Ways to Donate
Bay Area Humane Society offers many choices for those who wish to support the shelter's mission. You can donate securely anytime on-line by clicking here. Please contact Jan Niec, at (920) 469-3110 ext. 111 or send an email to, Jan Niec at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Looking to get rid of some unwanted items? Organizing a group project around collecting donations? Check out our Wish List to see what the shelter currently needs. You can also help stock the shelter supply shelves anytime you are shopping at Festival Foods simply by picking up a "Paw Away Hunger" bag when you head to the check-out!
Although our Wish List does include the supplies needed every day at the shelter like food and cleaning, please remember that all cash donations truly benefit the animals as well. If you are thinking of donating and deciding whether to shop for supplies or simply write a check, please consider this: for an 8-pound bag of dry food at a local discount store costing $11.00 - that same $11.00 donated to BAHS helps us purchase over 30 pounds of the exact brand and style we need, when we need it, through our bulk purchasing program. We work very hard to make sure your gifts stretch as far as we can make them stretch!
Special Items We Need
Dog toys! Especially plush toys and kong-type toys.
Sponsor - My - Stay
On average it cost $30.00 a day to house a dog or puppy, and $20.00 a day to house a cat or kitten, at the Bay Area Humane Society.
This cost covers items such as food, toys, bedding, heating and cooling of the building to keep the animals safe and comfortable, and chemicals used to keep the kennels and cages sanitary. It also helps cover the cost of the staff, who spend much of their time with the animals making sure each animal gets special individual care.
By donating money toward an animal’s stay, you are helping a non-profit organization such as ours, to cover costs that are essential in keeping our special guests comfortable. The Bay Area Humane Society runs solely on private donations and does not receive any help from the government.
To donate to a specific dog or cat that has tugged at your heart strings, please click below or stop in and ask a staff member how to sponsor an animal’s stay today.
Here are your donation choices, to help with the costs associated with our dogs and cats broken down per day.
1 Day Stay = $20.00 1 Day Stay = $30.00
2 Day Stay = $40.00 2 Day Stay = $60.00
3 Day Stay = $60.00 3 Day Stay = $90.00
4 Day Stay = $80.00 4 Day Stay = $120.00
5 Day Stay = $100.00 5 Day Stay = $150.00
To Sponsor the Stay of a dog or cat today.....just click here!
Become a GEM
Give Every Month through our automatic deduction program - it's convenient for you and critical for the pets in need! Click here to sign-up today using a credit or debit card through our secure on-line form. Or you can click here to download a brochure and mail your information. Your first gift will be deducted immediately and future deductions will happen automatically on the 4th of each month. You can change your deduction at any time.
You might want to take a look at the benefits of our Annual Giving Club to help you decide how much you wish to donate monthly to reach your annual giving goal.
Join us at fundraising events such as the Bark of the Bay, PetWalk or BrewFest! Each event also offers corporate sponsorship opportunities.
Third Party Event
A third-party fundraising event is any activity by a non-affiliated group or individual where the Bay Area Humane Society has no monetary responsibility and little or no staff involvement. There are too many ideas to list them here, but we’re happy to help you get started. If you have an idea or plan for an event that will benefit the Humane Society, please contact Jan Niec at 469-3110, Ext. 111 or email@example.com for a contract and guidelines.
United Way / Combined Federal Campaigns
If you contribute through your workplace United Way or CFC program, you can designate all or part of your gift to any 501(c)(3) tax exempt agency of your choice, whether that agency is a participant or not. Simply designate "Bay Area Humane Society" FEIN 39-0988577
For information on how to include Bay Area Humane Society in your will or estate plan, and what immediate benefits this can provide to the shelter, for additional infomation please call (920) 469-3110 ext. 115.
Matching Gift Programs
Did you know that many employers sponsor matching gift programs that match employee charitable contributions? Most employers simply require you to initiate a paper or on-line form - ask at work! It's a great way to make your gifts go twice as far.
Donate a Vehicle
The Bay Area Humane Society works with "Vehicles for Charity" to accept, process and sell donated vehicles. To donate a vehicle to the Bay Area Humane Society, call Vehicles for Charity at 866-628-2277.
For more information on any of these opportunities, please contact Jan Niec at 469-3110, Ext. 111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.