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Donate Fundraising


Host a Fundraising Event

Become a friend of the Calgary Humane Society by hosting a fundraising event in support of animal welfare. Whether you’re on your own or part of a larger group like a community organization, school group, or business, you can help make a big difference for animals in need. We host and attend a variety of events around Calgary. These small-scale fundraisers are integral to our success here at the shelter, and create meaningful connections with our community.

Community Outreach Fundraising & Events


Fundraising Event Ideas

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Make your birthday celebration even more meaningful with Calgary Humane Society. In lieu of presents, you can ask your friends, family, and party guests to contribute to CHS with donations of money or useful supplies.


A wedding is the perfect occasion to share some love with animals in need. If you already have the classic wedding gifts, ask you guests to contribute donations to Calgary Humane Society in celebration of your marriage.

Work Events

Fundraising is an excellent team building exercise for your workplace. Whether it’s a special occasion or your team simply feels like making the world a more humane place, fundraising events provide opportunities to learn collaboration and leadership while helping animals in need.

School Events

It’s never to early to learn about the importance of animal welfare. School fundraisers help bring funding and awareness to Calgary Humane Society, while offering the kids a fun and educational occasion. Help teach the next generation about compassion, empathy and respect for all living things while making a real-world difference in our community.

Create Your Own Special Event

Do you have an idea for a fantastic fundraiser not listed here? Create your own! Let your talents and interests lead you to your own fundraising endeavour—the only limit is your imagination. Some events that have acted as fundraisers for Calgary Humane Society in the past include:

  • Personal Milestone
  • Garage Sale
  • Car Wash
  • Anniversary Celebration
  • Bake sale/lemonade stand
  • Bottle drive
  • Read-a-thon
  • Casual dress day at the office