Doing well is the result of doing good. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Does a partnership with Friends align with your social responsibility marketing plan? Learn how you can affordably demonstrate and enjoy civic engagement with your local animal shelter as a Friends Business Ambassador. 

Enjoy Mutual Benefits as a Friends Business Ambassador
  • Boost Employee Moral
  • Show Your Customers That You Care
  • Engage With a New Audience
  • You Could Enjoy Tax Benefits
  • Supporting the Community is Simply the Right Thing to Do
Friends Business Ambassadors Enjoy:
  • Team Building Shelter Volunteer Days
  • Shelter Tours and Presentations
  • Tickets to Wine, Whiskers and Wags
  • Feature Articles in Friends Newsletters
  • Listings on Friends Website
  • Visits by a Shelter Dog
  • A FURsome at our Putting for Pets Golf Tournament
  • Exposure on Friends Facebook and Instagram
  • Recognition at Friends Events
Please Select Your Ambassador Level

Benefits are active for one year. Click on the Level to sign up online.

Level 1: $250:

One post each, linked to your social media, on Friends Facebook and Instagram recognizing your support.
Tax-deductible amount $250

Level 2: $500, all benefits above, plus:

A behind-the-scenes Shelter tour and animal presentation for up to 10 people; light refreshments provided.

Recognition on Friends Business Ambassador webpage.
Use of Friends Business Ambassador logo; restrictions apply.
Tax-deductible amount $460

Level 3: $750, all benefits above, plus:

Admission for two for Friends’ Wine, Whiskers and Wags.
Recognition in programs for Wine, Whiskers and Wags, and Putting for Pets.
Tax-deductible amount $650

Level 4: $1,000, all benefits above, plus:

Golf, lunch and dinner for four at Friends Putting for Pets Golf Tournament.
Tax-deductible amount $600

Level 5: $1,500, all benefits above, plus:

Additional admission for two for Friends Wine, Whiskers and Wags
A team building volunteer opportunity at the Shelter for up to 10 people; lunch provided.
Tax-deductible amount $960

Level 6: $2,500, all benefits above, plus:

A weekday morning visit at your office by a shelter dog as selected by the Shelter; includes a short educational presentation.
Recognition at events: signage and program inclusion for Putting for Pets, and Wine, Whiskers and Wags
Tax-deductible amount $1,960

Level 7: $5,000, all benefits above, plus:

Prominent logo recognition of your support on Friends website homepage (for one year).
A half-page feature article in one Friends newsletter, highlighting your company’s work and its civic engagement with Friends.
Tax-deductible amount $4,460

Questions? Please contact Celia at 703.855.6201 or


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