Second Chance Animal Rescue Society (SCARS) is a Society incorporated under the laws of Alberta. Our registered address is PO Box 3045 Athabasca AB T9S 2B9. SCARS plans to raise approximately $2.1M in 2023 through fundraising campaigns. It is estimated to cost the organization approximately $210,000 to raise this amount. Funds raised go to support rescue costs, care 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 Sylvia Christiansen at 780-466-SCAR (7227) or email

Mailing address
Box 3045
Athabasca, AB T9S 2B9

Ways to donate

Donate Now or Donate Monthly
Donate Securities
Donate Your Time
Amazon Wishlist
Donate Your Recycled Bottles
Poochie Mochie’s SCARS wishlist
Donate a Pet Bed
Donate Your Car

Donate Now

Cash Donations

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 20% to the donation. Go to the ATB website to submit your donation. Please note they charge a support fee of 2.9%.