Donate Other Ways To Give

Other Ways
To Give

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Donating Supplies

One of the best ways you can support Calgary Humane Society is by donating pet supplies. The following items are highly in-demand at CHS and we are happy to accept donations of these items at any time.

New or Gently-Used Items (must be clean and in usable condition):

  • Animal beds
  • Towels & blankets
  • Flat sheets
  • Duvets/comforters (non-feather only)
  • Animal Toys
  • Enrichment puzzles, lick mats
  • Cat posts & trees
  • Food Dishes (metal or ceramic only)
  • X-pens & crates
  • Dry cat food (must be in original packaging)
  • Hard-sided cat kennels
  • Harnesses (two points of contact preferred)
  • Double-ended leashes

New Only:

  • Ziploc sandwich bags
  • Peanut Butter
  • Cheez Whiz
  • 9v batteries
  • AA batteries
  • Rabbit supplies (due to RHDV in the community)
  • Bird supplies (due to Avian Flu)
  • Puppy pads
  • Compostable poop bags
  • Large rectangular litter boxes
  • Litter scoops
  • Dog and exotic animal food

Click HERE to check out our Amazon wish list here

If you have pet supplies you’d like to donate but aren’t sure if they’re useful or appropriate, please contact us at donate@calgaryhumane.ca.

Please note: We do not accept the following:

  • Soft-sided cat kennels
  • Opened bags of cat/dog food not in original packaging
  • Opened bags of exotic animal food
  • Frozen Raw Food
  • Used litter boxes
  • Heavily used items
  • Pillows, outdoor furniture cushions, or mattress pad covers
  • Fitted Sheets
  • Sleeping bags
  • Blankets that are loosely knitted or crocheted, contain buttons, zippers or fringe
  • Feather comforters/duvets

Gift Cards

Gift cards are another helpful way you can support Calgary Humane Society. We appreciate donations of gift cards from the following types of stores:

We use these to purchase fruit and veggies for our rabbits, guinea pigs, birds, and exotic animals who have special dietary needs.

We use these to purchase miscellaneous supplies like weigh scales, batteries, and shelter equipment.

These are particularly helpful for foster parents whose animals require crickets and worms for their meals. Also, these stores can provide specialty items like heat lamps for reptiles or water pumps for aquariums that aren’t available elsewhere.

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Bequests / Gift in Will

Making a gift through your will, or another planned giving avenue, is a wonderful way to support animal welfare in Calgary. A gift through your will can enable you to have the larger impact of a more significant gift, without impacting your current financial situation.

Please consult your personal legal and financial advisors concerning the details and benefits of making gifts through your will or estate plan to Calgary Humane Society. To learn more, contact us.

Donate Your Vehicle

Did you know you can donate your vehicle to Calgary Humane Society? Our partners at www.donatecar.ca will coordinate everything, all you need to do with your unwanted vehicle is fill out a form online and either drop off the vehicle or have it towed at your convenience. These types of Calgary Humane Society donations are tax deductible, and you will receive a tax receipt if you choose this option.

Learn More at donatecar.ca

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Donate your Recyclables 

Now you can a help the animals by donating the refund of your recyclables through SkipTheDepot or Trail Bottle Depot! It’s an easy way to help the environment by recycling and helping animals in your community. 

All the deposit money from your bottles will be donated for you, and since Calgary Humane Society is a registered charity, your donation is tax deductible—you’ll receive a tax receipt at the end of the year. 

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BMO Mastercard

With the BMO Calgary Humane Society Mastercard®*, BMO will make a contribution to Calgary Humane Society every time you make a purchase—at no cost to you. To learn more about this easy way to support Calgary Humane Society, visit BMO online or call 1-800-263-2263.

Visit BMO Online

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Amazon Wishlist

We love opening packages, especially when they are for our animals.
You can purchase items from our Amazon Wishlist and
send them directly to the shelter for our animal care teams to open.

View our Wishlist