Rude Ranch Animal Rescue

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A Non-Profit OrganizationA No-Kill Shelter America's Best Charity CFC Certified

The Animals Need Your Help!

Please help! Rude Ranch Animal Rescue relies upon donations to help continue rescuing abandoned animals from the streets. We work hard to place every animal from our shelter into a loving, permanent home. It is essential for us to be able to provide medical care, food and shelter for the animals prior to their placement. Here are some easy and painless ways you can help!

All donations are tax-deductible and much appreciated.

bulletThe Good Old-Fashioned Way
Send a check or money order for any amount you can spare to the following mailing address:

Rude Ranch Animal Rescue
3200 Ivy Way
Harwood MD 20776

Please include your name, address and telephone number on checks.

bulletDonate with your Visa, Mastercard or American Express!
Use your Visa, Mastercard or American Express Card to make a secure one-time donation of any amount through GiveDirect a third party processing firm. Just click on the following image:
bulletDonate online!
Use your secure Paypal account for a one-time donation of any amount. Just click on the following image:
Or if you can spare $10 a month, why not use your Paypal account to purchase a Rude Ranch Animal Rescue donation subscription? Your donation will be automatically made to Rude Ranch once a month and will go a long way in providing for our residents. There are four subscriptions available, to help you decide how much you can spare each month, and all can be easily canceled at anytime.
bulletPayroll Deduction
CFC LogoRude Ranch proudly participates in the Federal Government's Combined Federal Campaign. Our agency number is 45379. Don't work for the Federal Government? Tell a friend that does!
MD logo Rude Ranch also participates in the Maryland Charity Campaign. Our agency number is 4650
United Way logo Rude Ranch also participates in the United Way of the National Capital Area. Our agency number is 9664
bulletVirtually Adopt a Long Term Resident!
Can't adopt another cat/dog/fish right now? Virtually adopt one of our long term residents! We'll even scoop the poop! Goto our Sponsor Page for more details!
bulletDonate Your Car, Boat or RV!
Car guyIt's Easy! We will even come to pick it up. All you need is a clear title and the keys. Just call us at 410.798.9559 and he will handle the rest. You can deduct the blue book value from your taxes!
bulletShop with Rude Ranch
Rude Ranch Animal Rescue is a distributor of Polkat Products, manufacturers of quality cat furniture. All proceeds from the sales of Polkat Products help support the Rude Ranch shelter. Look for "Rude Ranch Animal Rescue Ranch Hand" tee-shirts coming soon, so you can help provide for our residents and at the same time tell the world you care about the plight of abandoned, neglected and abused animals.
bulletShop at Food Lion
Lion Shop & ShareShop at Food Lion and use your MVP savings card, and a portion of your total will be donated to Rude Ranch. All you have to do is register your MVP card. To do this call 1.800.210.9569 or go to and enter your 12 digit MVP card number. Rude Ranch Animal Rescue will pop up as a charity.
bulletBecome an Member
If you like to shop online, do it through iGive! Over 200 stores participate. Just register and make Rude Ranch your charity. Rude Ranch Animal Rescue receives a portion of your sales totals.
bulletPurchase a "Spay and Neuter" License Plate
The total cost is $50.00. Donate $25 to the shelter (this will pay for one spay surgery), and receive a special license plate certificate. Fill out the certificate, enclose an additional $25 for processing fees and mail to the Motor Vehicle Administration. Contact for mailing information. Sorry, this is only available to Maryland residents.

License Plate
bulletAlong with all monetary donations, we appreciate donations of these items listed below.
Aluminum Bowls (any size)
Grooming Equipment
Kitty Carriers
Kitty Litter
Laundry Detergent
Office Supplies
HP Office Jet Printer Cartridges (14)
Paper Plates
Paper Towels
Pooper Scoopers

Thanks for your support!