Thank You for your Interest in Donating to Cincinnati Animal CARE
Your donation to Cincinnati Animal CARE Humane Society goes straight to work helping thousands of local animals – both here at the Hamilton County Animal Shelter and through outreach and animal rescue programs across Hamilton County.
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Frequently Asked Donation Questions
Your generous donation will be used to support all the activities necessary to save more shelter animals in Hamilton County and beyond. Donations not designated for a specific program will be used where it is most needed to maximize our lifesaving work. Specifically, donations go toward veterinary care, supplies, and other general operations that increase our ability to save lives.
All donations made to Cincinnati Animal CARE support our lifesaving mission. Our comprehensive safety net requires critical needs that you may not have considered, and these fluctuate throughout the year as we respond to at-risk animals as they occur. When you generously give generally to our operations, you allow us to earmark money for animals and programs who need it most.
First of all, thank you for your support. We accept donations in person, through mail (Cincinnati Animal CARE Humane Society, 4025 Filager Road, Cincinnati, OH 45223) and online.
Monetary funds provide us the flexibility to respond to the most pressing needs we encounter every day. However, we also need supplies. To see a full wish-list, please visit our Amazon Wish List.
When it comes to donation drives, there are many household items that we can use here at the shelter. Aside from monetary donations that allow us to designate to our most pressing needs, we need supplies in the form of, but not limited to:
- Paper towels
- Printer paper
- Gently used dog beds
- Dawn dishwasher soap
- Hand soap
- Trash bags (large and small)
- Peanut butter
- Clumping cat litter
- Royal Canin Mother and Baby Cat cat food
- Dry dog food
- Moist, stinky dog treats
- Cat toys
- Gently used nylon dog leashes and collars
Because we are on a mission. It is our goal to be the best shelter in the region but we can’t do it without your support. Cincinnati Animal CARE is more than a county shelter. We are a community resource that uses data-driven best practice and leads Cincinnati in progressive sheltering policies.