Ways to help
If you're in the giving spirit but fnding it difficult to donate, we have other ways you can help without breaking the bank. Giving back doesn’t mean you have to spend a lot of money. Sometimes, all it takes is a little bit of time and creativity to make a big difference. Check out some of the other wonderful ways you can help us rescue GSP's.
Lend a helping paw!
Whether you do it once a month or just once a year, volunteering is a great way to help out. The success of any organization, such as ours, depends greatly on its volunteers. We have the best group of volunteers any rescue organization could ask for, but we would love to have your help.
Volunteering is a wonderful way to meet great friends, learn new skills and help make a difference for Shorthairs in need. Sound like fun? We have so many ways you can get involved and we welcome your help. Our current volunteer needs are listed on our Volunteer Opportunities page. Don’t see an opportunity that strikes your fancy? Just reach out and we can tailor a special position just for you.
Ask your employer about volunteer grants!
Many larger employers offer volunteer grants when volunteering for a non-profit 501c3 organization! Does yours? Check with your Human Resources department to find out. A volunteer grant is when a company provides either a monetary donation for every hour an employee volunteers, or it provides a grant once the employee reaches a certain threshold. Make your volunteer hours count!
Open your heart and home to a foster dog!
If you can provide a safe and nurturing foster home for one of our GSP's while they wait for their forever home, please submit a Foster Application. We do not have a kennel or shelter facility, so we are limited in the number of dogs we save by the number of qualified foster homes! You can find all the specifics on fostering for All Points West GSPR on our Foster Information and Foster Basics pages.
Clean out that closet!
Another easy, no-cost way to give to charity is to pass along gently used dog items that you are no longer using. Our Wishlist has several items that you may no longer need and would make life a little easier for our foster homes and our rescue pups.
Don't just take your dog for a walk...take your walk for a dog!
Go to WoofTrax.com, download the app, and support our organization every time you walk your dog. Use the app each time you grab for the leash. It’s healthy for you, your dog, and helps provide our organization with extra funds needed to support our GSP'S.
Every Walk for a Dog counts, whether it's a walk around the block or a three-mile hike. Magnify your impact by sharing the app with your friends and family.
*Once you've downloaded the app, you will need to create an account, then select Colorado and All Points West German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue, then start walking!
You shop. All Points West GSPR gets donations. For Free!
Just shop at any of the 1,700 + online partner stores (Etsy, Target, Petco, Apple, and Best Buy to name a few!) and you will be able to support the Pointers of APWGSPR for FREE.
The average online retailer donates from .5% up to 20% of your purchase price to the rescue. All you need to do is download the iGive button onto your mobile device or simply use the iGive website and shop at your favorite online stores. A typical shopper raises $100 per year for their designated charity.
Sound easy? It is! Join and download your iGive button today.
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support All Points West GSP Rescue every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice.
Every item available for purchase on is also available on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com) at the same price. You will see eligible products marked "Eligible for AmazonSmile donation" on their product detail pages.
On your first visit to smile.amazon.com, you will be prompted to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. The site will remember your selection, and the next time you shop, start your shopping session on AmazonSmile and every eligible purchase you make on Amazon Smile will result in a donation. Why not choose All Points West GSP Rescue as you charitable organization today?
Shop our store
100% of the proceeds goes straight to saving Pointers in need!
Share our social media pages and posts
find us supporters all over the world!
Sporting our gear out and about
let people know we’re here!
Come to our events
and bring friends (Pointer lover or not, we don’t discriminate!)
we can use for raffles and silent auctions (tax deductible!)
Manage or own a place that can host humans and dogs?
host us for a Yappy Hour and donate a portion proceeds of the night back to us (taxable deductible!)