Every year, America's VetDogs hosts several special events. veteran with dog

We are fortunate that many supporters, including individuals, civic and charitable organizations, host special events for our benefit in which we receive a portion of the proceeds.  For more information about attending an event, being an event sponsor, or hosting an event to benefit  VetDogs, please contact our Development Department at 631-930-9050 or e-mail info@VetDogs.org.

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America's VetDogs Hosted Events

America’s VetDogs Long Island Run & Dog Walk - July 30, 2022 - Seaford, New York  

Help America’s VetDogs make a difference in the lives of veterans and first responders by participating in the 8th Long Island Run & Dog Walk to be held on July 30, 2022 at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford, NY. America’s VetDogs is also hosting a virtual run/walk for those that live far away and cannot attend. Dogs are welcome to join you on your run/walk too! Virtual option is Saturday, July 23 - Saturday, July 30, 2022. Learn more here

13th Annual America's VetDogs Golf Classic - August 29, 2022 - Huntington, NY  

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America's VetDogs is excited to hold its 13th Annual Golf Classic at the Huntington Country Club, in Huntington, NY on Monday, August 29, 2022. It’s a wonderful fundraiser for all golf enthusiasts. The highlight of this special event is hearing from America’s VetDogs graduates who have received a service dog of their own helping them live without boundaries.” Learn more here. 

Community Fundraising Events


May 22, 2022 – 5th Annual Supreme Auto Charity Car Show - Enfield, CT

For the fifth year in a row, America’s VetDogs has been selected as a beneficiary of funds for this special event.  The event is taking place at Mt. Carmel Society to begin at 10:00 a.m. The Foundation is encouraging weekend puppy raisers affiliated with the Osborn Correctional Institution to be in attendance and support this fundraiser in the Connecticut community. If you wish to feature your car the fee is $15. The fee for spectators is $5. Sponsorships are also available. To learn more, please call 860-882-9041. Rain date is June 5, 2022. Download event flyer.


June 4, 2022 - Race the Lake - Cooperstown, NY

The 26.2 race will begin at 8:00am, starting and ending at Glimmerglass State Park. The 13.1 race will begin at 8:00am, starting on State Highway 80, near the Fenimore Art Museum. The 5k race will begin at 9:00am in Glimmerglass State Park. All races finish together in Glimmerglass State Park. This year, Race the Lake has teamed with America’s VetDogs to raise funds and awareness for this outstanding cause. America’s VetDogs supports our veterans and first responders. Their mission is “To help those who have served our country honorably live with dignity and independence.” Learn more here.

June 25, 2022 - 6th Annual Veteran PTSD/Suicide Awareness Walk - Merchantville, NJ

6th Annual Veteran PTSD/Suicide Awareness Walk sponsored by Merchantville American Legion Post #68.  Meet at Merchantville Bike Path behind Eclipse Brewery, located at25 East Park Ave, Merchantville, NJ.  All are welcome to join us as we walk the 2-mile path to bring awareness to this epidemic. Event starts at 10 a.m.; Rain Date June 26, 2022. The event is proudly co-sponsored by Team RWB Philadelphia Chapter.  For more information contact John Brouse 609-280-7572.


July 9, 2022- Deadlifts for Dogs - Powerlifting Competition 

 Whether you lift weights or not join in the fun and support a VetDogs grad helping other veterans and first responders to receive a service dog. 
Participation is open to all experience levels and age groups.  All proceeds will go towards naming a service dog. Meet at 8am on July 9 at Westminster Strength & Conditioning – 61 John Street, Westminster, MD.  $40 Entry Fee – includes event shirt. Raffle Baskets Tickets available.

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For more information, call: 540-454-6697


August 26-28, 2022 – Sixth Annual Jeremy Feder All-Star Charity Baseball Tournament - Oceanside, NY

Oceanside Little League (OLL) and the Feder family will be hosting this baseball tournament for kids ages 8 -10 years old with all proceeds to benefit America’s VetDogs. The tournament will begin on Friday evening at Wrights Field in Oceanside, NY with additional games to be held Saturday and Sunday.  Food and great raffle prizes will be will be sold starting at 6:30 pm on Friday, September 16 at Wrights Field located at 264 Mott St. in Oceanside.  To date, Jeremy has raised an estimated $35,000 for America’s VetDogs.  Registration will soon be available. For information, please contact Laura Koss-Feder at 516-678-4641 or kosfeder@optonline.net . "Our veterans fight for our rights. They deserve our care and support when they return from battles. These service dogs can help them lead whole, fulfilling lives. I am honored to be raising money and awareness for America’s VetDogs” – Jeremy Feder. Rain date is September 16-18, 2022. 


September 11,  2022 – Barkin' Brunch

Join ProFit and Alix as they host a 'Barkin Brunch' at The Refuge in Melville, NY on Sunday, September 11 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
This brunch will benefit America’s VetDogs. A variety of gift baskets will be raffled throughout the brunch and food will be served until 3:00 p.m.  Reservations for the event are strongly encouraged. To reserve your table call The Refuge at: 631-577-4444. 


October 22, 2022 – A Salute to Soldiers – Agawam, MA

Fourth Annual Salute to Soldiers will be held at the Polish Club of Agawam and will begin at 5:00 p.m. with dinner to be served at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are available at asalutetosoldiers.com  for $20. Don’t be late, as you won’t want to miss out on all the fun! There will be a BBQ buffet, raffles, 50/50, music and more! All proceeds to benefit America’s VetDogs. For questions call 413-726-8883. 


Hometown Heroes Banner Program

Memorial Day – Veterans Days 
Honoring our beloved Veterans, Active-Duty, Reserve, and National Guard members with these beautiful military banners displayed throughout the Town of Babylon. This is our way of saying "Thank You" to the brave men and women of our great United States military.  Beautiful Full-Color Banner Honoring Your Hero will be displayed throughout the Town of Babylon. Attractive 18"x36" Patriotic Design * Honoree's Photo, Branch * Service Years Displayed. Sponsorship Rate $200.00 per Banner. Ordering Deadline is March 15, 2022. To learn more call: (631) 388-7891 Learn more here.