Auxiliary Programs & Events
The HHS Auxiliary is comprised of people with a wide variety of backgrounds and interests. We constantly seek to increase our level of involvement with new events, programs, and community engagement initiatives. a diversity of skills; no matter what your background, you can help. We need bakers, marketers, social media expertise, knitters, advocates, grant writers, technologists, volunteer coordinators, as well as community and business leaders. We invite you to join our dynamic group. You will enrich your life and those of our animals as you make lifelong friendships.
HHSA meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 10:15 am in the Heritage Humane Society classroom. The shelter is located at 430 Waller Mill Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23185.
Hearts for Homeless Pets
Now through Valentine’s Day (February 14), we hope you’ll participate in our annual Hearts for Homeless Pets fundraiser by purchasing paper hearts to show your love for pets. You can customize your heart(s) with up to THREE names of pet lovers, pets, or the names of adoptable pets at The Heritage Humane Society.
We are asking for a $10 or more donation per heart. The hearts will be displayed in our adoption center front lobby (located at 430 Waller Mill Rd., Williamsburg, VA) from Jan. 13 through the end of February. All donations are tax-deductible and will directly benefit the pets in our care. Learn more at heritagehumane.org/hearts.
Spring in Bloom Online Auction
Spring is here, and we have an extravaganza of things to celebrate! Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, National Nurses Week, Teacher Appreciation Week, Cinco De Mayo, and so much more!
The Heritage Humane Society Auxiliary is having an online spring auction featuring gift cards and hand-crafted gift baskets blooming with amazing gifts for everyone! Don’t miss your chance to win! All proceeds benefit the homeless pets at Heritage Humane Society. Visit heritagehumane.org/spring-auction to learn more! Bidding opens at 12 p.m. on April 29 and closes at 12 p.m. on May 8.
Williamsburg’s Highly-Anticipated Holiday Benefit Event for Homeless Pets!
Our annual Holiday Bazaar will be on Saturday, November 23, 2024, at Bruton Parish Hall in Williamsburg from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. This staple event is back this holiday season and is a tradition in Williamsburg. We have something for everyone on your holiday shopping list (furry and human)! There will be amazing hand-crafted fabric creations, gourmet soups from local Williamsburg restaurants, fantastic raffle prizes, homemade baked goods, gift baskets, and MORE! All proceeds benefit the homeless pets at Heritage Humane Society. Visit heritagehumane.org/bazaar to learn more!
Holiday Fur Tree
The long-standing tradition of the Fur Tree, in honor of pets and homeless animals, is placed each year in Colonial Williamsburg on St. Francis Street. The tree is put up each year on the weekend following Thanksgiving and remains there until after New Years’.
Visit heritagehumane.org/furtree to learn more about the Fur Tree!
Make Par for Pets Golf Classic
Mark your calendars! Our Golf Classic will be on Friday, September 13, 2024. Join us for a day of spectacular golf, and delicious food including a hot sandwich breakfast and a lunch buffet, cold beer, contest holes, and camaraderie at Kingsmill Resort. Gather your foursome or come alone and make new friends. Visit heritagehumane.org/golf to learn more about the event and our sponsorship opportunities!