Virtual Tail Waggin' Gala - Journey to Service

11sep6:45 pm8:30 pmVirtual Tail Waggin' Gala - Journey to Service

Event Details


Thank you to everyone who has a part in our 2021 Virtual Tail Waggin’ Gala – Journey to Service. We are happy to announce that we raised


If you missed the program and would like to view it, you can do so by clicking the picture above or by going to our YouTube Channel.



Saturday, September 11, 2021 

6:45 pm Music by Helping Paws graduate Steve Mireau
7:00 pm Program begins
7:40 pm Musical performance from local recording artist Tim Mahoney


Join us on the evening of September 11 for the Virtual Tail Waggin’ Gala – Journey to Service. We are excited to focus on the journey our dogs take to become a working service dog. It will be an evening filled with heartwarming stories about how Helping Paws dogs are changing lives. Of course, there will be puppies! You will get to meet the Job Litter! We will have musical guests and an amazing auction filled with some of your favorites and something for everyone!


This event is FREE! You do need to RSVP for the event by clicking the blue button below. Once you RSVP you will be notified when the silent auction bidding opens on September 9, as well as the event starting the evening of September 11.




We hope you will join this for this inspiring evening. Be sure to share on social media with your friends, family and co-workers. The best part of a virtual event is that anyone can attend from anywhere in the world. Even better, when it is FREE to attend!


Post Event Details:
Each auction item in our online auction will tell you whether that item will be mailed or if it will require pick up. We have established the following dates and times for auction item pick up at the Helping Paws training center.  You will need to wear a mask when in the training center for pick up.

Helping Paws
630 12th Avenue South
Hopkins, MN 55343

Pick Up Dates:

Tuesday September 14 from 3:30 – 6:30 pm
Thursday September 16 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Monday September 20 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wednesday September 22 from 3:00 – 7:00 pm

If you have questions about our Virtual Tail Waggin’ Gala – Journey to Service, you can contact Pam Anderson at or 952-988-9359 ext. 12. 


Thank you to our sponsors! 

Alpha Sponsors:





Silver Paw Sponsors:










Puppy Paw Sponsors:







Auction Items Needed:

Do you have an item, service or experience you would like to put in our auction? We would love to hear from you! The items need to be new and not used. You can reach out to Jonathan Kramer at or 952-988-9359 ext. 15. The deadline for us to accept items is Friday August 27, 2021. 


(Saturday) 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm