Yappy Pawlidays Campaign

We are working hard to make the season brighter for shelter animals and are thrilled to announce the launch of our holiday FUNdraising campaign, #MEHSYappyPawlidays! Check out this darling video produced by Julie Tristan of KLOU's Billy & Julie in the Morning as she reads a very special version of T'was the Night Before Christmas to MEHS pup, Mercury.


With #MEHSYappyPawlidays, giving is easy - from MEHS staff and volunteers to manage their own fundraising campaigns to area businesses collecting cash and supply donations on our behalf or donating a percentage of sales, ANYONE can participate at ANY level! Email developmentmgr@mehs.org to learn how you can get involved.​

Business Promotions

Club Whisker Bones in Glen Carbon will have a “giving” tree inside their facility where customers can take an ornament off of the tree and make a donation to support an animal at MEHS. 

Four Muddy Paws in Edwardsville is hosting its annual Pictures with Santa Benefit on Sunday, Nov. 4 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 100% of proceeds will be donated to MEHS. There will also be a MEHS “giving” tree inside their store, as well as a donation box. 

Sacred Grounds located in downtown Edwardsville will have a MEHS donation box inside their café. Support MEHS on Saturday, Nov. 24 at Mochas for Mutts. 20% of sales will be donated to MEHS. Event Information​​


Cleveland Heath located in downtown Edwardsville, Ill. will be donating 10% of their sales to MEHS at Dining for Dogs on Sunday, Nov. 25 from 5 – 8 p.m. ***Patrons must mention dining for MEHS. Event Information

LaBest Pet Resort in Edwardsville will have a cash donation box, supplies donation box and “giving” tree inside their facility to benefit MEHS.


Unleashed in Troy will have a donation box to benefit MEHS.

King Air Conditioning & Heating in Godfrey. will be hosting a donation drive for MEHS, and anyone who donates will be entered into a drawing to win free St. Louis Blues tickets.