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Third Party Fundraisers

Over the years, hundreds of individuals, businesses and organizations throughout the tri-states have creatively raised money to benefit the thousands of lost, abandoned, neglected, rescued or surrended companion animals at the Dubuque Regional Humane Society (DRHS). It’s all thanks to their generosity and support that we can continue our efforts as a no-kill humane society committed to rescuing, supporting, educating and advocating for our companion animal friends.

Interested in getting your group involved? Pick an idea from the list below or think of your own, then fill out the form below or contact Angie Herting.

Download our Third Party Fundraiser Application!


Third-Party Fundraising Ideas

  • Organize a “Casual 4 Canines” jeans day at your workplace
  • Ask guests to bring items from our Fetch List instead of presents
  • Raise money by selling items at a neighborhood garage sale
  • Hold a penny drive at your school
  • Host a car wash
  • Plan a bake sale
  • Collect donations at a company-wide potluck
  • Host a supply drive
  • Set up a lemonade stand


Recent Third-Party Fundraisers

  • Patrons of the Q Casino donated $644 by giving of their extra change
  • Prescott Elementary held a supply drive and donated many of the items needed from our Fetch List
  • Josie Kallback raised money from the sales of her homemade bracelets
  • Potosi Grade School organized a supply and penny drive to benefit the animals at the Dubuque Regional Humane Society
  • The Iowa Greyhound Park hosted a Mutt Dog Derby and donated a portion of the entry fees to the Dubuque Regional Humane Society
  • Friends and family of Deb Laughlin hosted a "Peace 'N' Chicken Grease" Memorial Ride; The proceeds helped purchase a three-hoop jump and bench for Hadley’s Dog Park, several Kuranda dog beds and a truck load of supplies for the Dubuque Regional Humane Society critter room
  • DuTrac Community Credit Union hosted a Fetch List supply drive
  • Bryant Elementary hosted a holiday Fetch List drive and filled up the Dubuque Regional Humane Society van

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