Dirk’s Fund is a 501c3, so all donations are tax deductible. We are happy to provide donation tax receipts for any donation received.

Federal Tax I.D. 43-1863897

Financial Memorials

What better way to honor a special person or pet than a memorial or tribute to Dirk’s Fund.  Your donation is a thoughtful gift and way to let someone know how special they are to you.  This is a perfect way to honor a living individual or pet on a special occasion.   This is also a compassionate way to memorialize a person or pet.  These gifts allow you to celebrate a life and honor a loved one with a gift that will save a rescue dog’s life. Please complete the downloadable form and fax, email or mail it to Dirk’s Fund Golden Retriever Rescue 11321 Cragwold Road St. Louis, MO  63122 Fax:     314-966-0430. An acknowledgement letter will be sent to the recipient and a tax donation letter will be sent to the donor.

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In-kind Donations

Supply Donations – Supply donations are collected at the shelter or in one of our blue donation barrels located around the city.

Supply Wish List

Donation Barrel Sites


There are many opportunities to support Dirk’s Fund by supporting one of our fundraising events. Sponsorship opportunities are always available along with in-kind donation for supplies and auction items. Attending the event is another way you can show your support!

Upcoming Events!

Planned Giving

Wills Trusts Insurance Policies Real Estate Personal Property Retirement Benefits Stock.

To make sure that Dirk’s Fund receives your designated donation, please provide the following information to your estate planning counsel: Dirk’s Fund Rescue Tax ID# 43-1863897 11321 Cragwold Road St. Louis, MO  63122 Or, should you have any questions; please contact Dirk’s Fund at or 314-966-3326. Please consult legal counsel who specializes in estate planning regarding these options.

Workplace Giving

Many employers will match an employee’s donation to a charitable organization up to 100%.  Check with your employer to see if they will match your donation to Dirk’s Fund.


Did you know there is a way to make donations to Dirk’s Fund with just a one time set up?  With paypal, you can set up a recurring donation to be made at the same time each month!

Dakota is a very sick dog. She is a Female Bernese Mountain.  She is  only  18 months old.  She knows sit and is housebroken.

She sleeps in bed with her female caretaker.  Her blood work shows that her kidneys are failing.

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Did you want to provide something special for one of our dogs?  Often we like our dogs to look their best and the best is a special grooming session with the Salty Dog!

New Roof
As you can see, even in this older picture, the shingles on the front roof are in need of replacement. We have a couple of bids in place and we are estimating that our cost for repair and replacement will be around $2,000.

New Beds and Landscaping
We are currently in the process of replacing the rotting railroad ties that frame out the front of our building. They will be replaced with wall blocks. We are estimating that our cost for replacement and new landscaping will be around $6,000.
New Sign
We are thrilled to have a sign in place to draw attention to our visitors! The design and installation of the sign will cost around $3,000.