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HBF is a private, non-profit, 501(c) 3 organization dedicated to raising

funds from the private sector to provide much needed medical and

kennel supplies, equipment and better living conditions to the animals

at the BARC municipal shelter located at 3200 Carr Street., Houston, Texas.

Since 2013, the BARC Foundation has worked in partnership with the City of Houston to complete funding for the new, state of the art BARC Adoption Center – see it here under HBF News & Events.

We are also dedicated to improving the lives of all animals throughout

our community by raising awareness for responsible pet ownership,

spay/neuter practices, pet adoption and the humane treatment of all animals.

Save the Date for BARC's Inaugural Animals Stars Gala: Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The Houston BARC Foundation is pleased to announce that Mayor Annise D. Parker along with Sidney and Don Faust will Co-Chair a spectacular evening of HPD Canine Units and Musical Entertainment on the evening of Tuesday, April 7, 2015. BARC Gala proceeds will benefit the BARC Animal Shelter, including Houston’s first ever BARC Adoption Center now under construction, BARC spay/neuter community initiatives and adoption programs.

Gala Celebrity Live Auction to feature one of a kind items, including: “Royal France Adventure” to Paris, France and to Chateau de Aptot and the World War II Allied Landing Beaches in Normandy, France via luxury air travel and accommodations for 4 persons and a chance of a lifetime, custom “Mayoral Houston VIP Package” featuring a unique & exciting experience in Houston’s history for the lucky bidder.

More details (Click Here) and information to follow on Houston BARC Foundation Facebook and

HTV - I Love Houston

The Houston BARC Foundation was recently featured on a segment of I Love Houston. Click here to view the video!

Welcome to The Houston BARC Foundation

  1. *The Houston BARC Foundation is a non-profit fund raising organization. We welcome and encourage your reports about any animal in distress and will

use our best efforts to retrieve distress reports as soon as possible and transmit the reports to the proper City BARC personnel. However, in cases of emergency the Foundation recommends that you submit your report directly and quickly to the City of Houston BARC team. BARC contact information can be found by clicking on

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Since its incorporation October 2010, the Houston BARC Foundation has received more than $550,000 in donations. Foundation grants are made exclusively to Houston's only municipal animal shelter - BARC. Our grants provide much needed supplies, equipment and medical care to the more than 500 dogs and cats at the BARC Shelter. The BARC Foundation has also spearheaded and funded widespread adoption and spay/neuter initiatives throughout Houston.