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Make a difference by supporting our Fund-a-Need!

2020 has been challenging in many ways, yet we remain resolute in our mission to care for our community’s most vulnerable animals. We continue to provide lifesaving services that these pets rely upon, including humane law enforcement, rehabilitative veterinary care, and adoption.

This Saturday, August 29th, is our Pawsibility Ball, and, as most things, it looks a bit different this year. Due to the current climate, we need the help of our community of supporters to meet our goals for this annual event that supports 10% of our annual budget. We need you.

Perhaps you won’t be joining ...

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Bidding now Open in our Pawsibility Ball Auction!

Annually, our Pawsibility Ball is our largest fundraising event, bringing revenue to support 10% of the Humane Society of Summit County’s annual budget. Due public health concerns, we are limiting our in-person event and bringing portions of our event online to virtual ticketholders and to the public. While only virtual ticketholders will have access to our streaming program and our catered meal delivery, bidding in our Silent Auction, pre-event bidding on Live Auction items, and donating through our Fund-a-Need will, for this year, be open to the public this week prior to the event on August 29th, 2020. We ...

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Help rescue animals through Acme Community Cash Back! Save your receipts!

From August 6th through December 26th, 2020 Acme Fresh Market is holding its annual Community Cash Back promotion. When you shop at Acme and submit your receipts to HSSC, we earn 5% cash back on certain products which helps to support our animals here at the shelter. In 2019, we raised $4,321 from generous supporters just from saving and submitting receipts.

HOW IT WORKS:

1. Shop Acme Brands:


2. Community Cash Back earnings are listed at the bottom of your receipt.

3. Drop off your receipts at one of our drop-off locations:

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August is NBC's Clear the Shelters Campaign!

Help HSSC Clear the Shelter!

For the entire month of August, the Humane Society of Summit County will be joining NBC and Telemundo’s nationwide pet adoption campaign – Clear the Shelters – with the goal of matching our amazing adoptable pets with adoptive families!

Interested in finding your new best friend? Be sure to visit our adoption webpage to view our currently available animals then begin the adoption process by contacting our adoption counselors at (234) 212-9843 or adoptions@summithumane.org. They’d be happy to tell you more about our pets, help you identify some great matches, and schedule an ...

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Join us at the Pawsibility Ball!

The Humane Society of Summit County joyfully invites you to our 20th annual Pawsibility Ball to benefit the over 2700 animals that will be rescued, rehabilitated, and adopted through HSSC this year. We are planning our event to be held in person with a virtual event option for those who would prefer to "attend" virtually from home.

While our event will be a little different this year, we promise a fun and engaging evening for all, in person or online!


The Pawsibility Ball is generously presented by Judge Mary F. Spicer, Retired and The Remen Family Foundation and hosted by ...

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Nominate Your Pet for HSSC's 2021 Calendar!

***UPDATE: This contest has ended. Thank you to all of those who participated! 2021 Pet Calendars will be available for purchase in September!***

Have you adopted the cutest pet ever from the Humane Society of Summit County? Do you have a flair for pet photography? Nominate your pet and your photo for a chance to be featured in our 2021 Pet Calendar!

Photos of twelve lucky pets chosen by our selection committee will represent a whole month on the calendar.

All nominated pets will be included in the calendar in a collage as long as they meet our contest ...

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Help meet our #GivingTuesdayNow goal!

Make a gift to support veterinary care for shelter animals on May 5th!

Help meet our $30,000 goal.

Give Now!

What is #GivingTuesdayNow?

Giving Tuesday is usually held after Thanksgiving to kick off the holiday season on a charitable note. During this challenging time, we come to you again to ask you to make a difference for vulnerable animals in Summit County. Even in times of crisis, animals need you.

Why support HSSC on #GivingTuesdayNow?

The Humane Society of Summit County is the leading animal rescue organization in Summit County. With over 50 years of service, HSSC rescues and ...

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Volunteer Appreciation Week: April 20-26

Happy Volunteer Appreciation Week!

Humane Society of Summit County volunteers serve in a variety of ways to make animal rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption possible for over 2500 animals every year. They give more than their time, they give their heart, compassion, and dedication – and these qualities are the lifeblood of the Humane Society of Summit County.

While we cannot celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Week together this year, we send our thanks to our volunteers for their service! In 2019, 430 volunteers gave over 42,000 hours - that is equal to 20 full time staff! These volunteers serve in roles like dog ...

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COVID-19 Update: Stay Safe and Make a Plan

By now you have probably done a lot to prepare for and stay safe during these uncertain times: maybe you are working from home, observing social distance guidelines, and have stocked up on groceries, but have you made a plan to care for your pets?

First, there is a lot of new and developing information about animals and COVID-19. A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for coronavirus but domestic cats are biologically different from tigers. Since the number of COVID-19 cases in humans globally is now over 1 million, and considering the number of people who have ...

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COVID-19 Response Update 4/2/2020

Our community has never faced a challenge quite like the current situation and, at HSSC, our hearts and thoughts are with you as we weather this storm together. Our work looks very different from a few short weeks ago, but the need for animal rescue and adoption services remains. As an essential public service, we will be here to provide lifesaving care for animals in need, no matter what.

In a situation where so much is beyond our control, how can you make a difference? The truth is, we need your help now, and there are ways you can help ...

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