Voorhees Animal Orphanage to Host 27th Annual Woofstock Festival

Voorhees Animal Orphanage to Host 27th Annual Woofstock Festival

The Voorhees Animal Orphanage (VAO) is hosting its annual Woofstock Festival.
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VOORHEES  — Gather around, groovy pets and pet owners! The Voorhees Animal Orphanage (VAO) is getting ready to bark and roll at its 27th Annual Woofstock Festival, a dog-friendly event open to the public on Saturday, September 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Voorhees Town Center in Voorhees Township, N.J. Entry to the festival is just $2 and proceeds from Woofstock, VAO’s largest fund-raising event of the year, support medical care, pet food and supplies for the community shelter’s dogs and cats.

The fun-filled event will feature dog demonstrations, food trucks, craft and retail vendors, the VAO alumni parade, music, animal rescue groups, a beer garden and a huge gift basket raffle pavilion.

“Woofstock puts the spotlight on VAO’s mission of providing medical care, food and shelter for cats and dogs until we can secure their loving, forever homes,” says Jennifer Bailey, marketing director of VAO. “Nothing makes us happier than seeing the community come together to support our furry friends and bring them all the peace and love through donations and attendance!”

Woofstock is sponsored by the Wimmer Family, Auto Lenders, Camden County Board of Commissioners, Holman Enterprises, Petco Love, RBC Wealth Management, The Smoking Dog, Wimmer Criminal Defense Law, Gordon CFO Consulting, SERVPRO, Jazwares, Brody’s Crafted Cocktails, Burlington Press, Thomas/Boyd Communications (TBC), Philadelphia Animal Specialty & Emergency, Timothy Rice Estate and Elder Law Firm, Elkins Chevrolet, Tab Group Inc., County Line Veterinary Hospital, Denny’s Septic Service, Country Pet Lodge, Mister Softee, United Rentals, Conner Strong & Buckelew and Hardenbergh Insurance Group.

Additional sponsorships and vendor applications are available. If you are interested in sponsoring or participating as a vendor, visit https://www.vaonj.org/woofstock-2023/ or email info@vaonj.org.

About the Voorhees Animal Orphanage

Founded in 1988, the Voorhees Animal Orphanage (VAO) is a nonprofit community animal shelter and 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to providing shelter, food and medical care to stray and unwanted animals, until permanent and loving homes can be found. VAO does not receive any local, state or federal funding. We rely on grants and generous contributions of individuals and corporations. Currently, VAO serves 28 towns in southern New Jersey, 19 of which are in Camden County. VAO works with rescue partners across the country to rescue animals from overcrowded and high-kill shelters.  In 2022, VAO achieved a live release rate of 91.04 % (a.k.a. “no-kill). To learn more about VAO visit https://www.vaonj.org/.


Voorhees Animal Orphanage to Host 27th Annual Woofstock Festival

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