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Ways to Give

As a non-profit, independent organization, Northshore Humane Society relies solely on support from you and our community to activate our mission. Whether you’re donating items such as dog or cat toys, crates, towels and blankets, or food, or donating funds towards our general operations or second chance campaigns, your tax-deductible gift helps us save thousands of homeless, abandoned animals every year.

Want to learn how you can help? Read on for more information:

Companion Champions:

Make a difference each month among homeless animals in our community by enrolling in our automatic gift program. Choose your gift in the amount of and frequency of your choice, with giving options from your credit card account. Join Today

General Donations:

Your gift helps us purchase essential dog and cat supplies and toys, medications, cleaning products, and a variety of other items needed for our resident and foster animals on a daily basis. Join Today

In-Kind Donations:

Our rescues always need a variety of items for daily care and play. Please view our Wish List. You may bring your items to our facility during regular business hours, and complete a donation form so we may thank you with a receipt. All in-kind donations are tax-deductible.


Honor or Memorialize an individual, group, or companion animal with a gift that also helps homeless animals. If you’d like to us to notify someone of your gift (amount is anonymous), please include the recipient information. Make a Tribute.

Second Chance:

Support life-saving efforts of rescues who suffered critical physical or emotional health issues until we stepped in. We don’t turn these animals away. Once healed, these rescue animals will live a happy, healthy life and become wonderful companions. Your gift helps us give them immediate care, and gets them closer to their forever home. This fund will help specific animals we feature as well as our other rescues who can be significantly helped by similar critical medical or behavioral care. Support them Today.

Legacy Champions:

Consider helping homeless animals with Northshore Humane Society through your estate planning. Join our Legacy Champions, our planned giving campaign, and your gift will be recognized with a plaque at our facility and will make a profound impact in our life-saving work with homeless animals. For more information, please fill out this form or contact Tricia, our Gift Coordinator, at

Donor Policy Statement

Northshore Humane Society respects the privacy of our donors. We do not sell or exchange donor information. Any donor information included on our website is for recognition purposes only at the request and permission of that donor.

Your Gift Stays Local!

You can rest assured that any donation you make to Northshore Humane Society helps animals at our facility, right here in your own community. We rely on private donations to save the lives of local animals.

Northshore Humane Society is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization (tax identification number 72-0543369) under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.