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What dog wouldn't love a special box of goodies delivered right to their door each month? With BarkBox, your pup can have just that! Signing up is easy. Choose your dog's size, a subscription plan, and voila! A BarkBox will arrive at your door that month. Use code ARLIOWA and BarkBox will donate $25 for us to treat the homeless dogs at the ARL! To sign up, click here.


Buy one, the ARL gets one! When you buy a package of BOGO Bowl pet food, a second bag is donated. There are several high quality, nutritious options to choose from! Order online, here.

CloudStar Proof of Purchase Donation Program

When you buy CloudStar pet products, save your Proofs of Purchase and turn them in at ARL Main's Animal House store! For every 100 proofs of purchases collected, the ARL will receive $100!

FreshStep Paw Points

By becoming a FreshStep Paw Points member, you can earn free litter for cats the ARL! Here’s how it works: find codes printed inside specially marked Fresh Step packages, log in to your Paw Points account to enter the codes, find the Animal Rescue League of Iowa in the Paws Points CAT-a-log, then donate! Get started by setting up an account, here.


You can support the ARL just by taking a walk (or run)! ResQwalk, available for iPhone and Andriod, donates money to the ARL for each walk you take (with or without your pet). Each week, a portion of ResQwalk's money pool is donated to the ARL based on the collective distance our users walk. Download ResQwalk today and be sure to select the Animal Rescue League of Iowa as the organization you would like to support at sign up. Get started, here.

Stuff, Etc. Quality Consignment Stores

As the seasons change and you have items you no longer need, consider taking them to Stuff, Etc. in Ankeny! You can consign your items under the ARL account and when your items sell, 40% of the sale will be added to our account! Learn which items are currently being accepted, here.

Thrivent Financial (Thrivent Financial Members Only)

Thrivent Choice Dollars
Are you a member of Thrivent Financial who's eligible to direct Choice Dollars? By directing Choice Dollars, eligible Thrivent members recommend where they feel Thrivent should distribute a portion of its charitable grant funds. Directing Choice Dollars is easy. Simply go to Thrivent.com/thriventchoice to learn more and find program terms and conditions, or contact Nathan Beattie, Financial Associate, at 515-276-1527 ext. 228 or nathan.beattie@thrivent.com.

Thrivent Action Teams
Thrivent Action Teams are a volunteer program for Thrivent members to lead a one-time fundraiser, service activity, or educational event with the help of their family and friends. Thrivent will provide resources to help promote the event, promotional items (including Thrivent T-shirts) and a Community Impact Card with $250 of seed money. To learn more and apply, visit Thrivent.com/actionteam, or call or contact Nathan Beattie, Financial Associate, at 515-276-1527 ext. 228 or nathan.beattie@thrivent.com.