MaxFund Animal Adoption Center

Please consider donating to MaxFund, where animals are never sorted into categories such as "adoptable" and "not adoptable". Every animal we receive into our care is offered treatment, housing and love until a suitable forever family is found.

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General Information

General
Official Name
MaxFund, Inc.​​​​​​​
DBA/Trade Name(s)
MaxFund Animal Adoption Center
Former Name(s)
N/A
Acronym
-
Date Established
1989
Offers Additional Colorado State Tax Credit
None
Tax ID
84-1116882
Addresses
Headquarters Address
MaxFund Animal Adoption Center
720 W 10th Ave
Denver , CO 80204
Colorado Location
N/A
Mailing Address
N/A
Other Address
MaxFund Animal Adoption Center
720 W 10th Ave
Denver , CO 80204

MaxFund Animal Adoption Center
720 W 10th Ave
Denver, CO 80204
Phone/Fax
Main Phone Number
720-266-6081 x2
Fax Number
N/A
Other Phone Number
303-595-4917 x2
Web/Email
Email
nasmaxfund@aol.com
Website
www.maxfund.org
Social Media Links
   

Mission Statement

MaxFund is a non-profit, true no-kill animal shelter and adoption center that challenges the traditional methods of animal sheltering by leading the no-kill movement in Colorado. MaxFund strives to give animals, including the injured, abandoned and abused "a second chance at life".

Organization History

Max was hit by a car. In shock, and with two broken legs, he was left by the side of the road. A young woman felt pity and took him to the local veterinarian. But after 10 days there was no one to take care of his extensive, and expensive orthopedic surgeries. Dr. Bill Suro owned a vet hospital at that time, with his wife, Nanci Suro as hospital manager. They decided to accept Max with all his problems.

Despite all the pain and discomfort from multiple surgeries and a long period of physical therapy and rehabilitation, Max never lost his amazing attitude. He quickly became a favorite of staff and clients alike. A fish bowl was placed on the front desk for donations towards Max's hospital bill. The sign on the fish bowl said "The Max Fund."

After five surgeries and eight weeks of hospitalization, Max was discharged and adopted by one of his veterinarians, Dr. John Joseph, DVM.

The happy ending to Max's story was the happy beginning of MaxFund. The money left over from the generous donations for Max was the initial start-up money for MaxFund.

Testimonials

Thank you, MaxFund, for taking in Lola when she needed so many treatments. I'm so lucky I found her. I'm so lucky she found me."
-Ann Shepard, Denver

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