Donating to SWLR

Southwest Llama Rescue, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. As such, any donations you make are tax deductible.

Can I sponsor a llama or a few? How does that work?
We have three sponsorship levels. See details on our Sponsorship page.

What does my donation go toward?
All donations go directly to the care and feeding of our rescue llamas. Each llama requires approximately $75 per month to feed and house. Veterinary and any extraordinary care are costs beyond that monthly average.

Do you hire people to help out?
Our foster care providers and other volunteers donate their time and energies to train and care for our animals. Additionally, we have volunteers who come in to assist. Interested in volunteering?

What kind of daily care do they really need?
Llamas, like any animal, require feed specific to their bodies, minerals and salts to supplement their diets, and adequate shelter. They also need fresh water daily. Pregnant, nursing or elderly llamas may need additional nutritional supplementation. Many llamas come to us without ever having had vaccinations, so we provide those, along with any other necessary care such as toenail trimming, blunting of fighting teeth, shearing and veterinary care. More about llamas!

Can I volunteer to help instead of sending money?
We gratefully accept offers to help. If you're near one of our foster homes or intake centers, please contact us for more information. Contact us to volunteer!

Donations of money, time and supplies are desperately needed, appreciated and are tax deductible.
Donate in someone's name
Celebrate a special day
Give in memory of a special someone
Have a Special Occasion Fundraiser - "a party with a purpose"
Have your guests donate to SWLR at birthdays and gatherings instead of bringing gifts

Cash/Credit Card Donations:
To make a donation via PayPal, click the button below:

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Checks/Money Orders:
You can mail a check or money order to:
SWLR Treasurer
184 Hoofbeat Trail
Kerrville, TX 78028

Other Opportunities:
You can also help by providing:
Short-term emergency foster care
Halters and lead ropes
Rubber feed bowls
Rubber water tubs
Donations of horse-quality grass hay
Long-term foster homes
Permanent home(s)
Assistance at an SWLR facilities
Corral panels