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At its heart, UPF is a central place where animal lovers can unite and do real good – making a tangible difference in the lives of animals and their caretakers. You can be sure that every donation – large or small, one-time or reoccurring, goods or funds – is maximized to the fullest. To date, your gifts have helped more than 30,000 animals, both close to home and throughout the Midwest.

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The fastest, easiest way to support us, make your secure, tax-deductible donation now to benefit any of the following.

  • Hurricane Relief Efforts. Thousands of pets across Texas and Florida are stranded, lost or displaced. Your help is needed more than ever – donations to UPF here and all net proceeds from our Muttstache Dash go directly to the Rescue Bank, a trusted partner providing food and funds firsthand to these animals in crisis.
  • Greatest Needs. When unexpected needs arise, an unrestricted gift lets us respond right away – where and how it’s needed most. This type of gift helps thousands of animals in immediate need.
  • Annual Pet Health Day. Contributions support our annual event in OTR, providing exams, vaccines, parasite control and food to thousands of pets in one of Cincinnati’s most underserved areas.
  • Seminars and Training. Throughout the year, UPF sponsors educational events that empower shelters to better care for their animals. Donations give those otherwise unable to attend a chance to participate.
  • Resource Center Support. Help us keep our warehouse stocked with items such as detergent, litter and pet food – so shelters can augment their current supplies or obtain those needed to get through the week.

Other Ways to Help

  • Angel Corps. The UPF Angel Corps is a giving group that provides year-long funding for essentials such as truck rentals, gas, supplies and more. Become an Angel today.
  • Resource Center Needs. Got an extra mop? Extra blankets and towels? Leashes, litter boxes or carriers? We’ll take it! Useful Supplies/Items Any Shelter or Rescue Needs, and call us to arrange a time to drop them off.
  • Kroger Rewards. You can support UPF just by shopping at Kroger. Simply enroll in the Kroger Community Rewards Program here, and select United Pet Fund. Every time you use your Plus Card, we benefit.
  • Amazon Smile. If you shop Amazon, be sure to use the Amazon Smile program and make United Pet Fund your charitable organization of choice. Start with Smile, and Amazon will contribute .5% of all eligible sales back to our general needs fund. While you’re there, check out our Wishlist – it’s an easy way to have contributions delivered right to our door and help keep our Resource Center
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