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For any questions regarding donations of gently used items please call 415.883.4621

Support Us

There are many ways to make an impact at Marin Humane.

Make a one-time gift online at any time. You can also use this printable form and send your gift via mail to Marin Humane, c/o Development Department, 171 Bel Marin Keys Blvd, Novato, CA 94949. Or, call Maureen Reyes, Development Prospect & Data Administrator, at 415.506.6231 or mreyes@marinhumane.org for more information.

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When you commit to making a recurring gift on a monthly or quarterly basis, you become a Constant Companion! You’ll receive one acknowledgement letter a year summarizing your annual giving. What’s more, you’ll help us reduce administrative costs and enable us to budget more effectively when we can plan for your contribution. Sign up for a recurring gift online or contact Maureen Reyes, Development Prospect & Data Administrator, at 415.506.6231 or mreyes@marinhumane.org.

Donating stock is easier than you might think! Please review our stock transfer instructions and reach out to Teal Conroy, Senior Leadership Giving Officer, at tconroy@marinhumane.org or 415.506.6258 if you have any further questions.

When you include Marin Humane in your estate plan, you leave a legacy of compassion and care for pets and their guardians alike. To learn how you can make a generational impact with a future gift, please visit our Plan Your Legacy page or contact Nan Zimmerman, Grants and Planned Giving Officer, at 415.506.6233 or nzimmerman@marinhumane.org.

Members of Marin Humane’s Legacy Society who make an annual gift of any amount qualify for our Guardians program. This exclusive benefit allows members to register their pets with Marin Humane to ensure expedited rehoming in the event a guardian is no longer able to provide for a loved animal companion.

Honoring a pet or a loved one with a tribute gift is a thoughtful way to express your condolences, or to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, and milestones. Please visit our tribute page to learn more.

There are several naming opportunities throughout Marin Humane’s Novato campus. We’d love to show you the available areas. We also provide unique opportunities to honor or memorialize your pet. Please contact Matt Terhune, VP of Philanthropy, at 415.506.6257 or via email to learn more.

Please visit our Amazon Wish lists linked below to purchase items that will directly support our Marin Humane community. These items will be sent directly to the shelter.

Pet Safety Net  Dogs Wish List Cats Wish List

Organize and host a fundraiser to benefit the animals and people supported by Marin Humane. Some fun fundraising ideas include birthday parties (ask your guests to make a donation in lieu of gifts), car washes, lemonade stands, percentage of business sales, or business promotional nights (Pints for Paws, Yoga Night, etc.). A contribution of any size makes a difference in the lives of animals. To ensure your success, check out our third-party fundraiser guidelines to help you plan your event. Please review and return to development@marinhumane.org.

Are you thinking of selling or trading in your old car? You can donate your vehicle to Marin Humane. Proceeds from your donated vehicle are tax-deductible and directly support the animals at our shelter. To donate your car, truck, RV, or boat, please visit Car Donation Services, Inc. or call 1-888-686-4483 (toll free).

Sell your items on Nextdoor and donate your sale proceeds to Marin Humane! Get started at nextdoor.com/good.

Marin Humane gladly and gratefully accepts:

  • Unopened cat and dog food, canned or kibble
  • Generators for emergency animal care and sheltering
  • Monthly storage unit for disaster supply and other storage
  • Cat and dog carriers
  • Unopened bags of cat litter

You can also support us by donating items to the Marin Humane Thrift Shop in San Anselmo.

Friends by Pet Food Express

Our partners at Pet Food Express have launched a new way to donate while you shop! Just use our link, and 4% of each purchase will be donated to Marin Humane at no extra cost to you. Support the shelter by shopping through our custom link!

Shop & Give Program

Through their Shop & Give Program, Mill Valley Market donates 2% of your total purchase to Marin Humane! All items for purchase qualify, including wine. Simply tell the checker at the beginning of your transaction that you’d like the contribution to benefit Marin Humane.

Your Nugget Community Card also supports Marin Humane (be sure to specify when registering).

Marin Humane Merchandise

Wear your heart on your sleeve while helping animals! A portion of each merchandise sale supports Marin Humane.