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Ways to Give

Every time you support the Animal Rescue League of Boston, you are saving lives and giving animals care, love, and the second chance they deserve. There are so many ways to support the animals you love.

DONATE NOW 

CHAMPIONS CIRCLE 

PRESIDENT’S COUNCIL 

ANNA HARRIS SMITH LEGACY SOCIETY 

MEMORIAL & TRIBUTE GIFTS 

MATCHING GIFTS 

VEHICLE DONATION

GIFTS OF STOCK 

IN-KIND DONATIONS

WORKPLACE GIVING

SPONSORSHIPS

DIY FUNDRAISERS 

DONOR-ADVISED FUNDS

OTHER TAX BENEFITS 

LICENSE PLATE PROGRAM

ARL receives no government grants or public funding and it is only because of you, that animals receive:

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Last year, over

animals were helped thanks to the
compassionate donors who believe that animals deserve to be safe and healthy in habitats and homes.

Thank you for making an impact for animals and people throughout Massachusetts.  We strive to honor your support and commitment every day through excellent animal care, good governance, compassion for those we serve, and a vision for a more humane community.

The Animal Rescue League of Boston is an independent 501(c)3 organization.
Tax Identification Number (EIN): 04-210-3714.

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2019 Great Nonprofit Award
Nextdoor neighborhood favorite 2019


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$25 can provide food, toys, and treats for rescued animals to help them feel safe and loved

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$50 can provide vaccines for up to five Community Cats – feral, stray, and friendly cats living outdoors

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$100 can provide a shelter dog with special enrichment while they wait for their new home

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$500 can help protect animals by supporting our efforts to investigate cases of cruelty and neglect

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$1,000 can help provide residents of under-resourced communities access to affordable veterinary care

You can donate online or by mailing your donation (checks payable to the Animal Rescue League of Boston) to:

Animal Rescue League of Boston,
c/o Development
10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA 02116

To get more information, for assistance, or to make your gift by phone, please call our Development Department at 617-426-9170 x603


Other ways to give

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Champions Circle

The Champions Circle is a dedicated community of monthly givers who support shelter animals all year long as recurring donors. Join the Champions Circle today!

President’s Council 

The President’s Council is a group of leadership donors who make annual gifts of $1,000 or more. Their thoughtful investment in ARL’s mission helps us to be a leader in animal welfare. Click here for more information.

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Anna Harris Smith Legacy Society

Anna Harris Smith Legacy Society members are passionate about helping animals now and after their lifetime. By including ARL in their estate plans, they will leave a legacy of compassion for animals. Click here to learn more.

Tribute gifts

Memorial & Tribute Gifts

Tribute gifts are a special way to honor or remember a loved one. When you make a gift in honor / in memory of a person, pet, or occasion, we’ll notify the individual with a personalized card. Click here to make a tribute or memorial gift.

Matching gifts

Matching Gifts

Many companies offer matching gift programs. To find out if your company will match your donation to ARL, check with your HR department or click here to learn more.

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Vehicle Donation

Our partner will pick up your car, truck, ATV, boat, or any other motorized vehicle, and give you a tax receipt. Click here for more information.

Gifts of Stock

Gifts of stock not only help animals in need, they can also provide tax benefits including avoiding capital gains tax. To donate stock or other appreciate securities, contact Jackie Smith.

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In-kind Donations

Our shelters are always in need of supplies like towels, blankets, cat beds, dog beds and toys for all sorts of pets. View our Boston Wish ListBrewster Wish List, and Dedham Wish List.

Workplace Giving

If you are a federal, state or municipal employee, you may be able to donate through your employee giving program. ARL participates in The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employees Charitable Campaign, The City of Boston Employees Charitable Campaign, and The Combined Federal Campaign.

Other companies also offering employee giving programs or payroll deduction options. Please contact your employer for more information on these programs.

Sponsorships

Sponsorship support helps cover the costs of our events and ensures funds raised go directly to provide veterinary care, adoption, rescue, advocacy, and special police investigation for animals when they need it most.

We offer opportunities for recognition to companies and businesses who are interested in events and sponsorship. For more information, please contact Jackie Smith.

Raising money

DIY Fundraisers

Whether you’re celebrating a life event, participating in a service project, or simply looking to give-back to your community, hosting a Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Friendraiser is a great way to support ARL’s many programs and services that benefit animals in need and the people who care about them! Click here to learn more.

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Donor-Advised Funds

If you have a donor-advised fund, you can make a grant recommendation to support ARL. You can use our DAF widget to initiate your request with just a few clicks.

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Other Tax Benefits

All donations to ARL are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by IRS regulations. If you are faced with required withdrawals from your retirement accounts, a gift can help offset additional income taxes.

I'm Animal Friendly License Plate

License Plate Program

The Massachusetts “I’m Animal Friendly” license plate tells your community that you care about animals! By purchasing this license plate, you will be contributing to a statewide program that directly benefits cats, dogs, and rabbits. Click here to learn more.

 

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