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Please join HSEC as a sustaining donor of the Humane Society of Elkhart County.  A sustaining donation is an ongoing monthly contribution in support of the animals we serve.

  • $10 per month feeds all the animals in the shelter for a day.
  • $35 per month provides 80 animals with lifesaving microchips.
  • $100 per month protects 900 animals from rabies for one year.

Your support as a sustaining donor helps to bring relief and comfort to animals throughout our county.

If you would like to “restrict” your funds, please make sure to use the comment box to say what the funds should be used for. Thank you!


Honor someone special today.

In Memory/Honor of donations can be made by typing in the name and address of the person who should receive the acknowledgment in the “comment” section. For example: “In Memory of John Doe. Please send an acknowledgment to his family at 1234 Johnson Street, Elkhart, IN 46514.”

Donations by check can be mailed to: Humane Society of Elkhart County, 54687 County Road 19, Bristol, IN 46507

The Humane Society is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization that greatly relies on donations. All donations received are fully tax deductible. Additionally, we collect fees through our adoption program and other services offered. Elkhart County and some of the cities within the county contract with the Humane Society to provide animal control services for Elkhart County and their cities. It should be understood that this is a private contract with the Humane Society and therefore, is not automatically supported by tax dollars like other municipal services such as law enforcement and other city and county offices.