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Animal Lovers “Take Off” on a Virtual Flight to Interfaith Ministries Wags & Whiskers Brunch and Pet Fashion Show Fundraiser


Benefiting Animeals Program

On Saturday, May 8, 2021, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., philanthropic animal lovers will virtually“take off” for the 8th Annual Wags and Whiskers Brunch, benefiting Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston’s Animeals program, which provides pet food, toys, and preventative vet caresupplies to seniors with pets in the Meals on Wheels program.


The “Jet Set Pets” themed event will feature a pet fashion show, silent auction, and more and will be hosted by Brunch Chair M.A. Shute. Donning their best jet set or vintage attire, guests are invited toenjoy an inspiring program emceed by Casey Curry from the comfort of their home.Boarding passes will give guests access to the virtual program and gourmet boxed lunches will be delivered using Interfaith Ministries’ home-delivery meal expertise.


Guests can purchase an entire virtual row in Jet Setter, First Class, Business Class, Premium Class, or Frequent Flyer Class to support Animeals and Interfaith Ministries. Sponsorship levels include:


  • Jet Setter Row Sponsorship - $25,000

  • First Class Row Sponsorship - $15,000

  • Business Class Row Sponsorship - $10,000

  • Premium Class Row Sponsorship - $5,000

  • Frequent Flyer Class Row Sponsorship - $2,500 


Prepare to take flight by purchasing a sponsorship at individual tickets for International and Domestic fares will be available to purchase on March 1, 2021. Contact Brandi Ledet at or call 713.533.4925 for more information.


Animeals was started more than 10 years ago when Interfaith Ministries’ Meals on Wheels drivers discovered that seniors were sharing their food with their beloved pets. Today, Animeals provides free pet food, toys, and preventative vet care for more than 1,300 dogs and cats.



A United Way agency, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) brings people of diverse faith traditions together for dialogue, collaboration, and service, as a demonstration of our shared beliefs. Interfaith Ministries provides four main services: Meals on Wheels for Greater Houston and Galveston County which delivers more than 1.5 million meals each year to homebound seniors and people with disabilities across four counties; Refugee Services which, in conjunction with the U.S. State Department, resettles hundreds of refugees in Houston; Interfaith Relations and Community Partnerships, which provides community services fostering understanding, respect and engagement among Houstonians of all faiths; and Volunteer Houston, which connects volunteers in transformative projects with area nonprofits. For more information, visit

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