The Benson's Pet Center
Gala for Animals
Saturday, June 3, 2023

Hosted at the Albany Capital Center


Auction pick-up at mhhs Tuesday, 6/6 through Friday 6/10 from 12 pm - 6 pm.

The Benson's Pet Center Gala for Animals

Saturday, June 3, 2023
Albany Capital Center
55 Eagle Street
6:00 pm

Honorary and Sponsor Reception at 5:00 pm

This unforgettable event features inspiring animal stories celebrating the mission of MHHS, all wrapped in great food and drink, and the company of caring friends. PLUS, we'll introduce some very special animal guests!

  • VIP Cocktail Reception included with Honorary Committee tickets
  • Gourmet Food Selections by Mazzone Hospitality (vegan options available)
  • Music and Dancing with Silver Arrow Band
  • Silent Auction with Mobile Bidding plus Live and Mission Auction
  • One-of-a-kind Opportunity to Win an Exquisite Item from Frank Adams Jewelers



Honorary Chair & Emcees

We're excited to introduce Fran O’Rourke, Market President, KeyBank Capital Region, as our 2023 Honorary Chair.

We're honored once again to have NEWS10 ABC’s Chief Meteorologist and host of Pet Connection as our emcee, along with CEO Ashley Jeffrey Bouck.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Get behind our Gala for Animals and join us to be inspired, have some fun and gain visibility through our powerful marketing channels.
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Title Sponsor
Premier Sponsor
Guardian Sponsor