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Protecting Animal Welfare Society

400 West Walnut st.
Jacksonville, IL 62650

Our Mission

WE ARE A STATE LICENSED, 501c3 NO-KILL ANIMAL RESCUE GROUP.  OUR MISSION IS TO PROVIDE A SAFE LOCATION FOR ANIMALS IN OUR AREA TO REST, RECOOPERATE AND FIND A NEW HOME.  FURTHER, WE DO OUR BEST TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC ON THE PROPER CARE OF THEIR OWN ANIMALS TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF ANIMALS NEEDING TO COME IN TO THE SHELTER SYSTEM.  WORKING WITH THE YOUNG PEOPLE AND THEIR FAMILIES WILL CREATE A DIFFERENT MINDSET, TEACHING FAMILIES HOW TO BE RESPONSIBLE PET OWNERS.


WE BEGAN IN JAN 2011 AND IN OUR FIRST 3 YEARS OF OPERATION SAVED OVER 1065 ANIMALS.  IN 2014, OUR FIRST FULL YEAR IN OUR NEW FACILITY, WE SAVED THE LIVES OF OVER 750 DESERVING ANIMALS.  WE DEPEND ON COMMUNITY SUPPORT AND YOUR GENEROUS  DONATIONS TO HELP US OPERATE. WE ARE RAPIDLY APPROACHING 4000 ANIMALS WHO HAVE BEEN SAVED THANKS TO THE EFFORTS OF OUR VOLUNTEERS.


PLEASE COME SEE OUR NEW PLACE "STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION" AT 400 W. WALNUT JACKSONVIL

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