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Support IAR in the Great Human Race!

Last year, we were the #1 team and we need your help to come out on top again! Visit our fundraising page to donate or join the team. Make sure to share the link to our fundraising page in your emails and on Facebook! We need your support to reach our $30,000 goal by race day on April 30th. Email with questions or for more information and fundraising tips! If you are a current IAR volunteer, more information can be found here.

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Join us for a New Volunteer Orientation

We hold New Volunteer Orientations on the 2nd Saturday of every month for anyone interested in learning more about what we do. You'll learn about fostering and the many other ways you can help homeless and less fortunate animals in the Triangle.

Next Orientation: May 14th @ 11am
Please RSVP to for directions if you plan to attend.

Can't attend this month's orientation? Click Here for a Calendar of scheduled Orientations and other events, or fill out a Volunteer Interest Form online and we'll contact you with more information.

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Forever Homes

Congratulations to Madeline (Maddie), Addie, Bonnie, Orion, Gemini, Cora, Edna, Cassie, Ramona, Kaitlyn, Arnold , Petunia, Pippa, Violet, Penelope, Kali, Cindy, Lola, Fuego, Mischief, Chino, Chippe, Deli, Tasty Cakes aka TC, Teeba, Jody, Rukus, Handsome Harry , Dottie, Dean Smith Jr. (Dean), and Charlie Clyde for finding their forever homes! Can you find a place in your heart for one of our other IAR animals?

Did You Know: Egyptians really respected their cats! They worshiped them as gods, and anyone caught hunting or mistreating them in any way was put to death.
Independent Animal Rescue
Post Office Box 14232, Durham, NC 27709-4232