Katch Astoria to host holiday fundraiser for an animal rescue group

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Enjoy a night of fun while supporting a good cause this weekend in Astoria.

On Saturday, Dec. 9,  New York City Animal Rescue Girls (NYCARG), a nonprofit that has rescued more than 200 homeless animals from the streets of New York City, will be hosting their First Annual NYCARG Holiday Fundraiser at Katch Astoria, located at 31-19 Newtown Ave., from 6 to 10 p.m.

The fundraiser will feature performances by comedians Brandon Collins and Thomas F. Ray; and singer Syrissa Sacca, all of whom are Queens natives. Attendees can also participate in silent auctions and raffles.

One hundred percent of the proceeds from the event will go to fund NYCARG’s rescue services, including trap, neuter and rehome, fostering and adoption services and veterinary care.

“We here at NYCARG rely heavily on the kindness of our donors and volunteers. I would like to thank each and every single person who has turned this vision into a reality. Your various contributions go a long way in making our rescue efforts possible,” said Alicia Harding, President and Founder of NYCARG. “We are looking forward to a fun-filled evening benefiting our furry little friends in need.”

Tickets are available starting at $10 and are available online here or by cash and PayPal on-site.

“Katch Astoria Gastropub is proud to host NYCARG’s First Annual Fundraiser,” said William C. McSorley, Katch General Manager . “We look forward to a fun-filled night supporting the organization and helping our homeless furry friends finds homes. But most importantly, with getting the care they deserve, as we are animal lovers and consider this cause near and dear to the Katch family’s heart. It is going to be an awesome night and we are proud to be a part of it.”

To learn more about NYCARG or to learn how you can get involved, visit www.NYCARG.com