If you are looking for a pet and want to adopt, not shop, then check out the Humane Society of El Paso. They are getting ready for a fun-filled event that gives a pet-friendly spin on an upcoming sports tournament. Whether you are a pet fan or a sports fan (or both), you can help make a difference.

The Humane Society of El Paso is one of 64 animal shelters and organizations from across the nation entering the Humane Society of Southern Arizona’s annual March Muttness tournament. This year’s tournament is scheduled to tip off today, March 1, at 9 a.m. The event is an online fundraising challenge pitting the organizations against one another in a bracket-style tournament. Winning teams that raise the most money in the 48-hour “game” advance in the tournament. For the “Tails In” Round, the Humane Society of El Paso will face the Pioneer Humane Society/PAWS, Pendleton Animal Welfare Shelter in Pendleton, OR beginning today and going through Thursday, March 3.

Humane Society of El Paso
Humane Society of El Paso

The best thing about March Muttness is that all funds raised will stay in the El Paso area to help the Humane Society of El Paso with their mission of providing shelter, food, medical treatment, adoption services and more to vulnerable animals in our community. That alone is reason enough to donate because our area pet population needs the help that the Humane Society provides them. Beginning at 9 a.m. today, you can make a donation to support the Humane Society at our event donation page. The event’s overall tournament, click here to go to it, will show brackets and update fundraising totals.

Let’s go all tails in, El Paso! You can get more information by contacting Genesis Juarez at gjuarez@hselpaso.org or (915) 532-6971.

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