Helping those who help animals in need





ARF a Love Story



The Animal Rescue Fund is an all-volunteer charitable organization, organized under IRS SS 501(c)(3), to raise funds to help existing Virginia-based animal shelters and animal rescue organizations that receive little or no government funding or support.ARF recognizes that fundraising is time-consuming and distracting for these organizations whose primary mission is the care of animals in need.ARF raises funds through private fundraising events and charitable contributions. ARF makes these funds available to eligible Virginia-based animal shelters and animal rescue organizations through grants.