How You Can Help
Become a member of a group of individuals and businesses whose charitable contributions have a significant impact on the lives and well-being of pets at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter.
Leaving a legacy to Friends through your estate plans today helps ensure the Shelter’s mission of providing compassionate care will be sustained in the future.
Give a gift that is straight from the heart! Purchasing an engraved brick for the Friends Tribute Garden is the perfect way to pay tribute to a special pet or person in your life. Your gift will create a lasting memory that benefits the pets at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter for years to come.
Want to spread the word about a great pet you feel is being overlooked? Make a Spotlight donation in that pet’s honor.
You don’t have to be a world leader or a billionaire to give back.
#GivingTuesday is about ordinary people coming together, doing extraordinary things.
If you are an employee or a retiree of the federal government, you can donate to Friends through the Combined Federal Campaign. Designate 88219 as your charity.
Donate your car to a good cause! Visit Friends of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter Donate a Car page to donate your car and schedule a pick up.
Have fun with Friends while doing good! Each year, Friends hosts several fundraising events, with proceeds benefitting pets at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter. View our events page to become a sponsor, purchase tickets, bid on items, and more.
Matching Gifts and Grants
Companies are helping their employees support meaningful causes, such as Friends, through matching gifts, volunteer grants and community grants. Ask your human resources department or check your company’s corporate website to see how your employer supports the community