Animals

Asheville Humane Society

Asheville Humane Society is dedicated to promoting the compassionate treatment of animals in our community through education, sheltering and adoption. We believe that pets and their people deserve a safe and healthy community in which to live and thrive … together!

$ 1895 raised so far.

Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue

Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue is a volunteer-run, no-kill animal rescue dedicated to saving the lives of adoptable dogs and cats who otherwise would die because their time is up at WNC shelters. We transport hundreds of dogs every year to Northern shelters with a shortage of dogs. We also adopt out dogs locally, including through […]

$ 640 raised so far.

Friends of the WNC Nature Center

The Friends of the WNC Nature Center creates awareness and provides resources in support of the Nature Center — Asheville’s wildlife park. With over 60 species of animals, all native to our area, the WNC Nature Center connects people with the animals and plants of the Southern Appalachian Mountains by inspiring appreciation, nurturing understanding and […]

$ 731 raised so far.

Heart of Horse Sense

Heart of Horse Sense supports high-quality equine- assisted psychotherapy and learning for veterans and for at-risk youth. Teams of horse professionals and mental health providers work with over 400 veterans suffering from PTSD and TBI per year, as well as with scores of children living in poverty. Our organization also helps to support the 20 […]

$ 290 raised so far.

The Animal Rescue of Western North Carolina

Our mission is to save adoptable cats and dogs from euthanasia by pulling them from full WNC shelters. We are developing a vast foster care network of caring and loving foster families from all across Western North Carolina to save these animals. Secondary missions are to educate the community about the humane treatment of animals, […]

$ 460 raised so far.

Wild for Life

The primary mission of Wild for Life is to provide qualified, professional care, housing and nutrition to injured and orphaned wildlife, ultimately returning them to native wild habitats.  Our 13 non-releasable-wildlife ambassadors also establish connections with and educate people,  through hands-on demonstrations.  Wild for Life’s educational outreach programs are designed to create public awareness regarding native wildlife, wild places, conservation and preservation.

$ 5650 raised so far.