Attend – Sponsor – Donate to the 3rd Annual FUR BALL

What is Fur Ball

The Fur Ball is a gala evening that celebrates the life-saving work of local animal organizations. It includes a strolling cocktail reception, a sumptuous multiple-course buffet dinner, live music, dancing, and memorable silent and live auctions. The event attracts more than 250 animal lovers from all walks of life— community leaders, business owners, corporate executives, animal-sheltering innovators—joining “paws” to make a difference.

When: April 28, 2018 6:00pm-11:00pm
Where: Suburban Collection Showplace Hyatt Place – Crystal/Sapphire/Ruby Ballroom in the Diamond Center: 46100 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48374

Highlights:
Bulldog Tuxedo

  • Pre-glow VIP reception from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. (by special invitation)
  • Cocktail reception from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Multi-course gourmet buffet dining & cash bar
  • Music and dancing provided by the incomparable Rick Leider Band
  • Memorable silent and live auction
  • Emcee: Paul Gross, WDIV-TV
  • Cocktail attire
  • (Please leave your fur kids at home!)
  • ***100% of the Proceeds benefits charities***
  • Stay the night at the Hyatt Place, more info

Check out the 2017 Fur Ball Recap.

Who are the 2018 Fur Ball beneficiaries?

Cat Tail AcresCat Tail Acres is a sanctuary for feral and unwanted cats. We are not a traditional shelter and do not accept socialized adult cats or kittens who are more adoptable. We believe all of God’s living and breathing creatures deserve a right to a good life. Learn more.

 

The mission of the Friends For Animals of Metro Detroit (FAMD) is to provide loving care and sanctuary to animals, encourage adoptions and reunions, and promote respect, responsibility and compassion for all animals. Learn more.

 

MAAN logoThe mission of the Michigan Animal Adoption Network (MAAN) is to provide proper housing, straw, food and supplies to animals living in outdoor conditions as well as offer assistance to families with animals living indoors. MAAN targets low-income communities by decreasing dog and cat homelessness and overpopulation through low-cost sterilization programs and other resources to families in need. MAAN also provides education on proper pet care to pet owners. Learn more.

Why should YOU be a Fur Ball partner?

  • Your business will have a unique opportunity to establish and strengthen brand and public awareness. With over 50% of Americans being pet owners, your partnership will be meaningful to many of your clients and they’ll appreciate your commitment to a cause they care about. Never doubt that animal-lovers are an extremely loyal group!
  • You can feel confident in your donation; the beneficiaries we have chosen rate high for sheltering practices, fiscal management, accountability, and transparency.
  • You’ll receive a tax deduction for your donation (as allowed by law).

Publicity and Promotion

  • Promotion through our radio media sponsor WJR
  • Televised media, including WDIV Local 4—our emcee is WDIV Meteorologist Paul Gross
  • Featured stories in Heritage newspapers
  • Full social media promotions via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube via Fur Ball portals and all 3 beneficiary organization portals

Fun Raising 4 Animal Rescue Proceeds
$436,000 Raised So Far...

Fun Raising 4 Animal Rescue Proceeds Chart

100% of Proceeds helps Animals in Need!

Fun Raising 4 Animal Rescue Tax ID#: 81-2139193

Sponsorship Opportunities

Premier Packages

All premier packages are exclusive, and include the following “sit pretty” rewards for your generosity:

  • Social media features spotlighting your business or social media platform upon sponsorship confirmation
  • Company logo and hyperlink on event website
  • Listing in event invitation mailed in February
  • Premier recognition on event and table signage
  • Company logo featured in scrolling digital display throughout the evening
  • Opportunity to include promotional item(s) in guest gift bags
  • Invitation to pre-glow VIP reception (5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.)

PLATINUM “RESCUER” PRESENTING Sponsor – $10,000
TAKEN by UBS: BLS Financial Partners

  • Fur Ball 2018 proudly sponsored by (You or Your Company)
  • Right of first refusal for Presenting Sponsor for 2019 event
  • Your Company will have non-compete sponsorship rights; i.e. only 1 bank or realtor
  • Recognition in Fur Ball press and/or media releases
  • Acknowledgment as the Presenting Sponsor by the emcee throughout the evening
  • Opportunity to have a central marquee at Fur Ball
  • Opportunity to speak during opening remarks/program
  • 2-page center spread in Fur Ball print program
  • 20 Tickets for the Fur Ball (2 tables), with premier seating location
  • Premier package “sit pretty” rewards
Interested in being our NAMING Sponsor, contact Michelle Mullen
at michelle@yourbowlingcoach.com or call  248-615-9060

“TOP DOG” DINNER Sponsor – $5,000

  • Dining buffet table recognition features
  • 1/2 page ad in Fur Ball print program
  • 10 Tickets for the Fur Ball (1 tables), with premier seating location
  • Premier package “sit pretty” rewards
Interested in being our ADOPTION Sponsor, contact Michelle Mullen at michelle@yourbowlingcoach.com or call 248-615-9060
How did you hear about Fur Ball?
Any special instructions?:

“VIP” OR Event Reception Sponsor – $4,000

  • Signature cocktail named for you, plus your logo on cocktail napkins
  • 1/2 page ad in Fur Ball print program
  • Opportunity to be involved in the sponsored experiential portion of the event
    • 2 Receptions: Very Important Paws (VIP): 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. OR Cocktail: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • 8 Tickets for the Fur Ball, with premier seating location
  • Premier package “sit pretty” rewards
Interested in being our RECEPTION Sponsor, contact Michelle Mullen at michelle@yourbowlingcoach.com or call 248-615-9060
How did you hear about Fur Ball?
Any special instructions?:

“Purr”-ferred Veterinary or Business Leader Sponsor – $2,500

  • Your Company will have non-compete sponsorship rights; i.e. only 1 bank or realtor
  • 1/2 page ad in Fur Ball print program
  • 8 Tickets for the Fur Ball, with premier seating location
  • Premier package “sit pretty” rewards
Interested in being a BUSINESS Sponsor, contact Michelle Mullen at michelle@yourbowlingcoach.com or call 248-615-9060
How did you hear about Fur Ball?
Any special instructions?:

“Meow-sic” Entertainment Sponsor – $2,000

  • Interact with Rick Lieder Band & special guest performers
  • 1/4 page ad in Fur Ball print program
  • 6 Tickets for the Fur Ball, with premier seating location
  • Premier package “sit pretty” rewards
Interested in being our ENTERTAINMENT Sponsor, contact Michelle Mullen at michelle@yourbowlingcoach.com or call 248-615-9060
How did you hear about Fur Ball?
Any special instructions?:

“Best in Show” Auction Sponsor – $2,000

  • Live & Silent Auction recognition features
  • 1/4 page ad in Fur Ball print program
  • 6 Tickets for the Fur Ball, with premier seating location
  • Premier package “sit pretty” rewards
Interested in being our AUCTION Sponsor, contact Michelle Mullen at michelle@yourbowlingcoach.com or call 248-615-9060
How did you hear about Fur Ball?
Any special instructions?:

Advertisement Opportunities

Full Page – $1,000

  • 5 inch x 8 inch add in Fur Ball Program
  • Advertising and design specs will be supplied by, and coordinated with, your event contact
  • Deadline for submission is Friday, April 6, 2018.
Advertising space is now closed. Please check back for next year.
How did you hear about Fur Ball?
Any special instructions?:

Half Page – $500

  • 5 inch x 4 inch add in Fur Ball Program
  • Advertising and design specs will be supplied by, and coordinated with, your event contact
  • Deadline for submission is Friday, April 6, 2018.
Advertising space is now closed. Please check back for next year.
How did you hear about Fur Ball?
Any special instructions?:

Quarter Page – $250

  • 5 inch x 2 inch add in Fur Ball Program
  • Advertising and design specs will be supplied by, and coordinated with, your event contact
  • Deadline for submission is Friday, April 6, 2018.
Advertising space is now closed. Please check back for next year.
How did you hear about Fur Ball?
Any special instructions?:

Ticket Opportunities

“Aristocats” Table Sponsor – $1,500

  • 10 tickets to the event (1 table)
  • Listing on event invitation to be mailed in February
  • Invitation to pre-glow VIP reception
  • Signage on your reserved table
  • Listing on Fur Ball event website
  • Recognition on event signage
  • Listing in Fur Ball event program
  • Listing in scrolling digital display throughout the evening
Interested in being a TABLE Sponsor, contact Michelle Mullen at michelle@yourbowlingcoach.com or call 248-615-9060
How did you hear about Fur Ball?
Any special instructions?:

“Wonderdog” Sponsor – $750

  • 6 tickets to the event
  • Listing on event invitation to be mailed in February
  • Listing on Fur Ball event website
  • Recognition on event signage
  • Listing in Fur Ball event program
  • Listing in scrolling digital display throughout the evening
Interested in being a WONDERDOG Sponsor, contact Michelle Mullen at michelle@yourbowlingcoach.com or call 248-615-9060
How did you hear about Fur Ball?
Any special instructions?:

“Lady and the Tramp” Sponsor – $400

  • 2 tickets to the event
  • Listing on Fur Ball event website
  • Recognition on event signage
  • Listing in Fur Ball event program
  • Listing in scrolling digital display throughout the evening
Interested in being a LADY AND THE TRAMP Sponsor, contact Michelle Mullen at michelle@yourbowlingcoach.com or call 248-615-9060
How did you hear about Fur Ball?
Any special instructions?:

Fur Ball Friend Ticket – $150

  • Listing on Fur Ball event website
  • Listing in Fur Ball event program
  • 1 ticket to the event
Interested in purchasing tickets, contact Michelle Mullen at michelle@yourbowlingcoach.com or call 248-615-9060
How did you hear about Fur Ball?
Any special instructions?:

Basic Individual Ticket – $100

  • 1 ticket to the event
Interested in purchasing tickets, contact Michelle Mullen at michelle@yourbowlingcoach.com or call 248-615-9060
How did you hear about Fur Ball?
Any special instructions?:

Donations

DONATION

  • I am unable to attend or sponsor, but would like to make a tax-deductible donation to help animals in need.
  • If you would like to donate an item or experience for our auction, please call Michelle @ 248-217-8275.
    • Your name/company logo on Auction Item
    • Company listing in Fur Ball Program

Download Sponsorship Packages

2018 Fur Ball Sponsorship Packages

Contact Info:

furball@funraising4animalrescue.org

Pro Shop: 248-615-9060

Michelle Mullen: 248-217-8275

Presenting "Rescuer" Sponsor

UBS Wealth Management


“PURR”FERRED Business Leader Sponsors

Dearborn Family Pet Care Dr Cheryl Good

Business Leader: Veterinary