Thanks to generous support from our community, Animal Friends stands at the forefront of animal welfare in our region. Our work is made possible through the generosity of individuals, businesses and foundations.

And, there are many ways you can support Animal Friends' lifesaving mission ...


Donate Now

Donations are needed year round to support our lifesaving mission. To make a donation, click here or call 412.847.7051. Contributions can also be sent to:

Animal Friends
562 Camp Horne Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15237


Federal Employees

Animal Friends participates in the Combined Federal Campaign! Talk to your employer about how to sign up for CFC giving and us our code: 79669.



We appreciate kids and teens who want to help our animals. Click here to learn how you can get involved!


Host a Third-Party Event

Are you interested in hosting a fundraiser to benefit Animal Friends? Click here to complete a Third-Party Event Proposal. Holding a fundraising event at your business or organization is a great way to promote your services while supporting Animal Friends' lifesaving mission.

Now, you can earn $20 for Animal Friends just by placing your first order on Just use our special link when signing up and each time you shop for your animals, you'll be reminded of how your helping ours! 


Bissell Partners for Pets

Help Animal Friends by purchasing a new vacuum! Thanks to Bissell's Partners for Pets program, a portion of your purchase could be donated to Animal Friends. It's simple:

  1. Shop for pet products on Bissell's website.
  2. Enter the code ADOPT at checkout.
  3. Choose Animal Friends as your charity!


Workplace Giving

United Way

If your company contributes to the United Way, you can direct your support to Animal Friends. Animal Friends' Therapets Pet Therapy program is recognized by the United Way as a Contributor Choice. This program improves the lives of thousands of senior citizens, children, veterans, hospital patients and more each year. Through Pet-Assisted Therapy, Animal Friends is making our community a more compassionate place to live.

To designate your gift to Animal Friends, list one of the following on your United Way pledge form:

  • Pet Therapy
    • United Way of Allegheny, Washington and Westmoreland Counties | Code #374
    • United Way Tri-State Region | Code #039738
    • Combined Federal Campaign | Code #79669
  • Pets for Vets
    • United Way | Code #12578787

Matching Gifts

As you consider your charitable or year-end giving, click here to see if your employer matches charitable gifts.


Amazon Wish List

Now, you can purchase gifts for our homeless residents without leaving home from our Amazon Wish List. Browse the items that our residents need most and have them delivered right to our campus!

Other donations of pet food, treats, toys or other supplies can always be dropped off in person during our regular business hours.


Wedding Donations

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 like, Animal Friends will provide table cards in your color scheme that you can display for your guests.


Buy a Brick

Become a permanent part of Animal Friends by purchasing an engraved brick on our patio. Imagine all of the paws and feet that will walk over your brick each day!


Kennel Sponsorship

Sponsoring a kennel at Animal Friends is a meaningful way to show your support of our residents. In recognition of your sponsorship, a plaque will be inscribed with your personal message and placed on the kennel of your choice.


Donate a Car

Do you have a car, truck, RV or boat that needs to go? The tax write-off you receive for donating it to Animal Friends might be a better alternative to selling it or paying for costly repairs!


Become a Member

Animal Friends memberships range from $35 to $1,000 and offer a variety of benefits. To become a member or purchase a membership as a gift for someone special, click here or call 412.847.7054 for more information.


Animal Friends' Credit Card

Shop with the Animal Friends Visa card and a portion of every purchase you make will support our lifesaving programs. And, you'll earn $50 for Animal Friends for each new card.


Spare Change

Our Begging for Change campaign makes it easy for you to make a real change! Animal Friends will provide you with a collection container for your business to give your customers the opportunity to donate their spare change to benefit our homeless residents. If you'd like to join the list of businesses below in our Begging for Change campaign, call 412.847.7054.

Participating Businesses:

Bainbridge Painting | 604 Broadhead Road
Bow-Wow Doggie Daycare | 2726 Penn Ave.
Camp Bow Wow | 710 Trumbull Drive
Don’s Diner
Dr. Leone’s Office | 5700 Corporate Drive, Suite 265
Hallmark Cleaners | 3461 Babcock Blvd.
La Morra Pizza | 3286 Babcock Blvd.
Larry’s Laundromutt | 201 Ohio River Blvd.
Jitter Club | 1014 King Ave.
K9 Kingdom | 155 Lake Drive
Kayla’s Café | 307 North Ave.
Murray Avenue Apothecary | 4227 Murray Ave.
Wear After Shop | 4752 Liberty Ave.
Willi’s Ski Shop | 1101 Perry Highway
Leefer Chiropractic Center | 5600 Brownsville Road
The Yard Place | 1793 Pine Hollow Road
Burton' Total Pet | 1025 Washington Pike
South Hills Animal Hospital | 999 Kilarney Drive
Bridgeville Automotive | 2000 Painters Run Road
Camp Bow Wow | 971 Kilarney Drive


Animal Friends

Caryl Gates Gluck Resource Center
562 Camp Horne Road | Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Phone: 412.847.7000 | Fax: 412.847.7001
M-F 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | S/S 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Copyright 2015 Animal Friends Inc.