Second Chance Animal Rescue Society (SCARS) is a Society incorporated under the laws of Alberta. SCARS plans to raise approximately $2.5M this year through fundraising campaigns. It will cost the organization approximately $110,000 to raise this amount. Funds raised go to support rescue costs and medical attention for rescued SCARS animals and to support our mission to promote the humane care and protection of all animals and prevent cruelty and suffering. For further information regarding donations please contact Amanda Annetts at 780-203-1202 or email:

Mailing address
Box 3045
Athabasca, AB T9S 2B9

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Cheque, Money Order or Interac E-transfer

As a registered charity, SCARS can issue tax receipts. A tax receipt will be issued for all donations of $20 or more.

Send a cheque or money order,
made out to SCARS, to:

Second Chance Animal Rescue Society
Box 3045
Athabasca, AB T9S 2B9

You can send an Interac E-Transfer to:

To receive a tax receipt, please include a message that says “This is a donation. Please send a tax receipt to [FULL NAME] at [MAILING ADDRESS]. My email is [E-MAIL ADDRESS].”

Item Donations

Donations of physical items are always appreciated. We are in constant need of more items as we receive new rescues. Check our wish list. Donated items can be dropped off at any of our drop off locations. Thank you for your support.

ATB Cares Donations

When you contribute to SCARS through the ATB Cares program ATB will add 15% to the donation. Go to ATBs website to submit your donation. They do not charge a fee.

Donate through United Way

Did you know you can specify that all or part of your United Way contributions go to SCARS? Speak to your United Way representative if you give at work, or go to United Way’s website and select Give > Donate and then click on the link under “additional giving options”.