Gateway Pet Guardians

A nonprofit organization

$37,632 raised by 220 donors

100% complete

$35,000 Goal

Gateway Pets (GPG) is leading the animal welfare industry by investing in people and communities to end the cycle of animal homelessness. By building capacity for animal advocates in our own neighborhood, we increase animal well-being across the East Side Pet District and beyond. Over 55,000 people live in the East Side Pet District - East St. Louis, Cahokia Heights, Washington Park and Fairmont City. With help from generous people like you, GPG is able to provide affordable, accessible, quality pet resources and champion a thriving pet welfare community. 

Keeping Pets and People Together. This philosophy guided GPG to open the largest Pet Resource Center in the region (54,000 square feet) that includes an affordable veterinary clinic, pet supply retail store and grooming spa. Through your generosity, GPG is able to offer a free pet food pantry and free spay/neuter program for anyone residing in the East Side Pet District.  

Beyond Rescue. GPG's mission is to keep families together, and prevent owned pets from entering an already crowded shelter system. With shelter intake at an all-time high across our nation, it is critical to rethink what animal rescue really means. GPG believes that everyone deserves the love of a pet, regardless of zip code, income, employment-status or housing-type. GPG goes above and beyond rescue, ensuring equitable access to resources so that no one in our community has to make the impossible choice to give up their beloved pet.

GPG is proudly located in East St. Louis, joining an already robust community of pet lovers. By removing barriers to foster and adoption, and providing an infusion of resources such as affordable, quality veterinary care and pet supplies - we unleash the power of partnership! 

Giving Activity

Mission

Provide affordable, accessible, quality pet resources and champion a thriving pet welfare community to the over 55,000 people who live in the East Side Pet District – East St. Louis, Cahokia Heights, Washington Park and Fairmont City.

Organization Data

Summary

Organization name

Gateway Pet Guardians

Tax id (EIN)

26-0096240

Mission/Purpose

Animal, Animal - Rescues & Shelters, Economic/Financial Security

Operating Budget

Large: $2,000,001 - $5,000,000

Service Area

St Clair County

Audiences Served

LGBTQIA+, Older Adults, Women, Men, BILPOC, General Public

Address

725 N 15TH ST
E SAINT LOUIS, IL 62205

Phone

618-687-8007

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