Thanks to generous support of our mission by our donors, Animal Friends stands at the forefront of animal welfare in our region. All of the work we do is made possible through the compassion and financial support of our community.
Animal Friends is not affiliated with any other local or national organizations and relies solely on the generosity of individuals, businesses and foundations. Animal friends never shares or sells donor information.
Animal Friends, keenly aware of the potential for misuse of confidential information and identity theft, maintains a policy of confidentiality with regard to constituent information. Effective July 26, 2005, it is the policy of Animal Friends to strictly maintain the privacy of constituent information. Animal Friends will not release constituent information to the public, other than publishing constituent’s names, gift designations, and amounts, where appropriate and unless otherwise stipulated. In all cases, Animal Friends’ donors are given the option of remaining anonymous.
Animal Friends does not share constituent information, including mailing lists, with other organizations.
Ways to Contribute
If you or your company contributes to the United Way, you can direct important support to Animal Friends. Animal Friends’ Pet-Assisted Therapy Program is recognized by the United Way as an Contributor Choice. This program improves the lives of thousands of senior citizens, children, veterans, and hospital patients every year. Through Pet-Assisted Therapy, Animal Friends makes our community a better, kinder place to live.
To designate your gift to Animal Friends, list one of the following on your United Way pledge form:
United Way of Allegheny, Washington and Westmoreland Counties
Animal Friends Pet-Assisted Therapy, code #374
United Way Tri-State Region
Animal Friends Pet-Assisted Therapy, code #039738
As you consider your charitable or year-end giving, check with your employer to see whether your company matches charitable gifts or click here for a partial list.
We accept gifts of supplies during our regular business hours: Mon.-Fri 11 a.m.-7 p.m and Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. To view Animal Friends' wish list, click here!
Many couples choose to donate to Animal Friends in lieu of purchasing wedding favors. Making a charitable donation can be a gracious and meaningful way to show your guests that you appreciate their support on your wedding day. If you would like to donate to Animal Friends in honor of your wedding, click here.
Become a permanent part of Animal Friends by purchasing an engraved brick in our patio. Imagine all the paws that will walk over your brick! Click here to learn more.
Year-long sponsorships are available for Animal Friends' dog suites, cat condos, and rabbit residences. Your meaningful, tax-deductible sponsorship will help underwrite the cost of care for the animals that live in your sponsored space. Your donation will be recognized with a plaque inscribed with a message of your choice. Your plaque will be placed on the sponsored space and can be updated each year. Click here to sponsor a cage.
Want a tax benefit and a way to help Animal Friends? Donate any car, truck, RV or boat! The tax write-off might be better than low trade-in or high repair costs! Start the process here. Call Mary Nolte at 412.847.7054 with questions.
Memberships range from $35 to $1,000 and offer varying benefits. To become a member now, or purchase a membership as a gift for someone special, call 412.847.7054. Click here to access our members only page.
When you shop with the Animal Friends VISA card, Animal Friends earn $50 for every card and a percentage of every purchase. Plus, you get to carry a shelter dog, cat or rabbit in your wallet! Click here to learn more.
Animal Friends' Begging for Change Campaign makes it easy for you to make a real change! We can provide donation container to local businesses to give customers the opportunity to donate their spare change to our dogs, cats and rabbits. If you can join the businesses below and host a Begging for Change container, call 412.847.7054.
Bainbridge Painting | 604 Broadhead Rd, Pgh, PA 15205
Bow-Wow Doggie Daycare | 2726 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh
Camp Bow Wow | 710 Trumbull Drive, Greentree,
Dr. Leone’s Office | 5700 Corporate Dr Ste 265, Sewickley
Hallmark Cleaners | 3461 Babcock Blvd, North Hills
La Morra Pizza | 3286 Babcock Blvd, North Hills
Larry’s Laundromutt | 201 Ohio River Blvd, Sewickley
Jitter Club | 1014 King Ave, Pittsburgh
K9 Kingdom | 155 Lake Dr, Wexford
Kayla’s Café | 307 North Ave, Pgh, PA 15209
Murray Avenue Apothecary | 4227 Murray Avenue, Squirrel Hill
Wear After Shop | 4752 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh
Willi’s Ski Shop | 1101 Perry Highway, North Hills
Leefer Chiropractic Center | 5600 Brownsville Rd
The Yard Place | 1793 Pine Hollow Road, McKees Rocks
Burton' Total Pet | 1025 Washington Pike #47, Bridgeville
South Hills Animal Hospital | 999 Kilarney Drive
Bridgeville Automotive | 2000 Painters Run Road
Camp Bow Wow | 971 Kilarney Drive, off of Library Road, Castle Shannon