CHICAGO, May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
More than 300 animal advocates will participate in The Puppy Mill Project's (wwwThePuppyMillProject.org) gala, Mothers in the Mills, on Saturday, May 7, 2016. The gala is held each year on Mother's Day weekend to honor canine mothers (and fathers) who are suffering in puppy mills. Dogs in puppy mills often live their entire lives in cages, have minimal human contact and receive little to no medical care. Funds raised will help with education, rescue, medical care and advocacy.
Guests will experience:
- Dinner and dessert stations
- An open bar
- Silent and live auctions
- Live music by the Chicago band Out of Control
- A graphic recording by the Ink Factory
- Guest of honor Theresa Strader, a nationally recognized speaker on puppy mills and the founder of the National Mill Dog Rescue.
Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Moonlight Studios, 1446 W. Kinzie Chicago, IL
Individual: $125 in advance, $150 at the door
Tickets can be purchased online at www.ThePuppyMillProject.org
ABOUT THE PUPPY MILL PROJECT:
The Puppy Mill Project is an educational and advocacy organization dedicated to ending puppy mill cruelty. As one of only a few groups dedicated solely to ending puppy mills, its mission focuses on unique educational programs and extensive community outreach. The Puppy Mill Project also facilitates the rescue of dogs from puppy mills and engage in legislative advocacy.
In only six years, the Puppy Mill Project has delivered educational presentations to over 2,400 people, aided in the rescue of more than 250 dogs from puppy mills and helped advocate for laws to ban the sale of puppies in pet stores.
Media is welcome to attend the event. Representatives of The Puppy Mill Project are available for interviews in the days leading up to the gala and at the gala.
High-resolution photos available upon request.
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SOURCE The Puppy Mill Project