Events and Activities

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


FOTSI has recently begun collecting any and all soda/alcohol cans and bottles for redemption! They can be dropped off at our adoption center anytime! Remember…each nickel helps improve the life of a homeless pet!





*September 14-October 2

FOTSI has recently partnered with your favorite bakery, Scratch Cupcakery! September 14-October 2, FOTSI will be selling Scratch Cupcakes! Supporters are able to choose from a variety of 20 packages, each including 6 frozen cupcakes that will be delivered October 23. Email us (, message our Facebook page, find a volunteer or stop in to our adoption center (Thursdays, 1:00-7:00) to order yours! FOTSI will receive 40% of each sale.







*September 20: Woofstock

Join us Sunday, September 20 at Woofstock 2015! Multiple animal welfare organizations will be attending with one goal in mind…to raise awareness about the tens of thousands of Iowan dogs living in USDA licensed commercial breeding facilities, also known as puppy mills. Swing by Ellis Park (Overlook Pavilion) and say hello!


*October 17: Benton County Health and Wellness Fair

Join us Saturday, October 17 at the Benton County Health and Wellness Fair! Multiple groups will be in attendance sharing their knowledge on how to stay healthy, and we’ve got the information you’ve been looking for on how to keep your pets in just as good of shape! Swing by the Vinton Skating Rink between 8:30-11:30am and learn which pet treats not only taste good, but are good for your furry best friends!