Say “Yes” to Second Chances Donations
At Secondhand Hounds, donations are essential to our continued ability to save more dogs and cats and take on cases that others cannot afford such as extensive surgery, hospice care, and prolonged therapy. Please consider making a tax deductible donation towards animals in need.
Below you will find 8 ways you can donate to Secondhand Hounds. If you aren’t in a position to donate right now, consider volunteering. Thank you for your support.
Donate money through PayPal or GiveMN! Any amount is appreciated and your donation is 100% tax deductible! Many companies will match their employees’ donation – ask your employer if they can double your impact with a donation match! How your next donation helps:
- $20 – Offsets a vaccination or microchipping expense.
- $50 – Helps 10 dogs and cats receive their monthly preventatives.
- $100 – Subsidizes the cost of a spay or neuter surgery and aftercare.
- $250 – Pays for dental work on dogs and cats who have painful, infected mouths.
- $500 – Allows travel to states with major overpopulation problems and save around 40 lives.
To donate in honor of someone, in sponsorship of an animal in our care, or to support one of our special programs, please see below! For donations under $250, the IRS does not require donors to obtain a written acknowledgment from a charity before you claim a charitable contribution on your federal income tax return. For check and cash donations made to Secondhand Hounds, there may be a 2-3 week delay in receiving an acknowledgment/receipt. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have an urgent need, please email [email protected].
Purchase supplies to help us continue to save animals in need! We can always use supply donations of crates, food, cat litter, potty pads, and more, and we can accept donated medications. Please view our Wish List for items we need! Donations can be dropped off during office hours or mailed to our office at: 5959 Baker Road, Suite 390, Minnetonka, MN 55345. If you need us to coordinate a volunteer to pick up a donation at your house, or are in need of a tax receipt, please email [email protected]. You can view our 501(c)(3) certificate by clicking here
Sponsor A Rescue Animal
Many people are not in a position to foster a dog/cat, but would still like to help! A great way to do this is to sponsor a dog or cat with Secondhand Hounds. Click here to sponsor a rescue animal
Donation In Honor/Memory Of
If you would like to make a donation in honor of or in memory of someone (human or animal), your donation will assist us in continuing our mission. A handwritten card recognizing your donation will be sent to the person/honoree from us on your behalf, and you will receive a separate acknowledgment of your gift via email or letter. Instructions: Please click the link below. You will be taken to PayPal (note, you will not be redirected back to our website after completing your transaction on PayPal). After signing in to PayPal and entering the amount you’d like to donate, be sure to include the details of the donation and contact information for the honoree/recipient in the “Add a Note” field. (Please note: depending on your device/browser, you may have to scroll up to the top of the page after entering the amount and before pressing submit in order to enter the note.) Click here to make an in-honor/in-memory donation
Secondhand Heroes is our recurring monthly gift program, otherwise known as an important way to show your ongoing support of Secondhand Hounds. Gift options start at $25 per month, or $5 per month for our Little Heroes. We want to make sure that everyone – no matter their income or age – can help make a difference! Click here to learn more and join our Secondhand Heroes Program
Did you know that many companies offer the option to have your donated money or volunteer hours matched? This means you can double your impact! Check with your employer to see if there is an existing program available to you.
Some of our supporting companies include:
For every Chewy customer purchase made through this link, Chewy will donate $20 to Secondhand Hounds. This is such an easy way to benefit SHH through purchases you’re already making for your furry family members!
Online Fundraising Tools
Did you know that you can raise money for us through online tools? See below for a few easy ways to share your love of SHH while raising money!
- Facebook fundraisers– you can make a Facebook fundraiser for your connections to donate to a cause you care about
- Instagram donations – Individuals can add a donation button for Secondhand Hounds to their Instagram Stories to raise money
- Walk for a Dog from Wooftrax – walk your dog and donate to Secondhand Hounds at the same time!
- Chewy.com will donate $20 to us every time you shop using this link!