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Fundraiser for Animal Aid UnlimitedWhat are y’all up to on Saturday, February 7th? How about joining us for a very special event to raise some money for a fabulous cause?

Dan and I here at Red Hot Vegans have teamed up with some wonderful folks to organize a fundraiser for an organization that has touched our lives personally, Animal Aid Unlimited in Udaipur, India. Dan and I traveled through India as part of our honeymoon a few years back, and had a chance to visit this wonderful sanctuary. We were blown away by every aspect of this lifesaving organization, and are so glad to be a part of these fundraising efforts. Animal Aid Unlimited works closely with the local community to treat thousands of Indian dogs, cows, donkeys, goats, and other ill and injured street animals every year. The ability to release these animals back onto the streets from where they came, combined with the inexpensive cost of veterinary care in India, means that even a relatively small donation has a big impact.

Your donations will go straight towards helping Animal Aid cover these costs and more:

– $100 vaccinates 160 dogs against rabies
– $70 purchases vegetables to feed to 50 large animals for one month
– $12 buys de-worming medicine for 50 dogs recovering from injury at the shelter
– $10 will cover the costs to spay or neuter a street dog

Animal Aid Unlimited

We’ve got a great event planned featuring Bollywood karaoke, Indian cultural dancers and a huge silent auction. We’ll also have vegan refreshments generously provided by Hot Dang, Skull and Cakebones, Happy Vegan Baker, and Golden Spike Rail Cart. A ticket purchase of $25 gets you all this, and also enters you into the drawing for one night’s stay in a poolside bungalow at Hotel St. Cecilia (over a $400 value – you do not need to be present to win). Our silent auction will be jam-packed with over $5,000 worth of donations (all vegan-friendly) from many incredibly generous local businesses.

Bid on gift certificates to great local vegan-friendly restaurants and trailers including:

– BBQ Revolution
– Biscuits and Groovy
– Bistro Vonish
– Clay Pit
– Conan’s Pizza
– Hat Creek Burger Company
– JuiceLand
– The Vegan Nom
– Unity Vegan Kitchen
– VERTS Kebap

Bid on packages from these vegan-friendly companies and bring home some new snacks to try:

– Denman Island Chocolate
– Earth Balance
– Kind Snacks
– Organicville

Get your booze on with growlers and gift certificates from these fine establishments:

– The Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co.
– Dive Bar
– Red Shed Tavern
– Tito’s Vodka

Learn something new with class passes from these local skill learning centers:

– Brass Ovaries
– The Natural Epicurian
– Painting with a Twist
– Sherpa Fitness

Bid on something to bring home for your furry friends – a portrait or maybe a new toy from these pet-friendly shops:

– Coat & Tails Pet Portraits
– Dirty Dog Grooming

Treat yourself to a haircut, massage or make-up party from these local beauty spots:

Birds Barbershop
Megan Crystal Massage
Milk and Honey Spa
W3ll People

In addition to all the fabulous prizes above, you will also have the opportunity to bid on lovely prizes from these generous donors:

– Cap City Comedy
Farmhouse Delivery
– Fetch Eyewear
– Hilton Austin Airport Hotel
– Whole Earth Provision Co.

Many thanks to The Austin Chronicle as well for donating ad space to help promote the event!

Can’t wait to attend? Make sure to grab your tickets online. All proceeds from the ticket sales and the silent auction will go straight to supporting Animal Aid Unlimited, a registered 501(c)3 organization. We could go on and on about the amazing work that Animal Aid has done (and we have in previous posts) – please check out their website for rescue stories and other ways that you can help. We’ll leave you with this heartwarming video from a recent rescue:


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