Donate to AARCS

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AARCS is a non-profit organization that relies on the generosity of the public to help cover the costs of all our expenses, the majority being veterinary care for our animals. While we have the manpower, drive, and ambition, financial support is essential to cultivate and maintain not only the basic costs but to further develop our programs and initiatives.

Change Lives

Give a Donation

Every dollar counts. Your help is crucial in our efforts to rescue animals that are homeless, abandoned, abused, or living in horrendous conditions.


Become a Monthly Donor

Give the gift that keeps on giving. Become an AARCS Hero by giving a monthly donation to help rescue animals in need.

Honour or Memory

Donate as a Tribute

If you are looking to make a donation on behalf of someone else and would like a notification sent to a recipient, please consider the link above.


Updated: Nov. 29, 2021  ▪  Intake includes SNAP/TNR

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E-Transfer Donations

Interact E-Transfers can be sent to: [email protected]
You no longer need to include a password as AARCS e-transfers are automatically accepted and deposited. Please note in the description your e-transfer is a donation.
If you’d like to receive a tax receipt, please include Full Name, Mailing Address, and Email in the message.

Mail Your Donation

Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society
5060 – 74 Ave SE
Calgary, AB T2C 3C9

Donate Appreciated Securities

There are many great benefits to donating your appreciated securities. Giving publically traded securities (stocks, bonds, or mutual fund shares) is a tax-smart way to support AARCS.

You will receive a tax receipt for the full appreciated value of the donation and you are not subject to any capital gains tax.

If You Sell Shares & Donate the Cash If you Donate Shares Directly to AARCS
Fair Market Value $100,000 $100,000
Cost Basis $20,000 $20,000
Capital Gain $80,000 $80,000
Taxable Gain $40,000 $0
Tax Credit (at 50%) $50,000 $50,000
Tax on Gain (at 50%) $20,000 $0
Tax Savings $30,000 $50,000

For more information on how you can donate your appreciated securities to AARCS, speak with your financial advisor and contact AARCS by emailing Deanna Thompson

Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (aka AARCS or AARCS Veterinary Hospital) plans to raise $1.9M this year through fundraising campaigns. It will cost the organization approximately $120,000 to raise this amount. The money raised will go to support the organization’s mission to improve the lives of animals by rescuing and providing sanctuary to abandoned, surrendered or abused animals. For further information, please contact Deanna Thompson, 403-250-7377. Our address is 5060 – 74 Avenue SE, Calgary AB, T2C 3C9.