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Thank you for donating!
We impact the lives of more than 6,000 local animals every year. As a nonprofit, we rely on private donations to provide second chances to the helpless, homeless animals of our community. Our Adoption Center relies 100% on private donations to operate, receiving no government funding. Please consider make a donation to the animals today!


Donor Policy Statement
Yakima Humane Society respects the privacy of our donors. We do not sell or exchange donor information.

Your Gift Stays Local! You can rest assured that any donation you make to Yakima Humane Society helps animals right here in your own community. We rely on private donations to save the lives of local animals.

Yakima Humane Society is a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that relies on private donations from individuals, foundations, and local businesses to fund our lifesaving adoption, outreach, medical and rehabilitation programs. Our Adoption Center and Spay & Neuter Clinic receives no local, state, or federal tax monies to operate. All of our rehabilitation and lifesaving programs are possible because animal lovers care enough to donate to help save lives.

We always need laundry detergent! Can you believe that we sometimes do more than 500 pounds of laundry per day in the Adoption Center and the Spay & Neuter Clinic to keep the animals clean and comfy? That's a whole of towels, blankets and toys! But we must keep the animals healthy with fresh, clean laundry daily. Next time you visit the grocery store, please pick up a gallon of liquid laundry detergent - nothing fancy please, since we can't use HE or powdered detergents. You can drop off the detergent at our Adoption Center or at our Spay & Neuter Clinic. The animals thank you!

YHS always needs supplies to help keep our shelter animals clean, happy and comfortable. Please help us with the many needed items on our Wish List. We also have an Everyday Item Wish List and a Training & Enrichment Wish List on Amazon - shop online and have these much needed items delivered to us. Your donation can go even further by making your purchase through AmazonSmile and selecting Yakima Humane Society as your designated charity. 

Please also consider donating these additional items:
     •  Bath Towels
     •  Batteries (AA and AAA sizes)
     •  Blankets (no comforters or electric please)
     •  Bleach
     •  Cat Litter (non-clumping)
     •  Cat Toys (that dangle)
     •  Chewy Dog Treats
     •  Copier Paper (white)
     •  Dish Soap ​(no citrus or lemon scented please)
     •  Fleece 
     •  Humane Cat Traps
     •  Kong Toys / Nylabone Toys / Interactive Toys
     •  Kuranda Dog Beds
     •  Laminating Sheets (Letter & Legal size)
     •  Latex Dishwashing Gloves
     •  Latex Exam Gloves (S, M, L, XL)
     •  Lint Rollers (sticky paper kind)
     •  Liquid Laundry Detergent
     •  Martingale-style Collars
     •  Newspaper (remove slick ads please)
     •  Paper Towels
     •  Peanut Butter
     •  Pens
     •  Plush Cat Beds
     •  Portable Kennels (various sizes)
     •  Postage Stamps
     •  Puppy Pee Pads
     •  Rope Toys
     •  Science Diet Cat, Dog, Kitten & Puppy Chow
     •  Scissors
     •  Sheet Protectors
     •  Slip Leads
     •  Stretch & Scratch Cardboard Cat Scratchers
     •  Sticky Notes
     •  Treat Bags ​(clip-on)
     •  Ziploc Bags ​(quart size)

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School Groups and Youth Organizations
Gathering donations of food, toys and other needed items is a great activity for a school class, youth group or other organization. For more information, email volunteer@yakimahumane.org