Humane Society of Chittenden County Hosts Virtual ‘Paws for the Cause Auction’ Feb 25

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South Burlington, VT – The Humane Society of Chittenden County is gearing up for their first-ever Paws for the Cause Auction, a virtual silent & live auction of items from local Vermont businesses. Bidding for the silent auction starts on February 15, 2021 and will take place up until the exciting live auction on February 25, 2021. There is no fee or ticket required for this event and all proceeds will support HSCC’s many programs & services, which help rehome over 1000 animals per year; provide resources to help keep pets with the families who love them; offer humane education for all ages; and much more.

Sponsors for this event include People’s United Bank, Burlington Emergency & Veterinary Specialists (BEVS),  NorthCountry Federal Credit Union, Hanson & Doremus, Green Tax Services, and Dousevicz Real Estate. Businesses interested in providing sponsorship support may contact Diana Hill ( or 802-862-0135 x15).

HSCC is currently accepting donations of high-value items (including gift cards, artisan goods, jewelry, and new handbags) from local businesses to support this event. Please contact Erin Alamed at the email or phone number above to verify the item can be accepted and to arrange drop-off at HSCC or pick-up at the business. Auction items will be accepted until February 5, 2021.

More information will be available on HSCC’s website ( and Facebook event page (

About the Humane Society of Chittenden County

HSCC is a private and independent 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization serving both Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties whose mission is to foster compassionate treatment of animals and prevent animal suffering; to strengthen the human-animal bond; and to further the cause of responsible animal ownership through education and public awareness.

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:00am to 9:00pm