Donations are accepted at the Delivery Drive at the south end of our Adoption Center. Pull up to the set of double doors and ring the bell. Someone will be there to assist you.
Please also consider making a monetary donation to help us to care for our animals.
WSHS is always in need of supplies to keep us going daily! Find out how you can support the operation of the shelter by donating supplies ...
In addition to monetary donations, WSHS is always in need of the following items to keep us going daily!
- Paper Towels
- Anti-bacterial hand soap
- Dog Leashes (no retractable leashes) - 6 foot and 30 foot
- Any canned cat, dog, kitten, and puppy food
- For dry food, we use only Purina One dog and puppy formula and Purina One cat and kitten formula
- Kitten milk replacement
- Pet Safe Ice Melt/Salt
- Dog and cat toys (we especially like Kong and Nylabone brands!)
- Cat litter - Unscented, clumping and/or clay
- Postage stamps
- Hand Sanitizer
- Six-inch paper plates
- Disinfecting Wipes
- Ziplock Bags - Gallon and Quart Sizes
- Laundry Detergent
For more specific suggestions, click on the link below to check out our Amazon.com wish list. A portion of your purchase goes back to the shelter!
We also have a Chewy.com wait list. Click on the link below, for more specific suggestions.
Give the gift of comfort. Donate a Kuranda bed!
Give the gift of a Stretch and Scratch pad!
Medical items needed by WSHS
- 18, 22, 25 gauge needle
- First aid – qtips, cotton balls, alcohol, gloves, medical gowns, shoe covers
- 1, 3, 5, 10, 60 mL syringes
- Saline in bags (aka lactated ringers) – not dialysis
- Non-expired medication
- SHARPS containers
- We cannot use insulin or diabetes medication
For all other medical donation items, please take to Project CURE, 10305 Argonne Dr., Ste 200, Woodridge, L 60517. Donation hours are Mon-Thurs 9am – 3pm; Fri 9am - Noon
WSHS is no longer in need of towels, blankets or bedding.
WipeCo. textile recycling
- What they take: all textiles in whatever condition – no pillows or filled items
- Getting it to them: 24/7 bin at 250 Mannheim Rd, Hillside, IL (drive around to the right side of the building – bin is on the right) – bags of textiles should be tied off or otherwise sealed
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