Humane Society of Central Illinois

423 Kays Drive, Normal, IL 61761  •  (309) 451-1000  •  Office & Viewing Hours

Calendar of Events - 2018

The Calendar of Events includes upcoming events, including those added on short notice. Our calendar is updated frequently so be sure to visit often!

November

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

Adopt a Senior Pet Month

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month!  There are many good reasons to adopt a senior pet. Take a Second Look: Consider Adopting an Adult Cat or Dog. We usually have plenty of adult cats in our Adult Cat Room. Many of our adult cats are included on our Available Cats webpage.

Stop by our Pet Adoption Center to visit all of our adult pets.

November 1 - 21

C & G Charity Drive!

Our friends at C & G Pet Sitting are hosting a donations drive for us from October 16 through November 21!  They have drop off boxes at Nilla's Tub DIY Dog Wash, AB Hatchery, and Growing Grounds!

Check out our Wish Lists webpage to see items we are in need of. We are very much in need of paper towels, bleach, and toilet paper.

Also, be sure to visit the websites of our friends!

November - December 3

Holiday Cookie Trays!

Holiday Cookie Trays  -  Order Now!

Save yourself from baking. Buy an assortment of Holiday Cookies for $14 a tray. There are 36 cookies to a tray!  It is a great gift idea for a teacher, mail carrier, or neighbor. They are also popular to share at work, with family, or a holiday function. We usually sell out every year so be sure to order ahead!

Cookie Trays can only be purchased by pre-order!  Extra Cookie Trays, if available, can be purchased at the Bake Sale at Ace Hardware on Saturday, December 8.

To order a Holiday Cookie Tray use the online order form and pay with PayPal.  Or, if you would prefer not to use PayPal, print and complete the paper order form and follow the mailing instructions on the form.  Happy Holidays!

Bakers are needed for our Bake Sales!  If you can bake cookies or other holiday treats, please email Peggy or call her at (309) 828-0662. Do not leave a message, be sure to talk with Peggy. Please let Peggy know if you have changed your phone number.

November 4 - 10

National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

Please remember our hard-working staff and volunteers during this designated week, November 4 - 10. Our Pet Adoption Center would not be possible without the dedication of many. Show your support this week with a note, a token of appreciation, or a donation to help support the pets. Another easy way to support us is by raving about our work and our animals to friends, neighbors, co-workers and anyone else. We need your support.

Thursday, November 8

Low Income Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats/Kittens ~ This clinic is full!

Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats/Kittens

HSCI is having a Low Income Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats/Kittens only on Thursday, November 8. The Spay/Neuter Clinic fee is $30 for each Cat or Kitten. Individuals receiving Governmental Aid such as WIC, LINK, Medical Card, SSI, or unemployment benefits qualify. Families facing other hardships, please call the office at (309) 451-1000 during regular business hours to determine if you qualify. Kittens must be at least eight weeks of age and two pounds to receive surgery.  Details

Appointments are required and space is limited. Visit a Low Income Spay/Neuter Clinic Registration webpage for One Cat, Two Cats, or Three Cats to register and pay online, or call our office at (309) 451-1000 to sign-up and register for this clinic. Payment in advance is required.

  • Withhold all food after midnight on Wednesday, November 7.
  • Cats are dropped off on Thursday, November 8 between 7:30 - 8:00 am at the Pet Adoption Center, 423 Kays Drive in Normal. Cats must be in a hard sided carrier with a towel in the bottom. One cat per carrier. If you need to borrow a carrier(s), please call the office in advance to make arrangements for pick-up.
  • Cats are to be picked up from the Pet Adoption Center on Thursday, November 8 between 4:00 - 5:00 pm.

To speed up the check-in process, please print the Animal Surgery Consent Form for Spay/Neuter, and bring a completed form, for each cat, with you at the time of check-in.

Thursday, November 15 and Friday, November 16

Bake Sale on the Quad at ISU

Bake Sale on the Quad at ISU!

Illinois State University is hosting a Bake Sale on the Quad on Thursday, November 15 and Friday, November 16 from 12:00 - 4:00 pm!

There will be many delicious baked goods to choose from!  All proceeds go to benefit the pets at HSCI so please stop by and pick up some sweets!  Flyer

Go REDBIRDS!

Thursday, November 15

Low Income Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats/Kittens ~ This clinic is full!

Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats/Kittens

HSCI is having a Low Income Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats/Kittens only on Thursday, November 15. The Spay/Neuter Clinic fee is $30 for each Cat or Kitten. Individuals receiving Governmental Aid such as WIC, LINK, Medical Card, SSI, or unemployment benefits qualify. Families facing other hardships, please call the office at (309) 451-1000 during regular business hours to determine if you qualify. Kittens must be at least eight weeks of age and two pounds to receive surgery.  Details

  • Withhold all food after midnight on Wednesday, November 14.
  • Cats are dropped off on Thursday, November 15 between 7:30 - 8:00 am at the Pet Adoption Center, 423 Kays Drive in Normal. Cats must be in a hard sided carrier with a towel in the bottom. One cat per carrier. If you need to borrow a carrier(s), please call the office in advance to make arrangements for pick-up.
  • Cats are to be picked up from the Pet Adoption Center on Thursday, November 15 between 4:00 - 5:00 pm.

To speed up the check-in process, please print the Animal Surgery Consent Form for Spay/Neuter, and bring a completed form, for each cat, with you at the time of check-in.

Saturday, November 17

Volunteering

New Volunteer Class ~ This class is full!

Saturday, November 17 from 4:30 - 6:00 pm at the Pet Adoption Center for new volunteers. This is your chance to learn about the variety of Volunteer Opportunities available and begin helping HSCI and our pets in a way which fits your interests and schedule. Volunteers must be 16 years of age or accompanied by a parent at training and each and every time for volunteering. Registration fee is $10 for each adult (16 or older) and $5 for each child (younger than 16).

Sunday, November 18

Volunteering

New Volunteer Class ~ This class is full!

Sunday, November 18 from 3:30 - 5:00 pm at the Pet Adoption Center for new volunteers. This is your chance to learn about the variety of Volunteer Opportunities available and begin helping HSCI and our pets in a way which fits your interests and schedule. Volunteers must be 16 years of age or accompanied by a parent at training and each and every time for volunteering. Registration fee is $10 for each adult (16 or older) and $5 for each child (younger than 16).

Monday, November 19

Spay/Neuter Clinic for Dogs/Puppies ~ This clinic is full!

Spay/Neuter Clinic for Dogs/Puppies

HSCI is having a Spay/Neuter Clinic for Dogs/Puppies on Monday, November 19. The Spay/Neuter Clinic fee is $85 for each Dog or Puppy. Fee includes rabies vaccination. Puppies must be at least eight weeks of age to receive surgery. Puppies under four months of age will not receive a rabies vaccination. Dogs on medication or showing signs of respiratory infections will not be considered for surgery.  Details

  • Dogs are dropped off at 7:00 am, Monday, November 19 at the Pet Adoption Center, 423 Kays Drive in Normal. Dogs must be in a hard sided carrier with newspapers in the bottom. One dog per carrier. If you need to borrow a carrier, please call the office in advance to make arrangements to have one available.
  • Dogs will be returned to their owners on Tuesday, November 20 between 8:45 - 9:15 am and are to be picked up from the Pet Adoption Center.
  • Owners must sign a surgery consent form at the time of check-in.

Thursday, November 22

Office Closed / No Pet Viewing Hours

The office will be closed and there will be no pet viewing hours on Thursday, November 22 for the holiday. However, we welcome volunteers to help with the pets.

Thursday, November 29

Low Income Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats/Kittens ~ This clinic is full!

Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats/Kittens

HSCI is having a Low Income Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats/Kittens only on Thursday, November 29. The Spay/Neuter Clinic fee is $30 for each Cat or Kitten. Individuals receiving Governmental Aid such as WIC, LINK, Medical Card, SSI, or unemployment benefits qualify. Families facing other hardships, please call the office at (309) 451-1000 during regular business hours to determine if you qualify. Kittens must be at least eight weeks of age and two pounds to receive surgery.  Details

  • Withhold all food after midnight on Wednesday, November 28.
  • Cats are dropped off on Thursday, November 29 between 7:30 - 8:00 am at the Pet Adoption Center, 423 Kays Drive in Normal. Cats must be in a hard sided carrier with a towel in the bottom. One cat per carrier. If you need to borrow a carrier(s), please call the office in advance to make arrangements for pick-up.
  • Cats are to be picked up from the Pet Adoption Center on Thursday, November 29 between 4:00 - 5:00 pm.

To speed up the check-in process, please print the Animal Surgery Consent Form for Spay/Neuter, and bring a completed form, for each cat, with you at the time of check-in.

Friday, November 30

Fannie May Fundraiser

Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2

Santa Paws!

SANTA PAWS!

Photos of your pets with Santa!

Come get your pets photographed by Ann, from JMC Photo & Digital Services, with Santa for the Holiday Season!  Sponsored by the HSCI.

  Saturday, December 1 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  Sunday, December 2 from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  JMC Photos & Digital Services - 10 Westport Court in Bloomington
  Prices - $20.00 - Pets Only, $25.00 - Pets and Family

Reservations can be made by calling (309) 663-4677. Walk-ins are also very welcome.

Please bring this form with you filled out.  Proceeds from this event will benefit HSCI.

Sunday, December 2

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach Please stop by Pet Supplies Plus at 1720 Bradford Lane, Suite 102 in Normal on Sunday, December 2 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm for the Pet Supplies Plus Outreach. We will have an available dog at the event along with information to share about HSCI, and we'll be available for questions.

We are in need two volunteers for this event. Please sign up online for this event if you can help us out.

Monday, December 3

Holiday Cookie Trays!

Holiday Cookie Trays  -  Cookie Trays!

Monday, December 3, is the last day to order Holiday Cookie Trays. Save yourself from baking. Buy an assortment of holiday cookies for $14 a tray. There are 36 cookies to a tray!  It is a great gift idea for a teacher, mail carrier, or neighbor. They are also popular to share at work, with family, or a holiday function.

For questions about late orders, call Peggy at (309) 828-0662 no later than Monday, December 3. Do not leave a message, be sure to talk with Peggy.   Happy Holidays!

Thursday, December 6

Low Income Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats/Kittens ~ This clinic is full!

Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats/Kittens

HSCI is having a Low Income Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats/Kittens only on Thursday, December 6. The Spay/Neuter Clinic fee is $30 for each Cat or Kitten. Individuals receiving Governmental Aid such as WIC, LINK, Medical Card, SSI, or unemployment benefits qualify. Families facing other hardships, please call the office at (309) 451-1000 during regular business hours to determine if you qualify. Kittens must be at least eight weeks of age and two pounds to receive surgery.  Details

  • Withhold all food after midnight on Wednesday, December 5.
  • Cats are dropped off on Thursday, December 6 between 7:30 - 8:00 am at the Pet Adoption Center, 423 Kays Drive in Normal. Cats must be in a hard sided carrier with a towel in the bottom. One cat per carrier. If you need to borrow a carrier(s), please call the office in advance to make arrangements for pick-up.
  • Cats are to be picked up from the Pet Adoption Center on Thursday, December 6 between 4:00 - 5:00 pm.

To speed up the check-in process, please print the Animal Surgery Consent Form for Spay/Neuter, and bring a completed form, for each cat, with you at the time of check-in.

Saturday, December 8

Holiday Cookie Trays!

Holiday Cookie Tray Pick-Up

The pre-ordered Holiday Cookie Tray Pick-Up will be Saturday, December 8, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Pet Adoption Center.

The holiday cookie trays and treats are a perfect item for a Secret Santa Exchange, a teacher, mail carrier, or neighbor. They are also popular to share at work, with family, or a holiday function.

We sell cookie trays very quickly so mark this on your calendar!   Happy Holidays!

Saturday, December 8

Picture of Bake Sale Treats! Bake Sale at Ace Hardware!

Come out to our Christmas Bake Sale at Ace Hardware at 204 E. College Ave, in Normal, on Saturday, December 9 from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm. Pick up some sweets for your family!  Many delicious baked goods to choose from. All proceeds go to HSCI.

Bakers are needed for our Bake Sales!  If you can bake cookies or other items, please email Peggy or call her at (309) 828-0662. Do not leave a message, be sure to talk with Peggy. Please let Peggy know if you have changed your phone number.

Thursday, December 13

Low Income Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats/Kittens

Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats/Kittens

HSCI is having a Low Income Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats/Kittens only on Thursday, December 13. The Spay/Neuter Clinic fee is $30 for each Cat or Kitten. Individuals receiving Governmental Aid such as WIC, LINK, Medical Card, SSI, or unemployment benefits qualify. Families facing other hardships, please call the office at (309) 451-1000 during regular business hours to determine if you qualify. Kittens must be at least eight weeks of age and two pounds to receive surgery.  Details

Appointments are required and space is limited. Visit a Low Income Spay/Neuter Clinic Registration webpage for One Cat, Two Cats, or Three Cats to register and pay online, or call our office at (309) 451-1000 to sign-up and register for this clinic. Payment in advance is required.

  • Withhold all food after midnight on Wednesday, December 12.
  • Cats are dropped off on Thursday, December 13 between 7:30 - 8:00 am at the Pet Adoption Center, 423 Kays Drive in Normal. Cats must be in a hard sided carrier with a towel in the bottom. One cat per carrier. If you need to borrow a carrier(s), please call the office in advance to make arrangements for pick-up.
  • Cats are to be picked up from the Pet Adoption Center on Thursday, December 13 between 4:00 - 5:00 pm.

To speed up the check-in process, please print the Animal Surgery Consent Form for Spay/Neuter, and bring a completed form, for each cat, with you at the time of check-in.

Saturday, December 15

Fannie May Fundraiser

Monday, December 17

Spay/Neuter Clinic for Dogs/Puppies

Spay/Neuter Clinic for Dogs/Puppies

HSCI is having a Spay/Neuter Clinic for Dogs/Puppies on Monday, December 17. The Spay/Neuter Clinic fee is $85 for each Dog or Puppy. Fee includes rabies vaccination. Puppies must be at least eight weeks of age to receive surgery. Puppies under four months of age will not receive a rabies vaccination. Dogs on medication or showing signs of respiratory infections will not be considered for surgery.  Details

Appointments are required and space is limited. Please visit the Spay/Neuter Clinic for Dogs/Puppies - Registration webpage to register and pay online, or call our office at (309) 451-1000 to sign-up and register for this clinic. Payment in advance is required.

  • Dogs are dropped off at 7:00 am, Monday, December 17 at the Pet Adoption Center, 423 Kays Drive in Normal. Dogs must be in a hard sided carrier with newspapers in the bottom. One dog per carrier. If you need to borrow a carrier, please call the office in advance to make arrangements to have one available.
  • Dogs will be returned to their owners on Tuesday, December 18 between 8:45 - 9:15 am and are to be picked up from the Pet Adoption Center.
  • Owners must sign a surgery consent form at the time of check-in.

Tuesday, December 25

Office Closed / No Pet Viewing Hours

The office will be closed and there will be no pet viewing hours on Tuesday, December 25 for the holiday. However, we welcome volunteers to help with the pets.

~   2019   ~

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Office Closed / No Pet Viewing Hours

The office will be closed and there will be no pet viewing hours on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 for the holiday. However, we welcome volunteers to help with the pets.

Sunday, January 6

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach Please stop by Pet Supplies Plus at 1720 Bradford Lane, Suite 102 in Normal on Sunday, January 6 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm for the Pet Supplies Plus Outreach. We will have an available dog at the event along with information to share about HSCI, and we'll be available for questions.

We are in need two volunteers for this event. Please sign up online for this event if you can help us out.

January

January is Adopt-a-Rescued-Bird Month

Adopt-a-Rescued-Bird Month

Looking for a feathered friend?  HSCI occasionally has birds available. Please check with our adoption staff or complete an application in case a bird of interest becomes available. Sometimes we have birds on our Available Rabbits and More webpage.

Come on out to our Pet Adoption Center and see which pet is waiting for you!

February

February is Adopt-a-Rescued-Rabbit Month

Adopt-a-Rescued-Rabbit Month

Warm Your Heart, Warm Your Home - Adopt a Rescued Rabbit!  To see some of the rabbits we currently have available for adoption, check out our Available Rabbits and More webpage.

Our pet population can change quickly and not all of our pets are on the website so it's a good idea to stop by our Pet Adoption Center!

Sunday, February 3

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach Please stop by Pet Supplies Plus at 1720 Bradford Lane, Suite 102 in Normal on Sunday, February 3 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm for the Pet Supplies Plus Outreach. We will have an available dog at the event along with information to share about HSCI, and we'll be available for questions.

We are in need two volunteers for this event. Please sign up online for this event if you can help us out.

Saturday, February 9

Picture of Bake Sale Treats! Bake Sale at Ace Hardware!

Come out to our Bake Sale at Ace Hardware at 204 E. College Ave, in Normal, on Saturday, February 9 from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm. Pick up some sweets for your sweetie!  Many delicious baked goods to choose from. All proceeds go to HSCI.

Bakers are needed for our Bake Sales!  If you can bake cookies or other holiday treats, please send an email to Peggy or call her at (309) 828-0662. Please let Peggy know if you have changed your phone number.

March

March is Adopt-a-Rescued-Guinea-Pig Month

Adopt-a-Rescued-Guinea-Pig Month

Have you considered adopting a Guinea Pig?  HSCI occasionally has Guinea Pigs available. Please check with our adoption staff or complete an application in case a Guinea Pig of interest becomes available. We sometimes have Guinea Pigs on our Available Rabbits and More webpage.

Stop by our Pet Adoption Center and see all the pets!

Sunday, March 3

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach Please stop by Pet Supplies Plus at 1720 Bradford Lane, Suite 102 in Normal on Sunday, March 3 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm for the Pet Supplies Plus Outreach. We will have an available dog at the event along with information to share about HSCI, and we'll be available for questions.

We are in need two volunteers for this event. Please sign up online for this event if you can help us out.

April

April is Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month

Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month

In recognition of April as Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month, the ASPCA works with shelters and educators across the country to raise awareness about animal abuse. Did you know that you as an individual can help crack down on cruelty in your community, too? When a concerned citizen reports the abuse of an animal to the proper authorities, he or she is not only helping that particular animal, but a message is being sent that all acts of animal abuse should be taken seriously.

Sunday, April 7

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach Please stop by Pet Supplies Plus at 1720 Bradford Lane, Suite 102 in Normal on Sunday, April 7 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm for the Pet Supplies Plus Outreach. We will have an available dog at the event along with information to share about HSCI, and we'll be available for questions.

We are in need two volunteers for this event. Please sign up online for this event if you can help us out.

Sunday, May 5

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach Please stop by Pet Supplies Plus at 1720 Bradford Lane, Suite 102 in Normal on Sunday, May 5 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm for the Pet Supplies Plus Outreach. We will have an available dog at the event along with information to share about HSCI, and we'll be available for questions.

We are in need two volunteers for this event. Please sign up online for this event if you can help us out.

May 5 - 11

May 5 - 11 is Be Kind to Animals Week

Be Kind to Animals Week

Did you know May 5 - 11 is Be Kind to Animals Week?

Teaching humane values remains a focus of Be Kind to Animals Week activities, by offering adults and children opportunities to develop compassionate attitudes toward animals in our world. Week sponsored by the American Humane Association, www.americanhumane.org.

Saturday, May 11

Picture of Bake Sale Treats! Bake Sale at Ace Hardware!

Come out to our Bake Sale at Ace Hardware at 204 E. College Ave, in Normal, on Saturday, May 11 from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm. There will be many delicious baked goods to choose from. All proceeds go to HSCI.

Bakers are needed for our Bake Sales!  If you can bake cookies or other holiday treats, please send an email to Peggy or call her at (309) 828-0662. Please let Peggy know if you have changed your phone number.

June

June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

Did you know June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month?

To see some of the cats we currently have available, check out our Available Cats webpage. Our pet population can change quickly and not all of our pets are on the website so it's a good idea to stop by our Pet Adoption Center!

Sunday, June 2

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach Please stop by Pet Supplies Plus at 1720 Bradford Lane, Suite 102 in Normal on Sunday, June 2 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm for the Pet Supplies Plus Outreach. We will have an available dog at the event along with information to share about HSCI, and we'll be available for questions.

We are in need two volunteers for this event. Please sign up online for this event if you can help us out.

Sunday, July 7

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach Please stop by Pet Supplies Plus at 1720 Bradford Lane, Suite 102 in Normal on Sunday, July 7 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm for the Pet Supplies Plus Outreach. We will have an available dog at the event along with information to share about HSCI, and we'll be available for questions.

We are in need two volunteers for this event. Please sign up online for this event if you can help us out.

Sunday, August 4

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach Please stop by Pet Supplies Plus at 1720 Bradford Lane, Suite 102 in Normal on Sunday, August 4 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm for the Pet Supplies Plus Outreach. We will have an available dog at the event along with information to share about HSCI, and we'll be available for questions.

We are in need two volunteers for this event. Please sign up online for this event if you can help us out.

Saturday, August 17

Picture of Bake Sale Treats! Bake Sale at Ace Hardware!

Come out to our Bake Sale at Ace Hardware at 204 E. College Ave, in Normal, on Saturday, August 17 from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm. There will be many delicious baked goods to choose from. All proceeds go to HSCI.

Bakers are needed for our Bake Sales!  If you can bake cookies or other holiday treats, please send an email to Peggy or call her at (309) 828-0662. Please let Peggy know if you have changed your phone number.

Sunday, September 1

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach Please stop by Pet Supplies Plus at 1720 Bradford Lane, Suite 102 in Normal on Sunday, September 1 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm for the Pet Supplies Plus Outreach. We will have an available dog at the event along with information to share about HSCI, and we'll be available for questions.

We are in need two volunteers for this event. Please sign up online for this event if you can help us out.

October

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Did you know October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month?

To see some of the dogs we currently have available, check out our Available Dogs webpage. Our pet population can change quickly and not all of our pets are on the website so it's a good idea to stop by our Pet Adoption Center!

Sunday, October 6

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach Please stop by Pet Supplies Plus at 1720 Bradford Lane, Suite 102 in Normal on Sunday, October 6 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm for the Pet Supplies Plus Outreach. We will have an available dog at the event along with information to share about HSCI, and we'll be available for questions.

We are in need two volunteers for this event. Please sign up online for this event if you can help us out.

Saturday, October 26

Picture of Bake Sale Treats! Bake Sale at Ace Hardware!

Come out to our Bake Sale at Ace Hardware at 204 E. College Ave, in Normal, on Saturday, October 26, from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm and pick up some delicious baked goods!  Choose from homemade cakes, pies, cookies, bread, and more!  All proceeds go to HSCI.

Bakers are needed for our Bake Sales!  If you can bake cookies or other items, please send an email to Peggy or call her at (309) 828-0662. Please let Peggy know if you have changed your phone number.

November

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

Adopt a Senior Pet Month

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month!  There are many good reasons to adopt a senior pet. Take a Second Look: Consider Adopting an Adult Cat or Dog. We usually have plenty of adult cats in our Adult Cat Room. Many of our adult cats are included on our Available Cats webpage.

Stop by our Pet Adoption Center to visit all of our adult pets.

Sunday, November 3

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach Please stop by Pet Supplies Plus at 1720 Bradford Lane, Suite 102 in Normal on Sunday, November 3 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm for the Pet Supplies Plus Outreach. We will have an available dog at the event along with information to share about HSCI, and we'll be available for questions.

We are in need two volunteers for this event. Please sign up online for this event if you can help us out.

November 3 - 9

National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

Please remember our hard-working staff and volunteers during this designated week, November 3 - 9. Our Pet Adoption Center would not be possible without the dedication of many. Show your support this week with a note, a token of appreciation, or a donation to help support the pets. Another easy way to support us is by raving about our work and our animals to friends, neighbors, co-workers and anyone else. We need your support.

Sunday, December 1

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach

Pet Supplies Plus Outreach Please stop by Pet Supplies Plus at 1720 Bradford Lane, Suite 102 in Normal on Sunday, December 1 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm for the Pet Supplies Plus Outreach. We will have an available dog at the event along with information to share about HSCI, and we'll be available for questions.

We are in need two volunteers for this event. Please sign up online for this event if you can help us out.

Volunteer

For information or to volunteer for any of the events listed above, please email fundraising. We are always looking to expand and start some new events. We need more volunteers and people to coordinate the events. Please join us!

Event Notification Form

If you represent an organization or business planning something to benefit HSCI, let us know. Simply fill out this short Event Notification Form.

Still Needed

Groups to help or hold events with us. Does your group need a service project? We have events or work around the Pet Adoption Center that might lend itself to you. Please email fundraising or leave a message at the Pet Adoption Center at (309) 451-1000.

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