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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.



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.



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C.A.R.E. News
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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C.A.R.E. INTRODUCES THE ‘PRECIOUS PAYS IT FORWARD’ PROJECT

Community Animal Rescue Effort debuts a new way to help pets find forever homes through a ‘pay-it-forward’ fundraising program that covers adoption fees.

The seed for C.A.R.E.’s recently debuted “Precious Pays It Forward” project was planted back in 1992 when a C.A.R.E. adopter named Andrew adopted an orange tabby named Zucchini. The cat was Andrew’s best friend for 19 years. When Zucchini was in his later years, Andrew made a donation to C.A.R.E. in honor of his companion to subsidize the adoptions of 10 difficult-to-place C.A.R.E. cats. 

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