There are many ways to help animals in need! See the list to the right for more ways that you can help us with our mission:
Workplace Giving & Employee Matching Grants
Workplace giving campaigns such as United Way or Combined Federal Campaigns and matching grant programs are in many companies throughout our area, and they offer an easy and efficient way to donate to your favorite cause. If your workplace participates in campaign giving or if they offer matching grants for employee gifts, please designate the Tri-County Humane Society to be the recipient of your donations, and encourage your co-workers to do the same! By doing so you will be saving lives.
Charitable bequest opportunities such as living trust allocations, beneficiary designations of life insurance or retirement plan proceeds are a wonderful way to make a meaningful gift to help animals. Contact your financial advisor for information on how to include Tri-County Humane Society in your philanthropic giving plan.
Thrivent Choice Dollars
Eligible benefit members of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans can recommend where Thrivent Financial distributes a portion of its charitable outreach funds through Choice Dollars®, part of the organization's Thrivent Choice® charitable grant program. Tri-County Humane Society is a participating organization in Thrivent Choice.
Appreciated securities can be transferred to Tri County Humane Society (TCHS) without being sold. Securities are transferred "in kind" meaning that they are transferred to TCHS through a brokerage account. Then, when TCHS receives the securities, they are allowed to sell the securities without incurring a capital gain. The donor also does not incur a capital gain but may take a charitable deduction equal to the value of the securities at the time of transfer. A donor's tax advisor should be consulted. TCHS has established a brokerage account through Schluchter Investment Advisors in St. Cloud to assist donors with their gifting opportunities.
Websites That Give
AmazonSmile: AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know and love with the added bonus of supporting your favorite cause at no additional cost to you! You will receive the same products, same prices, and same service as Amazon.com, but by using AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Tri-County Humane Society!
Goodsearch: Search the Internet with the patent-protected, Yahoo!-powered search engine (just like you’d search on any other search engine), and goodsearch will donate about a penny for nearly all searches to your selected cause.
Goodshop: Shop at one of the more than 2,800 participating stores (from Amazon to Zazzle) and a percentage of what you spend will be donated to your favorite cause at no cost to you. Goodshop lists more than 100,000 coupons and deals so you could even save money while doing good!
Since 2002, Cars With Heart has been providing vehicle and automobile donation programs to local and national non-profit organizations. They've helped thousands of satisfied people donate cars nationwide. The program is available to any charity, church and school. This simple turnkey program can turn any automobile, truck, fleet vehicle, van, boat, snowmobile, personal watercraft, trailer, and RV into cash for TCHS.
RECYCLE & Raise Funds! Bring us your...
- Used Inkjet Cartridges (not toners)
- Old Cell Phones
- Aluminum Cans
- Gently Used Pet Supplies
- Old Vehicles Cars with Heart™ Vehicle Donation Program