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Annual Events

HSoP hosts and participates in several yearly events to help raise funds for our lifesaving efforts. Many of these are long-standing traditions that we've hosted for decades! As our community continues to reopen, we're ecstatic to finally host these fun-tastic events again. For a quick look at each of our annual events, see below! If you'd like to know about our upcoming events, be sure to visit the events calendar.


When: February 17th, 2025

Where: 1912 Center

What: HSoP's annual soup and pie luncheon is the tastiest way to support your local animal shelter. For just $15, you can enjoy delicious soup and pie with great company! This long-time event brings together compassionate people with good food for a worthy cause.

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Kitten Shower

When: May 19th, 2024

Where: 1912 Center

What: Our annual kitten shower is a donation drive intended to generate useful supplies as we head into kitten season. Come cuddle some furry friends and learn about proper pet care while you're here! We ask attendees to bring in donation items off our wish list to help offset the costs of kitten season.

When: April 29th through May 2nd, 2024

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Where: Online 

What: Idaho Gives is an annual week-long giving event for hundreds of nonprofits within the state of Idaho. Participating organizations are able to set fundraising goals and supporters can watch the donations grow in real time! Nonprofits have the chance to gain thousands in additional funding by winning one of the many available prizes

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Paw-Louse 5K Fun Run and Walk

When: TBD

Where: TBD

What: Our annual Paw-Louse 5K is a chance for people to bring their pups together for a great cause! Take a gorgeous stroll down the Paradise Path in Moscow, and enjoy complimentary water and snacks. All registration funds directly benefit HSoP!

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When: September 8th, 2024

Where: Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center

What: The canine event of the summer! Each year, Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center welcomes us to host a dog day at the pool before being drained for winter. Pooch pals are welcome to take a dip in the pool, make some new furry friends, and even take part in a pool jumping contest! You won't want to miss out on this. 

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Alternative Giving Market of the Palouse

When: December 2024

Where: Latah County Fairgrounds

What: AGMP is an organization focused on encouraging gift-giving in the form of donations and useful supplies to local nonprofits. Primarily active during the holiday season, AGMP successfully raises tens of thousands of dollars per year for local organizations in need. Thanks for all you do AGMP!

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When: November 30th and December 1st, 2024

Where: Pets are People Too

What: Jolly ol' Saint Nick always manages to make time for our amazing pets. Each December, Mr. Clause joins us at Pets Are People Too to spread Christmas cheer with all. Bring your best friend in for a festive photo or two! Photos each cost $15, which is then donated to fund lifesaving efforts here at HSoP. All we can say is: we wish we had Santa's job! 

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