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Second Chance Hosts 25th Annual Dinner Auction

Second Chance Hosts 25th Annual Dinner Auction: Hundreds of Unique Items Await Bidders to Benefit Shelter Pets in Need

Limited Tickets Available for March 23rd Event at La Salle Reception Center, Southbridge


EAST BROOKFIELD, MA (March 11, 2024) – Second Chance Animal Services is calling on all animal lovers to place their bids in the 25th Annual Dinner Auction. The event, dedicated to the welfare of homeless shelter pets, will be held at the La Salle Reception Center in Southbridge on Saturday, March 23rd.  Advance online bidding for select items begins this week.

Chief Development Officer, Lindsay Doray, expressed gratitude for the overwhelming support received from local businesses and animal lovers, noting the array of exciting auction items available, including lavish gift baskets, Red Sox State Street Pavilion tickets and Yukon Solo Stove bundle.

Advance online bidding is open to everyone for select items and gift cards from Thursday, March 14th at 1 pm to Thursday, March 21st at 1 pm. Those attending the event will have the opportunity to bid on a dizzying array of additional items, as well as surpassing online offers to support shelter pets in need.

With a limited number of tickets remaining, Doray urges prospective attendees to secure their reservations promptly. Doors open at 4 pm, offering a delightful cocktail hour amidst hundreds of auction and raffle items. A sumptuous dinner will be served at 6 pm, followed by an exhilarating live auction featuring premium items, concluding with the silent auction. Tickets are priced at $55 per person.

Second Chance is still accepting sponsorships and item donations to elevate the success of the dinner auction. Doray acknowledges the unwavering support of local businesses, underscoring the event’s goal to provide medical care to shelter pets in need.


For sponsorship inquiries, item donations, or to purchase tickets for the 25th Annual Dinner Auction, please visit

PHOTO: The Dinner Auction raises funds to care for pets like Clarissa and Charlie who were born with severe eye defects and came to Second Chance in need of surgery.


About Second Chance Animal Services:

Second Chance Animal Services is a nonprofit animal welfare organization founded in 1999.  Second Chance began as an animal shelter and grew to help more pets in need.  Today Second Chance operates Community Veterinary Hospitals in North Brookfield, Southbridge, Springfield, and Worcester providing access to the highest-quality veterinary care for all.  Subsidized rates are provided to underserved communities to ensure access to care for all pets in need. Last year Second Chance helped over 49,000 pets live better lives through full-service veterinary care, spay/neuter services, adoption services, community & educational outreach programs, training, and a pet food pantry. For more information, visit Second Chance’s website at


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