How many times have you driven by this sign on Fischer Boulevard in Toms River? Have you ever stopped by? Inside, you'll find many rescued animals in need of homes and a bunch of dedicated volunteers that clearly have a passion for what they do. 

The dedicated volunteers of S.A.V.E. Animal Rescue (photo: Matt Ryan, Townsquare Media)

Dianne reached out to me to become part of "Pay It Forward." Their biggest need is for people to know who they are and what they do.

(photo: Matt Ryan, Townsquare Media)

They are in the shopping center just past Rivoli's on Fischer. Established in 2002 S.A.V.E. is a 501-c non profit rescue shelter. They take unwanted, homeless and abandoned animals and provide them with medical care and a safe, nurturing environment until they find there forever homes.

This is Christopher aka "The Godfather." He watches over everyone. Especially strangers like me. (photo: Matt Ryan, Townsquare Media)

They have a thrift shop at the Toms River location and an adoption center at the Brick Pet Smart.

S.A.V.E. Thrift Shop (photo: Townsquare Media)

How can you say "no" to these faces?

(photo: Matt Ryan, Townsquare Media)
(photo: Matt Ryan, Townsquare Media)

To make a donation, learn more about volunteering or to adopt, visit S.A.V.E.'s website or call Dianne at 732-597-3374.

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