Saint Louis, MO, March 11, 2011 – The Fairview Heights, IL Pasta House is gearing up for its third annual Pasta for Pets event,  a fundraiser benefiting Gateway Pet Guardians that will take place on Thursday, March 24, 2011 from 6PM to 9PM. The event, which has been very successful in the previous two years, is a popular family affair that raises money for Gateway Pet Guardians, a local animal rescue who’s mission is to rescue homeless pets in the East St. Louis area and eliminate the stray pet problem.

“This is a fun-filled event that brings the community together for a great cause. We have had great turn outs in the past and I hope for the same positive response this year”, Jamie Case, Executive Director of Gateway Pet Guardians.

Dine at The Pasta House Co. in Fairview Heights on Thursday, March 24, and a portion of the of your meal purchase will go directly to Gateway Pet Guardians to help rescue more homeless dogs and cats from East St. Louis and the surrounding area. There will be a silent and a live auction featuring items including gift certificates to restaurants and other local businesses, tickets to sporting events, and much more. An appetizer buffet is available for $10.00. and a DJ will be on site to entertain attendees.

About Gateway Pet Guardians
Gateway Pet Guardians is a nonprofit virtual animal shelter that relies on donations and volunteer foster families to rescue starving and abandoned animals. For more information about Gateway Pet Guardians, events, purchasing tickets, or to donate, volunteer, or become a foster family, visit www.gatewaypets.com.