Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

Host Your Own Fundraiser or Event

From lemonade stands and car washes to golf tournaments and birthdays, people support causes they're passionate about through their own fundraisers or events. At the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin, we're grateful for these creative spirits and their generosity! 

Interested in hosting your own event or fundraiser to benefit the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin? Let's get started!

First and foremost, determine what kind of event or fundraiser you'd like to host. We have a few different tools and ways we can help depending on what you prefer to do. Check the FAQs below for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIY Fundraising

You can be a hero on your birthday, before a big event, in honor of a loved one, or just because. Whatever your reason for fundraising, you’ll be making a difference for adorable animals in need. 

Other fundraiser ideas include:

  • Company-wide 50/50 raffle
  • Casual Friday (or any other day) for a donation at work, school, etc.
  • Penny Drive
  • Adopt a Donation Box
  • Bring Your Dog to Work Day for a donation
     

DIY Events

If you're hosting a car wash, a bake sale, or a similar event, let us know about it by contacting Kaitie Swedlund at KSwedlund@petsgohome.org! She is our Director of Development & Fundraising and will work with you to promote your event!

Other event ideas include:

  • Donate a percentage of sales at your business for a day
  • Athletic tournament (golf, volleyball, tennis, softball, bowling, etc.)
  • Auction
  • Garage sale
  • House cleaning
  • Pet sitting

FAQs

How do I plan and market my fundraiser?

Are there any policies or rules I need to follow?

Where do I send my donations?

Upcoming Events


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August 31, 2020 () - September 6, 2020

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September 5, 2020 (11:00 am - 1:00 pm) - September 6, 2020

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