Monetary Donations

How You Can Make a Difference

Your generosity helps ensure that we can continue our hands-on work that cares for an average of 6,000 kittens, cats, puppies, dogs and a variety of small mammals each year.  Donations from generous supporters like you who share our vision of a more compassionate and humane world for animals are critical to continuing our lifesaving efforts.

Online Donation

As an independent 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, the Cheyenne Animal Shelter is not funded by any local government or national animal welfare organization. Our life-saving programs are funded by tax-deductible donations, bequests, special events, and grants.

To make an online donation, click the button below.

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Donation by Check 

 Donations to the Cheyenne Animal Shelter create life-saving options for the animals in our care. Your contribution directly impacts the number of animals we can successfully care for every year. Checks should be made out to the Cheyenne Animal Shelter and can be mailed to: 800 Southwest Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82007, ATTN: Development

Become a “Steady Sidekick”

Consider making an ongoing, meaningful contribution to the animals by joining our “Steady Sidekicks” –our monthly giving program. Your gifts go directly to the animals by helping provide safe shelter, spay and neuter surgeries, vaccines, and nutritious food. Our Steady Sidekicks help to fund a predictable source of income  each month for the pets we serve and are most appreciated!


Memorial Contributions

A memorial contribution is a wonderful way to honor the life of an animal lover or a beloved pet, allowing their spirit to make a difference in the lives of homeless animals. In many cases, families will request the memorial donations be made to the Cheyenne Animal Shelter in lieu of flowers. Memorial contribution are acknowledged with a letter sent to the bereaved family so they know their loved one continues to impact the lives of the animals they loved.

Tribute Contributions

Commemorate a special occasion by celebrating your love for animals! A tribute contribution allows you to honor a friend, family member, pet, or yourself with a gift to the animals at the Cheyenne Animal Shelter.  Many people request tribute contributions in lieu of gifts for birthdays or anniversaries – what a wonderful way to show you care.

Bequest & Estate Planning

Your love for animals can become your legacy when you remember the Cheyenne Animal Shelter in your will. Your generous gift will impact the lives of thousands of animals, for many years to come. For information and assistance on planned giving, please contact our Director of Development at 307-269-0970.

Workplace Giving

As a participant in the Combined Federal Employees Giving Campaign, the Cheyenne Animal Shelter may be designated as a recipient of your United Way contribution. Participate this Fall at your workplace. You just need to write in the Cheyenne Animal Shelter’s United Way number – 1971.

Vehicle Donation Program

A free, convenient service for converting that extra car, truck or RV into a tax deductible donation benefiting the animals of the Cheyenne Animal Shelter. You can donate by contacting the Wyoming Auto Auction at 307-632-8648 or our development office at 307-269-0970.

Combined Federal Campaign

The Cheyenne Animal Shelter is a proud member of the Combined Federal Campaign. Through the campaign, federal employees (including members of the military) are eligible to donate to the Cheyenne Animal Shelter, charity code #15814. Contact your PCFO or Debby at the United Way, 638-8904, for more information.


In-Kind Donations

You can also help the shelter by donating gift cards from WalMart, Sams Club, Target, PetCo, Murdochs and PetSmart.  Gift cards allow us to purchase supplies to take care of the animals while saving valuable space at the shelter.

If your company offers a matching donation program, we hope you’ll remember the Cheyenne Animal Shelter.

You can honor beloved pets and friends with a commemorative brick in our Tribute Trail. Each durable 4″x8″ red brick paver will include a personalized message of up to three lines and will be permanently included in the landscaping in front of the shelter. Please click here to print the order form and mail it to:

Brick Order Form

Cheyenne Animal Shelter
800 Southwest Dr.
Cheyenne, WY 82007

Donation Boxes

We have donation boxes throughout the community. We urge you, when you patronize these merchants, to leave something for us the lost and homeless pets of your community.


Avenues Pet Clinic       Buck’s Auto Repair

Cool River Liquors       Dell Range Liquors

Eclectic Zion Studio    Town & Country Liquors

Yellowstone Animal Hospital


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