Hope Animal Rescue of Iowa is a no-kill animal rescue originated in June 2014.    Hope Animal Rescue is 100% volunteer & foster-based and rescues abused, neglected, abandoned, and surrendered animals of all ages into loving foster homes in central Iowa until they can find their forever homes.  Hope Animal Rescue is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.


Hope Animal Rescue is licensed through the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and is registered with the Iowa Secretary of State.


Hope Animal Rescue receives no city, county, state or federal funds.   Hope relies only on adoption fees and donations to continue to help these abused, abandoned, neglected and no longer wanted animals.  All donations are tax deductible.



Mission & Vision


Hope Animal Rescue is a no-kill rescue whose mission is to rescue, protect, and provide hope as we search for loving homes for stray and neglected animals.


We provide HOPE when they have given up hope, we speak when they cannot speak, and we love without boundaries.


Donations should be sent to: 

     Hope Animal Rescue of Iowa

     PO Box 31222, Des Moines, IA  50310  OR

     Contact us (HARofIowa@gmail.com) for a drop off location 


Applications/Adoptions, Fostering, Surrendering and/or Other: