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no kill organization

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HOMELESS PETS

rescues homeless animals

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H.E.L.P. is an all volunteer based, not for profit organization in the Fox Valley area of Illinois.

H.E.L.P. is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit, all-volunteer rescue organization. We provide veterinary care, food, and shelter for stray and abandoned cats and dogs until they are adopted into loving homes. H.E.L.P. does not have a facility.

All of our dogs and cats are in foster homes which enable us to get to know an animal so we can better match the cat/dog with the right person or family.

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Consider Adopting a Special Needs!
Bella

 

Bella was found outside in Chicago when she was about 3 weeks old. That was March 2014. She and her siblings contracted a severe upper respiratory virus that has left her blind in her right eye.  She doesn't know it though! She just loves playing with toys and carrying them around with her. She loves cuddling and is quite the lap kitty.  She gets along great with other cats and dogs and little children too!  Her right eye gets teary sometimes and because of the leftover scarring isn't very pretty.  She doesn't require any medicine but love!  Could you adopt a sweetie that is always overlooked for adoption? 

If you would like to meet Bella, please fill out an adoption application.  You can make a donation to continue caring for Bella long term.  We won't give up on finding her a furever home!

 

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Volunteer

Volunteers are the key to our success!

The time and effort volunteers spend with the animals and at our events keep H.E.L.P. empowered to save the lives of homeless animals. woman working in animal shelterBy joining H.E.L.P.’s team of dedicated volunteers, you’ll build strong relationships with the community, animals and other like-minded volunteers.
The first step in becoming a H.E.L.P. volunteer is to complete a volunteer application. Whether caring for animals, managing adoption events, raising funds, marketing, or doing administrative work, volunteers are a very important part of H.E.L.P.

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Foster Program

 

Cheerful family with pets.

This is such a rewarding experience! We need foster homes for adult cats, adult dogs, kittens, and puppies.

H.E.L.P. provides veterinary care, food and supplies. You provide the TLC!

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