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Events

Join FOBA at a Strut for Strays event organized by the Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society on Sunday, May 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can raise money for FOBA by participating in a 5K run or a 5K walk, or by just making a donation and attending the event. The Strut for Strays will be held at Newbury Upper Green, One Green Street in Newbury. Festival activities for the entire family include crafts, food, beverages, music, performers, activities, and games.

You can support FOBA at this event in three ways.

  1. As an individual or team walker. To sign up for the 5K walk, use the green Register button in the top right corner after clicking this link, then select Friends of Beverly Animals. The walk starts at 12:30 p.m. with an awards ceremony at 1:30 p.m.
  2. As an individual or team runner. To register for the 5K run, go to this link. The run starts at 10:45 a.m. with awards at noon.
  3. By making a donation to the FOBA walking team. You can donate at the FOBA’s booth at the Strut for Strays event.

Walkers raising over $25 and all runners will receive a t-shirt at the event. Runners who register by March 31 will receive a technical wicking shirt.

Please join us for the event even if you are not planning to participate in the walk or run. There are plenty of family-friendly activities. FOBA will receive money from donations, fund raising beyond the registration fee, and sales from our booth.

Poster for Strut for Strays 5K Walk & Run. Click on the image above to view it at full size.

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2015 FOBA Calendar

Buy our calendar at the holiday fair!

Reminder that FOBA will be at the First Baptist Church Holiday Fair, 221 Cabot Street, on Saturday, Nov. 22, 9 AM to 3 PM. This is always a joyous event, with nice holiday music, tons of crafts, good food, and more. We will have our beautiful calendars, pet toys, home-made, nutritious treats, jewelry and decorations for sale. Made and donated by our volunteers. Please stop by our table, browse and know that if you make a purchase, you will be helping us rescue and find homes for more precious animals! Thank you!

Earrings for sale

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Fur Ball 2014

October 15, 2014

We held our annual Fur Ball on Saturday, October 11 at the ICC in Beverly. We had a nice turnout, delicious food (provided by Super Sub and our volunteers), a great band (“The Sellouts”), plus we had some interesting and attractive raffle items provided by local merchants and friends (too many to list here). We would like to thank everyone who helped in any way to make the event a success. We also want to express our appreciation to Mayor Michael Cahill, State Representative Jerry Parisella, State Senator Joan Lovely, and candidate for State Representative Rick Marciano for taking time out of their busy schedules to attend. Money raised at the Fur Ball will help us continue our work rescuing and finding good homes for precious animals in need. Thank you, one and all!

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Fur Ball 2014

October 5, 2014

We will be holding the Fur Ball, FOBA’s main fundraiser for the year, on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the Italian Community Center, 302 Rantoul St., Beverly, from 7:30-11:00 PM. We are delighted that this year music will be provided by The Sellouts. Good food, many great raffle items, dancing, door prizes and more. Tickets are $20 each and may be purchased on our website friendsofbeverlyanimals.org, from FOBA members, or by calling (978) 922-7190. Tickets may also be purchased at the door, but it would be much appreciated if you’d let us know you’re coming by emailing bhannable@gmail.com. Thank you! This is always a fun event and we look forward to seeing you there!

Fur Ball 2014 Poster

To see a full-size version of the Fur Ball 2014 poster, click the image above.

If you would like to purchase tickets for the Fur Ball online, simply click the Donate button below, then enter $20 for each ticket you would like, and under Special Instructions type “Tickets.” Easy! Tickets will be held for you at the door of Italian Community Center on October 11.

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Wine Tasting to Benefit FOBA

April 22, 2014

Please join us at a wine tasting at Henry’s Wine Cellar, 588 Cabot Street, Beverly, on Wednesday, May 14 from 5:30-7:00 PM. Enjoy a selection of fine wines and delicious hors d’oeuvres. 10% discount on any wine purchased. Tickets are $15/person, door prizes. All proceeds will benefit the animals rescued by Friends of Beverly Animals. […]

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Fundraiser at Not Your Average Joe’s

December 2, 2013

The Friends of Beverly Animals and Not Your Average Joe’s are teaming up during the month of December to raise money to support our rescue work. Have lunch or dinner at NYAJ’s on any Tuesday in December, tell them you’re a FOBA supporter, and they will donate 15% of the receipts (less alcohol) to FOBA. […]

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Fur Ball 2013

September 11, 2013

We will be holding the Fur Ball, FOBA’s main fundraiser for the year, on Friday, October 11, 2013 at the Italian Community Center, 302 Rantoul St., Beverly, from 7-11 PM. We are delighted that this year music will be provided by Ray Novack and his band, Horizon. Good food, many great raffle items, dancing, door […]

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Wine Tasting to Benefit FOBA

May 31, 2013

Please join us at a wine tasting at Henry’s Wine Cellar, 588 Cabot Street, Beverly, on Wednesday, June 19 from 5:30-7:00 PM. Enjoy a selection of fine wines and delicious hors d’oeuvres. 10% discount on any wine purchased. Tickets are $15/person, door prizes. All proceeds will benefit the animals rescued by Friends of Beverly Animals. […]

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Comedy Night at the Onion Town Grill

March 9, 2013

We are delighted to announce that our third annual spring Comedy Night will be held on Thursday, April 4 at 8:00 p.m. at the Onion Town Grill in Danvers. This always great fun, and we know Dave Rattigan and Friends will deliver another hilarious show. This year the featured comedian will be Steve Bjork, who […]

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Fundraiser at Chet’s Video in Marblehead

February 6, 2013

Chet’s Video at 1 Essex St. in Marblehead will host a fundraiser for three local animal aid organizations at their store on Saturday, March 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The fundraiser will include refreshments, raffles, face painting, balloons, information about adopting and fostering pets in need, and items for sale at Chet’s Video. […]

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