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Are you looking for a way to help
animals live a better life?

Consider making a donation today. Your contribution will directly improve the lives of animals in need.


Our Companions Animal Rescue has received a 4 Star Rating by Charity Navigator, the nation's largest and most-utilized evaluator of charities.

Ways To Make A Gift

Cash or Check

Donors should make checks payable to:

Our Companions Animal Rescue
PO Box 956
Manchester, CT  06045

Credit Card, PayPal, or Venmo

You can donate with a credit card on our secure giving page or call us at (860) 242-9999 ext. 301


Click Here to donate to Our Companions through Paypal Giving Fund


Send donations to @ourcompanions

Stock Gifts

When transferring gifts of stock, please notify Susan Linker, (860-242-9999, ext. 301 or email [email protected]) of your name, the name of the stock, and number of shares so that your gift may be processed quickly and accurately.

Account Name: Our Companions Domestic Animal Sanctuary Inc

Bank: JP Morgan Chase /  Account of Charles Schwab

Account/Gift Clearing #: 9195-5631
All DTC – Eligible Securities:
DTC clearing #0164, code 40
All deliveries must include the client’s name and Schwab account number.

Wire Transfers

For instructions for completing wire transfers, please contact Susan Linker at (860) 242-9999, ext 301 or email [email protected]

IRA Gifts

If you are 70 ½ or older, Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) allows you to make charitable donations directly from your IRA to qualified charities like Our Companions Animal Rescue.

In doing so, you can satisfy all or part of the required annual minimum distribution without having to count the transfers as income for federal or state tax purposes.

If you’re interested in making a QCD, simply provide your IRA administrator with our full name, Our Companions Animal Rescue, and our tax ID number: 41-2047734.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 860.242.9999 ext. 301 or [email protected]

Donor Advised Funds

A Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) is a philanthropic giving vehicle that provides an immediate tax benefit to you and allows you to grant funds to charities of your choice. Our Companions Animal Rescue is a qualified public charity, and therefore eligible to receive contributions from your DAF. 

To make a gift, request a grant distribution through your DAF sponsor and provide Our Companion’s EIN #41-2047734. Please make checks payable to Our Companions Animal Rescue and mail to the following address:

Our Companions Animal Rescue
PO Box 956
Manchester, CT  06045

If you have any questions please contact us at 860.242.9999 ext. 301 or [email protected]

Donate Cryptocurrency

Every.org receives cryptocurrency of Bitcoin, Etherem, or US Coin and transfers the USD value to Our Companions. Click Here to make your crypto gift.

Planned Gifts

Our Companion Animal Rescue’s Forever Home Society honors those who have included Our Companions in their estate plans through charitable bequests, trusts or other provisions.  By including Our Companions in your estate plans, you can make a lasting gift to the homeless, neglected and abused animals of the future. Your generosity will ensure that they are given a second chance to thrive and find their forever homes.

Legal Language and Tax ID

If you wish to name Our Companions in your will or estate plans, we should be named as:

Our Companions Domestic Animal Sanctuary, DBA Our Companions Animal Rescue

Legal Address: P.O. Box 956 Manchester, CT  06045

Tax ID number: 41-2047734

Click here for a brochure on making a planned gift to support Our Companions Animal Rescue. If you have any questions or you would like to learn more about gift planning at Our Companions, please contact us at 860.242.9999 ext. 301 or [email protected].

Recurring Gifts

Recurring gifts are made easy using our secure giving page.

Tribute Gift

Gifts can be made in honor or memory of a special person or animal securely on our giving page.

You can select if you would like us to mail notification of the tribute gift to the family by post or you can arrange for an electronic card to be sent yourself. You may also call us at (860) 242-9999, ext. 301 to assist you in making the tribute gift.

Donate Supplies

Contribute directly to the animals by purchasing items they need.

Donate A Vehicle

Our Companions has partnered with Vehicles for Charity to process donated vehicles. Call (866) 628-2277 to answer any questions and to make arrangements to pick up your vehicle or click here.

Donation News

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Fall Fund Drive


Construction Has Started at the Sanctuary!

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Charitable IRA Rollover

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Gifts of Securities


Forever Home Society