Host an Event

Thank you for your interest in hosting an event with The Anti-Cruelty Society! 

 

Compassion needs you.  

 

If you are interested in hosting an event at your organization, company, school, or community center; or would like to commemorate a special occasion – birthday, gotcha day, anniversary – to support The Anti-Cruelty Society, we have a variety of ways you can make a direct impact for homeless and neglected animals.  

Personal Events – Birthdays, Anniversaries, Running/Athletic events, etc. 

  • Facebook Fundraisers: To fundraise for The Anti-Cruelty Society, Facebook offers a free fundraising tool (for you and ACS).  Go to the ACS Facebook page, facebook.com/anticruelty, and click on “Raise Funds” 
  • Achievement Events: We’re happy to set up a personal fundraising page through Funraise, a crowdfunding platform where you can share updates about your training and fundraising progress. Click here to tell us more about your fundraising efforts. 
  • Other: Use our donate page, Remember to ask your friends and family to select “I would like to dedicate this gift” and include your name as the Honoree. 

Media, Use of Logo, and Social Media 

All approved events will receive an event toolkit, including The Anti-Cruelty Society logo guidelines and social media handles. We request that any use of the ACS logo receive approval before distribution of event marketing materials.  

Company, Community, Larger Events 
Donation amount based on level of activation below. $500+.

 

Level 1: Community Event 

Audience: 100+ attendees
Event Duration: 2–4 hours 

Community events may include job fairs, street festivals, corporate events, museum activations, and community celebrations. Our team will work with you to identify the best topics to highlight at the event to ensure we are engaging your audience in a meaningful way. 

 

Level 2: Animal Showcase 

Audience: 200+ attendees 
Event Duration: 1-2 hours 

The Anti-Cruelty Society will provide pets, while you supply the guests and space. Our events team will work with you to determine if this type of event is a good fit for your site and will work with you to identify the best kinds of animals to invite into your space. Please note that an animal showcase does not include adoption facilitation at the site of the event. 

 

Level 3: Adoption Activation 

Target Attendance: 200+ attendees 
Duration: 1–4 hours 

Our team of specially trained adoption counselors accompany animal handlers and shelter pets to your event site to match them up with prospective adopters.  

 

Next step:  Complete the Event Request Form

Please note: Due to limited capacity, we require at least 30 days' notice for any event requests.

 

Have a question or an event idea?

Reach out to us at acs-events@anticruelty.org 

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