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Thank You To Our 2019 Sponsors

We are grateful to our generous Faux Fur Ball Sponsors who invest their support and goodwill at the Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter.


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Save the Date

Faux Fur Ball VI will be on March 28, 2020

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Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter (Friends) is a non-profit 501©(3) organization who manages and operates the animal shelter of the city of Palm Springs. The Palm Springs Animal Shelter is an open admissions municipal shelter, operated by Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter, dedicated to building a community responsible for pet stewardship and humane treatment of animals .

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Pack your bags and have your passport ready to be transported to a tropical affaire!

You are invited to join the Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter in celebration of our fifth annual Faux Fur Ball V- Island Tails.  This signature fundraising event brings community and animal-lovers together for a festive evening of celebration to those dedicated to building a community responsible for pet stewardship and humane treatment of animals.

Island Tails provides critical funds to our life-giving mission as the only public shelter in Coachella Valley operating under the no-kill philosophy and providing compassionate care to animals.

Enjoy active food stations inspired from around the world crafted specifically for Island Tails by Lulu’s talented Executive Catering Chef Rafael Munoz.  Entertainment provided throughout the evening by West Coast smooth jazz artists, The Martini Kings. An event not to be missed!


Island Tails Itinerary

6:00 PM Welcome Reception, Cocktails Island Style, Tantalizing Bites & Exciting Silent Auction

Open your senses and be ready to feed your soul as wanderlust takes control! More than a mere festive adventure, Island Tails is a quest that will have you and your guests deeply immersed into the mission of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter.

Begin your excursion by indulging in tantalizing bites of international cuisine crafted by Lulu’s while sipping on our signature cocktail. Feeling adventurous? Peruse our silent auction to stake your claim for the perfect escape, pampered self-indulgence, bauble, trinket and more. Pomaika'i

7:30 PM Awards Presentation & Spirited Live Auction

Makani 'olu'olu e kai malie!

Enjoy the paradisiac sunset as you “hula-on” over to our main event! Libations continue to flow and delectable intercontinental tasting stations are for the taking. Together, we will raise our Tiki glasses in celebration of our very inspirational, hometown heroes as we say “Ho'omaika'i 'ana”!

Be adventurous! Have your paddle ready for this year’s highly spirited live auction! Your Kōkua is essential!

Celebration Dance TO FOLLOW

Mahalo Nui Loa!

Come hula with us in your best Island wear! Cocktails continue to flow and the dance floor is open as the West Coast jazz vibe of the ice-cool Martini Kings takes us into the night!

A hui hou kakou, remember the journey is more important than the destination. Mahalo!


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