San Diego Humane Society and SPCA

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Ways to Donate

The San Diego Humane Society is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) charity supported almost entirely by donations, and has received a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest independent evaluator of charities. Your donation is tax-deductible as permissible by law.


Make an Online Donation 
Your contribution will benefit the animals entrusted in our care as well as important community programs. donate here»

Constant Companions
Join our monthly giving program that allows you to give conveniently and automatically! read more»

Tribute Gifts
Make a donation in honor or memory or a beloved person or pet and we'll send a card to whomever you wish telling them about your donation (we do not disclose donation amount). We'll also put your tribute gift information in the Gifts of Love section of our quarterly newsletter, AnimalFare. make a gift»

Attend (or Host!) a Community Fundraising Event
Participate in our upcoming events or promotions, knowing that your attendance or purchase directly benefits the animals in our care and the programs we offer. read more»

Enter the "Make Your Pet a Pin-up" Photo Fundraiser and Calendar Contest
Each year, the San Diego Humane Society proudly presents a colorful, full-sized 13 month wall calendar celebrating our beloved pets.  All proceeds from the entry fees and sale of these beautiful calendars support the Humane Society’s vital programs and services. Submit your pets photo!  read more»
Ralphs Rewards Card Community Contribution Program
You can help shelter pets every time you shop for groceries! When you enroll in Ralphs rewards program and choose the San Diego Humane Society as your community contribution beneficiary, Ralphs will donate a percentage of your total purchase to help our pets. Please Note: due to changes in the program, even if you have already enrolled and selected us, it’s necessary to take a moment to sign on to your account to confirm that we are still your designated charity. read more»

Celebration Tags
In celebration of the human-animal bond, two sculptures, one cat and one dog, were commissioned and placed prominently in front of the main entrance to the Humane Society. Each of these magnificent sculptures features 800 glistening silver tags, allowing supporters to personalize messages to either memorialize and pay tribute to individuals and pets who have made a difference in their lives. read more»

Bequests and Estates
Find out how you can have the satisfaction of knowing that your legacy will continue to help animals long into the future. read more»

Car Donations
A simple email or phone call can turn your car, motorcycle, boat or recreational vehicle into cash for the San Diego Humane Society.  read more»

Event Sponsorship
You or your company can help sponsor one of our special events and receive special event promotions and recognition in return. For more information, check out our Special Events page, e-mail or call (619) 243-3408. read more»

Wish List
Looking to get rid of some unwanted items? Or do you want to help out by purchasing a special item for the animals? Check out our Wish List to see what the animals and Humane Society needs. see the list»

United Way/Combined Federal Campaign
Designate us as your charity of choice - it's an easy way to make a big difference! read more»

Matching Gift Programs
Ever wish you could give more to help animals?  Did you know that many employers sponsor matching gift programs that match employee charitable contributions?  Learn more about how your gift can go twice as far! read more»

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exciting events - see
the full calendar!»

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Find out where our adoptable
animals will be this month.

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Central Campus
Mon - Fri 11am to 6pm
Sat & Sun 11am to 5pm

General business:
Mon - Fri 9am to 7pm
Sat & Sun 9am to 6pm

North Campus
Mon - Fri 11am to 6pm
Sat & Sun 11am to 5pm

General business:
Mon - Fri 11am to 7pm
Sat & Sun 11am to 6pm


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