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Join us for the Paws for Life Rescue inaugural Quartermania fundraising event to cover medical costs for the homeless pets in our care. $20 admission covers three auction paddles, plus a fourth bonus paddle for those who purchase tickets online in advance.

Participants will also enjoy a very reasonably priced cash bar, lunch, raffles, silent auction, shopping the vendor area, playing the wine tree and hoping to win the Basket of Oblivion, which is one giant basket of a variety of liquor, beer, wine and champagne.

Doors open at noon. Peruse the auction and raffle items. Choose your seat. Shop the vendors. Grab some lunch.

Quarter Auction begins at 1 p.m. Let the paddle raising begin!

Raffles and Silent Auctions end at 4 p.m.

Event ends at 5 p.m.

Beginning at 1 p.m., our auctioneer will call for bids to win an item or a basket of items ($20 minimum value). If you want to win the item, you hold up your paddle and place a quarter in the bucket for each paddle you raise. The auctioneer will draw a number and if that number matches your paddle, you win the item! Raise as many paddles as you want, depending on how badly you want to win the item. Play as few or as many auctions as you want.

Get started or finish up your holiday shopping!

This event is open to everyone and is fun for all ages. Parking is free.

Pioneer Pet stainless steel drinking fountain
Cuisinart 12-cup coffee maker
Bissell PowerLifter Pet vacuum
iLive portable boombox
Walt Disney World park hopper tickets (good through October 2020)
Detroit Zoo 4-pack of tickets
The Henry Ford/Greenfield Village 4-pack of tickets
$50 gift certificate to Haig’s of Rochester Fine Jewelry
$50 gift certificate to Picaboo for personalized photo gifts 
$50 gift card to Whirley Ball of Novi 
$57 gift certificate for one-hour massage, Royal Oak
$100 gift card to Prime29 Steakhouse, West Bloomfield 
$100 gift card to Birmingham Geek
$100 gift card to Animal Activity Center, Clinton Twp
$100 gift card to Parkway Small Animal Hospital, Clinton Twp
Two passes for brunch at Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center, Plymouth
Adult and child passes to Planet Rock Climbing Gym, Ann Arbor or Madison Heights
Gift card to Brann’s Steakhouse and Grille, Northville
Gift cards to BD’s Mongolian Grill
One year of fresh flowers and plants from English Gardens
Karate uniform and one month of free lessons, Novi
Two tickets to Emagine Movie Theaters
Two tickets to MJR Grand Digital Cinema, Troy
Gift card to HopCat Royal Oak plus free crack fries
Himalayan salt lamp
Clothing: fancy scarves, jackets, T-shirts
Holiday ornament set and Santa candy dish
Barbie doll, handmade clothing and carrying case
Coffee Lover’s gift basket
Bath & Body Works gift basket
Christmas-theme gift basket
Dog Lover’s basket of toys and rawhides
Candles … and much, much more!



WeeBeastie Creations
Oliver’s Beer Biscuits
Leashes and Collars Galore
K9 Turbo Training
Cat Toys and More
Christmas Ornaments
Essential Oils for Pets and People


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No. This event is open to all ages. ID is required to purchase alcohol from the bar and to purchase raffle tickets for any baskets containing alcohol. Soda, water and juice available for purchase from the bar as well. 

What are my parking options for the event?
Ample free parking at the venue is available.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please call 248-906-8752 or email volunteer@pawsforliferescue.org

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?
Yes, that’s fine.

What if I run out of quarters?
No worries. We will have volunteers available to make change for you.

Do you accept credit and debit cards?
Yes, we do. And, of course, cash is always welcome as well. 

Can I come to the event to bid on silent auctions and raffle backets without participating in the Quarter Auction?
Yes, if you don’t want to raise paddles, you can pay just $5 to enter the event.

How can I sign-up to be a vendor at the event?
Just send an email to volunteer@pawsforliferescue.org. Vendors spaces are free and vendors keep 100% of their sales proceeds. In exchange, each vendor must donate three items or baskets of items, valued at $20 each minimum, for the quarter auction.