Ace of Hearts is a rescue foundation dedicated to rescuing dogs, the day they are to be euthanized, from various Los Angeles shelters and placing them in loving homes. We do NOT take dogs in … we rescue only from shelters. The Ace of Hearts Foundation is in memory of “Ace”, a wonderful American Bull dog who was rescued from death, and touched the lives of many! (Especially founder Kari Whitman!) We rescue all breeds…and don’t discriminate against any! DONATE HERE

Best Friends Animal Society in Los Angeles is working collaboratively with animal rescue groups, city shelters and passionate individuals who are all dedicated to the mission of making Los Angeles a no-kill city. As part of this mission, Best Friends hosts adoption and fundraising events, runs the Best Friends Pet Adoption & Spay Neuter Center in Mission Hills, and leads the NKLA initiative. DONATE HERE

NKLA (No-Kill Los Angeles) is an initiative led by Best Friends Animal Society that brings together passionate individuals, city shelters and an entire coalition of animal welfare organizations to end the killing of dogs and cats in shelters throughout Los Angeles by the year 2017. DONATE HERE

Bichons and Buddies in Culver City, CA has been dedicated to the rescue of homeless and unwanted Bichons, Bichon mixes and other small dog breeds since 2004, ensuring they were placed in a forever home that will provide them with the love and care they deserve. DONATE HERE

The Friends For Pets Foundation, now in its 30th year, is a fully volunteer, non-profit charitable organization dedicated to finding good homes for Sporting Breed Dogs who are abandoned, mistreated, neglected or left in pounds throughout California. Adopt Today!  DONATE HERE

Kitten Rescue is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization devoted to finding loving homes for unwanted, homeless cats and kittens. They rescue cats and kittens from the streets of Los Angeles and from City Shelter euthanasia. Since their start in 1997, they have grown into one of the largest, most well-respected animal welfare groups in LA. DONATE HERE

L.I.F.E.’s mission is to rescue homeless or abandoned dogs and cats and place them in permanent, responsible, and loving homes. L.I.F.E. promotes and practices an aggressive spay/neuter effort to help resolve the pet overpopulation problem. L.I.F.E. is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization relying solely on donations to continue its work. DONATE HERE

Pet Orphans is a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization dedicated to the advancement of companion animal welfare and to combating overpopulation, abandonment and the need for euthanasia. We have been rescuing, rehabilitating and placing animals in loving “forever homes” for 40 years. POSC provides broad community support through our Humane Education program, and our diverse client services (medical/financial, spay/neuter, training assistance, and counseling to encourage responsible pet guardianship and reduce animal abuse.) DONATE HERE


Habitat for Humanity Los Angeles works with volunteers, families and individuals, corporations, congregations and donors to tackle the important housing issue throughout greater Los Angeles.  They are dedicated to making homeownership possible for low-income, hardworking families and individuals. They offer one of the few affordable homeownership programs that serves families and individuals earning 30-80% of the median family income.  DONATE HERE

The People Concern is an independent, community-supported organization in which staff, volunteers and clients work with mutual respect to address the effects of poverty, abuse, neglect and discrimination. The agency’s programs are designed to remove barriers to access the resources individuals need to ensure their survival, end their victimization and improve their quality of life. DONATE HERE

PATH Beyond Shelter is a non-profit organization founded in 1988 in response to increasing numbers of homeless families in Los Angeles and the need for a more comprehensive approach to serving them. Today, the mission of the agency is to develop systemic approaches to combat poverty and homelessness among families with children, and to enhance family economic security and well-being. DONATE HERE

SOVA – Each month, over 9,000 men, women and children visit a JFS { SOVA pantry for free groceries and supportive services. At SOVA’s two comprehensive service centers in the Los Angeles area, they offer a Food Pantry, Resource Center, Community Connections, Counseling and a Children’s Corner. DONATE HERE

Westside Food Bank is an independent, non-governmental, 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation founded in 1981, which provides food to social service agencies on the Westside of Los Angeles County. Their food often enables low-income people to stay in their homes, deterring the problem of homelessness, because it saves them from having to make the agonizing choice between paying for rent or food when they can’t afford both.  Receiving their food also enables their 70 member-agencies to devote more of their own resources to other ways of helping clients achieve self respect and economic independence. DONATE HERE


Dream Catcher of Los Angeles Therapeutic Riding Center’s mission is to improve the lives of children, adults, and veterans with cognitive, physical, and emotional disabilities through the benefits of therapeutic horseback riding and other equine-assisted activities, while serving the therapeutic riding profession through training and education. DONATE HERE

Ride On teaches adaptive horseback riding to children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities and they provide physical, occupational and speech therapy specializing in using the movement of  the horse to improve specific medical conditions. Founded in 1994, Ride On has given over 100,000 safe, effective and individualized lessons and therapy treatments and currently serves 200 individuals each week. They operate in two locations: serving the Conejo Valley, their 13-acre Newbury Park site is operated in partnership with the Conejo Recreation and Park District; in the San Fernando Valley, Chatsworth is home to their 3-acre ranch which they own. DONATE HERE

Special Equestrian Riding Therapy (SERT) was founded in 1987 by a group of individuals that sought to improve and enrich the lives of children with special needs through the use of horses. SERT is a highly respected, active therapeutic riding program, serving children and adults with disabilities. SERT is a PATH International Center Member. DONATE HERE