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Signature Events

Throughout the year, Save-A-Pet hosts a variety of signature events to help us raise funds for our animals, promote our true no-kill mission, collaborate with the local community, and to have some fun!

Listed below are a few of Save-A-Pet’s events. Please check back frequently for updates and additions.

 

Furry Friends 5K: Celebration Run!

Join us on June 25, 2022, for our annual Furry Friends 5K and 6-Legged Walk being held at the at Old School Forest Preserve, Libertyville, IL. In celebration of our 50th anniversary, this year’s race will be all about celebrating our great achievement of saving more than 66,000 cats and dogs in the past five decades.

Running isn’t your thing? Then stick around because right after the race finishes, our 6-Legged Walk begins! We invite you to bring your well behaved, four-legged friend for exercise and socialization while supporting Save-A-Pet.

All 5K Run/Walk participants will receive a backpack with race materials, race t-shirt, and participation medal. Trophies will be awarded to the top three males and females in each age category for the run. Trophies will be awarded to the male and female runners with the best finish times. All ages are welcome to participate!

To register, click HERE

Summer “Beatles Tribute” Concert

Rock out with Jay Goeppner and the Backdated Band on August 13, 2022, while supporting Save-A-Pet!

Along with hearing great music from the 60’s and 70’s, we will also be offering a buffet with various food options, including vegan and vegetarian options. There will be a raffle with the chance to win some great prizes! Tickets for the raffle can be purchased the day of the event.

There will be indoor seating in front of the stage, as well as an outdoor area to sing, dance, eat, and maybe get to meet some of Save-A-Pet’s precious pups!

More information on how to purchase tickets will be available soon!

Architectural Photography by Michael Baxter, Baxter Imaging LLC

Topgolf Fundraising Event

Come and join Save-a-Pet for a fun filled evening at Topgolf in Schaumburg on Thursday, November 3, at 6 p.m. This fundraiser caters to all skill levels including non-golfers, and beginners alike. This event will include three hours of game time, dinner buffet, unlimited beer/wine, special contests, silent auction, and raffle prizes.

Sponsorship opportunities are available now! Please click HERE for more information or email Stacy Ellington at  development.manager@saveapetil.org.

Holiday Open House

Every year we like to spread joy and holiday cheer with our annual Holiday Open House! Normally held in early December, our Holiday Open House, held at the Save-A-Pet facility, has a plethora of hand-crafted items for sale, such as jewelry, wreaths, holiday decor, cat toys, tree ornaments, glass art and more! As always, all of the proceeds from the event go straight to helping our cats and dogs.

Following the Holiday Open House there is generally a pet blessing, followed by the annual lighting of the Tree of Hope, a large pine tree in front of the Save-A-Pet Adoption Center. More details on this event will be released as we get closer to the holiday season!

Event Sponsorships

Are you a business looking for sponsorship opportunities? Download our Annual Sponsorship packet (PDF) to see what signature event will help you meet your goals. Event sponsorships are designed to help YOU and your company increase visibility in the Lake County, IL area. If you want to learn more about event sponsorships, you can also contact our Development Manager at development.manager@saveapetil.org, or 847-740-7788 ext. 112.