Morris Animal Refuge News

Our 21st Annual Fur Ball!

The Morris Animal Refuge, America’s First Animal Shelter, is pleased to announce that the 21stAnnual Fur Ball will be held on Saturday, March 10th, from 7pm – midnight. The yearly celebration is the refuge’s single largest fundraiser and goes towards helping the homeless, abandoned and unwanted pets of the Greater Philadelphia region. This year’s theme, Havana Nights, will transform the Simeone Foundation Auto Museum into a taste of Cuba – complete with a mojito bar from Bluebird Distilling, 50’s cars, and live music.

Emceed by Steve Morrison of WMMR’s Preston and Steve, the event will recognize outstanding members of the Morris Animal Refuge community. Governor Ed Rendell will receive the 2018 Elizabeth Morris Award and Animal Planet will be receiving this year’s Grace Labouchere Award for Corporate Humane Awareness. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meetadoptable puppies at the event.

Tickets begin at $140 per person for general admission and includes 4 hour open bar, delicious Cuban fare from 12th Street Catering, live music and dancing all night long. Those looking for an extra hour of fun can enjoy all this and more – with the $160 VIP ticket. For more information or to purchase tickets to The Fur Ball, please visit

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