Chatham Animal Rescue and Education, Inc.
How You Can Donate
Chatham Animal Rescue & Education, Inc. is a non-profit, no-kill, all-volunteer organization, depending entirely on donations and membership dues to support our rescue efforts. We greatly appreciate the support we have received - we need that support and more this year!

All donations are completely tax deductible. Donations directly support our rescued animals, providing such things as routine and emergency veterinary care, food, and community education materials.

A meaningful way to remember loved ones and to help our rescued animals is through a gift to Chatham Animal Rescue and Education. Gifts may be given in memory of a loved ones or beloved pets, as gifts on special occasions such as birthdays, new adoptions or holidays, or to honor people or organizations.

If you choose to send a donation in honor of or in memory of someone, we will notify the person you designate that a gift has been received from you for the occasion you wish. The amount remains confidential - only our acknowledgement to you will appear on the letter.

If you like, your memorial or honor can be put on our Web site. Again, no amounts will appear, only your name and the name of the person or pet you are honoring. For donations of $25 or more, we will include a photograph of the person or pet you are honoring.

Many people choose to name Chatham Animal Rescue and Education Inc. as beneficiaries of their estates. This is a generous way to continue your commitment to the welfare of animals.

We appreciate gifts or bequests in any amount. If you would like to do this, you should make sure to clearly include CARE in your will when you discuss it with your attorney. We invite you to contact us to discuss details about this. If you like, you may designate a bequest for a specific item.

Lillie B. Cameron was a tireless advocate for making low cost spay/neuter services available to all Chatham County residents. The fund established in her honor provides assistance for low-income persons to spay or neuter their pets.

There are so many ways to help animals. We always have animals in foster care waiting for good homes. You can help our foster homes care for animals by making direct donations of such needed things as:

Wish List for Dogs
  • Dog Toys
  • Dog Treats
  • Taste of the Wild, Wellness, or Canidae adult or Puppy Food (or good quality dog kibble from PetSmart, Phydeaux, or Pittsboro Pet Supply)
  • Petsmart Gift Certificates
  • Pittsboro Pet Supply Gift Certificates
  • Phydeaux Gift Certificates
Wish List for Cats
  • Purina Pro-Plan Dry Cat Food (or good quality cat food from PetSmart, Phydeaux, or Pittsboro Pet Supply)
  • Purina Pro-Plan Dry Kitten Food (or good quality kitten food from PetSmart, Phydeaux or Pittsboro Pet Supply)
  • Petsmart Gift Certificates
  • Pittsboro Pet Supply Gift Certificates
  • Phydeaux Gift Certificates
  • Clumping Litter

Please see examples of some of these items at our Amazon Wishlist.


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CARE has an Amazon wishlist that includes many items that we use every day and are much appreciated by our foster pets. What a great way to directly impact the lives of homeless pets. Send your favorite CARE foster pet an Amazon gift today.

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