A.R.F.-Animal Rescue Foundation in Wheaton, IL was formed from humble beginnings 36 years ago, and A.R.F. President Ann Persenaire has been volunteering here for 25 of those amazing years. Ann’s leadership, enthusiasm, and expertise has helped A.R.F. grow our outreach, our recognition, our volunteer base, and most importantly, the number of pets rescued year after […]
We had the honor of being featured on Bolingbrook Events‘ monthly virtual adoption event series on February 27. A.R.F. foster Susan O. talks fostering, volunteering, and other ways you can help homeless pets while six delightful kittens play. Watch the 21 minute webinar replay below. More Information on Animal Shelter Volunteering with ARF-IL Foster with […]
Susan O. has been an A.R.F. foster volunteer for eight years, shaping our foster programs and helping over 300 cats get adopted. Read more about what she’s learned along the way and how you can help.
One of the ways that A.R.F.-Animal Rescue Foundation saves lives is that we rescue pets from outside Northern Illinois where demand for adoptions is lower. We have volunteers that pick up pets from downstate Illinois or the lower Midwest and transport them north to DuPage County, where we receive them, check them for immediate medical […]
Do you like helping animals but can’t make it to our weekly adoption events? A.R.F. has a need for operational support volunteers that make a real difference from the comfort of your own home. This position directly helps save homeless pets by providing the back-end work needed to place homeless dogs and cats in forever […]
Tropical Storm Barry is creating massive flooding, and the continued risk of storm surges has forced the Humane Society of Louisiana to reach out for help. They would like to transport out some of the pets already in their care to make room for pets displaced by the storm and, hopefully, reunite them with their […]