Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit

Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit

Dearborn, MI 48120
Tax ID38-3171570

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About this organization






Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit is dedicated to the rescue, protection, and adoption of animals in the community while inspiring human-animal bond. Our vision is a community free of homeless and neglected pets.


Providing loving care for lost or unwanted animals, adoption of great pets to quality homes, reuniting lost pets with their owners, educating outreach to promote humane care, spay and neuter programs, microchip programs, dog training and assistance. Intake was 2,806 (1,019 dogs and 1,644 cats) plus 143 other domestic animals and wildlife in 2018. Place rate overall was 89% and all animals have age-appropriate vaccines and are spayed or neutered and microchipped. Distributed 296 low-cost spay/neuter vouchers and 70 low cost microchip ID vouchers and conducted Operation Feed Fido: a food supplement program that provided 5,927 pounds of food. 12,330 people visited the shelter in 2018. The Maryann Wright Animal Adoption and Education Center opened in September 2018 and offers housing and meet and greet rooms for all animals utilizing best practices in animal sheltering.

Interesting data from their 2020 990 filing

The filing reveals the mission of the non-profit as “Rescue and protection of animals in the community, while inspiring healthy relationships between people and their companion animals committed to saving all adoptable animals.”.

When detailing its functions, they were listed as: “Providing loving care and sanctuary to animals: encourage adoptions and reunions; promote respect, responsibility & compassion for all animals.”.

  • According to the law, the state where the non-profit operates has been reported as MI.
  • The filing specifies that the non-profit's address in 2020 was 2661 GREENFIELD, DEARBORN, MI, 48120.
  • As of 2020, the non-profit's form shows they have a total of 65 employees.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is $272,002.
  • The organization has 17 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1993.
  • The organization pays $887,880 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $265,820 in fundraising expenses.

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