Corporate Partnership

Thank you for considering the Washington Animal Rescue League as your company explores opportunities for meaningful community engagement. Being a good corporate citizen can also be a good business decision.

WARL offers marketing benefits and great visibility for companies with exposure to thousands of local pet owners and animal lovers. The greatest reward comes from knowing your sponsorship enables us to save the lives of more than 1,800 homeless animals each year.

We are extremely grateful for the support of our current partners.

No matter your type of business, there is an opportunity for you to partner with the Washington Animal Rescue League. Our development team can work with you to identify opportunities that meet your goals.

Sarah Gettel, Associate Director of Development for Corporate & Foundation Relations
Direct: 202.375.7745


Event Sponsorship and Vendor Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available at WARL’s annual events, all of which raise funds for the homeless animals in our care, and vendor opportunities are available at Barktoberfest.

• Pasta for Pets (February): join 270 pet lovers for a family fun evening of all-you-can-eat pasta and bingo with raffle prizes
• Annual Gala Celebration (June): a sophisticated fine-dining experience for 350 pet guardians and their dogs
• Barktoberfest (October): a festive outdoor afternoon of seasonal activities for 700 dogs and their people

Sponsor a WARL event

Our sponsorship packages offer visibility within the community, recognition on all event promotional materials, and media exposure. WARL events are some of the most anticipated in the community. Find out about the benefits of promoting your company while helping homeless pets by requesting more information about events sponsorship.

Be a vendor at Barktoberfest

Connect with community members as a vendor at WARL’s Barktoberfest. To inquire about vendor opportunities at this annual October event, please contact Danielle Altenberg at 202.375.7746 or


Adopt a Den or Condo

Promote your business in front of consumers and animal lovers while supporting safe places for animals. By joining the Adopt a Den or Condo program, you receive:

• Name recognition above a dog or cat den for one to five years, depending on the donation
• Listing on the Support Our Partners page of the WARL website
• Acknowledgement in WARL’s Annual Report

Please contact us to request additional information about Adopting a Den or Condo.