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As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Forgotten Friend operates on your generosity. Donations of $25 or more receive a letter documenting your tax-deductible support.

Please make checks payable to “Forgotten Friend, Inc” and mail to:

Forgotten Friend, Inc.
PO Box 171
Elm, PA 17521

We accept online donations through PayPal, Facebook, and Instragram. To donate through PayPal, click the Donate button below:

To donate through Facebook or Instagram, click the Donate button at the top of our Facebook page or click the Donate button you find on any of our Facebook posts or Instagram posts. When you donate through Facebook or Instagram, you’ll receive an immediate email receipt, documenting your tax-deductible support.

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Employer giving through Benevity

If your employer uses Benevity for charitable giving, we are a confirmed charity with Benevity. You can have automatic donations of any amount go directly to us through employer-matching programs.

FAQ about donating to Forgotten Friend

Where does my donation go?

Our two main focuses at Forgotten Friend are reptile rescue and educational outreach. Every penny we spend helps to give reptiles a chance.

But where does my donation REALLY go? I mean, REALLY?

Forgotten Friend is a permanent home to more than 50 reptiles, and a temporary home for dozens more which come and go as we find better homes for them. We go through about 2,000 crickets a month, dozens of frozen rats, hundreds of frozen mice, and loads of fresh produce. And you don’t want to know what our energy bills look like!

What’s the big deal about donations being tax-deductible?

We document all of the support we receive and we’ll send you a thank you letter documenting the amount of your donation. Because we are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, your donation qualifies as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes.

Are equipment donations tax-deductible?

Yes, they sure are. If you have valuable equipment you don’t know what to do with, you can donate it to reptile rescue. In addition to helping a good cause, you’ll receive a thank you letter documenting your donation. We have had generous donors give us thousands of dollars worth of video equipment and expensive cages, which is completely tax-deductible. Even if you’d like to donate vehicles or real estate to help give reptiles a chance, call us up! We do not usually accept old glass tanks, because we simply don’t have the space or need for any more.

Can we put Forgotten Friend in our will?

Absolutely. We have done some great things through the generosity of people who are no longer with us. By including our charity in your estate planning, you can leave a legacy of education and conservation, and give reptiles a chance for generations to come.