Help Our Cause

Your generous donation will help fund our mission of saving more lives.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Wish List

As a non-profit organization, we always appreciate gifts of food, litter, supplies and cleaning items.  It takes a lot for our fosters to properly care for each litter of kittens that they may be responsible for in a year.

Here is our wish list:

  • Scoopable cat litter
  • Kitten food - both wet and dry.  Fancy Feast Turkey kitten wet food, and Purina Kitten Chow are our preferences.
  • Cat trees and condos of any size.
  • Cat/kitten beds.
  • Cat/kitten toys.
  • Cat scratchers or scratching posts.
  • Cleaning supplies - Nature's Miracle, bleach, hydrogen peroxide, spray bottles, baby wipes.
  • Kitten bottles
  • KMR kitten milk replacement formula in powder form.
  • K&H heating pads.


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Join us

Adopt a Cat or Kitten

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Spread the word!

  • As a PetSmart partner we use their in-store facility to showcase our beautiful kittens and cats for adoption.  Come visit us at PetSmart, Carson City usually on Sundays.
  • As a Petco partner we offer our beautiful cats and kittens for adoption at the store on Northtowne Avenue, Reno. 


Follow our Events

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  • Keep an eye on upcoming fundraising events, or adoption events and join us if you can. 
  • If it's an online fundraiser like the Nevada Big Give, or Giving Tuesday, you can spread the word by sharing Facebook information amongst your family and friends.  
  • We meet twice a month and your'e always welcome to attend.  

Become A Foster

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  • Fostering a cat or a litter of kittens can be an extremely rewarding and heart-warming family experience.  
  • We will help with food, supplies and lots of advice and guidance.
  • Most importantly, fostering saves lives!

Become a Volunteer

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Possibilities for volunteering: 

  • Teaming up with our TNR folk to transport ferals to or from Reno or Carson City for spay/neuter clnics.
  • Helping with events like our annual fundraising dinner, or various adoption days, or collecting shoes for our annual shoe drive, just to name a few.

  

Planned Giving

 

  • We believe that all living animals possess an intrinsic value which is manifested in their creation, and that humans must become a responsible steward of their care. A planned gift will help to ensure our long-term financial health and secure our ability to continue this life saving mission.
  • By recognizing us in your will, trust, insurance policy, or by setting up an annuity, you can be certain we will be assisting cats and dogs in need for years to come. Along with donating to a great cause, a planned gift can also be a great tax deduction.
  • To assist you with this important process, we recommend that you contact your attorney. Additional information can be found below or can be obtained by emailing us at vsafricat@gmail.com.
  • Here are some ways to leave a legacy of love. Also, after you have made a planned gift in our name, please let us know!


1. Will or Trust Gifts
When you make a bequest to Argonn, you will ensure that some or all of your assets will be used to help save lives. There are several types of bequests:

  • Specific Bequest – a specified amount, or specific asset, designated in your will or trust as a gift to Argonn
  • Residuary Bequest – designates that a specific percentage of your estate, or all, will be paid to Argonn after payment of all other distributions, including debts, taxes, expenses, and other bequests have been made.
  • Contingent Bequest – specifies that your estate, or a portion of it, will go to Argonn if your other named beneficiary(ies) predeceases you.
  • Sample Bequest Language: To make certain that your charitable intentions are carried out, all wills, living trusts and their codicils or amendments should be prepared by or with the advice of your attorney. You can share with your attorney the following language that can be included in your will or living trust and tailored to address your specific wishes:
    I give to Animal Rescue Group of Northern Nevada (ARGONN), Federal I.D. No. 27-3980418, P.O. Box 1, Fernley, NV 89408, (the sum of $______) (all or __% of the residue of my estate), to be used for its general purposes.


2. Retirement Gifts
A gift to Animal Rescue Group of Northern Nevada (ARGONN) through a retirement plan (IRA, 401(k), 403(b), Keogh, or other qualified retirement plan) is one of the easiest and most tax-effective ways to ensure a strong future for the lives we save. Such assets, if given to an individual, will be subject to various kinds of taxes, but if given to a charity such as ARGONN, they will not be taxed. To get started — to name ARGONN as a beneficiary of your retirement plan, simply list it on your plan’s beneficiary designation form. Our legal name, address and taxpayer identification number are: Animal Rescue Group of Northern Nevada, P.O. Box 1, Fernley, NV 89408, Federal I.D. No. 27-3980418.


3. Life Insurance Gifts  
You can use your life insurance plan to fulfill your goals and meet the needs of our mission today. All you need to do is name Animal Rescue Group of Northern Nevada as the beneficiary of your plan, using the following information: Animal Rescue Group of Northern Nevada, P.O. Box 1, Fernley, NV 89408, Federal I.D. No. 27-3980418   Note: You can also donate your policy to ARGONN and get a charitable deduction during the year of the gift.


4. Transfer Gifts  
Transfer on Death Bank or Brokerage Account
An easy way to make a gift to ARGONN is to name us as the beneficiary of your bank or brokerage account. You retain full control of the account during your lifetime, and on your death, any assets remaining will be transferred to ARGONN (Animal Rescue Group of Northern Nevada), P.O. Box 1, Fernley, NV 89408, Federal I.D. No. 27-3980418.

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