Global Animal Foundation, a non-profit 501(3)C charity, functions like a Green Cross for animals. It’s an umbrella organization that distributes donations to vetted animal rescues worldwide that aid animals in crisis. Our mission is to swiftly get resources on the ground during natural disasters and other emergencies that put animals, from pets to wildlife, in critical peril.
Global Animal Foundation is committed to transparency and requires the same of the animal organizations the Foundation supports. After a selection process, we send money to a network of organizations covering all aspects of aid for that particular emergency. This is an effective way for animal lovers to provide continuing and comprehensive aid, including: rescue, vet care, food, water, shelter, reunion with guardians, or adoption if needed.
Global Animal Foundation is a California Nonprofit Corporation with IRS 501(c)3 recognition. Your donation is tax-deductible.
EMERGENCY ANIMAL RELIEF FUND
Donations to the Emergency Animal Relief Fund support ongoing initiatives worldwide to get immediate aid to animals in critical peril. This fund allows for swift action in emergency situations, such as natural and manmade disasters, without the delay of disaster-event fundraising. Its aim is to provide the necessary resources to mobilize first responders on the ground who are rescuing animals.
PREVIOUS & ONGOING CAMPAIGNS
NEPAL EARTHQUAKE RELIEF FUND
Donations to the Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund will be dispersed between Humane Society International (HSI) and Animal Welfare Network Nepal (AWNN) to help with medical costs for injured animals, boarding and food, and reuniting lost pets with their guardians. Please consider supporting the efforts on the ground to save animals in critical peril.
PHILIPPINES TYPHOON RELIEF FUND
Donations received for the Philippines Typhoon Relief Fund will be dispersed between IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) and Humane Society International (HSI), as well as other key organizations on the ground that are properly vetted, to help animals in the Philippines.
APRIL, 2014 U.S. TORNADO RELIEF FUND
COLORADO FLOODING RELIEF
Donations received for the animals in need after the ferocious floods in Colorado went to vetted animal rescue groups who were working on the ground in the affected areas. Donations were sent to help with medical expenses for injured animals, boarding and food, as well as associated costs to reunite lost pets with their guardians.
JAPAN EARTHQUAKE & TSUNAMI
Donations received during the ongoing crisis in Japan will be donated to “Japan Earthquake Animal Rescue & Support,” a coalition of three animal rescue groups that are on the ground providing rescue and supplies to animal victims of the earthquake and tsunami.In March and April, 2011, Global Animal Foundation sent $28,000+ for animal rescue organizations in Japan on behalf of Global Animals who donated.
Global Animal Foundation also donated a total of $5,000 to Kinship Circle, which specializes in the rescue of animals after a disaster and is still on the ground in Japan saving animals in the exclusionary zone. Thank you for your generosity on behalf of the lost, injured, and frightened animals.
OKLAHOMA TORNADO RELIEF FUND
Donations received for the animals in need after the massive Oklahoma tornado went to vetted animal rescue groups who worked on the ground in Oklahoma. Donations were sent to help with medical expenses for injured animals, boarding and food, as well as associated costs to reunite lost pets with their guardians.
Global Animal Foundation sent $2,000 to organizations working on the ground in Oklahoma to help animals in need following the devastating May 2013 tornadoes.
After the Central Oklahoma Humane Society (OK Humane) took in a total of 142 animals displaced by the tornadoes, we distributed $1,500 for their grand efforts. The support has helped the organization care for and house animals displaced by the storms as well as work to reunite pets with their families. OK Humane reunited over 80 of these pets with their families.
We also donated an additional $500 to Horse Feathers Equine Rescue in Guthrie, Oklahoma to help assist with transportation, feed, and medical supplies for animals in need, particularly horses.
HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF FUND
After Hurricane Sandy devastated the tri-state region, hundreds—if not thousands—of pets were left stranded. Numerous animal rescue organizations, joined by dedicated volunteers, worked around the clock to provide care and shelter to animals in need as well as to reunite guardians with their beloved pets.
Donations received for the animals suffering after Hurricane Sandy went to animal rescue groups on the ground in areas like New York and New Jersey, where the superstorm had a devastating impact. These organizations include Animal Care & Control of NYC, North Shore Animal League America, the ASPCA, and the HSUS. Global Animal distributed over $7,000 amongst those organizations to help with medical expenses for injured animals, boarding and food, as well as associated costs to reunite lost pets with their guardians.
BAKERSFIELD HOARDER RESCUE
In January of 2012, 180 dogs, seven cats, and one pig were rescued from an animal rescuer turned animal hoarder in Bakersfield, California. Global Animal Foundation pledged $2,000 to board the remaining 35 dogs and keep them out of the Kern Country Animal Shelter in order to give them a better chance to be adopted without the threat of euthanasia.
Donations received for the Bakersfield Hoarder Rescue paid for the continued boarding of the dogs not immediately adopted at the Kern County Fairgrounds. The funds supported the animal rescue organizations that stepped up to provide shelter, food and care for many of the dogs and cats until they found their forever homes.
TRIPOLI ZOO ANIMALS, LIBYA
On September 21, 2011, Global Animal Foundation sent $6,000 in donations to IFAW to help pay for the ongoing effort to care for the 1,000 abandoned animals at Tripoli Zoo. The zoo was in close proximity to Gadhafi’s former compound, which was the center of much fighting and turmoil in Libya. Global Animal Foundation pledged continual support for these animals. Donations made to the Tripoli Zoo program went directly to on the ground care at the zoo. This remarkably successful emergency operation, in spite of the extreme challenges of violent conflict, is a tribute to what is possible when animal lovers take action.
U.S. DEEP SOUTH TORNADOES (Joplin, MO & Alabama)
In May, 2011, more than 600 dogs, cats, and other pets were rescued after what was called the biggest tornado in history hit Joplin, Missouri. Global Animal Foundation gave $2,500 to Joplin Humane Society on behalf of its readers who donated to tornado animal rescue in the Deep South and 120 people were reunited with their pets.