Global Animal Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity, functions like a Green Cross for animals. It’s an umbrella organization that distributes donations to vetted animal rescues worldwide to 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
2018 CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES RELIEF FUND
Global Animal Foundation is collecting donations to disperse between animal rescue organizations who are working around the clock in Northern and Southern California to help animals in need following the Camp Fire and the Woosley Fire.
2017 CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES RELIEF FUND
Thanks to Global Animal readers, the Humane Society of Ventura County (HSVC) and the California Wildlife Center received over $3,000 to help rescue and care for lost and injured animals following the devastating Thomas Fire in Southern California.
HURRICANE HARVEY ANIMAL RESCUE FUND
Hurricane Harvey Animal Rescue Fund donations were dispersed between the Pets Alive! Shelter and Wings of Rescue to help with costs related to transporting pets to safety, boarding and food, caring for injured animals, and reuniting displaced pets with their beloved familiees.
LOUISIANA FLOODING RELIEF FUND
Funds designated to our Louisiana Flooding Relief Fund were distributed to Humane Society of Louisiana and Companion Animal Alliance of Baton Rouge to help with medical costs for injured animals, boarding and food, and reuniting lost pets with their guardians.
NEPAL EARTHQUAKE RELIEF FUND
Donations to the Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund were split between Humane Society International (HSI) and Animal Welfare Network Nepal (AWNN) to help with caring for injured animals, providing animals with boarding and food, and reuniting lost pets with their guardians.
PHILIPPINES TYPHOON RELIEF FUND
Funds received for the Philippines Typhoon Relief Fund were sent to IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) and Humane Society International (HSI), as well as other key organizations working on the ground to help animals in the Philippines.
APRIL 2014 U.S. TORNADO RELIEF FUND
Tornado relief donations were dispersed between the Faulkner County Humane Society (HSFC), International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), the Tupelo-Lee Humane Society (TLHS), among others, to assist with medical costs for injured animals, boarding and food, and reuniting lost pets with their guardians throughout the hardest hit areas in the Central and Southern U.S.
COLORADO FLOODING RELIEF
Donations received for 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, boarding and food, and other associated costs to reunite lost pets with their guardians.
JAPAN EARTHQUAKE & TSUNAMI
Donations received during the crisis in Japan were donated to “Japan Earthquake Animal Rescue & Support,” a coalition of three animal rescue groups who provided 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 worked tirelessly to save animals in Japan’s exclusionary zone.
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.