Your Support Saves Lives

We rely almost exclusively on private donations to carry out our work. Your support provides shelter, care and hope for thousands of animals every year. There are many avenues for giving.

Our tax ID is 14-1338459.

For questions relating to donations, please contact us at >>.

Online - Credit or Debit Card, PayPal/Venmo, or Wallet

Donate online via credit or debit card, PayPal/Venmo or Wallet. All major credit card carriers are accepted - Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. 

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Check or Money Order by Mail

Mail your gift to:

Mohawk Hudson Humane Society
3 Oakland Avenue
Menands, NY 12204

Donate in Person

Donate in person and visit the pets, too! Please check our current days and hours of operation at the bottom of the page.

Mohawk Hudson Humane Society
3 Oakland Avenue
Menands, NY 12204
(Use 193 Broadway for GPS/maps)

Memorial, Honor & Tribute Gifts

Memorial or honorary donations (also known as "tributes") may be made in a variety of ways:

  • Online donation with an instant, personalized e-card notification to the honoree or their family   Donate >>
  • Online donation with a printed card notification* to the honoree or their family   Donate >>
  • Via mail - please print and complete our Donation Form >> or include a note with the information listed on the form
  • In person at 3 Oakland Avenue, Menands (use 193 Broadway for GPS/maps)

*Personalized messages are not available with printed card notifications. If you provide (or if we already have) the tributee's or family's contact information, we will mail a notification of your gift, including your name and address but not the gift amount. It may take up to three weeks for your acknowledgee to receive this card. If you do not wish to have anyone notified and/or wish to remain anonymous, please let us know in the comments section of your online gift or email us at >>.

Faithful Friends Donor Club

When you become a Faithful Friends monthly or quarterly donor, you're making a lifesaving difference for homeless and abused animals in our community. Donate monthly, quarterly, semiannually or annually via credit card or direct debit.

Become a Faithful Friend >>

Donate Supplies & Equipment

We are always in need of supplies for the animals in our care. Please view our wishlist to see what we need. 

Wishlist >>

Memorial Walkway Pavers

Honor beloved companions who have crossed the Rainbow Bridge. MHHS' new memorial path will be paved with messages of enduring love.

More Info >>


Planned Giving (Bequests, Stocks, Annuities, etc.)

For some donors, using one or more of the options listed on our our Planned Giving >> page is a way to make a significant positive impact on the Society, while also realizing tax benefits. As with any transfer of assets, please speak with a financial advisor and/or attorney before making any final decisions. Our tax ID is 14-1338459.

Planned Giving >>

Donate Crypto

We now accept donations of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies! This gives us one more way to make your impact go further for animals and your savings.

Give crypto now >>

Host a Facebook Fundraiser

Facebook makes it easy to ask your friends and family to support the MHHS mission. Just choose “Select Nonprofit” and search for Mohawk Hudson Humane Society.


Volunteer Your Time & Skills

Do you have time to devote to a worthwhile cause? Do you love animals? Do you want to give back to your community? Become a volunteer with MHHS!

Learn More >> 

Donate a Vehicle

Have a vehicle you no longer want or need? Donate it to CarEasy >> and designate the proceeds to MHHS.

CarEasy >>

Shop Online to Donate

Visit >> to create an account. When you shop online at one of their 2,000+ participating stores (including Chewy, Walmart, Expedia and many more), you can designate MHHS to receive a percentage of the sale. >>

Employer-Matched Gifts

Many companies will match donations made by their employees to non-profit charitable organizations such as MHHS. If you're unsure whether your employer matches gifts, please contact your Human Resources Department.

United Way

MHHS is eligible to receive contributions through the United Way Donor Option program. To participate, request a Donor Option card from your company's United Way representative. You must sign a new Donor Option card each year, even if you have designated a United Way contribution to MHHS in the past.

State Employees Federated Appeal (SEFA)

Are you a State employee? Donate via the SEFA campaign. Our ID number is 50 00216.

Guardian Angel Fund

MHHS has a Guardian Angel Fund to help shelter animals in need of extra medical assistance for serious illnesses or injuries. Donate via credit card at the link below, or mail a check and mark it "Guardian Angel Fund."

Guardian Angel Donation >>

Charity Navigator Four-Star Rating

For monetary donation inquiries, please email
For all other inquiries, please email

MHHS is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Our tax ID is 14-1338459.
Your contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Form 990 >>          Donor Privacy Policy >>