Haunted Hunter Murder Mystery Dinner!

Please join us for The Haunted Hunter Murder Mystery dinner on Saturday, October 18 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Arlington Heights.  The event includes a cash bar reception, three-course plated dinner with wine service, and a show that engages the audience to help solve the crime (costumes are encouraged by not required).  Fantastic raffle prizes and terrific surprises will make this evening unforgettable!  The event features Jest Murder Mystery Company and proceeds will benefit As Good as Gold and Fur Keeps Animal Rescue.  Click here for more information; sponsorships ($500, $250, and $100) and $70 individual tickets may be purchased by clicking HERE.

New Wines and Candles Now Available!

We’re pleased to present six delicious certified organic Chilean wines and six fragrant 16-ounce candles featuring beautiful goldens on the labels!

Share a bottle and share our story with six wine varieties – Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Malbec -- all available for purchase at www.BenefitWines.com/agag.

Six aromatic candles -- Apple Pie, Balsam Fir, Green Tea, Honeydew, Pink Petals and Pumpkin Pie will light up your home and help AGaG's rescued goldens at the same time!  You may order any or all of these long lasting candles for home or gift giving.  Just click on www.CharityWicks.com/agag.

Strut Your Mutt - August Fundraising Incentives!

  • Amazing team prizes from Best Friends - $10,000, $5,000 and $2,500
  • Refunded registration fee for first 25 Team Members who raise $100 or more in donations
  • Cash and check donations accepted
New this month - the Strut Your Mutt team member who raises the highest donation amount wins a $25 Big Bowl gift certificate and the donor with the largest gift amount in August win a $25 Big Bowl gift certificate, a complimentary wine tasting for four at any Cooper's Hawk restaurant location, and a "kitchen sink" sundae at any of the many Colonial Cafe & Ice Cream locations! Please join our Strut Your Mutt efforts by becoming a Team Member.  As a Team Member, you may set up your own easy-to-use web page that can be tailored with photos of and a story about your dog and the importance of As Good as Gold's work.  You may send either a standard or customized appeal e-mail to family, friends and co-workers asking them to donate to Strut Your Mutt with a link to your web page. 

If you'd like to make a Strut Your Mutt donation by check, please make your check payable to As Good as Gold, write "Strut Your Mutt" in the Memo field, and mail to As Good as Gold, PO Box 533, Wheeling, IL 60090.

Click here to sign up as a Team Member, donate to a Team Member's page, or donate to AGaG's Team. Once you've registered, contact Team Lead Miriam Feldman at mirnjer@aol.com who will walk you through the process.

A Golden Day at White Oak Vineyards!

As Good as Gold members in the Bloomington-Normal area have a wonderful event planned at the White Oak Vineyards in Carlock on September 13th from 3-6pm.  You can taste award-winning wines, enjoy the beautiful scenery, dance to a Motown cover band, and purchase tickets to win fabulous raffle prizes.  You may even bring your leashed, well-socialized dog(s)!  White Oak Vineyards is located at 8621 E. 2100 North Road in Carlock, Illinois.  (Please note a $5 entertainment cover charge will be assessed between 4-6pm.)  Click here for more information -- we look forward to seeing you on the 13th!

Order Your 2015 Rescue Calendar Today!

It's that time of year again....time to plan ahead and order your 2015 rescue calendars not only for yourself but also for family and friends.  Everyone delights in the beautiful photos and heartwarming stories of the 13 featured rescued goldens.  Please support this wonderful annual fundraiser by clicking here to access this year's order form!