Cause for Paws Gala Prizes

Winter dog decor basket with some awesome household decor donated by Ashley Maddock!

Thank you Marquette Adventures Guide Service for donating a 1/2 day Guided River or Ice Fishing Adventure! Marquette Adventures Mission is to encourage, inspire and inform those that wish to get out on the water. Give back to the Marquette community and share the wonders of the U.P. with all. “Catch You on the Water”

Authentic Vikings Football autographed by #17 wide receiver Aldrick Robinson

Joe’s Cakes for a YEAR!!! That’s right, you could win one of Joe’s delicious and beautiful cakes every month for a YEAR!! The ultimate in edible art! Life is sweet, Joe’s Cakes make it even sweeter! Thank you Joe’s Cakes for your generous donation year after year to help make Cause for Paws a success.

Autographed football by the 2017 Green Bay Packers

The Detroit Red Wings and starting forward #39 Anthony Mantha donated an autographed action shot!

Wow! Look at this Dog Lovers Basket! A food bin, food, toys, treats, AND a certificate for a wellness check up & vaccinations from Northern Veterinary Associates! Northern Veterinary Associates are GREAT friends to UPAWS and our pets.

Grounds and Hounds Coffee Gift basket donated by UPAWS friend Reva Laituri

Puuurrrfect kitty cat basket filled with lots of goodies for your feline friends and two awesome books to read as they snuggle on your lap donated by UPAWS friends Ann & Garrett Brownell.

Chakra Yoga mat, Salt Lamp, Chakra bracelet, candle holders/candles, and more donated by UPAWs friends Ann & Garrett Brownell

A Dog Birthday basket donated by Jessica Mariin Hair & Makeup Artistry – Fresh Coast Beauty.

A YEAR OF PIES that is!!! Iron Bay Restaurant & Drinkery is donating a Peace Pie Company pie to one lucky winner every month for a year!

This is Stella Blue she’s inspecting the deluxe kitchen package Marlene and Phil Ombrello

Fall Bath & Body Works three- wick candle set with Fall holder & more donated by Ann & Garrett Brownell

Photo: 24×36 ready to hang metal print of the Northern Lights over Lake Superior at a local scenic overlook donated by Saddleback Photography 


Two really popular raffle items from Cause for Paws 2017; Taste of Marquette County Package and a Food Truck Tour Package.

Private yoga session for you and up to 5 of your friends? Certified Yoga Instructor Gabi Kautz will come right to your home (or location of your choosing).

Edge of Reality donated (5) 1/2 hour station rentals at the VR arcade.

Car detail package donated by UPAWS volunteer extraordinaire Karen Rhodes


Puuuuurrrfect prize package donated by UPAWS dear friend Laura Aldridge and another paw print package donated by Laura Aldridge. This door mat is too cute!! It says “beware of dog” with a chunk “bitten” out of it.

A little critter basket donated by UPAWS very own Ann Brownell

A raffle package donated by UPAWS Board Member Karen J Duquette. Thank you Karen, this basket is perfect for fall! Cute decorations just in time for Thanksgiving, and even a bottle of wine and glasses to share around the table too.

This package is jam packed with adorable paw patrol items and toys for a little boy. And this adorable package is an ultimate slumber party package for a little girl! Both donated by super volunteer Marlene Ombrello.

You know what pairs well with chilly fall days and cold winter nights? A new “set it & forget it” crock pot and a new soft and cozy plush comforter! Thank you Shirley Mae Barnett for these two great raffle prizes for Cause for Paws.

This package is loaded with dog treats, toys, gift cards, etc! Thank you very much to the Larsen family, you are such good friends to UPAWS.

Cold Weather Moose Collection donated by green 3 apparel

Thank you Be”You”tiful Salon and Teal Hair Artistry for this wonderful raffle prize!

Platinum Sponsors Mares Z Doats donated this super cute raffle basket.

Not only is Joe entertaining us with his band Shag Lake Drive at Cause for Paws but his business Boogren MiTech LLC donated a $100 Gift Card to the Up North Lodge for one lucky winner.

Gift package donated by Kurgo is just for you! A back seat cover hammock, travel water dish, travel bag, leash, and lawn game for extra bonding with your best friend!

Check out these awesome raffle packages from our Platinum Sponsor Honor Credit Union! Honor Credit Union is a Platinum Partner two years running helping all of our flagship fundraisers (Strut Your Mutt, Tee Up For Tails, Cause for Paws, and Raise the Woof) be as successful as possible!

Thank you Angela Hartman and Sarah Schwenke for this super cute dog raffle basket!

This bee themed basket is filled with goodies! Cooper Lake girls honey, 3 teas, a bottle of meade, bee mug, bee scarf, bee socks, and so much more!! Thank you Linda Paull, Barb Savolainen, and Diane Jandron for your ongoing support–sweet just like honey!

Check out this adorable wall art donated by Vanessa Marie Lakanen! A cat/dog heart ready to hang statement piece, and a raffle basket with a super cute hanging leash holder that says “Woof” with cute paw print o’s! The leash holder even has a spot to dispense poop bags and a treat jar–it is seriously CUTE!

This raffle basket donated by Cause for Paws Golden Retriever Sponsors TacoMo Dog Training is filled with toys and treats for your fur baby!

You could win 3 personal training sessions, one body scan, and a 3 month gym membership w/ tanning! Plus, all these goodies!! Donated by Cause for Paws Maine Coon Sponsors Anytime Fitness of Harvey

Thank you Lupine Collars & Leads for this super cute Holiday Dog collar and leash and cat collar! Lupine Pet dog collars, cat collars, pet supplies & gear are made in the heart of the White Mountains of New Hampshire and inspired by the durable components found in climbing and hiking gear.

Thank you Karen Anderson for these wonderful hand knitted sweaters! These photos really do not do these sweaters justice! The craftsmanship and time that went into these is remarkable! There’s a blue Youth Sweater, green Youth Sweater, and a green Adult sweater that will be available at silent auction at Cause for Paws Saturday, November 10th!

Always be yourself. Unless you can be a unicorn, then always be a unicorn!! Although we’ve never had a unicorn come to the shelter, this prize package donated by the Talo’s does come with a unicorn rescue kit! The perfect prize package for a slumber party, Birthday party, or just a gift for your kid after a fun adult night out at Cause for Paws!

If there’s one thing the Talo household takes more seriously than animal rescue, it’s pampering their own 4 rescue pups! These prize packages have just that in mind for you and your fur babies! A “snuggle Sunday” package with a dog print throw, dog print pillow, book, mug, dog dishes, snacks, and a matching best friends necklace/dog tag. “The dog licked the spoon” homemade dog treat kit too! We know you enjoy spending time with your dogs as much as we do, so we hope whoever wins these prizes enjoys some quality time with their dog(s)! -Amber & Ivan

TGIF! Who could use some wine & chocolate to unwind? Thank you Johanna Novak & Addie Goymerac for this amazing package! Adorable dog wine glasses, a cat shaped bottle of wine, and tons of chocolate and more wine! Remember, it’s not drinking alone if the cat or dog is home!

Here comes Santa Claus! Here Comes Santa Claus! Would you like to win a visit from Santa to surprise your little ones, family, or friends? Santa will make a visit all the way from the North Pole to surprise them during the holidays or Christmas Eve! He loves UPAWS pets and wants to make sure they find forever homes this holiday season!

Thank you Beth Heikkinen for these beautifully framed puzzles. Beth is working on customizing these with special name plates too! The Blue Dogs Framed Puzzle will say “Help Save Them All” That’s just what we’re trying to do at Cause for Paws with help from each and every donation! Thank you so much Beth!

Are you feeling lucky?? Did your kids hide all of the good Halloween candy on you? You’re in luck! Lisa and Chris Wetton donated a lottery tree and candy buffet!!

Uncle Pizza Productions Presents WAITING FOR WIIG! Filmed locally here in the U.P. receiving the audience Choice Award for Narrative Short at the Soo Film Festival. “Destiny is the last thing on the mind of unsuspecting strangers as they await the arrival of a small town film star, but fate rarely plays by the rules.” You can win your very own copy of the movie, t-shirts, a hat, stickers and more! What are you waiting for? Make sure you put the winning ticket in the raffle bucket for this raffle prize! Thank you for your awesome donation Aaron Yunker, Steven Wiig, and Kyle Hulkonen!

Calling all cat ladies!! This prize is for you!! For the working cat lady who works hard so her cat can have nice things! A 5 meal pet feeder donated by Pet Safe! A black leather cat purse, cat watch, cat themed mouse pad, food dish, treats, and more donated by The Talo’s 4 rescue dogs who want to show the kitties lovin too! Plus, a cute collar donated by Lupine Pet! Meowwwww!!!

Thank you Jane Phillips for these wonderful knit hats and shawl! They are so cute!!! We appreciate your support so much!

Check out these three awesome prizes!! We really want to thank the person who donated these awesome prizes but there wasn’t a note with them when they were dropped at the shelter. Please let us know so we can acknowledge you properly! An adorable plaid UP/dog basket, a football Sunday package, and a Halloween decor basket because it’s never too early to plan for next year!! Thank you so much for these absolutely wonderful raffle baskets!!