lifesaving impact awards
lifesaving impact awards

Lifesaving Impact Week

The Petco Foundation invites you to our inaugural Lifesaving Impact Week in celebration of 20 years of saving lives November 12 – 14 in San Diego, California.

The Petco Foundation Lifesaving Impact Week affords our sponsors the opportunity to spend time with Petco partners, meet our incredible animal welfare partner organizations and learn about the lifesaving impact we make together at the week’s culminating event: The Petco Foundation Lifesaving Impact Awards on Thursday, November 14.

View our sponsorship opportunities and event schedule.

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The Love that Saves Lives

The Lifesaving Impact Awards is a celebration of the love that saves animal lives and represents our thanks to those people who put their love into action every day. The awards recognize exemplary performance by organizations and individuals whose dedication and commitment to solutions and achieving success create a significant lifesaving impact.

2019 Award Honorees

golf outing

Lifesaving Impact Week tees-off on Tuesday, November 12 at noon PST for our top sponsors.

As a benefit of sponsorship, these companies and organizations are invited to participate in a round of golf with Petco partners on the beautiful course at Rancho Bernardo Inn.

sponsor opportunities

welcome party & elite dinner

All sponsors and participating Petco partners are invited to our Welcome Party on Wednesday evening. This event will follow the annual Petco Vendor Partner Summit held at the NSC on Wednesday, November 13.

Immediately following the Welcome Party at 7 PM PST, top sponsors are invited to the exclusive Elite Dinner and Auction with Petco’s Senior Leadership Team.

Event Schedule

lifesaving impact awards

The 20th Anniversary Lifesaving Impact Awards will feature a celebrity host, musical performances, heartwarming adoption stories and a special tribute to commemorate our 20th anniversary.

The red carpet will begin at 4:00 PM PST and the awards will follow at 5:30 PM PST.

2019 Award Honorees


Emmy Award-winning journalist Nancy O’Dell has proven to be a force in all areas of her career as a host, author, producer and entrepreneur. She is one of the country’s most respected and leading entertainment journalists, having cohosted Entertainment Tonight for the past 9 years, Access Hollywood for 13 years before that, and she has been a contributor for The Today Show, Dateline, and CBS This Morning.

musical guests

shoshana bean

Shoshana Bean’s three independent solo albums have all topped the iTunes R&B and Blues charts in the US and UK, with her fourth and most recent project, SPECTRUM, debuting at #1 on the Billboard Jazz charts. She has sold out solo concerts around the globe, lent her voice to countless films and television shows, amasses millions of views on YouTube, and performed alongside Ariana Grande, David Foster, Postmodern Jukebox, Brian McKnight, and Michael Jackson.

john ondrasik

Singer-songwriter John Ondrasik has spent the past decade writing deeply personal songs that include social messages, invoke the human spirit and make an emotional connection. With the past six albums by Five For Fighting, the hockey moniker stage name under which he performs, Ondrasik has seen multitudes of successes including the Grammy nominated song Superman, the classic "100 Years", and top 5 AC artist of the decade, while selling over 2.5 million records.

bebe winans

Benjamin, "BeBe" Winans, the six-time Grammy Award winner, is the seventh child and youngest male of the Detroit based first family of gospel music. BeBe is best known as an inspirational, R&B, and popular vocalist, songwriter who along with his musical partner and sister CeCe Winans are the first true Christian crossover artists to hit the mainstream.

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