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Our Tax ID# 94-1196215
Your gift is 100% tax-deductible.

Our 501(c)(3) statement

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Humane Society Silicon Valley is an independent, nonprofit organization. We are not governed by or affiliated with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) or the American SPCA (ASPCA).  We receive no funding from these organizations. When you Give NOW
you help animals locally.

What is our Charity Navigator Score?
FOUR STARS! We meet or exceed industry standards, because 76 cents of every $1 you donate goes directly to our programs.


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Our Privacy Policy:
Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) never sells, trades, loans, rents or otherwise shares our supporters’ personal information with any other organization, nor does HSSV send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. If you have questions about this policy, please call the Development Department at
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Giving Programs                                                              Bookmark and Share

By giving to Humane Society Silicon Valley, you help us save animals, find loving homes, develop kind kids, and provide services to people and pets throughout Silicon Valley. Through your generosity, we continue our mission of “saving and enhancing lives, both two-legged and four-legged”.

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Give Now
Making a one-time gift is easy!  We promise to put it to good use for our animals quickly!  We accept all major credit cards online.

Or if you want to give your gift by check, please make it payable to “HSSV” and send to:

Humane Society Silicon Valley
901 Ames Ave.
Milpitas, CA 95035

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Give Monthly
Give monthly and you sustain our efforts to help animals, especially those with unexpected medical needs.  Your entire gift goes to our animals - there are no processing & postage costs. 

And it's convenient...  you can budget your support over the course of the year & get a summary for tax purposes at year-end.

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Sponsor an Animal for Adoption
Sponsor a dog, cat, or bunny who has been waiting & hoping for a home for too long (over 3 months).  Our innovative Homeward Bound program takes care of their adoption fees and puts them in a special spotlight for potential adopters.


President's Circle

Join this distinguished level of giving where your opportunity to transform human and animal lives significantly grows.

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Join companies like Google, NVIDIA, Aruba Networks in supporting Humane Society Silicon Valley!  There are many meaningful & fun ways to get involved -- sponsorships, events, team off-sites, Walk 'n Wag just to name a few -- while increasing your presence in the community AND building positive team experiences. 
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Does your business offer workplace giving and/or a matching gift program for you to give in your community? Depending on where you work, you could possibly double your gift (or more!) to Humane Society Silicon Valley.
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Honors & Memorials
Honor someone special, or a special occasion such as Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, birthdays or weddings, or simply show your support for animals by making an honor gift.

A Memorial Gift is a beautiful testimony to the life of a beloved person or pet who has passed on.

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Honor/Memorial Wall
For those who choose to include their thoughtful tribute on our Honor/Memorial Wall, you can view it and share it with others.

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Wills & Bequests
You may want to give to HSSV in a meaningful way, but you struggle between supporting a mission you believe in, and planning for your own needs in the future. Learn of ways you can plan to support HSSV in the years ahead.

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We accept automobiles, boats, motorcycles and RVs that are currently registered with the DMV and are in good running condition, and even non-running vehicles!
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Humane Society Silicon Valley wants to keep animals in their loving homes.  A simple way to do this is to make sure families have food for their pets when finances are an issue.  Your gift of food or money helps us help those families.
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Have any blankets, towels, or other pet items you no longer use? Take a look at our wish list and see what we need! Our donation drop-off area here at our Animal Community Center is available 24/7 for you to drop off items that will benefit our animals.