Make a Gift to the Animals
Making a cash gift for the holidays supports our lifesaving programs and makes a difference for every pet who needs our help. Your donation provides medical care, behavior support, shelter from abuse and neglect, helps pets find loving homes, and ensures we will be here for animals in their time of need. Whether it's a one-time donation or a recurring monthly gift, your contribution makes our work possible.
Give the gift of comfort to dogs staying at HSSW. High-quality, durable beds help us provide a comfortable spot for naps while dogs wait to be adopted. Click the link below to purchase a dog bed directly from our wish list. Your purchase will be shipped directly to HSSW.
Not sure what to get the animal lover on your list? We’ve got just the thing: an honorary gift that makes a difference for the animals. You don't need to stress about shipping or worry that the size won't be right - this is the easiest shopping you'll do this season.
An honorary gift is more than just a warm, fuzzy feeling for the holidays. It ensures animals at HSSW find new homes and provides critical funding for our lifesaving work.
Food and Supplies
If a cash donation doesn't work for you, gifts of food and supplies are a great way to make the holidays merry and bright for the animals. You can shop locally, supporting any number of pet stores in our community and drop off your donation, or purchase from our Amazon Wish List and have your donation shipped directly to HSSW. Click below to find a list of our most-needed items and more information.
Gifts of Stock
A gift of stock could be right for you if you own publicly-traded securities that you have owned for at least one year. These securities may sometimes provide you with little or no income, but provide a great benefit to the animals of HSSW. Gifting stock avoids federal capital gains tax and most donors can also claim an income tax deduction for the stock's full market value.
The tree in the HSSW lobby has more than just twinkling lights and sparkling ornaments. It also includes all things the animals need for the holidays. You'll find gift tags for the animals hanging from the tree with suggested donations - grab a tag off the tree and take it to an adoption counselor to make your donation.
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Planned gifts have a transformational impact on our lifesaving work make a meaningful difference for the animals in our community. And when you plan your estate, you're also giving yourself a gift for the holidays: peace of mind. And thanks to our partnership with FreeWill, a trusted online estate planning tool, creating your legacy is fast and intuitive.
More Ways to Support Us
Looking for even more ways to send a wish of happy holidays to the animals? Check out the information below. Don't see what you're looking for? Contact us.
Donate vehicles including cars, trucks, vans, boats and more! It's an easy way to turn your unwanted vehicle into an important donation for the dogs and cats. Learn more about donating your vehicle at HSSW.
Bricks and Pavers
A brick or paver is a great way to honor a friend or family member, commemorate a special animal in your life or show your love of all pets! Your brick or paver will be set in the path at our front door - where all the happy dogs and cats leave with their new families. Learn more about bricks and pavers.
Shop and Donate at ReTails
Every purchase and every donation at ReTails benefits the dogs and cats. Holidays at ReTails means the boutique has transformed to a wonderland of holiday items. Decor, lights, garland, trees, dinnerware and so much more.
As you prep for your holiday season, make sure to donate your unwanted holiday items to ReTails! You'll feel great knowing they'll bring a little extra "merry" to someone's home while making a difference to the animals in our care. Learn more about ReTails.
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