By Craig Michaels

The Palm Springs Regional Association of REALTORS® (PSRAR) charter was granted in 1928. Their mission is to assists real estate professionals and their affiliates in our desert communities. Fundraising for local nonprofit organizations is a year-round goal of the Palm Springs Regional Association of REALTORS®. The organization is excited to announce its first fundraiser for 2019 “Poochella Fest.”

This free community event will feature a dog adoption and pet food drive. The fundraiser highlights the need for fostering and adopting homeless animals. Funds raised by Poochella Fest will also benefit the local Boys and Girls Club of Palm Springs & Cathedral City along with the Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter. The festivities will take place on Saturday April 13, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Demuth Park in Palm Springs.

​The Boys ​and ​Girls ​Club ​will ​hold ​a ​Pet ​Food Drive ​prior to Poochella Fest and on ​the ​day ​of ​the ​event the ​kids ​will ​have ​an ​opportunity ​to pres​ent ​their ​donations ​to ​the ​Friends of the Palm ​Springs ​Animal ​Shelter. Guests are also encouraged to bring pet food to donate for the animals. Bring your family and friends and enjoy a pet fashion show, silent auction, raffle prizes, Easter egg hunt, entertainment, food and drinks. All moniesraised ​from ​this community ​e​v​ent ​will ​be split ​between ​the ​two ​charities​.


There is still time to get involved. If you or your company would like to support the event there are many different ways you can do this. You can purchase a booth to gain exposure for your company at the event. You can also sponsor an activity and get mentions at the event and social media. You can also donate raffle prizes, pet food or make a cash donation.

For booth registration and details please contact Jason Watson 760-449-1832 or Craig Michaels at 760-880-3848