Adoptable dogs will attend event celebrating American Humane Association’s Adopt-A-Dog Month®. Twenty-five percent of sales from Oct. 13 through 20 will help abused and neglected animals.
NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2011 – New York City socialite and handbag designer Tinsley Mortimer — who serves as a National Ambassador for American Humane Association — along with Madison Avenue handbag boutique Samantha Thavasa, will host a private event Thursday, Oct. 13, to celebrate American Humane Association’s Adopt-A-Dog Month®, observed annually in October. The event will kick off a fundraising effort to help abused and neglected animals through the organization’s Second Chance® Fund.
Who: New York City socialite and handbag designer Tinsley Mortimer, National Ambassador for American Humane Association, and invited guests; Representatives of Bideawee, a pet adoption and animal welfare organization serving Long Island and New York metropolitan area communities; and Several dogs available for adoption
What: Charity event to kick off American Humane Association’s Adopt-A-Dog Month and raise funds to help abused and neglected animals
From Oct. 13 through 20, 2011, Samantha Thavasa will donate 25 percent of sales at its Madison Avenue store — including purchases made via telephone and email — to the Second Chance Fund, a program of American Humane Association. The fund helps local shelters and rescue groups across the U.S. afford to treat and care for abused and neglected animals so they can recover and be adopted into loving homes.
When: Thursday, Oct. 13
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Samantha Thavasa
965 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10021