Adoption Fees Will be Waived at All Three Orphans of the Storm Locations March 15 – 17 Riverwoods, IL – Orphans of the Storm ®, one of the most well-respected and largest animal shelters in the Chicago area, is hoping to bring “the luck of the Irish” to the shelter animals and families by finding them forever homes. Adoption fees will be waived at all three locations March 15 – 17, 2019 for the “Irish I had a Home” promotion, allowing searching families to welcome a new family member into their homes, when adopting a dog or cat 6 months or older. 
Costs for final shots will still apply.
Orphans of the Storm operates three animal shelters in theChicago area: Orphans of the Storm Animal Shelter located at 2200 Riverwoods Rd. in Riverwoods (Deerfield),
the Highland Park Adoption Center located at 468 Central Ave. in Highland Park (participating Friday & Saturday only) and the Northbrook Court Adoption Center located at 2171 Lake Cook Rd. in Northbrook, IL (participating Friday & Saturday only).  
The shelter recently received a generous grant from an anonymous donor that will be used to cover the costs of adoption fees, which includes:
-Initial veterinary consultation at Ruth Helen Wolf Anim
al Hospital
-spay or neutering, two weeks aftercare at our preferred
vet, initial shots
-de-worming, flea and tick prevention
– pre-surgical exam. 

During this St. Patrick’s Day weekend, the shelter will have 100 dogs and 250 cats waiting for a welcoming home. To get in the holiday spirit, the shelters will be decorated with festive shamrocks and leprechauns and surprise gifts will go home with each furry new adoptee.  
All visitors to Orphans of the Storm’s locations will be able to meet and engage with adoptable cats and dogs to find the one with the perfect personality. Participants are encouraged to bring as many members of their family as possible, other pets included, to meet the shelter animals and find the best fit for their family.
Families should bring a valid form of identification and proof of current address.  About Orphans of the StormOrphans of the Storm, a longstanding animal shelter in Chicago’s northern suburbs, takes responsibility and helps to find a home for every cat and dog that reaches its doors. A verdant country refuge, Orphans of the Storm has provided exceptional shelter, nutrition and medical care for orphaned, abandoned, abused or neglected cats and dogs since 1928.  Over the course of the shelter’s 90-year history, well over 100,000 pets have found new homes as loving and beloved additions to families.  At any given time, visitors to Orphans of the Storm’s beautiful, woodland facility in Riverwoods can choose from up to 150 dogs and 300 cats — healthy, affectionate and faithful animals who would be their companion for life.  At Orphans of the Storm, dogs enjoy 8 acres of land for daily exercise under the caring attention of our staff and a dedicated army of volunteers.  The shelter’s mission is that no dog or cat is ever without a loving home. We always strive to make the lives of our animals and our community better, one happy ending at a time.
Come to Orphans of the Storm, where you will not just adopt a pet, but a “friend for life.” Orphans of the Storm is located at 2200 Riverwoods Road in Riverwoods. 
Animals may be adopted at any time; no appointment is necessary. Orphans of the Storm is a not-for-profit, non-government subsidized, section 501(c)(3) organization. 

For more information, visit or call 847-945-0235.