Our mission is to help abandoned, neglected and forgotten animals in Kansas City and surrounding areas.

Breaking Heavy Chains

The Rescue Project is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to building trusting relationships with people and their pets and improving the lives of animals living in under served Kansas City communities.

  • Providing food, water and dog houses for needy animals.
  • Offering low cost veterinary resources, emphasize spay and neutering.
  • Provide community education/awareness on responsible pet ownership.
How You Can Help

Our Vision

We provide basic survival items such as food and dog houses, as well as offering low cost veterinary resources while emphasizing the need to spay and neuter.

We also provide community education/awareness to the public on responsible pet ownership, empowering people to make a difference.

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In The Last 12 Months, We Have Provided

  • Over 7,000 lbs of food to animals in need
  • 50 dog houses
  • 200 bales of hay
  • Nearly $40,000 in animal medical & health expenses
  • Thousands of dollars in gasoline and auto expenses
  • Love, kisses and treats to thousands of animals – for many, it was the first affection they had ever received
How You Can Help

Sponsor a Spay or Neuter

• A dog can have up to 24 pups in one year.
• Dogs can become pregnant at 6 months of age.
• The Average litter is 4-6 puppies.
• 4 million shelter pets are killed each year in the US due to over population.

You can help reduce unwanted litters by sponsoring a spay or neuter of an animal.

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Our Passion

To help abandoned, neglected and forgotten animals in Kansas City and surrounding areas. To raise awareness through community education programs of animal overpopulation, disease control and provide resources for veterinary services.

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How You Can Help

We provide basic survival items such as food and dog houses and offer low cost veterinary resources emphasizing the need to spay and neuter.  View our wish list of items in need.

Volunteer

We could not be effective without the help of our volunteers.  There are many way in which you can make a difference. Download our Volunteer Handbook, our Volunteer Application, and Learn More.

Community Education

We also provide community education/awareness to the public on responsible pet ownership and empower people to make a difference.

Help Abandoned, Neglected and Forgotten Animals in Kansas City and Surrounding Areas.

Fostering saves lives!

Foster Cat FIV Positive

This cutie is in need of a foster. His current foster can no longer take care of him due to the long hours she works and she already has 4 cats. He is FIV positive he so would need to go to a home in Mo.

Foster parents care for injured or sick pets, moms with litters, and single babies who are too young or need training!

With the love and care that our foster parents provide, these animals receive the individual attention that they each desperately need to become truly special lifetime companions. Not only is fostering a fun and educational activity for the whole family, but our foster parents are completely enriched by their experiences.

Steps to Become a Foster Parent:

  1. Browse our animals on our PetFinder Page
  2. Fill out our online Foster Application
  3. Please allow 24 hours for a response

Up for Adoption

Adopted

Rescued Peach is doing good. She now has a forever home!

These animals are looking for forever homes.

Each has a unique story that makes them special. All animals are spayed or neutered, current on vaccinations, and micro-chipped. All adoptable animals are listed on The Rescue Project’s PetFinder page.

Steps to Adopt:

  1. Browse our pets on PetFinder
  2. Fill out our Adoption Application
  3. Please allow 24 hours for us to respond to your application
Volunteering Brings Comfort

Volunteering Brings Comfort

Volunteer

Volunteering with The Rescue Project is a win-win. Volunteering with The Rescue Project brings comfort to the volunteer, as well as comfort to animals who need it most.

We could not be effective without the help of our many volunteers. There are several ways in which you can make a difference.

Step 1:

Download Our Volunteer Handbook

Step 2:

Complete and Application to Volunteer!

Step 3:

Learn Many Ways To Make A Difference

Needed Items

If you wish to donate any items, please contact trpdonations@gmail.com for pick-up arrangements. You can also visit our Amazon Wish list and have items shipped directly to us! Most of the items below can be purchased at Amazon, Home Depot, Lowe’s, Tractor Supply and Big Lots stores.

Outreach and TNR (Trap Neuter Release) Needs

  1. Animal traps –raccoon size for cats, xl for dogs
  2. Antibacterial for treating fly wounds on skin
  3. Blankets/flat sheets (used) – med/lg
  4. Bones – rawhide and pigs ears
  5. Buckets – metal and sturdy plastic
  6. Cable Tie – Outs for large/xl dogs up to 250 lbs.
  7. Cat food -Dry and canned (pop lid) – any type/brand
  8. Collars – metal clipping preferred
  9. Containers for food/water – gallon jugs,  litter containers
  10. Dog food – Dry and canned (pop lid) – any type/brand
  11. Dog Houses – Igloo/sturdy plastic
  12. Duct Tape – heavy duty
  13. Fly Bags
  14. Fly Spray
  15. Food bowls – metal/sturdy plastic
  16. Metal Clips
  17. Plastic tubs (with lids) – 30-55 gallon size
  18. Straw (dry, seasonal)
  19. SWAT Fly Repellent
  20. Tarps – Sm/Med/Lg
  21. Trash Bags – heavy duty – large/xl
  22. Zip Ties

Gift cards from Home Depot, Lowe’s, Tractor Supply, Big Lots and Amazon are also greatly appreciated.

Donate Directly

Consider a Monthly Gift! For as little as $10 a month, you can help feed an animal in need. Your donations go directly to animals in the Kansas City area.

Donate online via Paypal!

Donation Information

I would like to make a donation in the amount of:

$500 $100 $50 $20 $10

Other:

I would like this donation to automatically repeat each month

Donor Information

We are also in need of many important items. Click here to view a list of our needs.

Our Featured Pets

Weekend Outreach

Outreach teams of 2-3 people go out on Saturday and Sunday. Each month’s Outreach volunteer request is posted on The Rescue Project Volunteer and Supporters Facebook page. If interested in joining, you can contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Jeni Hill, at jeni.h.hill@gmail.com.

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