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Throughout the year we hold a variety of fundraisers and events that help us continue to accomplish our mission. We always appreciate excited, hardworking volunteers to help us plan for and host these events.

Fundraising volunteer opportunities include a Silent Auction, our Fido & Friends Fun Run dog walk, raffles, our Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale, and our Santa Paws Ornaments sale, just to name a few.

Fundraising Committee
The fundraising committee plans and organizes our fundraisers. They are constantly looking for new and creative ways to increase our revenue, so that we can continue to accomplish our mission.

For more information on our Fundraising Programs, contact our Executive Director at 715-839-4747 ext. 25 or email at .

News & Events: what's happening at ECCHA.

Raising awareness about animal welfare and working to increase donation revenue are both key elements to keeping the shelter running. From pet expos to community outreach opportunities, ECCHA always has something exciting to involve you and your pet. We host new events almost monthly and are always reaching out to our community for support. So check back often to learn more about our current needs and upcoming events.

27th Annual Holiday Bazaar Results!

Your kind and generous contribution of items for our 27th annual Holiday Craft and Bake Sale netted $3,835.60 in sales plus $1,700 in Santa Paws ornaments and $243 in shelter merchandise sold on site!

We have all of our holiday craft donors and volunteers to thank for their support and generosity on behalf of "those who cannot speak." 

Santa Paws Ornaments Are Back!

Some Homeless and Needy Walk on Four Legs. . .

Purchase a Santa Paws ornament this Christmas to help the ones in need so often forgotten - our community's homeless animals. Each colorful, paw-shaped, 5" ornament features a picture of a shelter animal, and a donation level that will suit everyone's budget.

Donation Levels

$5     Treats and Toys

$10    Pet Food

$10    Personalized (fill in your own info.)

$20   Vet Supplies

$50   Emergency Medical Fund

$100  Spay/Neuter Fund



Ornaments will be available Monday, Nov. 17th through the first week of January 2015. They can be purchased at the Eau Claire County Humane Association, as well as these wonderful vendors who have generously offered to display and sell them on behalf of the ECCHA (be sure to thank them for their support of the homeless animals in our area!) :  

       Ark Animal Hospital

       PESI Education


       Benji Chain Reaction Fitness

       Crossroad Books

       Down to Earth Garden Center

       Eau Claire Energy Coop

       EC Animal Hospital

       EC Floral

       Eclectica on Grand

       Festival Foods

       From the Vine Wineroom

       Globe University

       Gordys' County Market - All Eau Claire Locations, Chippewa, & Lake Wissota

       Great West Mercantile

       Green Oasis Gardens

       Grooming Hut

       Happy Pooch Doggy Daycare

       Idexx Labs

       Kindness Animal Hosp.

       Mega Holiday - Hwy 93 Location, Eau Claire

       Mega Holiday -Jeffers Rd Location, Eau Claire

       Mega CO-OP - All Eau Claire Locations

       Northern Paws Pet Lodge 

       Northside Pet Hospital

       Oakwood Hills Animal Hospital

       Oliver Insurance Agency

       Paws  & Claws

       Pete's Resturant & Spirits

       Pet Food Plus

       Phillips Shoes

       Picture This

       Racy D'Lenes

       River Looks

       The Twisted Pantry

       Ship Shape Carwash

       Sport Rider

       United Healthcare

       Viking Electric Service

       Westgate Animal Hospital




If you want to have an ornament(s) sent to you by mail, call Burdette Lorenz at 715-858-0934, Email her at lorenz@charter.net, or send a mail order to her attention at 2802 West Cameron, Street, Eau Claire, WI 54703.  She will help you choose just the right ornament (donation level, cat or dog picture) and send it to arrive just in time for Christmas.  You can send in a check or she can take your credit card information.


October Adopt A Dog Month: Fur-Ever Homes Found!

18 of our fabulous furry canine friends found loving homes during our October Adopt-A-Dog Month event! Thanks to the participating vets that offered discounts on spay/neutering, and thank you for all of your continued help and support so that we are able to find our homeless animals the  loving families they deserve.

Again, huge shout-out to our amazing participating veterinary clinics:

Chippewa Veterinary Clinic

Colfax Animal Hospital

Hoof & Paw Clinic       

Kindness Animal Hospital                                           

Augusta Veterinary Clinic                                                             

Eau Claire Animal Hospital                                   

Osseo-Augusta Veterinary Clinic                                              

Rock Falls Veterinary Care

Ark Animal Hospital                          

Dr. Reiter's Veterinary Clinic                             

Oakwood Hills Animal Hospital 

Animal Hospital of Chetek

Country Doctors Veterinary Services            

Northside Pet Hospital