Welcome to Virtual Bassetfest!
Bassetfest is normally our biggest fundraiser of the year and we LOVE to meet all of you and your wonderful hounds!
This year we have to do it virtually, for the safety of all of our volunteers and all of YOU, our basset families! So please be generous and help us keep helping the hounds!
Most of Virtual Bassetfest is on our Facebook Fundraising page, where we will direct you below!
Welcome and enjoy!
Drawings being pulled! Winners announced soon!
Let's start with our 50-50 Raffle!
Click the PayPal link below to purchase tickets to our 50-50 Raffle! The raffle will be drawn on Oct 3 around noon, when we would have had our live Bassetfest! Since we are doing this via PayPal, we will contact the winner via the email address on file with PayPal and refund half of the pot!
Let's play some games!
We would like to see who all his here and play some games! This part will take place on our Facebook fundraising page! Please scroll to the PINNED POST where you will see where to take part!
Check In by showing us a photo of your basset and let us know where you are from!
Show us your basset in a Halloween costume!
Show us a picture of your basset's paw and ear with a measuring tape! The winners of our 3 contests will be contacted via Facebook and mailed a small prize from OBHR!
Click any of the pictures to go to our Fundraising Page then go to the PINNED POST!
Now let's do some RAFFLE ITEMS!
Raffles will also be done via PayPal and the winners will all be drawn on Oct 3 about noon when we would have all met for Bassetfest! OBHR will be paying shipping on all items so please buy lots of tickets!
Raffle #1 - Hand made Quilt!
This lovely quilt was made for us by Calendar Girl Roxie and her momma!
It will keep you warm on a cool fall night and it is a one of a kind!
Raffle #2 - Solar Lantern Dog
This adorable dog is about 12 1/2 inches tall and he holds a solar lantern that lights up when it gets dark!
Raffle #3 Pioneer Woman candy jar grouping
This includes PW basset candy jar Henry, PW towels, PW birthday balloon, PW candle holder, an oven mitt set, cookie cutters and a figurine.
Raffle #4 Cutting board combo
Includes a dog themed glass cutting board with a matching plastic plate, matching reusable plastic grocery bag, salt and pepper shaker, figurine, cork trivets and coaster set and a picture frame!
Raffle #5 - Baking combo
Includes 2 silicone dog treat molds, paw print spatula and whisk, bone bowl mat, 2 Life is Ruff kitchen towels, figurine, and a basset agility t-shirt size Large.
Raffle #6 - Stuffed Basset
This adorable stuffed dog is 24 inches long and just as cute as can be!
AUCTION! GOING ONCE! GOING TWICE! SOLD!
This part will also take place on our Facebook Fundraising page! We have a few more items to add later but this is what we have up now! Please go to the PINNED POST on our Facebook Fundraising page to bid by commenting on the pictures! Please bid generously as OBHR will pay all the shipping and this auction takes the place of our live Bassetfest Auction!
Auction will end about noon on Oct 3!
Again, CLICK HERE to go to our Facebook Fundraising page to BID!
Don't forget to buy our calendar!
Thank you all for your help in keeping us up and running! It is through the generosity of all of our donors that we are able to do what we do for the hounds! Please explore our website and see how you can help!
You can be a monthly donor and spread out donations through the year! It's tax deductible!
You can help us by fostering or transporting our hounds! We are always looking for new volunteers!
You can help us by shopping at Kroger or Amazon Smile and designating us as your charity! You shop and Kroger and Amazon donates!
Check out our Basset Store to see what we have available!
Want to help more? Want to help us with fundraising, processing applications, or have any other ideas? Shoot us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org!
We look forward to seeing you all again at Bassetfest LIVE in 2021! Stay safe and healthy!
Warmest regards from OBHR!
Sally - OBHR director
Valerie - Fundraising
Kristy - Transports
Barb and Lindsay - Applications
Nicole - available dogs
And all of our wonderful fosters and transporters!
If you have any problems with our purchasing links please contact Valerie at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org!
Bassetfests 2019 and 2018
2019 gave us our largest turnout yet! We had 288 people and 151 bassets, and that's just the folks that checked in!
Thank you all for your continued support! Please enjoy some of the pictures below from previous Bassetfest 2018
taken by photographers Jennifer and Rick Lothes.
Pet friendly hotels in the Columbus area are listed at the bottom of the page for next year's planning.