Akita Club of America Rescue(ACAR) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit. ACAR existed as a fund-raising committee of the Akita Club of America for many years. With a goal to make a greater impact on rescue efforts, ACAR was reorganized in 2017 and became a separate not-for-profit organization. The ACA appointed a board to oversee the operations and fundraising activities. In September 2017, the IRS approved and designated ACAR as a 501(c)3 and the organization began operations.
Because ACAR’s purpose is to generate and distribute financial and education assistance to hands-on ACA-approved rescues, two specialized committees provide ACAR with the means to accomplish those goals. All ACAR Member Rescues are 501(c)3 charitable organizations.
ACAR Member Rescues:
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Akita Rescue Mid-Atlantic Coast, Inc. (ARMAC) has been serving the eastern United States for nearly 40 years.
Akita Rescue Society of Florida has been saving Akitas since 1985. We serve Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana, the Carolinas and beyond.
BEAR was founded in 2011 by a small group of volunteers to help Akitas in need in the metropolitan Tri-State area of NY, NJ, PA and also throughout the Northeast.
Georgia Akita Rescue Division’s mission to assist in the placement, rescue and rehabilitation of Akitas within in the state of Georgia.
Midwest Akita Rescue Society (MARS) is an all-volunteer organization whose purpose is to rescue, medically treat, rehabilitate and re-home abandoned, relinquished or otherwise homeless Akita dogs.
Namaste Akita Rescue Alliance is located in Northern California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are a small grassroots volunteer based organization
Rakki-Inu Akita Rescue is dedicated to finding new, loving homes for our rescues and to provide help and support to Akita owners everywhere.
SWAT Rescue is focused on prevention of animal cruelty and rescuing Akitas in Arizona and beyond.