© 2018 La Crescent Animal Rescue is an all volunteer,
non-profit 501(c) 3 organization

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523 S Chestnut Street
P.O. BOX 112 (mailing address)
La Crescent, MN 55947

We are a No-Kill Rescue Shelter

​Established in 2005, La Crescent Animal Rescue (LAR) is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to the protection and welfare of animals in the La Crescent, Minnesota area.

We are a committed to providing a no-kill shelter, which means we are always seeking volunteers

and foster homes as well as permanent homes for our animals. 


La Crescent Animal Rescue continues to endure largely due to our wonderful, passionate, committed team of volunteers. Volunteers help create a safe, healthy and more enjoyable experience for our animals while greatly easing the workload required to maintain our no-kill rescue shelter. Volunteering also provides the chance to make new friends, both  four-legged and two- legged, and help spread the word about the mission of the shelter, fundraising events, and the animals available for adoption. 


Volunteers also form our elected Board of Directors and serve on other numerous LAR committees.

LAR committees are open to anyone who is interested.

Meetings are the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room
(back door entrance) of the La Crescent Public Library, La Crescent, MN.


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La Crescent Animal Rescue Board Meetings


1st  Tuesday of every month*  @ La Crescent Public Library
321 Main St. , La Crescent , MN   -  6:30 pm
contact: info@LaCrescentAnimalRescue.com


2019 Board of Directors
Dawn Jorstad - President
Nancy Strelow  - Vice President
Julie Burkhalter
Steve Miller
Dale Williams


Secretary                                                           Treasurer
         Linda Thesing                                                 Charmaine Uphaus


August 6 – Board Meeting 6:30 pm

September 3 – Board Meeting 6:30 pm                     October 1 – Board Meeting 6:30 pm                          
November 5 – Board Meeting 6:30 pm                      December 3 – Board Meeting 6:30 pm
January 7, 2020 – Board Meeting 6:30 pm                January 26, 2020 – Annual Board Meeting 3:00 pm





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