Get ready to open your wallets as well as your heart’s next Thursday April 29th at the Butler Mansion, 672 Delaware Avenue in Buffalo. The SPCA, Serving Erie County is sponsoring the PETropolitan, Auction of Art.
The event will benefit Maddie’s Pet Rescue Project in Erie County. The Maddie’s Fund mission is to revolutionize the status and well-being of companion animals. Maddie’s Fund, the Pet Rescue Foundation (www.maddiesfund.org) ,is a family foundation established in 1999. It’s mission is to fund the creation of a no-kill nation. This would guarantee all healthy and treatable shelter dogs and cats a loving home. Since its inception, Maddie’s Fund has awarded animal welfare organizations and universities more than $84.7 million to save animal lives.
PeopleSoft and Workday Founder, Dave Duffield and his wife, Cheryl, created Maddie’s Fund. The foundation makes good on a promise the Duffields made to their beloved Miniature Schnauzer, Maddie. To give back to the animal community that which Maddie gave to them in companionship and love. Maddie passed away in 1997 but, thanks to this one little dog, abandoned shelter animals now have hope. Now they have the opportunity to find loving homes in which, they too may share in the joy and love that Dave and Cheryl enjoyed with Maddie.
The Silent and Live Auction will feature animal inspired art by artists including famed photographer William Wegman and yes Buffalo’s own Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls.
The doors open at 6:00 pm. Food and drinks will be served at 6:30 and the Live Auction will commence at 8:00. Reservations are $40 in advance / $45 at the event. Contact Kara Lee, Project Coordinator, email@example.com
The animals need your support. Help Erie County become a NO-KILL county!