Donation FAQs | PAWS Chicago

Donation FAQs

Your one-stop shop for all donation-related questions.

Do you have a question about a donation?

We can help! Below you will find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. If you don’t see your question listed, please call us at 773-475-4242 or email us at

Donation FAQs

Thank you! Please send your donation to:
PAWS Chicago
1997 N. Clybourn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614

Thank you! Please call our development office at 773-475-4242.

Our tax ID is 36-4219778.

Charity Navigator, the country’s premier independent charity evaluator, has awarded PAWS Chicago its highest 4-star rating for 19 consecutive years. That rating is based on efficient use of donor funds. PAWS Chicago does not receive any financial support from federal, state or local government agencies. We rely solely on donations. You can be assured that your donation to PAWS Chicago will go directly to providing lifesaving services for homeless pets.

We can help you. Simply call 773-475-4242 or email your request to

Thank you for being a Lifeline for homeless pets! Please call 773-475-4242 or email We do not advise emailing credit card information.

We welcome donations of new items that are on our Amazon Wishlist.  We also will welcome in-kind donations and you can find a full list of accepted items here. Thank you for your support!

Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to pick up donations. We greatly appreciate them being dropped off at our location at 1997 N. Clybourn Ave.