's Counter is a local cafe with an emphasis on plant-based and sustainable food as well as good, comfortable recipes. They are supporting the Humane Rescue Alliance by donating a percentage of sales from every unicorn donut they sell in April. Who knew eating donuts could do good?!

Meow DC

May 1 - 29, 2021

Join us throughout May 2021 for "cat"ivities celebrating your love of all things cat! We have some PAWsome cat content planned for you between May 1-29 including cat trivia, educational and fun webinars, Instagram takeovers, happy hours, and more!

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Saturday, October 16, 2021

Don's miss the best event of the year! Save the date for the 34th Annual Bark Ball. We are currently planning for a hybrid event with in-person and virtual options. More details will be available at at a later date. 



Questions concerning an upcoming event?
Email Lauren Sracic, Special Events Manager, at l[email protected].

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