Donate

We hope you’ll consider making a planned gift to Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society and Dawg Adoption & Welfare Group. Your generosity will ensure that we can continue to work tirelessly to save the lives of homeless pets. The easiest way to help an animal in need is by financially supporting the SYV Humane Society & D.A.W.G. with a one-time or monthly donation. Click the button below to help us now. If you prefer to donate via cash or check, we accept in-person donations during normal business hours and by mail. We appreciate your generosity.


Bequests

A bequest to our Humane Society can be part of your estate plan, creating a legacy of care for the animals and people of our community. Check with your legal counsel to determine how best to support us through a bequest.

Bequest by Will or Living Trust

Percentage of your estate

[Sample language: I give and bequeath ___% of my estate to Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society & Dog Adoption & Welfare Group a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose principle office is currently located at 111 Commerce Drive, Buellton, CA 93427, Tax I.D. # 95-3389449.]

Specific dollar amount

[I give and bequeath the sum of $___ to Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society & Dog Adoption & Welfare Group…]

Gift of property

[I give my property located at ___ to Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society & Dog Adoption & Welfare Group…]

Residuary bequest

[I give and bequeath all (or ___%) of the residue of my estate to Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society & Dog Adoption & Welfare Group…]

Contingent gift

[If (name of beneficiary) does not survive me, I give the residue of my estate to Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society & Dog Adoption & Welfare Group…]


Life Insurance Policies

You can name Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society & Dog Adoption & Welfare Group as the primary or secondary beneficiary of all or a portion of your life insurance policy.


Retirement Plan Assets

Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society and Dog Adoption & Welfare Group can be designated as the primary or secondary beneficiary of all or part of your unused retirement funds.


Charitable Trusts, Charitable Gift Annuities and More

There are many estate planning tools that may provide income and tax benefits to you during your lifetime. We would be happy to work with you and your estate planning professionals to explore these options.


Securities

We welcome donations in the form of stocks bonds or other securities.

Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society & Dog Adoption & Welfare Group

PO Box 335 
Buellton, CA 93427


Corporate Sponsorships

Each year dozens of local businesses come together to provide vital support for Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society and Dog Adoption & Welfare Group. Through the sponsorship of our largest annual event, Spay-ghetti! These businesses raise their profile in the community by supporting the important work of Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society and Dog Adoption & Welfare Group.


In-kind donations

  • A van to transport animals
  • Towels/Blankets
  • Cat Toys
  • Sturdy kennel toys:
    • Nylabones
    • Kongs, large and small size
    • Buster cubes
    • Jolly balls
    • Squeaky toys
    • Other chew proof brands found here
  • Dog and Cat Food (Please note - dog and cat food collected at the Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society is not used to feed or shelter animals.  It is used to provide food to low income families in the Santa Ynez Valley who need assistance feeding their pets.)
  • Shop our Amazon Wish List and have your donation shipped straight to us!
  • Household item donations accepted at the House of Treasures Thrift Shop.