Explore How You Can Support Our Efforts

There are so many ways you can care for animals. Take a look below to explore some unique ways you can help animals in need!

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Select Humane Animal Rescue as your chairty of choice & you can easily support our animals by shopping at Amazon Smile.

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Every shelter animal deserves a clean, comfortable bed. Purchase a bed and it will ship directly to our shelter!

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This app allows you to automatically donate the change from your credit/debit card transactions. Simply download the application, create an account, and select Humane Animal Rescue as your charity of choice!

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Set your legacy in stone! Consider a brick, cage, kennel, or room in honor of your pet or loved one to be permanently displayed in one of our shelters or Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. For more information on naming opportunities, please contact give@humaneanimalrescue.org or call 412-345-7300 x226.

Making a gift of appreciated stock can benefit you as well as the animals. Donating stock you’ve held for more than 12 months avoids capital gains taxes on the increase in the stock’s value and allows you to receive its full, fair market value on the date of the gift. Proceeds from the sale of your donated stock will be used by Humane Animal Rescue to care for the animals. For more information on naming opportunities, please contact give@humaneanimalrescue.org or call 412-345-7300 x226.

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Ellie’s Pet Pantry supplies members of our community with food and supplies for hungry pets, assisting families that have fallen on hard times. Your help can make an enormous difference by sparing children, parents, and family pets the heartache of separation.

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In lieu of traditional favors for your guests, you can add special meaning to your wedding by making a donation to Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh. It’s a gracious way to thank your guests for their attendance while ensuring homeless pets will be cared for until they find their new homes.

Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh is grateful for the generosity and support of people and organizations throughout the community. Often, people spend their own time, money, and effort organizing a fundraiser to benefit our Shelters and Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. These fundraisers vary in type and size, but include lemonade stands, car washes, birthday parties, and more.

Inspiring youth to connect with the community through charity is an investment in a kinder, more humane future. Funds raised by students and community groups enable Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh to provide a safe haven for thousands of homeless, injured and abused animals each year. Below are just a few projects that students and groups can do to raise funds to help animals in our community.


  • Hold a bake sale or lemonade stand in your neighborhood.
  • Gather up some some dusty toys and clothes and hold a rummage sale or yard sale.
  • Make your own pet treats or toys and sell them to friends, families and neighbors.

Group Projects

These fun challenges can be held by a class, scout troop, whole school or as a competition between classes or groups.

  • Penny Wars or Cash for Critters Students bring in extra pennies to add to their team total, or silver coins to subtract from another team’s total.
  • Dress-Up Days Students (and adults!) wear pajamas, jeans or other fun outfits in exchange for a monetary donation or wish list item.

Government employees can generously allocate a portion of their paycheck to go to Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh by selecting us (code 53491) as their charity of choice and select an amount to donate per paycheck. The contributions from participants of the Combined Federal Campaign allow Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh to fight for a goal we all share: a more humane world for animals.

If your company contributes to the United Way you can direct your support to Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh. Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh strives to improve the lives of all individuals in our community with programs like Pets for the Elderly, Pets for Patriots, and Ellie’s Pet Pantry. To support the community work of Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh, simply identify HAR (code 621) as your charity of choice on your pledge form.

Enjoy tax benefits with a donor-advised fund while helping homeless pets and injured wildlife. A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a type of giving program that provides you with the flexibility to support the animals at Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh while enjoying some favorable tax benefits. It’s a great way to simplify your charitable giving, while helping to give them the care they need and the love they deserve.


Make a Difference!

Your gift today will help save an animal’s life. We rely on donations from friends like you to rescue, shelter, and find homes for pets. Please be as generous as you can to help us give them the care they need and the love they deserve.


Care They Need.
Love They Deserve.


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