Expanding the Love Capital Campaign

$2,395 of $150,000 goal

Raised by 17 people in 19 months
Dear Friends,

My name is Barbara Weber and I am the Founder of BARB’S PRECIOUS RESCUE AND ADOPTION CENTER in Palatine Illinois. Since we opened our doors in 2014, we have been a safe haven for more than 850 cats and kittens that have been abused, abandoned, homeless or neglected. Our Rescue provides food, shelter, and medical services -- including an on-site veterinarian -- all with the hope of finding a forever home for each and every animal in our care. We are 100% supported by public donations and a volunteer staff. We are a not-for-profit, 501(C)(3) organization with ALL funds directly assisting our animals. Barb’s Precious Rescue is a no-kill, cage-free shelter.

While our community and staff have consistently demonstrated the will and desire to increase our capabilities, we’re desperately missing one critical component: space.

Therefore, the time has come for us to expand! Thanks to the generosity of our Architect Julie Dunne, we now have initial plans to increase and upgrade our Palatine facility. The addition will include space for mature and special needs cats, and a separate location for kittens and their Moms.

Not only will this help us continue our commitment to cats and kittens, but it will allow us to begin helping dogs and puppies, so we will create an entire private area just for them.

Thanks to the Ehlert Family Foundation, we have received a $350,000 grant that will cover a large portion of our construction costs.  Words cannot express our gratitude!

We also received a very generous donation from the Wayne and Claudette Johnson Family. We truly appreciate your kind support of our Rescues!

Now, here is my ask of you…

We still need to cover $150,000 in associated construction expenses for our campaign, so please consider helping us meet our 2017 Capital Campaign goal with a donation.

For more information about us, please visit our website at: www.BarbsRescue.org and please LIKE us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/BarbsRescue.

We’ve done some really wonderful things together, and with your help, we’ll do even more.  Thank you for your kindness, love, and generosity, from all of your friends at Barb’s Precious Rescue and Adoption Center in Palatine, Illinois.
+ Read More

$2,395 of $150,000 goal

Raised by 17 people in 19 months
Funds raised will benefit:
Barbs Precious Rescue And Adoption Center Nfp
Certified Charity
+ Learn More
Palatine, IL
EIN: 461938437
How it Works
  1. You make a donation using a PayPal account or a credit/debit card to PayPal Giving Fund (a 501(c)(3) charitable organization).
  2. After the deduction of payment processing fees, PayPal Giving Fund delivers the funds it receives to the chosen charity on a monthly basis.*
* If, after reasonable efforts, PayPal Giving Fund cannot deliver donations to this charity, the funds may be donated to another charity per PayPal Giving Fund’s policies.
Your share could be bringing in donations. Sign in to track your impact.
We will never post without your permission.
In the future, we'll let you know if your sharing brings in any donations.
We weren't able to connect your Facebook account. Please try again later.
Kenneth Weber
1 month ago
2 months ago
Jessica Haithcock
7 months ago
11 months ago
Susan Hanburger
13 months ago
Kim Sara
14 months ago
17 months ago
Judie and Chuck Lavezzi
17 months ago
Sue Raymond
19 months ago
Lauren Watson
19 months ago
Use My Email Address
By continuing, you agree with the GoFundMe
terms and privacy policy
There's an issue with this Campaign Organizer's account. Our team has contacted them with the solution! Please ask them to sign in to GoFundMe and check their account. Return to Campaign

Are you ready for the next step?
Even a $5 donation can help!
Donate Now Not now
Connect on Facebook to keep track of how many donations your share brings.
We will never post on Facebook without your permission.