Holiday Wreath Fundraiser to Benefit Homeless Animals

Humane Society Calumet Area (HSCA) in Highland is accepting orders of holiday wreaths, garland (roping) and swags now through November 18.

The wreaths are fresh and custom-made from Scotch pine by Kingma Christmas Tree Farm in Demotte, Ind. Each wreath is sprayed with a colorant and a solution called “needle hold” for needle retention.

The wreaths come plain or decorated with natural pine cones and a velvet bow. Finished wreath sizes range from 20 in. to 60 in. and garland can only be purchased in whole feet, in lengths between 8 and 50 ft. Swags are approximately 18 in. in length.

Order forms are available at Paws Resale Shoppe, 8149 Kennedy Ave., Highland, Ind. or online at

All orders and payments are due by Wednesday, November 18 and orders will be available for pick up December 4 through 5 at Paws Resale Shoppe.

Proceeds from the sale benefit the animals of HSCA. For more information, visit or contact Ashley Boyer at (219) 513-8911.

About Humane Society Calumet Area
Founded by concerned citizen Miss Evelyn Sweitzer in 1941, Humane Society Calumet Area aims to lead the community in the humane treatment of animals by providing vital community services. In 2014, nearly 1,750 homeless animals found homes through HSCA and more than 190 lost animals were reunited with their families. Additional HSCA services include spay and neuter surgeries for families with financial hardship at Estelle Marcus Animal Clinic, pet therapy teams that visit nursing homes and assisted living facilities, a humane education team that teaches local children about pet safety and compassion, and rehabilitation for wildlife at Moraine Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.