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Our Partnerships

ARF greatly benefits from the ongoing generosity of our corporate and foundation partners. Their support of ARF programs for pets and people enables us to save more lives every day.

ARF thanks every sponsor, large and small, who makes our life saving work possible.


AT&T is recognized for their many years of corporate sponsorships of Stars to the Rescue and other events. AT&T is also the sponsor of ARF’s humane education kiosk and ARF participates in AT&T’s annual United Way Employee Giving Campaigns.

Central Garden & Pet

Central Garden & Pet, leading innovator, marketer, and producer of quality branded pet and garden products is the sponsor of mobile adoptions including ARF’s mobile outreach vehicle, taking adoptable pets into the community.

Chevron Corporation

Chevron Corporation is recognized for their support of several of ARF’s events including Wine & Whiskers and Stars to the Rescue, and widespread support of its programs. Chevron participates in workplace giving with ARF and its employees come to ARF for the yearly Week of Caring volunteer event.

Maddie's Fund

Maddie's Fund® is a family foundation created in 1994 by Workday® co-founder Dave Duffield and his wife, Cheryl, whohave endowed the Foundation with more than $300 million. Since then, the Foundation has awarded more than $237.6 million in grants toward increased community lifesaving, shelter management leadership, shelter medicine education and foster care across the U.S. The Duffields named Maddie's Fund after their Miniature Schnauzer Maddie, who always made them laugh and gave them much joy. Maddie was with Dave and Cheryl for ten years and continues to inspire them today.

Maddie's Fund is the fulfillment of a promise to an inspirational dog, investing its resources to create a no-kill nation where every dog and cat is guaranteed a healthy home or habitat. #ThanksToMaddie.


Nestlé Purina PetCare Company

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company provides essential support to ARF and donates ped food and litter for ARF’s adoptable animals. They are also the title sponsor for the Nestlé Purina Training Pavilion. Nestlé Purina also sponsored critical research for ARF’s All Ears Reading® program and generously provides donated pet food to support ARF’s ongoing FoodShare Program for low income residents in Contra Costa County, California to help keep pets at home with their families.

PetCo Foundation

At the Petco Foundation, we believe that every animal deserves to live its best life. Since 1999, we've invested more than $250 million in lifesaving animal welfare work to make that happen. With our more than 4,000 animal welfare partners, we inspire and empower communities to make a difference by investing in adoption and medical care programs, spay and neuter services, pet cancer research, service and therapy animals, and numerous other lifesaving initiatives. Through our Think Adoption First program, we partner with Petco stores and animal welfare organizations across the country to increase pet adoptions. So far, we've helped more than six million pets find their new loving families, and we're just getting started. Visit to learn more about how you can get involved.

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