Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker Dec 23 performances set to benefit Animal Rescue League of El Paso’s abandoned animals
Russian professionals help support Animal Rescue League of El Paso dontaing $5 of every ticket
Moscow Ballet and the Animal Rescue League of El Paso (ARL) are working together to raise funds for the Animal Rescue League of El Paso a private, non-profit, charitable organization with 501(c)(3) status, which does not receive any government funding or tax dollars. ARL is supported solely by private donations from caring people in our community and small grants. Five dollars from each ticket sold by the Animal Rescue League for the Friday, December 23, 4:00 and 8:00pm performances of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker at the Plaza Theater, will go directly to help animals in the shelter. The Moscow Ballet performance features award-winning and acclaimed principal dancers, a corps de ballet of 40, 200 lavish costumes, larger-than-life Russian puppets and 9 hand-painted backdrops that are embellished with 3-D effects – a must see for the whole family! 2011 marks Moscow Ballet’s 19th annual Great Russian Nutcracker tour of 2 companies to 60+ cities across North America. To purchase tickets and simultaneously make a donation to the Animal Rescue League of El Paso, use the code “Rescue” in the form on the right or e-mail JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING with EL PASO RESCUE in the subject line.
Recently ARLEP was involved in rescuing several animals from a neglect case; two horses, one llama and four dogs. Unfortunately one of the horses was extremely ill and had to be put down, the other horse needs medical attention for his overgrown hoofs and one of the dogs is being treated for heartworm. These are all added expenses ARL has incurred with the rescue of these animals. So with the help of the Moscow Ballet and patrons, ARL will be able to continue to help the stray, abandoned, injured and abused animals in the El Paso community.
Animal Rescue League of El Paso’s mission is to serve stray, abandoned, orphaned, injured and abused companion animals by providing medical care and shelter in times of need, locating lifelong homes, and promoting responsible pet guardianship through education, legislation and sterilization. Animal Rescue League of El Paso, Inc. is volunteer-based, and was founded in 1995. ARL rescues, rehabilitates and places approximately 1,400 dogs, cats, kittens and puppies a year. Over 17,000 animals have been adopted into responsible, loving, lifelong homes since our beginning. No animal is euthanized unless it is on a veterinarian’s advice to end or prevent pain and suffering from a terminal untreatable illness or physical ailment, or in cases when severe, uncorrectable dangerous behavioral problems prevent the animal’s placement.