Past Events & Updates

Enter & Vote Now: Forte’s Inaugural Photo & Calendar Contest

Make your best friend famous, win prizes, and help us save more lives at the same time! Check out the contest and list of our prizes at gogophotocontest.com/forte. Entrance fee for the contest is $15. Share the contest with your family and friends and let them know the more votes your best friend gets, the higher your chance of winning and the higher our chance of saving more lives. There is a $1 donation per vote and with a minimum of 5 votes, so the minimum voting costs is $5.

Perks for You:

  1. You can reserve a calendar day such as your dog’s birthday or adoption day and have their picture featured on that day. There is a max. limit of 3 days in a month, so reserve your day as soon as possible – first-come, first-served.
  2. You can reserve the photo of your dog featured on a month. There are only 4 months available, so reserve your month as soon as possible. Reserving a spot to be featured on one month requires a $50 donation.
  3. You can also pre-order the calendar for only $10.

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Beauty Collection Charity Event – Friday September 15, 2017 2PM to 5PM

Come join us for the Beauty Collection Gives Back 2017 Charity Event. 10% of sales during the event will be donated to Forte Animal Rescue.

Enjoy Complimentary:

  • Skin Treatments
  • Makeup Applications
  • Refreshments
  • Beauty Bags from your Favorite Beauty  Brands

WHEN: Friday September 15th from 2PM to 5PM

WHERE:
Waterside At Marina Del Rey
4722 Admiralty Way, Ste A-17
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
310.306.8108

California Pizza Kitchen Fundraiser – Tuesday September 19, 2017

Come to California Pizza Kitchen and get some delicious food anytime between 11 AM and 10 PM on Tuesday September 19th. 20% of your purchase will be donated to Forte Animal Rescue including dine in, take out, catering (directly with CPK and not third-party delivery), and all beverages when you mention “Forte.”

Forte peeps are having dinner at 7PM, so please come join us!

What: Forte Animal Rescue Fundraiser at California Pizza Kitchen

When: Tuesday, September 19th, between 11AM and 10PM

Where: California Pizza Kitchen, 13345 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

How: By mentioning “Forte” to the server

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Strut Your Mutt Annual Fundraiser – Saturday October 21, 2017

On October 21, Forte Animal Rescue will be participating in Best Friends Animal Society’s annual Strut Your Mutt event, and you and your dogs are invited to join us! Thank you for making last year’s event a success; the turnout was amazing! Please walk with us or just support us because we need your help to reach our goal, so that we can continue saving more precious lives!

What: It’s so much more than a charity walk! Strut Your Mutt is a fun-filled festival, including activities such as doggie yoga, pet portraits, music, contests and more. This annual fundraising event is about saving lives. It’s a series of charity walks that bring together four- and two-legged participants of all ages to raise money toward saving the lives of abandoned animals.

When: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Registration: 1:30pm
Walk: 3pm
Festival: until 6pm

Where: Exposition Park, 700 Exposition Park Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90037

While we’re having fun, we will be raising funds to help Forte Animal Rescue continue saving more dogs. Because we’re 100% volunteers with no paid staff, every penny we’ll raise will go directly to animal care and help us rescue more precious lives!

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Tony P’s Fundraiser – August 6th thru 10th

Visit Tony P’s Dockside Grill in Marina del Rey any time during the week of Sunday August 6th thru Thursday August 10th, and Tony P’s will donate to Forte Animal Rescue 20% of your purchase (including ALCOHOL)! The food is terrific and so is the cause so please help them help us and eat there often during that week. Don’t forget to share with your friends!

Sunday August 6th – Thursday August 10th
Tony P’s Dockside Grill
4445 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 823-4534

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Support Us in Macy’s Charity Challenge

We have been selected as one of the charities participating in Macy’s Charity Challenge! This is an awesome opportunity for us to gain awareness, recognition, and most importantly, resources in the form of donations. There are grand prizes to win at the end of the challenge in addition to many weekly prizes during the competition. The beauty is that even if we don’t win any prizes, we will still benefit from your donations. Everyone who donates $5 or more will receive the Shop For a Cause savings pass via email. The savings pass can be used at Macy’s in-store or online during the Shop For a Cause event in August (from 8/10-8/13). The challenge will be active from 7/11 to 8/9.

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California Pizza Kitchen Fundraiser – Tuesday June 27, 2017

Come to California Pizza Kitchen and get some delicious food anytime between 11 AM and 10 PM on Tuesday June 27th. 20% of your purchase will be donated to Forte Animal Rescue including dine in, take out, catering (directly with CPK and not third-party delivery), and all beverages when you mention ‘Forte.’

What: Forte Animal Rescue Fundraiser at California Pizza Kitchen

When: Tuesday, June 27th, between 11AM and 10PM

Where: California Pizza Kitchen, 13345 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA

How: By mentioning “Forte” to the server

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Drink Wine & Save Dogs! – May 20, 2017

Bodega Wine Bar in Santa Monica will be hosting a fundraising evening to support Forte Animal Rescue on Saturday May 20, 2017 from 5-9pm. Bodega will graciously donate 15% of sales that evening to Forte, so we’d like to get as many people out as possible! Please join us and invite your friends. Anyone can donate by mentioning the rescue to their server that evening.

What: Forte Animal Rescue fundraiser at Bodega Wine Bar

When: Saturday, May 20th, between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Where: Bodega Wine Bar, 814 Broadway, Santa Monica

How: By mentioning “Forte” to the server

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Pizza for Pooches – April 12, 2017

Spring is here, so to celebrate, we are getting pizza! Fresh Brothers in Marina del Rey is hosting a fundraiser for Forte Animal Rescue on Wednesday, April 12th. They are going to donate 20% of all sales directly to Forte! That means that the more people come out, the more we can raise. The fundraiser will run from 11 am – 9 pm. You can either go on your own, or meet up with us at around 7 pm!

IMPORTANT: Please tell them that you are there for Forte, otherwise your purchase will not count!

What: Forte Animal Rescue Fundraiser at Fresh Brothers Marina del Rey

When: Wednesday, April 12th, 11 am – 9 pm

Where: Fresh Brothers Pizza, 4722 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

How: By mentioning “Forte” to the server

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O’Brien’s Fundraiser – April 13, 2017

O’Brien’s Irish Pub & Restaurant will be hosting a fundraising evening to support Forte Animal Rescue. O’Brien’s will graciously donate 20% of sales made between 5 pm and 10 pm on Thursday, April 13th when you mention Forte to your server. There will be alcohol aplenty, great food and live music for your ears. Invite friends, relatives, distant acquaintances and join the group for a fun evening and help save more precious lives.

What: Forte Animal Rescue Fundraiser at O’Brien’s Irish Pub

When: Thursday, April 13th, 5 pm and 10 pm

Where: O’Brien’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, 2226 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica

How: By mentioning “Forte” to the server

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Yard Sale – Sunday February 26, 2017

Stop by the Forte Animal Rescue Yard Sale at Beach Moto Motorcycle Shop on Sunday, February 26th from 9 AM ~ 2 PM. In addition to the yard sale, we will be having home-baked goods as well as hand-crafted jewelry for sale. If you have any donations for our yard sale please contact Vibeke Hirsch at vibeke@farescue.org.

Beach Moto Motorcycle Shop
12971 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90066

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Bingo Night – March 8, 2017 at 9 PM

Join Forte Animal Rescue for an exciting Bingo Night at Hamburger Mary’s Bar and Grille in West Hollywood on Wednesday, March 8th at 9 PM. We will have celebrity ball caller Terra Jolé from Little Women LA and Dancing with the Stars, drink specials all night and fantastic prizes so don’t miss out! $20 suggested donation. All proceeds from the event go directly to the care of animals.

Hamburger Mary’s Bar and Grille
8288 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046

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Speed Wine Tasting & Movie Night – Friday, February 10, 2017

Forte Animal Rescue’s Exclusive Wine Tasting Event
Brought to you by viaONEHOPE, with 15% of all purchases going to Forte.

WHEN: Friday, Feb 10th, 6:30-10 PM

WHERE:
Esprit Marina del Rey
13900 Marquesas Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Tickets range from $15-$20 (movie seat categories) and include 5 Tastings + Movie and complimentary nibbles. Early bird tickets (till Feb 3) enter movie draw! Additional glass of wine/bubbly = $5 donation. Handcrafted jewelry available for sale (80% to Forte). Underground guest parking available. More venue and event details on ticket. Limited SpaceAvailable!

6:30 PM – Doors Open
6:45 PM – Registration/Seating
7:00 PM – Wine Tasting
8:00 PM – Movie

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Wine Sale Fundraiser

Forte Animal Rescue is proud to announce that we partnered with cause-centric viaONEHOPE to bring you wines and bubbly just in time for the holidays, while giving back to Forte. 15% of your purchases will be donated directly to our cause! You will receive a 30% savings on cases/half cases. Enjoy Wine – Give Back – Make Doggies Happy!

WHEN: Now through Dec 26th, 2016

WHERE: https://secure.viaonehope.com/parties/6305

For assistance with the website or placing your order, call Lynn: 310-993-4934.

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Wine Tasting Event – December 1, 2016

Forte Animal Rescue’s Exclusive Wine Tasting Event
Brought to you by viaONEHOPE, with 15% of all purchases going to Forte.

WHEN: Thursday, Dec 1st, 7-9 PM

WHERE:
Esprit Marina del Rey
13900 Marquesas Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Tickets at the door for a suggested donation of $10. Includes 6 tastes plus one full glass of your preference. Underground guest parking available, in green spots only. Fundraising venue is the ‘Theater’, accessible through the garage. Follow the balloons. Venue provided courtesy of Kelly Jones at Real Estate Alliance.

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Rescue Spot Kick Off Party – Saturday September 17, 2016 12PM to 3PM

Join us for Mega Adoption in Manhattan Beach! Healthy Spot will be donating 10% of all sales to all the participating rescue groups. Plus: fun games, catering from Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop and lots of adoptable pets looking for their fur-ever homes.

WHEN: Saturday, September 17, 2016 12PM to 3PM

WHERE:
Healthy Spot
204 S Sepulveda Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

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Beauty Collection Charity Event – Friday September 16, 2016 4PM to 7PM

Come join us for the Beauty Collection Gives Back 2016 Charity Event. 10% of sales during the event will be donated to Forte Animal Rescue.

Enjoy Complimentary:

  • Skin Treatments
  • Makeup Applications
  • Refreshments
  • Beauty Bags from your Favorite Beauty  Brands

WHEN: Friday September 16th from 4PM to 7PM

WHERE:
Waterside At Marina Del Rey
4722 Admiralty Way, Ste A-17
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
310.306.8108