Monday, May 12, 2014

Fur Ball 2014

 Every year Wayside Waifs holds a Gala to raise money to help cats, dogs, kittens, puppies and other small animals get treatment they need and love & assistance in finding their forever family. This year it was held on Saturday May 10th at the Overland Park Convention Center. Mom has been volunteering with Wayside Waifs since 2011. This is her third Fur Ball she has volunteered at. It is a lot of fun and WORK! Mom helps with registration which she says is hectic for about 2 hours and then she gets to visit with other volunteers, staff and guests attending the Gala. Mom also tries to help promote the event by posting pics on Facebook and Twitter. Looks like everyone had a good time and raised a lot of $ for the animals! Here are some pictures from the event:

Volunteers are heading in to the main event area to look around and get acquainted with their roles.

Sign you see as you enter in to the Gala
In case it's not obvious - this years theme is baseball!

All Guests were encouraged to post the pics on Social Media and use the hashtags seen in this pic.

And of course we had to show off some of our lovable Waifs! Here are the adorable kittens in the Kitten Kissing Booth

And not to be outdone... here are the adorable puppies that were available for kisses at the Puppy Kissing Booth:

And of course you can't talk about Baseball and not have Baseball Cards! Here are some of adorable Waifs player cards:

As you can probably tell, it was a great night with lots of $ raised for Wayside Waifs so they can continue their mission to get as many fur babies adopted out to their forever homes!