Events and Activities

Are you looking for a fun way to help? Help make our adoption events and fundraisers a success!


*NOW-May 15, 2015

-FOTSI has partnered with WoofTrax in a Shoes for Shelters campaign. We are collecting ANY and ALL gently worn shoes! That’s right…any! Any size, style, gender or age are accepted!

-FOTSI receives a donation for each pound of shoes collected and our goal is 2500 pairs!

-Shoes can be dropped off at our adoption center (211 West 4th Street, Vinton), The Vinton Palace Theatre, Grant Wood AEA (6th Street SW, Cedar Rapids). Or, you can email if you’re unable to visit those locations.







*NOW-May 17, 2015

-FOTSI has partnered with Iowa Humane Alliance and Shellsburg Lion’s Club to host the Best Doggone (and Catgone) Golf Tournament, Sunday May, 17!

-In addition to the tournament, this event also includes a silent auction and raffle! There will be three raffle winners that will win $300, $200 or $100! (winners need not be present to win!).  Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5! Come to our Adoption Center Thursday from 1-7 or email to get your tickets!

-If you have a new item you would like to donate for the silent auction or make a monetary sponsorship, please email us!

*Tour for Life Mega Adoption Event-Sunday, April 26, 2015

-Tour for Life is back! Join us, Sunday, April 26 at NewBo City Market for the biggest adoption event around!

-Adoptable animals will be there!

-Yarn balls, toys, treats, handcrafted pet blankets and FOTSI hats will all be available to purchase! 100% of proceeds benefit the animals in our care!