We Believe in Magic

"If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities" ~ Maya Angelou

Financial Donations

As a tax exempt 501(c)3, we rely heavily on the kindness and generosity of animal lovers near and far to help us continue and expand this work. We'll gladly provide a donation receipt for your contribution.

What an honor! BADRAP was ranked nationally as the number one high-impact nonprofit for Local Animal Welfare, Rights, & Protection by experts for Guidestar's Philanthropedia.

EIN Number ~ 94-3397172

THree ways to send a financial donation:

1. Credit Card or EFT (electronic funds transfer - one time donation or regularly scheduled donations)

2. PayPal:

3. Personal check or Employee Matching Gift

P.O. Box 27005
Oakland CA 94602-0005

Online Wish List - Select Gifts for the Dogs

Buy toys and treats for BR's foster dogs via the convenience of Amazon

Vehicle Donations

You can donate any vehicle (car,truck, boat, RV) in any condition to help support our owner/educaton and rescue programs. It's easy - We'll accept your title, sell the vehicle, then provide you with a tax reciept for your records. Please contact Tim Racer.

The Giving Tree Program

To help us complete a bigger rescue mission, sponsor a shelter dog through to adoption or contribute to the medical needs of an injured animal, consider adding to our newest fundraising project, The Giving Tree. We'll put your dog's photo on our website to honor his/her role in inspiring your support. Larger gifts given to remember a birthday or anniversary will recieve a thank you letter with photo of the lucky dog who is being helped.


Sincere thanks from all of us for being part of this effort to make our world a little better for American Pit Bull Terriers and their mixes.

This is Harley - a goof of a pit bull who made his way into our Ambassadog Program at the Oakland Animal Shelter.

Securing the future of the American Pit Bull Terrier as a cherished family companion.