Restaurants for Rescues

Are You Ready To Dine Out for Good!?



Restaurants for Rescues is an annual week of restaurants giving back to save lives June 14-18, but it’s not just the restaurants that help make a difference. When you participate in Restaurants for Rescues, YOU ensure homeless and abandoned animals have a chance at the life they deserve.

This year, we’ve added new and exciting features to Restaurants for Rescues! Pick up one of our restaurant passports and complete it to win prizes. You can also enter to win a dream vacation by donating to support our rescues.

Help us ensures homeless animals will have a brighter tomorrow by choosing to dine out or take out from any of the PAWesome restaurants participating in this year’s event!




What is the R4R Passport? Visit the locations that are on the back of your passport on their day of participation and receive a sticker after your purchase. Make a row of 4 stickers in any direction and you will win 2 FREE lunch coupons to 2 Dog Restaurant and a HSNEGA koozie. A value of over $50! Passports can be found at almost all of the PAWticipating locations.

As you experience new and amazing locations on their select days, don’t forget to tag your photos at the participating location with their name and #Restaurants4Rescues.


NEW THIS YEAR! We are giving away a dream vacation to the 5-star, all-inclusive resort Hammock Cove Antigua! All you have to do to enter is DONATE! Click the link below and enter to win.

Bonus: when you donate, you will receive a sticker on your passport board!

You have until June 20 to enter and can enter as many times as you want. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity!



Bone-A-Fide Restaurants:
Johnny’s Bar-B-Que
Smoke House BBQ and Catering
Lingering Shade
Barkin’ Brews
Big Burritos Mexican Grill
YellowFin Gainesville
Recess Southern Gastro Pub
Hops Kitchen
Atlanta Bread Company – Gainesville

PAWesome Restaurants:
Bruster’s Real Ice Cream Gainesville
Downtown Drafts
Remedy Distillery 
Cloudland Vineyard & Winery

Standard PAWtners:
Southern Baked Pie Company
Inman Perk Coffee – Gainesville
Sweet Magnolias Cafe & Bakery
Luna’s Restaurant
Bottega Bene
Locos Grill and Pub Gainesville
Chicken Salad Chick
2 Dog
The Dawg House Buford
The Inked Pig BBQ
El Tepache Mexican Grill
Cork It Gainesville
Left Nut Brewery
Kaya Vinyard & Winery
Beer Me

Restaurants for Rescues is sponsored by Earthwise Pet Supply.


Make a difference in the lives of animals.

Give with Confidence

At HSNEGA, we want to remember the amazing rescues that come to stay with us. All of the animals pictured on this site have been with us at some point. Some have already found their forever homes, but some may still be here at HSNEGA! The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization (Federal Tax ID #58-0678817) and has received top recognition from the following charity rating organizations:

Best of Georgia, GreatNonProfit & GuideStar Seals