Almost Home Dog Rescue of Ohio will hold its annual fundraiser, "The Journey Home Gala," beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the pavilion at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, 4850 W. Powell Road.

Almost Home Dog Rescue of Ohio will hold its annual fundraiser, "The Journey Home Gala," beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the pavilion at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, 4850 W. Powell Road.

The group will raise funds for its mission of providing homeless dogs a temporary safe haven where they receive proper care until an approved home is found.

The event will feature live and silent auctions, visits with zoo animals, entertainment and dinner. Cost for the evening is $40 per person or $75 per couple.

For ticket and sponsorship information, call Cheryl Rakich at (614) 766-1001 or e-mail crakich@ columbus.rr.com.