The following charities have been selected by us after careful review. Each of the charities listed are making an immediate difference in the lives of animals today as well as working for a better future for us all. Most of the top ranking people in these organizations make reasonable to modest salaries. We encourage you to check their websites so you can read more about the wonderful work they are doing.
BEST FRIENDS ANIMAL SOCIETY
The mission of Best Friends Animal Society is to bring about a time when there are No More Homeless Pets. They do this by helping to end the killing in America's animal shelters through building community programs and partnerships all across the nation. They believe that by working together we can Save Them All. Best Friends is the leader of the no-kill movement. They run the largest no-kill shelter in the country, operating out of Angel Canyon in Kanab, Utah. The spirit, integrity and effectiveness of this organization is par excellent.
To bring about a time when there are No More Homeless Pets
A better world through kindness to animals
Golden Rule: To treat all living things as we ourselves would wish to be treated.
To learn more about this wonderful charity visit www.bestfriends.org
Earthjustice is the nation’s original and largest nonprofit environmental law organization. They leverage their expertise and commitment to fight for justice and advance the promise of a healthy world for all. They represent every one of their clients free of charge.
With more than a hundred attorneys in offices across the country, Earthjustice pursues three key goals to secure a just, flourishing world:
Our nation’s laws protect the magnificent natural spaces and wildlife we have inherited from previous generations. Earthjustice enforces those laws to protect what we all know to be irreplaceable wildlife and wild places, for this and future generations.
They fight for a future where children can breathe clean air, no matter where they live; where products in our homes are free of toxic chemicals; and where all communities are safer, healthier places to live and work.
Earthjustice’s legal victories strengthen the rise of clean energy, laying the groundwork for the systemic change we must see. At stake is nothing less than our children’s—and our planet’s—future.
With the generous investment of their members, they are pursuing nearly 400 active legal cases. Earthjustice’s decades of success are thanks to strong partnerships with hundreds of organizations—and hundreds of thousands of passionate supporters. Because they believe as you do - these are fights we cannot lose.
To learn more about this vital organization visit www.earthjustice.org/
THE FUND FOR ANIMALS
The fund was started by author Cleveland Amory whose inspiration came from the novel Black Beauty. His dream turned into reality with the purchase of Black Beauty Ranch in Texas. The sign at the gate reads: "Here my story ends. My troubles are over and I am at Home". All the animals at Black Beauty Ranch have a home there for the rest of their lives. In addition the Fund has other facilities as well as a wonderful program "Rural Area Veterinary Services" were veterinarians provide Free spay/neuter services as well as care for wounded and sick animals. In addition The Fund has teamed up with The Humane Society of the United States in Washington. They maintain a voice for the animals and provide action email alerts to all their members so that people can contact their representatives on key animal issues. Please visit www.fundforanimals.org
ALLEY CAT ALLIES
Alley Cat Allies has led the fight for Trap Neuter Return (TNR), which is an effective population control solution for feral cat colonies. They have offered guidance and expertise to people all over the country who are feeding and caring for feral cats. They fund and organize spay neuter clinics and provide knowledgeable help and solutions for communities with feral cat problems. Learn more at www.alleycat.org
HUMANE FARMING ASSOCIATION
We have included HFA because while we promote the feeding of meat to our carnivorous companion animals we feel that all animals have a right to live free of fear and abuse while they are here. To this ends HFA works to end the abuses of factory farming by conducting anti-cruelty investigations and expose´ and through national media and ad campaigns They also operate the worlds largest farm animal sanctuary which provides a refuge for abused farm animals. Their website is www.hfa.org