The 21st Annual HERO Awards


The 21st Annual HERO Awards on March 2, 2024

Event Details

It is our greatest hope that you will join us for our 21st Annual HERO Awards on March 2, 2024, at the Omni Montelucia Resort & Spa presented by Lulu’s Fund!

Take a life-saving leap with us and attend this magical evening celebrating animal and human heroes alike all in the name of improving (and saving) the lives of both people and pets in our community. We invite you to attend our dinner and cocktail event, and together we can share in the astounding resilience and heroism of this year’s human and pet honorees.

Date: March 2, 2024

5:30 – 7:00 PM – Registration, silent auction, and cocktails

7:00 – 9:30 PM – Dinner and program

Location: Omni Montelucia Resort & Spa

Attire: Formal

Tickets Now Sold Out!

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How You Make an Impact

If you’ve ever loved a pet, you know the comfort, joy, and healing they provide. We believe those benefits should be available to all.

Your support and attendance of this fundraiser help our community’s most vulnerable residents—including veterans, the elderly, domestic violence victims, and the homeless—with basic care for them and their beloved pets.

Our revolutionary programs have impacted over 150,000 pets and the people who need them most. Together, we will help even moreJoin us to make the 21st Annual HERO Awards our best yet!

Meet Our 2024 HERO Honorees:

Honorary HERO Chair:

John Holmberg

HERO Chairs:

Senator TJ Shope and Melissa Dus

Please join us in congratulating John Holmberg, along with Senator TJ Shope and Melissa Dus, as this year’s HERO Chairs! Each year, The Arizona Pet Project selects event chairs based on prominent community members who support our mission and play a key role in ensuring the success of our fundraiser.

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Thank You to Our Sponsors!


Presenting Sponsor:



Top Dog:


Fred and Jami Pryor Foundation


Tail Waggers:


Amara & Associates Arizona Injury Law Lawyers



PetSmart Charities


Pet Partners:




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Wrigley Mansion logo

The Hormel Family logo



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