Humane Fort Wayne operates entirely on the generosity of animal lovers in our community. Humane Fort Wayne is a no-kill shelter! Humane Fort Wayne is 100% donor-funded.
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10 Ways to Support


There are so many ways to support Humane Fort Wayne! From financial donations to shopping reward programs to in-kind donations, your support promises a brighter future for animals in our region.


Make a one-time donation to help animals in our community find their furever homes.


We’re always in need of supplies to provide the best resources and care for our animals, and we appreciate those donations just as well! 


Consider setting up a legacy gift to Humane Fort Wayne. Contact your financial adviser to learn more about the tax benefits of this type of gift, or contact us to learn more about our legacy giving programs.


Support us just by walking your dog. The more you walk your dog, the more donations WoofTrax makes for local animal charities like ours. Download the free WoofTrax app on your phone then log on and choose us!


Register your Kroger Rewards Card online, and choose Humane Fort Wayne as your charity of choice. On the website, use code 55024. Registration needs to be renewed annually.


Want to rally your friends, families, coworkers and more to raise awareness and support for animals in our community? Consider hosting a third-party fundraiser. 


Our Angel Fund supports animals in critical need of care that goes beyond the standard that all animals receive at intake. From costly heartworm treatments, to long-term ailments, to unexpected illnesses and emergency surgeries, this fund gives animals a chance at health and a home that they wouldn’t otherwise have. 


Make a gift in remembrance of your pet with a Tree of Life donation, which includes the name of the pet engraved in a leaf on the tree in our lobby. (Donation levels are: Gold, $250+; Silver, $150-$249; Copper, $75-$149)


Our pets mean everything to us. Leave a memorial or honor a pet and support Humane Fort Wayne. (Be sure to list the pet’s name and if your donation is a “In Memory of” or “In Honor of.” )


We love the people who love(d) their pets. Leave a memorial or honor a person or family member by supporting Humane Fort Wayne. (Be sure to list the person’s name and if your donation is a “In Memory of” or “In Honor of.” )

Humane Fort Wayne is a not-for-profit organization and is tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

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4914 S. Hanna Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46806
Phone: 260 744-0454

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday–Friday: 11AM–6PM
Saturday–Sunday: 11AM–4PM

1333 Maycrest Drive
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805
Phone: 260 420-7729

Monday–Friday: 8AM-5PM
Saturday–Sunday: CLOSED
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