Your donation goes directly, and fully, to help the hundreds of dogs we care for every year.
Cortez Rescue is a Non Profit, Public Charity under US IRS IRC code 501(c)(3), We are an approved 501 (c) 3 in the state of Washington as well as an official non-profit in the state of Baja California Mexico. Any donations made are therefore tax efficient.
Signing up to make a monthly donation is a wonderful way to support Cortez Rescue. Because your gift is continuous and we know we can count on it, your monthly donations help us budget and project how many dogs we can care for in the foreseeable future.
Cortez thrives on the generosity of our community of freinds and supportors. 100% of every single donation is put to use caring for the dogs we are responsible for. No donation is too small, or large, to make a meaningful difference in a dog’s life. Thank You.
At Cortez we Love all of our Dogs, the ones currently in our care and the ones who have moved on to their forever homes! It brings us joy to pull up at the rescue and see so many of our friend's names painted on the wall. If you would like to have your Cortez dog recognized or memorialized on our wall, please make a $15 contribution and we'll add your dogs name to our wall. Be sure to add a note in your payment that your donation is to the Wall of Fame and be sure to list your dogs name.
Cortez Rescue loves to partner with businesses in our community. We appreciate your generousity and support. We’d like to make our friendship official and provide your business with the recognition you deserve by being a supporter of Cortez. Your business will be featurerd on our website as a friend so everyone will recognize you as a strong community supporter. Contact us and we can discuss the details of becoming a Business Partner.
A Legacy Gift is planned giving by making a gift to Cortez Rescue & Outreach through your will, trust, or other financial plan. Giving through a will or trust ensures that your legacy will be honored in the ways that matter most to you.
Average trip is about 4 days. Moving our pups to homes and rescue partners in the US. Each Road Trip gets 12-28 lucky dogs(each trip varies). Cost of each run is approximately $2,000. $500 Baja side (gas, hotel, food & misc). $1500 US side (rental vehicle, gas, hotels, food & misc). Drivers/handlers are Cortez volunteers.
Did you know that you can support Cortez Rescue when you shop on Amazon? You have to join Amazon Smile, super easy process, then add Cortez Rescue (listed as a Seattle based Animal Protection and Welfare Organization) as your selected charity, then start shopping and generate donations. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to Cortez Rescue—no fees, no extra cost. That’s all you have to do, just remember to bookmark and start all your Amazon shopping through smile.amazon.com for your purchases to count. Have Family and Friends who shop at Amazon, please ask them if they’d like to have their shopping benefit Cortez Rescue too!
Cortez Rescue is continuously in need of upgrades, renovations, fresh paint, new fencing, kennel improvements, etc. As project needs arise we will be posting project work dates. As project material needs surface – the project always seem to come with the need for volunteer efforts too. Financial donations for projects are always appreciated. We know you have a special skill and talent that would benefit Cortez Rescue. Sheer muscle and volunteer work is always welcome, drop us a note of how you might be able to help!
Cortez Rescue is in continuous need of dog supplies – collars, leashes, harnesses, bowls, beds, … Cortez has a partnership account with Chewy.com where you can shop our wish list and make purchases for our shelter.
Awesome! We can always use old sheets, blankets, towels, etc… There is a donations bin at Mini Cortez on Don Pepe and another large item donation location drop off at Homes & Land office.
Thank You! You can drop dog food donations off at the offices of Ronival Real Estate or Hones & Land of Baja or at Mini Cortez on Don Pepe.
Summer tends to be our hardest time with heat, humidity, lower travelers (flight escorts) and fewer volunteers. But really year round support is needed; recurring monthly donations are a great way to support Cortez Rescue.
Glad You Asked! Every little bit helps and we are grateful for the donation! You can find Cortez Rescue donation boxes conveniently located at Joe’s Deli, Joe’s Pizza, Maxico, Lazy Daze, Ronoval, Maria’s Cafe, Rancho Leonero, Trinitys, Smokeys, and Vagos. We have a dedicated volunteer that empites them weekly and 100% of these funds go to dog care.
100% of all donated money goes to the operations of Cortez Rescue and the care of the dogs. No donations go toward administrative costs or management.
Cortez Rescue is a Non Profit, Public Charity under US IRS IRC code 501(c)(3), We are an approved 501 (c) 3 in the state of Washington as well as an official non-profit in the state of Baja California Mexico. Any donations made are therefore tax efficient. Consult your tax advisor to discuss your individual situation.