Why Your Donation Matters...

From streets to shelters there are cats and kittens in need of your help. The solution is starting at the streets with spay and neuter so those animals, exponentially reproducing, are never entering the shelter. Charles River Alleycats (CRA), the leading TNR animal welfare group serving the greater Boston area, is your first stop.

To donate online:
Please click on the yellow Donate button below

To send a check in the mail:
Charles River Alleycats
P.O. Box 290759
Boston, MA 02129

Charles River Alleycats is a Massachusetts 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible.

The Bridget Williams Memorial Fund

We are so sad to announce the passing of Bridget Williams, a dear friend and wonderful volunteer. We have established "The Bridget Williams Memorial Fund" to fund medical costs outside of the usual service packages provided for homeless cats. To honor Bridget with a gift you may send a check or donate through Paypal notating that the donations is being made in memory of Bridget Williams.  

In memory...

Consider including CRA in your will as a beneficiary, or make a donation in memory of a lost pet.Contact us here to learn more.


CRA is in high need of cat food, puppy pads and stamps. Contact CRA to find the nearest drop off location. 

Do you have your
"I'm Animal Friendly" license plate?

The Massachusetts Animal Friendly License Plate has been introduced to help end the tragedy of pet overpopulation. When you purchase a Massachusetts Animal Friendly license plate, you will be telling your community that you care about animals! By purchasing this license plate, you will be contributing to a statewide program that will directly benefit Massachusetts animals.


Shop. Give. It's just that simple.

Did you know that when you shop you can give at NO cost to you?! Each vendor below donates a specific percentage of your total purchase. Encourage your online friends to do the same! See participating businesses below:

If you are an online shopper, consider linking to your vendor through iGive.com. This is a great way to donate without spending ANYTHING MORE than your purchase! Click on the logo to the right to go to the Charles River Alleycats page at iGive. 

Charles River Alleycats is proud to be a Partner for Pets! BISSELL and LostPetUSA.net have teamed up to help organizations like ours to raise money, and now you can help too! When you purchase pet products on bissell.com and enter the code ADOPT at checkout, a portion of your purchase will be donated to CRA! It’s simple.

http://smile.amazon.com/When first visiting AmazonSmile, you will be prompted to select Charles River Alleycats as your charitable organization. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to CRA!

GoodSearch.com is a Yahoo-powered search engine, with a unique social mission... every time you use GoodSearch, money is generated for Charles River Alleycats. GoodSearch donates half its revenue, about a penny per search, to the charities selected by its users. The pennies quickly add up. For example, if 1,000 (our organization) supporters searched just twice a day, we would receive an estimated $7,300 per year to help fund our program. What's great is that you use GoodSearch just as you would any search engine. Again, it's powered by Yahoo!, so you get proven, high-quality results.