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.
Every little bit counts.
If you would like to “restrict” your funds, please make sure to use the message box in PayPal to say what the funds should be used for. Thank you!
To receive a mailed tax form, please check the box to provide your mailing address upon checkout.
In Memory/Honor of donations can be made by typing in the name and address of the person who should receive the acknowledgement in the “Message” section. For example:”In Memory of John Doe. Please send an acknowledgement to his family at 1234 Johnson Street, Elkhart, IN 46514.” You can also restrict your donation for:
- Capital Campaign – Building Fund
- Spay/neuter of shelter pets
- Dog and cat food
- Medications and test kits
- Shelter equipment
“Please restrict this donation for ___________”
In Memory of donations are a type of gift made in memory of a deceased family member, friend, neighbor, colleague, etc., to honor their life and legacy. In honor of donations are a type of gift made in honor of a family member, friend, neighbor, colleague, etc., to honor a life event or special occasion. Please provide the name of the person in remembrance or honor of.
In Memory/Honor of donations may be made by check or credit card (phone or online). Be sure to provide the name of the person in remembrance or honor of. If you include the individual’s main family contact name and address, we will let them know you have made a donation in memory/honor of their loved one, only sharing your name and address, but not the donation amount.
Your name and address only (not the gift amount) will be provided to the main contact you have provided. Please notify us at 574-848-4225 if you do not want your information shared.