Pies for Paws Fundraiser

Now is the time to pre-order delicious pies/desserts and have them just in time for Thanksgiving (and you can even freeze them to use later too!). The pies and other desserts are supplied by the famous Elegant Farmer (pie-in-a-bag) in Mukwonago, Wisconsin. Each pie/dessert is $19 each and $6 from every pie will be donated to Helping Paws. The deadline to place orders is October 19. Brittany Countryman, Baird Warner realtor and HP volunteer is coordinating this great event to help support the animals!  


Eat for Change – Chipotle Night

Take the night off from cooking and join us at this Dine & Share event at Chipotle in Crystal Lake. Share this with your family and friends, or make it burrito night at work! In order for your purchase to count towards this fundraiser, you must either      a) verbally tell the cashier of their participation,      b) show a physical fundraiser flyer, or      c) show a digital flyer on a smartphone or other mobile device. You can also call the restaurant [...]


Holiday Wreath Sale

It's time to get into the holiday spirit and help support the animals during the colder months. All wreaths and greenery are hand-crafted by military veterans and supplied by Pioneer Valley Farm, Ottawa, IL. No chemicals are used and no trees were killed to make these products. Download and complete the order form and either mail in or drop off at the shelter by October 28th. You can pick up the order forms directly from the shelter too. Orders will be available for pick-up on Saturday, November 24 [...]


18th Annual Benefit Flower Sale – Get Your Orders In

Spring has Sprung! It’s time for Helping Paws’ 18th Annual Benefit Flower Sale.   Time to get your flats, hanging baskets, specialty flowers and veggies!  All are high quality from Countryside Flower Shop, Nursery & Garden Center and will give you an incredible garden all season long.  Better yet, when you look at your garden, you will know that you were helping the animals!   All you need to do is download and complete the order form and either mail in or drop off at the shelter by April [...]


Art for the Paws Online Auction

It's time for art and animal lovers to start bidding on this year's Art for the Paws mini-masterpieces! Art for the Paws is a fundraiser and community outreach project to raise awareness for the arts while benefiting Helping Paws Animal Shelter. Individuals of all ages and artistic abilities created works of art again this year using any medium they desired, ranging from oils and watercolor to photography, mixed media, ceramics, and more. The art encompasses a variety of subjects including animals, florals, landscapes, abstract visions and local landmarks. The online [...]


Art for the Paws Call to Artists

Artists of all abilities, ages and skill levels are encouraged to participate in our 3rd annual Art for the Paws fundraiser by creating works of art in a variety of mediums on 6" x 6" canvases. Starting January 2, 2017, canvases may be picked up at Helping Paws Animal Shelter or any of the following locations during regular business hours for a donation of $5 each. Fabric, Fiber & Finds, 37 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake Material Things Artisan Market, 103 E. Van Buren St., Woodstock The [...]