Support Animal Legal Defense Fund

Since 1979, the Animal Legal Defense Fund has been the leader in the fight to win animals the legal protection they so desperately need — and deserve.

Your generous support is vital to our continued success.

aldf-top-rated-charityALDF is proud to be a Gold-level GuideStar Exchange participant, a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity, and have been awarded the Independent Charities Seal of Excellence, ensuring that we meet the highest standards of public accountability, program effectiveness, and cost effectiveness.

ALDF is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization and relies almost entirely on individual, tax-deductible contributions from caring members and donors like you. Because more than 80% of ALDF’s annual budget goes directly to our program work, your donation will go to the best possible use to win the case against animal cruelty.

Here are some of the many ways you can contribute to ALDF:

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ALDF's Partners in Protection program makes it easier than ever for members to help animals throughout the year. It simplifies the donation process for you by automatically charging the amount you specify to your credit card every month, quarter or year.

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If you're not already a member of the Animal Legal Defense Fund, please join us! By making a donation of $15 or more, you'll receive a one-year subscription to our newsletter The Animals' Advocate, chock-full of great columns, legal updates, and photos of our animal "clients."

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Renew your annual membership with the Animal Legal Defense Fund by making a donation of $15 or more. Your continued dedication, your ongoing support and your passion for helping to protect and save the lives of animals is what makes ALDF so successful.

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ALDF is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization and relies almost entirely on individual, tax-deductible contributions from caring members and donors like you.

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Give the gift of compassion with an ALDF gift memberships. Your recipient receives a one year subscription to ALDF's newsletter, The Animals' Advocate, while ALDF receives the support needed to continue our work towards winning the case against cruelty.

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Make a gift in honor or memory of a special person or animal in your life. It's a thoughtful way to let someone know you care, about them and animals.

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Through a gift in your will, you can keep improving animals’ lives for years to come. Your bequest will help us to protect future generations of animals.

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You can turn your used car, truck, RV, or boat into a charitable donation to support the Animal Legal Defense Fund.

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Did you know that you can go shopping for anything that Amazon.com stocks, and when you checkout ALDF will get a donation?

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Want to help support ALDF’s mission and have some fun? Consider organizing an ALDF Benefit Day at your favorite vegetarian/vegan restaurant or animal-friendly business! It’s a great way to bring ALDF support to your hometown. It’s simple.

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Shop online, send a special friend organic flowers, search the internet, or register for your wedding, all while supporting the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Our affiliate partners contribute a portion of their proceeds to ALDF each time one of our supporters uses their service.

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