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Giving makes a difference! We appreciate gifts of any amount because every dollar enables us to continue our lifesaving and life-improving efforts! Your donation allows us to continue help animals in need. By donating to Rifle Animal Shelter you will give hundreds of innocent animals the second chance they deserve. We use Weblink to accept donations for the Rifle Animal Shelter. It looks different than our website, but don't worry, it is legitimately our online donations portal! Help us help all of the deserving animals that we encounter on a daily basis. We truly couldn't do it without you. Donate today by scrolling to the bottom of the page an clicking the Donate Now button.

Tribute and Celebration Gifts

Honor your loved one, friend or pet with a contribution to the Rifle Animal Shelter. Tribute donations are wonderful ways to recognize others or celebrate any special occasion, while also helping homeless animals cared for by us each year. We make gift giving special by sending a personalized letter to the person or pet of your choosing, letting them know you have donated in their honor. Online: Use a credit card to donate online using our secure website, just click one of the donate buttons on this page to get started. Mail-In: Please mail to PO Box 1375 Rifle, Co 81650 
Call Us: We are available at (970) 625-8808, Monday through Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Memorial Gifts

A memorial gift to Rifle Animal Shelter is a thoughtful way to express sympathy for the loss of a special person or pet. This thoughtful gift express your love and concern, while helping us care for homeless animals. When we receive donations in memory of a special person, we will send notification of your gift to the family (gift amount is confidential). For pet memorials, we will send a pet sympathy card to the owners, notifying them of your gift (gift amount is confidential). Want to make a memorial gift? Online: Use a credit card to donate online using our secure website, just click one of the donate buttons on this page to get started. Mail-In: Please mail to PO Box 1375 Rilfe, CO 81650 
Call Us: We are available at (970) 625-8808, Monday through Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Humane Hero - Monthly Giving Program

Make a continuous gift to animals in need by becoming a Humane Hero. Provide a monthly gift of $10, $25, $50 or another amount and be a hero to all furry friends in need . They need you! Click the donate button below to pledge your monthly support! Remember to select the “monthly” tick box to schedule a recurring transaction. As a monthly donor, you will be registering to make a credit card/debit or checking account donation every month. After you make your initial donation, future donations will be automatically charged to your credit card or checking account. For example, if you choose to make a monthly donation of $50 on May 5th, your next donation of $50 will be automatically charged to your account on June 5th, July 5th, and each subsequent month thereafter until you request these donations be stopped. Rifle Animal Shelter will provide you with an acknowledgement letter at the end of every year. However, if you would like an acknowlegement letter mailed to you each month, we are happy to. Please contact Heather at (970) 625-8808 or heather@rifleanimalshelter.org. If at any point you wish to discontinue your monthly contribution, simply give us a call.

Workplace Giving

Many employers participate in workplace giving campaigns that offer their employees the opportunity to donate to charity through a payroll deduction program. For further questions, contact your Human Resources department for information on how to participate 
Employer Matching Gift Program Does your employer match gifts? If so, you may be able to increase the impact of your donations even further with employer matching gifts. Many employers sponsor programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees, retirees and/or spouses. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please contact your Human Resources department. How to make a matching gift: - Verify your employer offers a matching gift program. Please note that some companies may have restrictions, such as a minimum or maximum gift amount matched per year. Please check with your employer regarding matching gift policies and restrictions. - Request a matching gift form from your company's Human Resources department. - Send the completed matching gift form* along with your contribution to: Rifle Animal Shelter Attention: Heather Mullen PO Box 1375 Rifle, Colorado 81650

Volunteer Hours Match

Many businesses or employers will make a donation to Rifle Animal Shelter in exchange for volunteer hours. The donation is based on the number of volunteer hours served! Contact your employer to see if they offer volunteer and matching gift programs. Request necessary documentation from your employer. Please note that some companies may have restrictions, so verify gift policies and restrictions. Have questions about Matching Grants? Please contact Heather Mullen (970) 625-8808

Legacy or Planned Gifts

Legacy or planned gifts enhances the long-term stability of the Rifle Animal Shelter and also allows you to continue showing your support to a charitable cause that is important to you. The most common planned gift is a bequest through your will or living trust. You can arrange a gift of a specific amount or percentage of your estate. Examples of Ways of Giving:

  • Bequests - leave a bequest through your will or estate plan.
  • Life Insurance - donor designates a charity as beneficiary of life insurance payout
  • Retirement Plans - Donor designates charity to be beneficiary of retirement plan assets upon death or, while living, transfers some retirement assets directly to charity. Examples of retirement plans are IRA, 401 (k) or 403 (B)
  • Real Estate - Donate your personal residence, vacation home, farm, commercial real estate or vacant land.
  • Gifts of Stock - By gifting stock to Rifle Animal Shelter you not only avoid taxes but your charitable contribution deduction is equal to the full fair market value. Both your pocketbook and the animals win!
If you have any questions, please contact Heather Mullen, Executive Director, at heather@rifleanimalshelter.org or 970-625-8808 Information provided on our Internet site is not intended to be tax or legal advice. Consult a qualified financial advisor before making a gift. *The employer matching gift form does not have to accompany your contribution to Rifle Animal Shelter; it can be sent separately. Make an online gift now!

Corporate Sponsors

Thank you, sponsors, for helping us save more animal lives every day! 
Rifle Animal Shelter would like to thank all of our Annual Business Sponsors. Your generous support enables Rifle Animal Shelter to fulfill our mission and provide care for every animal that walks through our door. Interested in becoming an Annual Business Sponsor? Not only will it allow Rifle Animal Shelter to continue caring for homeless animals, but your business will also gain valuable exposure. Your sponsorship includes an advertising plan based on your contribution level, putting you in front of an animal loving audience. We have options including space on our website, electronic newsletter sponsorships, event sponsorships, and social media promotions. Your support of Rifle Animal Shelter shows you care about homeless pets and are involved in your community. 
 Contact Heather Mullen at (970)625-8808 or heather@rifleanimalshelter.org for more information or to request a sponsorship packet.