AnimalKind's mission is to end the unnecessary euthanasia of adoptable cats and dogs in North Carolina shelters.

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Court Ordered/Community Service Hours*

new sign editReTails Thrift Shop, which supports AnimalKind, can fulfill your court-ordered or attorney-recommended community service hours.*

*Our community service volunteer program please call in advance to verify date and time for our next orientation. 

Volunteering at ReTails provides a wonderful opportunity to help animals by reducing pet overpopulation and end the unnecessary euthanasia of adoptable cats and dogs in North Carolina shelters.

We understand that your volunteer commitment at ReTails Thrift Shop is meant to resolve legal obligations and the orientation process and volunteer procedures are different from our regular volunteer program. Our court-approved time records accurately track your volunteer hours and provide you with the necessary paperwork you will need to certify the completion of your assigned service hours.

FOT4267ReTails’ volunteers enjoy the time they spend helping a wonderful cause, and many of them become long-time friends and supporters of AnimalKind.

Completion of a volunteer application and attendance at a scheduled orientation is required.* Orientation appointments are held at ReTails Thrift Shop and scheduled by contacting our store manager (see contact info below).

  • You must be 18 years of age or older, unless accompanied by a legal guardian.
  • You’ll receive one hour of service for the orientation session.
  • You can start volunteering the two day’s after you attend orientation.

ReTails Thrift Shop is located at 2821 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh, for hours and information click here.

For questions, for court ordered community service volunteering, please contact David Martinez at 919-872-0019 or email

*Orientation are usually on:  Wednesday, 4pm-5pm. You will receive 1hr toward your requirement hours.