How can I donate?
Thank you for wanting to donate for our RESQ animals! Please visit www.resqct.org/donate to find the various donation options.
How can I sponsor a particular animal?
Thank you for wanting to sponsor an animal! Our animals need all the love and support they can get. Please visit www.resqct.org/sponsor if you wish to sponsor an animal that is currently recovering at the RESQ Centre.
How can I sponsor a cause or project at RESQ?
Thank you for wanting to sponsor a project! RESQ Projects can range from mass anti-rabies vaccination drives to food, medicines, ambulance fuel, and important items such as heaters and e-collars for the animals recovering at RESQ. To sponsor a particular cause or project at RESQ, please visit www.resqct.org/sponsor-projects
What is my monetary donation used for?
Unless you have used a direct link to contribute towards a particular animal or project, your contribution is used for the general maintenance of the RESQ Centre and towards the upkeep of the various animals living and recovering at RESQ.
After making an online monetary donation, how soon will I receive my receipt?
You will be emailed a digital receipt within 72 hours from the date of your monetary donation.
How will I receive my receipt?
A digital receipt will be sent on the email ID provided by you at the time of the online donation transaction.
Do I get any tax exemptions on my monetary donations to RESQ?
Yes! If you are an Indian donor using a local platform such as netbanking, cash, cheque or PayU, your monetary donation to RESQ entitles you to the 50 % tax exemption clauses provided under the 80 (G) of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Please note that international payment platforms such as PayPal do not qualify for the exemption under 80 (G).
Do you accept in-kind donations?
We frequently require several in-kind donations at the RESQ Centre. Currently, we have two drop-off addresses (one in Ashok Nagar and another in Bavdhan), and also run a Donation Pickup service across the city. Our supporters often order items on Amazon and enter either of our drop-off addresses, or avail of our Donation Pickup van. You are also more than welcome to bring items with you when you visit the RESQ Centre, if convenient. For more information on items we need on a daily basis, please visit www.resqct.org/donate or write to us at email@example.com. Thank you for your support!
Do you have an online wishlist?
What are your donation drop-off points?
Our drop-off addresses are:
- Plot No. 3906, Paud Mulshi Road, near 115 Hilltown, near Chandni Chowk, Pune - 411022 (The following page will help you navigate to us: https://www.resqct.org/contact). Drops can be made here from any time between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Please drop us an email on firstname.lastname@example.org prior to your visit, so that our team can be prepared for your arrival.
- 5, Vikas, Ashok Nagar, Off Range Hills Road, Pune - 411007 (Please find the following GPS coordinates, which will lead you to the exact location: https://goo.gl/maps/R7p7zK3fQBB2). Drops can be made any time from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm at this address.
Can you collect items/cash/cheques from my residence?
Yes, we would be happy to collect donations from your address. Please write to us on email@example.com with your contact information, and we will arrange for a pickup based on your convenience. Our Donation Pickup Van functions on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Please note that we will require at least 48 hours to process your kind request. Thank you for your patience and generosity.
Do you have PayTM or Google Pay?
Thank you for wanting to donate to RESQ! Unfortunately, PayTM and Google Pay do not permit NGO or enterprise accounts to register with them, and so we are unable to receive donations via either of these platforms. Currently, we are able to accept donations via PayU, PayPal, NEFT/IMPS transfer, cheque, and cash or card swipe at the RESQ Centre. Please visit www.resqct.org/donate for more information.