Grass Roots Rescue’s Heels & Hooch Gala set for March 23 at CHEER center

GEORGETOWN — Grass Roots Rescue, a southern Delaware-based animal rescue, will hold its inaugural fundraising gala Saturday, March 23 at the CHEER Community Center located on Sand Hill Road in Georgetown.

The “Heels & Hooch Gala” will begin at 6 p.m. with an evening will include hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions and a wine wall.

DJ Greg Breeding and Boardwalk Entertainment will provide music. Beer and wine will be available for purchase along with one’s choice of three signature drinks created just for this event by Grass Roots Rescue’s dedicated volunteers.

Since the rescue’s inception in 2013, more than 1,300 dogs, cats, and other animals have been rescued from overstuffed kill shelters, hoarding situations and abusive homes, with nearly all them being adopted by loving families throughout Delmarva.

Grass Roots is also known for taking in hospice animals and animals with severe medical cases in the hopes of providing them with a better life.

“We are so excited to host our inaugural Heels & Hooch gala,” said Grass Roots Rescue founder and president Karli Crenshaw.

“We have so many animals in need right now and we truly hope the funds raised from this event will allow us to not only continue but increase our ability to help the animals in our community.”

Tickets for the gala are $55 per person or $100 per couple. Tickets can be purchased by following the link at or searching for “Heels and Hooch Gala” at Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Recommended dress for the evening is “cocktail attire.”

Grass Roots Rescue is a Delaware-based all volunteer 501(c)3 nonprofit group that saves dogs, cats, and other animals that are at risk in shelters and within the community. Their primary objective is to increase the quality of life for all animals through rescue, outreach, and education.

Grass Roots is solely a foster-based rescue that relies on the generous donations of local community members to continue their purpose of saving as many animals as possible.

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