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.

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. Donate >>

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:

  • Online donation with instant, personalized e-card notification to honoree or family Donate >>
  • Online donation with printed card notification* to honoree or family Donate >>
  • Via mail - please print and complete our Donation Form >>
  • In person as indicated above

*Personal message not available with printed card notification. 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 the card.

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 >>


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 wish list to see what we need. 

Wishlist >>

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

On behalf of the thousands of animals the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society assists every year, thank you for your interest in supporting our work. For some donors, using one or some of the various planned giving opportunities listed below 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 adviser and/or attorney before making any final decisions. Our tax ID is 14-1338459.

Visit our Planned Giving >> page for more information.

Donate Crypto

MHHS accepts crypto currency donations via Crypto for Charity >>

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 about Volunteering >> 

Donate a Vehicle

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

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 >>

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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 >>