Our Mission

Partners in Animal Care is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that supports the mission, programs and initiatives of Greenville County Animal Care by engaging the community, increasing awareness and raising funds to enhance the health, welfare and environment of companion animals.

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WAYS TO GIVE

Make a Difference Today

How does my donation help homeless animals at Greenville County Animal Care?

  • $25 will buy a bag of dry food for the Pet Food Bank: When residents fall on hard times, the pet food bank helps pet and owner stay together during their temporary time of financial hardship.

  • $50 will buy a case of pate-style canned dog food AND a case of pate-style canned cat food to sustain motherless kittens and puppies or older pets with severe dental disease.

  • $80 will buy a Kuranda bed to provide a dog with a comfortable place to rest in the shelter’s kennels.

  • $100 will pay to have 10 dogs or cats microchipped as prevention against loss and assists reuniting the pet with its owner when loss occurs.

  • $300 will purchase 40 large Kong enrichment toys to help provide hours of stress relief for homeless pets.

  • $550 will pay for life-saving heartworm treatment for a medium-sized dog.

  • $40,000 will expand the foster program to help save every healthy neonatal kitten.

  • $50,000 will help us offer free spay/neuter to those on government assistance to help reduce pet overpopulation.

  • $65,000 will help launch a surrender prevention program, allowing pets to remain in their homes.

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

MAKE A ONE-TIME DONATION

The abandoned and homeless animals at Greenville County Animal Care will benefit from any gift you can make today.

MAKE A MONTHLY DONATION – JOIN OUR FAITHFUL FRIENDS CLUB!

Your automatic monthly donation will provide ongoing care all year to the homeless dogs and cats at Greenville County Animal Care. Monthly payments make it easy and affordable to give a regular gift which over the year adds up to a much larger donation. You can change or cancel your donation at any time.

MEMORIAL GIFTS

What better way to remember a loved one, whether it be a pet, friend, or family member, than with a donation to Partners in Animal Care.  Your donation is a touching tribute to a loved one that helps enhance the lives of the homeless animals of Greenville & Spartanburg Counties, all while helping building a No Kill community.

We will send the family a card of acknowledgement making them aware of your generous contribution.  Please note the name of the person or pet you are honoring along with the mailing address during check-out.

HONORARY GIFTS

The perfect way to honor a friend or loved one and say Thank You, Happy Birthday, Happy Anniversary or celebrate any occasion. Your donation is a touching honor that helps enhance the lives of homeless animals of Greenville County while building a No Kill community.

We will send the person you honor a card letting them know of your generous contribution. Please note the name of the person or pet you are honoring along with their mailing address during check-out.

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MATCHING GIFTS

Many companies will double your donation. Some companies will also make monetary gifts for each hour you volunteer, and many will match the gifts of spouses and retirees! For more information, check with your company’s HR Department and notify Partners in Animal Care of your intentions.

EMPLOYEE GIVING FUNDS

Some companies offer Employee Giving Funds, wherein you can opt to pool your giving with your coworkers. Employee Giving Funds usually offer grants to qualified employee-recommended charities who complete a grant application. Recommend Partners in Animal Care today!

EMPLOYEE VOLUNTEER GRANTS

Your volunteer hours at Animal Care can translate into cash for our organization. Many companies will make donations to nonprofits in exchange for verifiable hours volunteered by their employees. Companies such as Verizon and TD Bank are already contributors. Check to see if your company will be too.  Animal Care volunteer at ‘Partners Volunteers’ while accruing grant hours.

UNITED WAY

When your employer asks you to donate to United Way at work, be sure to tell them you want your donations targeted to Partners in Animal Care!

PLANNED GIVING

Selecting to gift through a charitable plan allows you to extend your support of Partners in Animal Care and Greenville County Animal Care beyond your life while providing for your family.  Here are some popular plans to consider:

REMEMBERING US IN YOUR WILL

This costs nothing now, yet provides for the future of the animals in our community and for the mission of Greenville County Animal Care. Leave a lasting legacy by naming Partners in Animal Care in your will for a specific amount, for a percentage or all of your estate, or for a portion of what is left after you have provided for your family.A bequest can be as simple as adding a few words to your will.  Talk to your estate planner on how to structure a gift that makes the most sense for you and your family. Also, please let us know. We would like the opportunity to recognize your generosity.

GIFTS FROM RETIREMENT ASSETS

Retirement assets grow tax-free until withdrawn. With the innovative use of these assets, you can contribute to make a difference for homeless animals in the Upstate and provide for your loved ones. Qualified Charitable Distributions from an approved IRA or retirement fund for individuals over 70 ½ may allow the donor to offset some or all of the taxes owed on the distributions by making annual gifts from these accounts.

LIFE INSURANCE, COMMERCIAL ANNUITIES, RETIREMENT PLAN

Many taxes on plans such as life insurance policies, commercial annuities and retirement plans can be avoided or reduced through a carefully-planned charitable gift. Talk to your financial adviser for further information and let us know.

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GIFTS OF SECURITIES OR PROPERTY

Donating appreciated stocks or property you’ve owned for over a year can be a win-win.  You may enjoy tax benefits by reducing or eliminating capital gains while benefiting homeless animals with your caring gift.  Contact your financial advisor for more information and let us know.

AFFINITY MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM AT TD BANK

Are you a customer of TD Bank? The program is easy to use, and there’s no cost to you! Partners in Animal Care will earn cash for each new or existing TD Bank account. For information on how you can help us earn, visit your local TD Bank to open a new account or to link your existing account to Partners in Animal Care.

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Every item available for purchase on www.amazon.com is also available on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com) at the same price.  This is a great way to help Partners while shopping on Amazon.  Remember to log on to smile.amazon.com each time you shop & make sure Partners in Animal Care Inc is your selected chairty.

Just see what kind of a difference you can make!