Friday, April 10, 2020

6 pm to 9 pm

Oasis Hotel and Convention Center

2546 North Glenstone Avenue

Springfield, MO 65803

ABOUT THE GALA

The 2019 inaugural Red CAREpet Gala kicked off C.A.R.E.'s official Capital Campaign for the innovative C.A.R.E. Pet Services Center! It was an AMAZING evening, including drinks, appetizers, dinner, live music from Lancaster Station, silent and live auctions (total value over $6,000!), and the commencement of C.A.R.E.'s vision for the future! Thank you to all of our attendees, sponsors, donors, and special guests, including Sheriff Arnott, Deputy Craigmyle, K9 Lor, Leigh Moody, Diskey the Wonder Dog, and Jecobie Roberts.

The second annual Red CAREpet Gala will be held on

Friday, April 10 at the Oasis Hotel and Convention Center.

Contact us if you have any questions or suggestions. 2020 Gala sales will open in early 2020. If you would like to receive an email notification when tickets are available, select Request Information below and send us a message. 

C.A.R.E. PET SERVICES CENTER

Approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters nationwide annually, and 1.5 million (1 in 4) don’t make it out alive. At least 1,376 animals were euthanized in 2017 in Greene County alone. That number would be much higher without the work of C.A.R.E. and other area no-kill shelters. This is a HUGE problem, but we have a solution to attack the problem directly at its source.

The innovative Pet Services Center will provide a full-service veterinary clinic, grooming, pet training, community education, food pantry assistance, emergency services, and other pet retention services to low-income families and seniors. The goal of the Pet Services Center will be to reduce owner surrenders, ultimately decreasing the number of animals abandoned in shelters and keeping them in loving homes.

This will be a huge undertaking, but C.A.R.E. is up for the challenge! We are one step closer due to a matching funds pledge up to $500,000 by a private benefactor. All funds raised at the Red CAREpet Gala will be matched, making twice the impact on southwest Missouri’s pets and pet parents! 

SPONSORSHIP

The 2020 sponsorship packet will be posted here soon! Please review our sponsorship packet to see the promotional opportunities and VIP experiences that come with a sponsorship! Supporting The Red CAREpet Gala shows a commitment to C.A.R.E.’s mission, the animals, and to the betterment of the southwest Missouri community! If you have any questions, are interested in sponsoring, or are interested in donating to our silent and live auctions, please call Daniel Schekorra at 417-708-8236 or send him an email

THANK YOU to our 2019 Red CAREpet Gala Sponsors!

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