Your tax-deductible donations help the Friends of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter (FFCAS) provide vital support and care to animals suffering from illness, injury, neglect, abandonment or abuse.

95% of your tax-deductible donation goes directly to helping animals in need.

Donate today!

You cCFC 88219an donate on a one-time basis or set up recurring payments for continuous support. If you would like to make a donation to recognize a special event or honor the memory of a loved one or beloved pet, or if you’re donating specifically to the Safe Haven program or for one of our special needs animals, please let us know in the Special Instructions section of the donation form.*

Donate now, and be directed to a secure site to make your donation. To donate by mail, send your check payable to: Friends of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter P.O. Box 2321 Centreville, Virginia 20122

If you are an employee of the federal government, you can donate through the Combined Federal Campaign. Designate 88219 as your charity.


Other ways you can help

Attend FFCAS Events

Each year, the FFCAS hosts several fundraising events. Learn about upcoming events.

Donate Supplies to the Shelter

Are you a teacher, scout leader or parent looking for ways kids can help the Fairfax County Animal Shelter? Consider collecting donations for the shelter! See the shelter’s donation page and the shelter’s Amazon wish list for more information.

Consider Adoption

Loving pets are waiting at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter for their new families to find them. Visit our the shelter’s website to learn more.

Be a Responsible Pet Owner

Have your pet spayed or neutered, vaccinated and micro-chipped to reduce the urge to wander and make your pet easier to reclaim.

Purchase Animal Friendly License Plates

Want to show your support for spaying and neutering? Buy a specialty plate, and $15 from each sale goes toward spay-and-neuter programs in your area. To order, visit

Local Businesses—We Need Your Help, Too!

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Donate money, equipment, supplies and in-kind services, sponsor one of our fundraising events, or become a corporate partner. Please e-mail us at for more information.