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Helping Paws plans fundraising events

WOODSTOCK – Helping Paws Animal Shelter is hosting or participating in several fundraisers in support of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals month.

• Colonial Café FUNraising Night: 15 percent of a patron's bill at Colonial Café, 5689 Route 14 in Crystal Lake between 4 and 10 p.m. April 23 will benefit the care of dogs and cats and Helping Pets. The coupon is available for printing at www.helpingpaws.net

• Chip'n'Dip Paw-ty: From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26, Camp Bow Wow, at 3107 W. Route 120 in McHenry will host a low-cost microchip clinic. Microchips will be available for $15.

• McHenry County Human Race 5K Walk/Run: Helping Paws has a team of walkers that will meet at 9 a.m. April 27, at Follett Software Company, 1391 Corporate Drive, McHenry for the county-wide walk and run. Those participating in the race, can choose Helping Paws as the organization to receive the proceeds of their race fee. Information is available at www.mchumanrace.org

Helping Paws Animal Shelter is a no-kill shelter at 2500 Harding Lane. For information, or to see pets available for adoption, visit www.helpingpaws.net or call 815-338-4400.

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