Posted October 15, 2021 at 7:54 am MDT|Updated: 29 minutes ago
RICHMOND, Va., Oct 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Richmond SPCA fur ball will be back Saturday 6th November, with both on-site and at-home options to aid in caring for sick and injured homeless pets. The 23rd annual fur ball is presented by Dominion Energy.
The fur ball has been repeatedly used by readers of Richmond Magazine, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Style Weekly and. chosen Virginia Living as a popular charity event. While the personal tickets are currently sold out, the Fur (tual) Ball tickets include a three-course meal with wine and access to online bidding. Dinner, sponsored by The London Company, is prepared by the Jefferson Hotel’s chefs for you to pick up and enjoy at home.
Richmond SPCA Chief Executive Officer Tamsen Kingry said: “We look forward to celebrating this beloved event both in person and virtually with our dear friends and animal lovers. The fur ball enables the rescue and rehabilitation of thousands of the most endangered homeless animals in our community. “
The proceeds from the event will go to the Cinderella Fund, which is dedicated exclusively to the veterinary treatment and rehabilitation of sick, injured and newborn homeless pets $ 990,000 in the coming year. The Richmond SPCA has now taken in 3,428 dogs, cats, kittens and puppies October 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021, and more than 90 percent were treated for illness or injury before being adopted into permanent homes. The goal for the new hybrid format of fur ball is to increase $ 600,000.
Bidding in the Truist sponsored auction will begin in early November. Approximately 60 packages have been donated to both online and live auctions, with an emphasis on experiences, lessons and family-friendly packages. The fur ball raffle sponsored by Irongate Capital Advisors is offering $ 5 Tickets for the chance of one of five prizes, including one John Hardy Schwarzschild Jewelers bracelet and a Carytown Bicycle Company children’s bicycle, held in a drawing November 8th.
More information is available at support.richmondspca.org/furball.
Founded in 1891, the Richmond SPCA is a humane no-kill organization committed to the guiding principle that all life is precious. As the national leader in humane care and education, the Richmond SPCA is building a more compassionate community through adoption, rehabilitation, castration / neutering programs, pet ownership, trap castration repatriation, and humane education. Visit richmondspca.org for more information.
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