International Fund for Animal Welfare, Inc.

Rating: 4.71 stars   204 reviews

Issues: Animals

Location: 290 Summer Street Yarmouth Port MA 02675 USA

Mission: The International Fund for Animal Welfare works to improve the welfare of wild and domestic animals throughout the world by reducing commercial exploitation of animals, protecting wildlife habitats, and assisting animals in distress.IFAW seeks to motivate the public to prevent cruelty to animals and to promote animal welfare and conservation policies that advance the well-being of animals.
Results: Visit ourAnimalWire blog to view our latest campaign victories and read heartwarming stories of the animals we are saving every day.
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Ending Canada's commercial seal hunt is IFAW's founding campaign. This hunt is inhumane, unnecessary, wasteful, and presents a serious animal welfare and conservation concern. In spite of the fact that the majority of Canadians oppose Canada's commercial seal hunt, and that global markets for seal products appear to be decreasing, the Canadian Government continues to support this hunt financially and set high and unsustainable allowable catches. All four major political parties currently support Canada's commercial seal hunt. 

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Rating: 5 stars  

IFAW was the first charity I ever donated to and it made me feel so great to know that I was helping animals on every front and protecting the environment and animal habitats. Thank you for all that you do, IFAW. Every small donation multiplies into a mountain of hope,a rescue, a chance at a decent life for these defensless animals..

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They keep you informed of the work your donation funds.

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This group is amazing....they help so many animals and animal groups through out the world. They are incredibly thankful for all the support they receive...and I find it a joy to help them!

They are always on the scene when ever and wherever there is a need....I can not say enough for all the good they do...I am honored to support them...and always will! DRB

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There is nothing that can or should change ,,,,nearly perfect!!!

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This charity gives its all to the animals in need....they do a wonderful job and are extremely helpful with the care they provide. I always donate to them because I feel they do soooooo much good.

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i'm a huge animal lover great & small.the work IFA W does is amazing,they are every where war zones,natural disasters you name it.they truly make adifference

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that they could get more funding

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If you care about animals, IFAW is a great organization to support. They help rescue animals all over the world. Whether animals are stranded or in need during a natural disaster, or whether they are in the hands of smugglers, or living in captivity in deplorable conditions, IFAW is there to help them and puts your donations to good use. Plus, they follow up with you with photos and videos to show the actual work they've done. You know that the animals you donated your money to really got the help they needed.

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Who can help animals affected by a weather or other humanitarian crisis overseas? IFAW answers that question. This is a critically needed non-profit that steps in where other aid organizations don't go. IFAW helps with pets, farm animals and wild animals- often the silent victims of natural disasters and conflicts. These animals caught by rising flood waters, fires, landslides, and war can't help themselves- they are totally dependent on human care. IFAW also trains local populations on animal care- how to protect farm animals during a crisis? They distribute medicines and train locals to administer them so that animals can survive contaminated floodwaters and the spread of disease. IFAW's efforts to teach locals to take better care of and protect their livestock and to respect wild animals for their contributions to the web of life is so very necessary to preserving animals populations around the world.

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Provide them with additional funding so that their reach can go further.

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International Fund for Animal Welfare helps many different species of animals in widely scattered locations around the world. I'm proud to support such a fine organization.

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I believe in IFAW, they are making the change that is so desperately needed.

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You can count on IFAw to help animals in crisis. I would love to be able to help in all the locations but at least we know our donations help make difference .
Thank you from the voiceless

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I don't remember how I first found out about International Fund for Animal Welfare, Inc., but I came to believe in their work very much. They have been instrumental in so many rescues, as well as teaching the general public about animals, how they should be cared for and especially, but I think mostly that it doesn't ever have to come to killing an animal in order to get rid of the problem. This group has so much compassion for all kinds of animals and I have been brought to tears many times when reading some of their rescue stories. I will donate to them again (I only wish it could be more). There are other charities who are very worth donating to, but in my estimation this is one of the best.

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This is not a change, but you asked the question below about if my donation was impactful. I don't think it was, however, they sure make it seem so. They appreciate all donations, big or small.

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