Two Sunday fundraisers will benefit the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana, a "Picture Your Pet with the Easter Bunny" event in Gary and a "Bunco for the Animals" party in Schererville.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 279 will host a benefit from 1 to 5 p.m. at the post home, 6600 Hobart Road, Gary.
Bring donations for homeless animals to the post home, enjoy chili and a hot dog, and get your pet's Easter picture taken with the Easter Bunny. There is a small fee for photos.
Some much needed items are: Pedigree Puppy Food, Clay Cat Litter, Lysol spray, Simple Green, Softscrub with bleach, stamps, Purina Dog, Cat or Kitten food, Clorox Bleach, paper towels, baking soda, 55-gallon trash bags, and gift cards to Menard's, Office Depot, etc.
Also Saturday, a bunco party will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. at the St. John Township Community Center, (1515 W. U.S. 30, Schererville.
There will be raffle baskets and prizes and door prizes. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door and includes non-alcoholic beverages, finger food and desserts. For tickets, call (219) 938-3339.
All proceeds benefit the animals at the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana, 6100 Melton Road, Gary.