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The Wisconsin Humane Society is committed to providing protection, shelter and care for wild and homeless animals.

Because of generous donors, we are able to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome thousands of animals every year. You can make a difference for animals in our community! We receive no government funding and are not affiliated with any national animal welfare organizations.

On the online donation form, you have the option to designate your donation for our Milwaukee, Ozaukee or Racine Campuses, or to our general fund or Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.   Our SECURE online donation form makes it easy to offer much appreciated support right now. If you prefer, you can mail your donation to the following address:

Wisconsin Humane Society
Attn: Development Department
4500 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Federal Tax ID #39-0810533

Does your company participate in United Way or Community Shares?

If your employer participates in a United Way or Community Shares workplace giving campaign, you can support Wisconsin Humane Society through simple payroll deduction! WHS is proud to be a Community Shares Member Organization, and though we are not listed as a United Way agency, you may select “Donors Choice” and designate your dollars by writing in “Wisconsin Humane Society” on your pledge form.

Work For a Government Agency? If so, you may be able to give to WHS through payroll deduction in your Combined Giving Campaign. Encourage your co-workers to designate their pledge to WHS, too  -  often, the biggest reason people don’t give is that they aren’t asked. Find our organization information easily by looking under the “Community Shares” umbrella in the pledge brochure. Thank you!


New Opportunities!

  • The Hank Fund celebrates the BallPark Pup! You can make a donation in his honor and send an e-card to someone special.
  • Did you know that you can have an area of the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center named after yourself, a loved one, or a beloved animal? Naming opportunties start at $1,000. Learn more. 
  • Did you know that you can have a tree planted and named for yourself or someone else at the Ozaukee Campus? Learn about the naming opportunities available at the Wisconsin Humane Society Ozaukee Campus. Please contact us at 414-431-6270 if you would like more information.

How You Can Help

Please see the sidebar for the many ways you can help animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society.

If you are planning a fundraiser, make sure to have your event listed on our Community Events page. Also, check out our fundraising toolkit for some great ideas and guidelines for third-party fundraisers. If you have questions or would like information about making a donation, please email the WHS Development Department or call (414) 431-6270.

Volunteers Needed

We are currently in high need of foster parents to care for either dogs or cats ranging in age and condition.  All you need is a little extra room in your home and heart!