Group Programs

Group Programs

Are you planning a service day with your work colleagues? Do you have a group of adults with a passion for pets who want to help? Whether for a personal group outing or corporate event, there are many ways in which outside groups can get involved with our community of caring! Learn more about the details for current group volunteer opportunities.


Crafting Crew

Are you a group of 10–30 that wants a hands-on experience to directly support our shelter animals in need? Then you’ll love this opportunity!   

You’ll join us inside our River North location for 2 hours of crafting, animal interactions, and fun!

Please contact us for scheduling availability at engagement@anticruelty.org

Details

  • 10–30 participant limit 
  • Groups are required to supply their own materials 
  • Free parking for visitors inside our N. Wells St. garage, just south of W. Grand Ave.

Reservations & Questions:

Contact engagement@anticruelty.org


Virtual Crafting Crew 

You can still support our shelter pets in need through a virtual option!  

You’ll join us on Zoom for 1 hour of crafting, virtual animal interactions, and fun!

Please contact us for scheduling availability at engagement@anticruelty.org

Details

  • 10-100 participant limit 
  • Groups obtain a cotton t-shirt and scissors to craft dog tug toys

Reservations & Questions:

Contact engagement@anticruelty.org


Busy Fingers 

If you’re an individual, you can still volunteer to support our community of caring!

Previous crafting skills aren't required, we promise! Individuals register to join us inside our River North location to craft easy-to-make enrichment. We provide the materials and you craft these important items which help keep our shelter pets happy and healthy.

As a reminder, this is an individual opportunity only, interested groups you must schedule a private Crafting Crew event by contacting education@anticruelty.org

Individuals interested in this drop-in opportunity may view our upcoming event dates and more details by clicking here.

Registration is required


Pup Parade 

Have you seen our friendly, adoptable shelter pups parading through the city? This “paws-itive” event is guaranteed fun!

Groups within 1 mile of our River North location can host this warm-weather, outdoor event. ACS staff walks a group of our adoptable dogs to your safe, outdoor spot to stay and play! 

Please contact us for scheduling availability at engagement@anticruelty.org

Details 

  • Exact dog types & ages are often unknown, but each pup will want your pets and love!
  • Within 1 mile of our 510 N. LaSalle St. Adoption Center 
  • Inclement weather may prompt rescheduling 

Reservations & Questions:

Contact engagement@anticruelty.org


Pup Pawty

This exclusive, private dog socialization event is another “pawsome” group opportunity! 

Group members join us inside our River North location for 1 hour for amazing animal interactions with our friendly shelter pups.

Please contact us for scheduling availability at engagement@anticruelty.org

Details

  • 20 participant limit 

Exact dog types & ages are often unknown, but we guarantee they will be sociable and ready to “pawty”! 

Free parking for visitors inside our N. Wells St. garage, just south of W. Grand Ave.

Reservations & Questions:

Contact engagement@anticruelty.org