On Saturday, March 10, 2012, Home for Good Dog Rescue will be hosting their Annual Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner and Tricky Tray.  The event is a major fundraiser for the non-profit organization which is based in Summit, New Jersey. 

This year’s event will be held at the Long Hill Community Center, 264 South Warren Avenue in Stirling, New Jersey.  The dinner will start at 7:00 P.M.  Tickets are $35 per person and $15 for children under 12 years of age. 

A limited number of tickets are available.  Advanced tickets or reservations are required.  Tickets can be purchased at the Home for Good office which is located at 395 Springfield Avenue, in Berkeley Heights; call 908-598-8212 or email contacthfg@gmail.com for more information or to purchase tickets.

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Businesses’ or individuals interested in being an event Sponsor or interested in donating goods or professional services as a tricky tray prize are encouraged to contact Home for Good at 908-598-8212.

The evening promises to be a fun filled night for all participating.  In addition to the Dinner and Tricky Tray; there will be 50/50 raffles and drawings for large prizes including a flat screen TV, I-Pads, and a laptop computer.

Proceeds from the Dinner and Tricky Tray Event will benefit Home for Good Dog Rescue.  Home for Good is a 100 percent volunteer-based, 501(c)(3) non-profit animal rescue.  Their mission is to rescue, nurture and place adoptable dogs into loving homes for good.  Home for Good rescues dogs from high-kill shelters (dogs at high risk of being euthanized due to shelter overcrowding) and matches them with loving families in the New Jersey and the surrounding area.

Funding for the organization is from individual donations, fundraisers and other private contributors. The organization does not receive government funds.  Monies are used for transportation, medical care, food and other supplies for the dogs.  

Since their founding in August 2010, Home for Good has successfully placed over 825 dogs into permanent “forever” homes.  Home for Good is run by dedicated professionals who volunteer their time and resources to help homeless dogs.  They rely heavily on their foster program which provides temporary housing and a loving family environment until the dogs are adopted into permanent homes. Home for Good provides veterinary care and all food and supplies while the dog is in foster care. 

Dogs available for adoption are posted on Petfinder.com and through a link on their website www.homeforgooddogs.org.  Adoption events are held at various pet supply stores in the Essex, Morris and Union County area on weekends.