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Community Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E.™) is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization with a mission to serve the communities of Chicago's North Shore by fostering and supporting healthy, positive relationships between people and companion animals. C.A.R.E. rehomes companion pets into safe, healthy, lifelong homes; serves as an educational and counseling resource; and works to reduce pet overpopulation. Read more about C.A.R.E. here.


HAND KNIT & PURRRL’ED FOR C.A.R.E. A great gift idea to keep your loved ones warm this Winter! Support C.A.R.E. by purchasing hand knit mittens by Pam Moran. 

HAND KNIT & PURRRL’ED FOR C.A.R.E.
A great gift idea to keep your loved ones warm this Winter! Support C.A.R.E. by purchasing hand knit mittens by Pam Moran. 

from hope to home capital campaign and C.A.R.E.'s NEW SHELTER BUILDING

C.A.R.E.'s new building at 4927 Main Street, Skokie, Ill., will enable the organization to expand its efforts to rescue and re-home dogs and cats when the facility opens in Spring 2018.

Be part of this exciting opportunity to leave your mark on the North Shore’s newest animal shelter and adoption center.


C.A.R.E. News
C.A.R.E. Supporters Start Young!

Six-year-old Ava A. of Morton Grove, shown here with her mom Kristy and C.A.R.E. volunteer Barb, collected donations for our animals. Ava presented her first donation to us at an Adoption Event at Pet Supplies Plus in Morton Grove, then again at an event at Petsmart in Skokie—some $68 in all.

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C.A.R.E. Participates in the Clear The Shelters event on August 19

CLEAR THE SHELTERS NBC EVENT.

Join the spirit of this national event - visit our Cat Adoption Center at 1962 Peterson in Chicago. Adoption fees are waived that day, and you can adopt a cat for free! Hours for the event are 11AM-4PM. (Dogs are not part of the event)

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