Help us raise awareness and funds — and save lives!
Join us for one of our many events throughout the year. You’ll help us raise funds and support our ongoing efforts to rescue, rehabilitate, and find loving homes for some of the most vulnerable companion animals.
You’ll also help raise awareness of the plight of stray cats in our community, while supporting our Low-cost Spay/Neuter, Pet Food Pantry, Trap-Neuter-Return, Animal-Assisted Therapy and Education Outreach Programs among others.
UPCOMING FUNDRAISING EVENTS
Charity Bingo Night, Hamburger Mary's, 5400 N. Clark St.
Monday, December 9th, 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. -
Come out for some entertaining Sunday night Bingo! Donations (suggested $15 cash) are collected for a book of Bingo cards to last you all night! All the donations collected from the "sale" of all Bingo cards go to Tree House! Great prizes will be given to the winner of each game. Take advantage of tasty food and great drink specials and enjoy entertainment from Velicity Metropolis. Learn more >>
Lights of Love Holiday Celebration & Tribute Lights - Tree House Uptown Headquarters
Saturday, December 14th, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.; Lighting ceremony, 6:00 p.m. -
Celebrate the Season at our house. Thousands of lights are illuminated inside and out of our Uptown Headquarters. Tribute Lights honor and remember those special people and beloved pets in our lives - get your Tribute Light today to honor a special someone while supporting the many cats we rescue. Get your Tribute Light today >> Enjoy behind-the-scenes tours, live music, holiday bazaar and bake sale (many vegan baked goods), holiday shopping, and more Find out more >>
Phoenix Rising Chicago presents: A Swingin' Christmas - Gorilla Tango Skokie, 7924 Lincoln Ave., Skokie
Fri., December 13th and Sat., December 14th at 8:00 p.m.; Family-friendly show Sun., December 15 at 2:00 p.m. -
A night of Christmas favorites reminiscent of the "Big Band" era of the 40's, Phoenix Rising presents a military-style tribute to our favorite season that can't be missed. This show is sure to have you dancing in your seat and a portion from all tickets sales will be donated to the cats! Find out more >>
Yoga Tree Donation Class - Yoga Tree, 5238 N. Clark St.
Sunday, December 15th, 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. -
Come pratice your downward dog for the cats at this donation yoga at Yoga Tree! Tree House supporter and yoga instructor, Justine Gianandrea, is hosting a special donation class for the cats. Come out and join us with your energy and your support! There is no charge to sign up online in advance - please bring a cash or check donation with you to class. Suggested donation: $15
A Pour for a Paw, Feast Restaurant + Bar, 1616 N. Damen Ave.
Tuesday, December 17th, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. -
Come out and raise a glass for the cats during the holiday season! Feast Restaurant + Bar in Bucktown is hosting a wine tasting to help the cats. For a $20 donation enjoy the wine tasting and light bites to eat. Get your friends together and come out for a fun night on the town! 100% of the proceeds go to Tree House! Learn more and get your tickets today! >>
A Christmas Carol for the Cats, Dream Theatre, 556 West 18th St.
Thursday, December 19th, 8:00 - 9:30 p.m. -
Join us for this faithful re-telling of the Christmas classic in Dickens' own rich language - filled with the imagery and colorful characters of Victorian London. Presented in an extremely accessible and charmingly intimate way that allows children and adults to be equally transported to another time and place. A portion of the proceeds from the performance on Thursday, December 19th will be donated to Tree House! Learn more and get your tickets today! >>
The Cat's Pajamas, New Year's Eve Celebration at Room 13 Speakeasy, 3222 N. Sheffield Ave.
Tuesday, December 31st, 8:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. -
Ring in 2014 with us at this authentic speakeasy! Live music will set the tone as guests enjoy hor d'oeuvres (with veg friendly options), caviar, and chocolates, classic cocktails & wine, a Champagne toast at midnight, chance to win great prizes and more! Tickets are limited -- get your's today! >>
Happy Mew Year Happy Meower, Nisei Lounge, 3439 N. Sheffield Ave
Friday, January 10th, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. -
Join us to celebrate the New Year at Chicago's finest dive bar and the oldest bar in Wrigleyville. This Happy Meower will feature a special $4 kitty cocktail and all the tips from the night will go to Tree House! We'll be raffling off lots of fabulous prizes too so don't miss out! Learn more >>
SPECIAL HOLIDAY SHOPPING EVENTS
Late Night Andersonville - Holiday Meows - Uptown Headquarters
Friday, December 6th, 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. -
Get in the holiday spirit with Late Night Andersonville! Tree House Uptown will be open late along with many of the shops and restaurants in the area. Many places will be offering special discounts, drinks, treats and entertainment! We'll be offering reduced adoption fees, discounts on all of our merchandise, including our popular Holiday items, plus complimentary treats and drinks! We're also looking for volunteers to come out and help decorate the inside of the shelter. Find out more >>
Shop for Good - Various shops in the Wicker Park/Bucktown neighborhoods
Friday, December 6th - Sunday, December 8th, hours vary by store -
Buy your holiday gifts at participating Shop for Good businesses in Wicker Park & Bucktown and they will donate 10% of your purchases to Tree House! Find out more >>
Late-er Night Andersonville - Holiday Meows - Uptown Headquarters
Friday, December 20th, 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. -
Get in the holiday spirit with Late Night Andersonville! Tree House Uptown will be open late along with many of the shops and restaurants in the area. Many places will be offering special discounts, drinks, treats and entertainment! We'll be offering reduced adoption fees, discounts on all of our merchandise, including our popular Holiday items, plus complimentary treats and drinks! Find out more >>
UPCOMING ADOPTION AND OUTREACH EVENTS
North Center Pet Supplies Plus, 3757 N. Lincoln Ave.
Saturday, December 7th, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. -
Volunteers from our Community Cats Programs will be out at this popular location with adorable cats available for adoption and to talk to shoppers about our program. The store is also having hosting a Holiday Give a Gift Event from November 29th to December 24th to help us raise supplies for our shelters and Pet Food Pantry. Help support this important program while stopping by to say "hi" to some of our adorable cats looking for forever homes.
Sunday, December 8th, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Kriser's Lincoln Park, 2055 N Clybourn Ave
Sunday, December 15th, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Pet Supplies Plus North Center, 3757 N. Lincoln Ave.
Saturday, December 21st, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. -
Kriser's Wicker Park, 1658 N Milwaukee Ave
Sunday, December 22nd, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Unleashed Roscoe Village , 3320 N. Western Ave.
Sunday, December 29th, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
HELPING COMMUNITY CATS WORKSHOP
Third Wednesday of every month, Tree House Bucktown Branch
Wednesday, December 18th, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. -
Learn how you can help cats in your community, and improve conditions for the cats and their human neighbors. Tree House Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) experts will discuss various topics related to stray and feral cats. Tree House Bucktown Branch, 1629 N Ashland Ave. Call: 773-784-5488 ext. 234 for more information. Learn more about our Community Cats Program >>
(Check our Events Calendar for more details)
Strut your stuff at our 5K, walk-a-thon and help us raise awareness and funds.
Join us for our evening, celebration gala bringing together supporters and distinguished friends of Tree House.
Celebrate the Season at our house; thousands of lights illuminate our Uptown Headquarters. Purchase a Tribute Light to honor a special loved one.
Bingo nights, Happy Meowers, benefit concerts and more. So many ways to get involved and have a little fun!