Giving to Save Lives!

Home Sweet Home relies on our talented and dedicated volunteers to save lives every day. Without them, many lives would be lost. If you love animals and want to help in some way, please volunteer your time and talent with us!  We need help at adoption events, marketing, data entry, fundraising, and many more things!

If you are a parent and want your child to join our Youth Council, fill out the application below for your child and we will contact you.

Your contributions to Home Sweet Home directly impacts the lives of the animals in rescue that are waiting for their forever homes. We put your donation to work to provide veterinary care and all the things that pets need to get ready for adoption.

There are many ways to give. Any way that you choose to contribute will make a big impact.

Monetary Donations

Your gift today helps save more lives.  It will go straight to work in providing medical care and resources to get pets ready for adoption.
Any amount will make a big impact!

You can also mail your donation to: PO Box 87, Gilberts, IL 60136

Wish List

Your donation of any of these items will help care for pets while they are in rescue. You may have many of these items in your home so keep us in mind when you are cleaning!  Contact us with any questions or to arrange the pick-up of donations.

  • Cat litter
  • Heavy duty leashes
  • Harnesses-all sizes
  • Dog collars – all sizes
  • Clean blankets/towels
  • Purina Kitten and/or Cat Chow
  • Canned cat food (any brand or flavor)
  • Purina One dog food
  • Crates (any sizes in good condition)
  • Cat and Dog treats
  • Cat and Dog toys
  • Cat and dog bowls
  • Cleaning supplies – bleach, paper towels
  • A vehicle to be used for transporting animals – truck, van, minivan
  • New or gently used items that can be used for raffle or auction items at events
  • Donated gift certificates of all kinds are also welcome
  • Monetary donations are greatly appreciated and are tax deductible!     

Sponsor a Pet

When you choose to sponsor a homeless pet here at Home Sweet Home, your gift will help that animal and so many others in rescue whose lives are saved by the work of HSH. You can choose to sponsor any animal in rescue. 

Tributes and Memorials

Making a gift in honor of a person or special occasion is a wonderful way to give something meaningful.

Memorial gifts are a special way to remember a friend or family member who has passed. A tribute is a way to honor a person or pet who is living or celebrate an important event or milestone.

For all of these gifts, you can choose to have us mail or email a personalized card to notify the recipient.