Thanks to donor support of our mission, Animal Friends stands at the forefront of animal welfare in our region. All of our work is made possible by the kindness and financial support of our community.
Animal Friends is not affiliated with any other local or national animal 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.
Ways to Contribute
Donations are needed year-round to help support our no-kill mission. To donate now, click here or call 412.847.7051.
Animal Friends participates in the CFC! Our 5-digit code is 79669. Please talk to your manager to see how to sign up for CFC giving.
Kids and Teens
We appreciate students who want to help our animals. Click here to learn how!
Host a Third-Party Event for Animal Friends
Have a great idea for hosting a fundraiser? Get started by submitting a proposal here. Do you belong to an organization that holds or might consider holding an event to raise money for charity? Many organizations find that holding a fun fundraiser is an ideal way to help their members bond more closely together. Their members feel that their organization has a sense of community awareness, and as a result, they feel good about being part of that initiative.
Bissell Partners for Pets
Help Animal Friends by shopping for a vacuum! Thanks to Bissell and their Partners for Pets program, Animal Friends can receive a portion of the proceeds every time someone shops for a pets product through Bissell!
1. Shop for pet products at bissell.com/pet-vacuum
2. Enter the code ADOPT at checkout
3. Choose Animal Friends as your charity!
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 (or a portion of it) to Animal Friends, list one of the following on your United Way pledge form:
United Way of Allegheny County
United Way of Washington County
United Way of Westmoreland County
United Way Tri-State Region
As you consider your charitable or year-end giving, check with your employer's personnel desk to see whether your corporation matches charitable gifts or click here for a partial list.
Shelter Resident Wish List
We accept gifts of supplies Monday through Friday 11-7 and Saturday and Sunday 10-5. 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.
Buy a Brick
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.
Sponsor a Cage
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.
Donate a Car
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.
Become a Member
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.
Shop with our Credit Card
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.