Help Change Lives
Here are some ways to donate to Paws’itive teams.
Our staff is run by a dedicated group of volunteers. A staff member will apply your donation to the fund you specify. Also, the Board of Directors will use the donations as directed to fullfill our mission.
Paws’itive Teams has 501(c)(3) status with the IRS. We depend heavily on donations to fulfill our mission. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Paws’itive Teams FEIN is 33-0851474.
Email us to learn more about making a donation.
Easy Online Donations
Donate today and experience the joy of contributing to a life-changing cause. Also, we process the tax deductible donations through a secure server. Visa Cards or Master Cards will not deduct a processing fee from your donation. Furthermore, American Express has a low 2.85% processing fee. You will receive an immediate email confirmation of our online donation followed by a personal letter acknowledging receipt. Paws’itive Teams FEIN is 33-0851474.
Donate Your Vehicle
If you would like to donate your vehicle, please click the link below.
Or, Call to Donate Your Vehicle at 1-877-999-8322
Donate by Mail
Please send your tax deductible gift or gift-in-kind donation to:Paws’itive Teams
7031 Carroll Rd
San Diego, CA 92121
We will send you a receipt for your donation.
Types of Donations
General Operating Donations
Donations given to help cover general operating expenses will be used to help pay the costs of training our service dogs and transitioning them to a disabled partner. In addition, the costs of operating our various Therapy Dog Programs. You may want to earmark your General Operating Donation as a Special Occasion Donation, honoring someone special for the Holidays, for a Birthday, or for another special occasion; or you could earmark your donation to be given In Memory of a loved person or pet.
Emergency Veterinary Fund (V-E-T Fund)
The Vanessa Emergency Treatment Fund is a restricted fund that is used to cover unusual veterinary expenses incurred by our dogs in training. Also, to provide a source of loans for Graduates who experience out of the ordinary vet expenses for their service dog.
Employer Matching Gift Programs
Did you know that many corporate employers will match a charitable donation to a 501c3 and double or even triple the amount of your gift with the benefit going to Paws’itive Teams. Hence, check with your employer’s Human Resources department to see if they have a Matching Gifts Program.
Our Endowment Program
Furthermore, an endowment to Paws’itive Teams will help ensure the future of our organization. We are proud to be a Nonprofit Partner participating in the Endow San Diego initiative conducted by The San Diego Foundation*. Please email us to learn more about our Endowment Program or you can call use at 858-558-7297.
*The Nonprofit Partnership Program is a cooperative agreement only and limited to the Endow San Diego Program. No legal connection or inter-organization authority is granted or implied between participants in the program.
Sponsor a Puppy
Are you looking for a community project which also will boost morale and leave you feeling warm and fuzzy? Sponsoring the training and care of a special dog for someone with a disability can accomplish this and at the same time give greater independence to that person.
Your sponsorship of $5,000 will provide you with the following ….
- Opportunities to meet with and take pictures of the pup you are sponsoring.
- The honor of naming your pup. (Some restrictions may apply).
- Demonstrations of the skills the pup is learning as it advances in its training.
- Photos of the progress your pup is making.
- An opportunity to personally meet the dog’s new partner, once the placement becomes final.
- Media publicity (newsletter announcement, website notice, local newspaper) about your sponsorship, if desired.
- Your pup will have its own webpage in our website with frequent updates as it grows.
- Your gift is tax deductible!
How to Become a Puppy Sponsor
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