For general questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To review frequently-asked questions, check out our FAQ page.
ADOPTION AND FOSTER
For adoption or foster-related questions, email us here. Please note, if you are currently going through our application process, an adoption or foster coordinator will reach out or has already reached out to you and they will be your main point of contact going forward.
DONATIONS AND GIVING
For donation-related questions involving in-kind, corporate sponsorship, event or fundraising donations, email Kristen Gerali.
For planned giving, grants, private foundations, general campaigns or capital campaigns, email Jackie Groberski.
For interview requests or requests for comments, email Kristen Gerali.
Mailing address: PO Box 39111, Chicago, IL 60639
ADOPTION CENTER HOURS OF OPERATION
SUN: 12pm - 2pm (open house)
MON: By appointment only
TUES: By appointment only
WED: By appointment only
THURS: By appointment only
FRI: By appointment only
SAT: 12pm - 2pm (open house)
Due to the size of our space and volunteer availability, we have we don't have the ability to host walk-ins throughout the day.
Please check this page to confirm Open House hours.
The Adoption Center is temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic! We are still doing adoptions.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
ALIVE Rescue cannot take strays. While we are a no-kill animal rescue, we are not open-admission and as such we cannot take your pet directly.
All strays must be taken to Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC), but there are other things you can do before bringing an animal to CACC: