Your Donations Change Lives & Bring Dreams To Life

The Josephine County Animal Shelter puts no time limit on how long animals remain at the shelter — a pet stays available for adoption for as long as necessary to find a loving home. If a pet in the care of the shelter needs medical attention, it is provided with the same level of care you would want your own pet to receive.

Your donations help place hundreds of animals each year into their forever homes. Whether you make a one-time donation or set up a recurring monthly gift, your contributions save lives. You could provide food, medication, medical care, a cozy bed, cleaning supplies, and much more for these animals. It’s possible to designate your donation to a specific need, like Heartworm Heroes, or Pet to Vet programs.

Shelter Friends is an all-volunteer organization and our support comes from generous donors like you. If you are looking for a non-profit to support, your donations will help take care of the animals and change the trajectory of their lives for the better.

How Your Financial Contribution Helps

  • Pays for all supplies for foster families while caring for shelter animals
    • Food
    • Medication
    • Medical Care
    • Bedding
    • Crates
    • Kitten Formula
    • Cleaning Supplies
  • Veterinarian bills
  • Transportation expenses for transferring animals to other shelters, so they may be adopted more easily
  • Collars and leashes
  • Special food for animals with allergies or weight issues
  • Supplies for our adoption events

Ways to Donate

Direct Donations

Your donations have a huge impact on the shelter, whether you give a few dollars or a larger amount. Every little bit helps the animals. Choose how your donation is used, and know your money is safe and will go towards exactly what you want.

Create a Legacy Fund

Carry on your compassion for animals through a gift from your will, retirement plan or living trust.

We would be glad to discuss any giving option with you in confidence and without obligation.

Donate Through Amazon

Link your Amazon account to Shelter Friends!  It’s easy — just click the button below and Shelter Friends will receive 0.5% of all eligible purchases.

Fred Meyer

Fred Meyer donates $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give. Here’s how it works:

  • Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Shelter Friends. Search by our name or our non-profit number (94593).
  • Every time you use your Rewards Card, you help Shelter Friends earn a donation!
  • You still earn your Rewards Points, Fuel Points, and Rebates.
  • If you do not have a Rewards Card, they are available at the Customer Service desk of any Fred Meyer store.
  • For more information, click the button below.

Gift Cards

Not sure what to donate? Gift cards are a great way to help our animals, allowing us to purchase supplies as the need arises. Here is a list of local companies we frequently purchase supplies from:

  • Tractor Supply Company
  • Grange Co-op
  • Rogue Valley Pet
  • Farmers Building Supply

Gift cards can be mailed to Shelter Friends or dropped off at the Josephine County Animal Shelter.