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Your generosity has helped us serve more than

57,000 children, women and men (as well as their pets) since 1989.


The Shelter is a good steward of your support. (Annual Reports) You join the solution by making a tax-deductible donation in one of the following ways:


  • Cash Donate Today

  • Check made payable to The Shelter: PO Box 10102, Naples FL 34101boy_sitting

  • In-kind donations of clothing, accessories, household items and furniture to our thrift store, or host a drive

  • Stocks, Bonds, Equities, Real Estate, Art* donations may help you avoid tax on appreciated value; all items over $5,000 require independent appraisal for the IRS

  • Bequest* designate The Shelter the beneficiary of your Will, Trust, IRA, retirement or insurance plan

  • Charitable Trust and Deferred Gifts* can provide you income as well as substantial tax-savings

  • Memorial or Honorarium Gifts honor a loved one and we'll send an acknowledgement to the person of your choice

  • Matching Gifts check with your employer about matching contributions and make your gift go further! (List of companies making matching contributions)

  • Also consider donating your well-maintained, used car to The Shelter's Options Thrift Shoppe through our "Autos for Options" program!


*We are not tax experts. We advise you to consult your financial, legal or tax advisor about the specifics of your donation.


If you have questions about your gift to The Shelter, or for more details on the above mentioned gift options, please call The Shelter's Donor Relations Office at 239.775.3862, ext. 205, or email to




The Shelter is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit/charitable organization.


Donor Bill of Rights - The Shelter is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and endorses this code of ethics that addresses charity donations.