Pints for Paws

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 – World Animal Day
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Riggs Beer Company, Urbana


Join us for our annual fundraiser to benefit the Helping Paw Fund, which keeps families together. By providing financial assistance for the expenses of illness or injury, the fund helps people and their animal companions, and sustains the bond between them. Since 2007, the Helping Paw Fund has gifted more than $69,000 and assisted more than 360 animals and their families.

Included in the ticket price are appetizers, dessert and a glass of beer, wine, soft drink, or flight of three beer samples (must be 21 years or older to consume alcohol; be prepared to show i.d.).

Also enjoy:

  • Food trucks, including Betsy’s Bistro and Piato to Go
  • Silent auction
  • Low-key animal trivia with prizes
  • 50/50 raffle
  • Door prizes
  • Selfie photo booth with animal theme
  • Dog and cat toy-making stations
  • Meeting the Riggs’ kitties

Tickets are $20 each for adults through September 25, or $25 at the door. Youth tickets are $15 each. Ticket purchases in advance are encouraged to help us plan better.

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A confirmation e-mail will be sent upon receipt of registration. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

A preview of auction items will be updated below as the event approaches.

Thank you to Riggs Beer Company for hosting this event!

Contact us with any questions.

Silent auction baskets will include:

  • Custom Pet Portrait (painted from your photograph) by Rebecca Soderstrom

Sample pet portrait by Rebecca Soderstrom

Lindley Purse by Ralph Lauren

Thank you to the following individuals and businesses for supporting this event:

  • Riggs Beer Company
  • Amara Yoga & Arts
  • The Art Theatre
  • Black Dog Smoke & Ale House
  • Michelle Blanco
  • Connie Burch
  • Amy Fischer
  • Susan & Karl Helmink
  • Brad Hudson
  • Janet Jarvis
  • Sharon Lee
  • Miga
  • Mary Beth Miyagawa
  • Prairie Fruits Farm and Creamery
  • Prairieland Feeds
  • Lauren Redman
  • Amanda Rodriguez
  • Gloria Sax
  • Rebecca Soderstrom
  • Jesse and Justin Tuttle
  • Wendy Wallace
  • Holly Wondra