There are many ways to donate

There are several ways to donate to help shelter dogs. Your donation, at whatever size, will make a huge difference in the lives of these sick and injured shelter dogs waiting for permanent homes.

Quickly donate a specific amount

Just click "Donate now" for the amount you'd like to donate. 

$10 donation


$25 donation


$50 donation


$75 donation


$100 donation


$150 donation


$200 donation


$500 donation


If you'd like to donate a different amount, you can donate any amount using our PayPal Giving Fund page.  Learn more about the PayPal Giving Fund below. If you have details about your donation such as a dedication or memorial, you can send that information to us using our Contact Us form.

Other ways to donate

Donate through PayPal Giving Fund

Donating using PayPal Giving Fund is easy! Just visit our charity page on PayPal at, select an amount, and click Donate Now. PayPal Giving Fund covers all fees for approved charities. You can then even save Friends of the Shelter as a "Favorite charity" to make it easier to donate more often! 
Note that PayPal Giving Fund pays out and sends giving reports to nonprofits monthly, so Friends of the Shelter may not see your donation for 15-45 days.  If you would like your donation sent immediately, please use the donation tools above.

Send us a check

Mail your donation to
Friends of the Shelter
P.O. Box 307450
Columbus, OH 43230

Create a fundraiser on Facebook

You can create a fundraiser on Facebook at to encourage your friends to help the shelter dogs, too!

Text your donation using your phone

Text message "friendsoftheshelter" to 56651 to donate using your mobile phone.

Shop Amazon Smile

Shop and select "Friends of the Shelter" so a portion of your purchase can help give more dogs a second chance.

Donate to our Amazon Wish List

Donate items on our Amazon wish list.