Ways to Give
You can support the lifesaving work Mercy For Animals does by donating today!
- How do I donate?
- Donating to MFA is easy! Click here to be taken to our donation form where you can make a secure one-time or monthly gift.
- Is my donation tax deductible?
- All donations in the United States are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. No goods or services are provided in exchange for your donation. If you are donating from Canada or Brazil, we are unable to offer you a deduction at this time.
- Is my donation secure?
- Absolutely. The security and confidentiality of your information is our top priority. We use industry-standard SSL (secure socket layer) technology to provide a safe and secure environment for online donations. We will not sell, trade, or share your personal information with anyone or send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. We will share personal information only if you give us permission to do so.
- Can I donate gift cards?
Yes! MFA is happy to announce that we now accept gift cards as donations.
If you have unused gift cards, please consider donating them to support our lifesaving programs. Through a partnership, MFA directly receives the resale value of the cards.
You may mail your gift cards to:
Mercy For Animals
8033 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 864
Los Angeles, CA 90046
You may also drop them in a collection box at 7908 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046.
Contact MFA’s donor relations team at Donations@MercyForAnimals.org with any questions.
- Can I donate by mail or phone?
Yes! You can make a donation through the mail by sending a check to:
Mercy For Animals
8033 Sunset Blvd., Suite 864
Los Angeles, CA 90046
You can make a donation by phone at 866-632-6446 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PST.
- Where does my money go?
- All donations directly support MFA’s mission to end animal cruelty and inspire compassion worldwide. MFA prides itself on being one of the most effective animal charities. In fact, Animal Charity Evaluators has named us a top charity four years in a row. To see a breakdown of donation spending, visit MercyForAnimals.org/financials.
- What is your tax ID number?
- Can I change or cancel my monthly donation?
- Monthly donations can be canceled and the amount changed at any time. You can manage your donations by clicking Claim My Account at the bottom of your donation receipt. You may also email Info@MercyForAnimals.org or call 866-632-6446 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PST for assistance.
- Who should I contact if I have a question about my donation?
- Any questions about your donation can be answered by emailing Donations@MercyForAnimals.org or calling 866-632-6446.
- What will MFA do with my information?
- MFA uses your information to keep you up to date on MFA campaigns and programs and to improve our websites and campaigns. Please visit MercyForAnimals.org/privacy-policy for more details regarding information you share with MFA.
- I think my employer matches my gift. How do I take advantage of this?
- Many employers offer some sort of gift-matching program, and it’s a great way to double your impact! You can search for your employer on our donation form. If you don’t see your employer listed, reach out to your supervisor or HR representative for more information.
- I want to host a fundraiser for MFA. Is that OK?
- We’d love for you to fundraise on our behalf. To ensure your planned event aligns with MFA’s mission and standards, please email Marissa Valladolid at MarissaV@MercyForAnimals.org prior to hosting or advertising your event. You can also visit MercyForAnimals.org/fundraise for information on MFA’s Be a Hero campaign.
- How do I include MFA in my will?
- Including MFA in your planned giving is one of the best ways to leave a legacy of compassion. For more information on making MFA a part of your will, visit MercyForAnimals.org/will
- What are other ways to support MFA?
- You can support MFA through a one-time donation, a monthly donation, or special planned-giving options, such as making MFA a part of your will or retirement plan.
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MFA is named one of the "15 Top High-Impact Nonprofits" in the category of "animal welfare, rights, and protection" by Philanthropedia.
“Mercy For Animals has an immensely talented and dedicated crew of employees and attracts legions of volunteers. They are also fiscally responsible and make a great impact choosing campaigns that are not only effective, but cost-efficient.”
Mercy For Animals has been consistently named Best In America by the Independent Charities of America, a seal awarded to less than 1 percent of charities nationwide each year.
“The Independent Charities Seal of Excellence is awarded to [charities] … that have, upon rigorous independent review, been able to certify, document, and demonstrate on an annual basis that they meet the highest standards of public accountability, program effectiveness, and cost effectiveness.”
MFA was voted Favorite Non-Profit Organization in VegNews magazine’s 2016 Veggie Awards. More than 1.7 million people voted. This marks the third year in a row MFA has been honored.
“Mercy For Animals has done nothing but explode, fast-tracking a vision of animal protection’s promising future to the present.”
Mercy For Animals is recognized as a Gold Level Participant of the GuideStar Exchange for its deep commitment to transparency and accountability.
The Gold Level is GuideStar’s highest level and has been attained by less than 1 percent of U.S. nonprofits.