Events

The Foundation hosts events for all ages, people and pets, year-round to raise funds for its grantees and to educate the public on the importance of supporting animal welfare and rescue efforts across the country.

The Board of Trustees of the Purr’n Pooch Foundation for Animals; event committees; employees, vendors and clients of Purr’n Pooch Pet Resorts; leaders in the business community; and individuals and families from across the NY/NJ region come together to enjoy a variety of activities. These include a 5K Canine Run/Walk, Summer/Fall Gala, educational and training workshops, a children’s essay and drawing contest, Tales of Love cartoon produced by Small Factory Productions, collection drives, and more.

One of our favorite annual events is the Foundation Grantee Breakfast, where unsung heroes from the charities we fund join us for a morning of friendship and celebration as we present them with their grants.

The Foundation also acts quickly in times of great need. During Sandy, for example, the Foundation rushed to the call of several Jersey Shore organizations, which urgently needed supplies, food and funding to care for their animals and repair their storm ravaged facilities.