We need your help now, more than ever.

COVID-19 has already begun to affect our ability to care for the homeless animals already in our care,  let alone the animals who will come to us in need in the days and months ahead.


Your gift today will help ensure our ability to save the lives of homeless pets.  Thank you.

COVID-19 donations urgently needed.



At Anderson Animal Shelter, we take the privacy of our donors very seriously.  


We will not share or sell donor information without specific permission from the donor, nor will we send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.  

Make a difference for animals once or every month! You can choose a donation level that fits within your budget. Your donation for general operational support will help provide food, medications, vaccinations and other supplies for our animals.

Are you 70.5 or older with a traditional IRA? If so, you can make a tax-free donation to the Anderson Animal Shelter directly from your IRA! Get started now!

Tribute gifts are a unique way to show the animal lover in your life how much you care. Whether you are celebrating a birthday, anniversary, the memory of a loved one or other occasion, we have a range of gift options to choose from.

By donating much needed items from our wish list, you help defray the costs of caring for our many homeless animals in need of food, bedding and other supplies.

Each year, more than 500 Anderson Animal Shelter volunteers help save the lives of animals through a variety of efforts including veterinary services, animal care and socialization, fostering, customer service, humane education, assistance with public events, service learning projects, marketing and more.

Anderson Animal Shelter hosts a number of events each year including our annual gala, golf outing, and pet festival. All of these events bring in critically needed revenue to help support our mission. Your sponsorship helps you gain recognition as an organization that supports our efforts, helps you reach new clients, new friends and we all benefit.


For more information on event sponsorship opportunities, contact our Development Department at (847) 697-2880 ext 32 or events@andersonanimalshelter.org.

Estate gifts, commonly called "planned gifts," include bequests, securities, charitable trusts, life insurance, retirement accounts and more. By naming Anderson Animal Shelter as a beneficiary, you leave a legacy that continues your compassion and commitment to animal welfare.

Help us save homeless animals through your employer's workplace giving campaign. Many employers sponsor annual workplace giving campaigns allowing you to elect to make payroll deductions to selected charities. Many companies will even match your donation, doubling the impact of your generosity.

Check with your Human Resources department to find out if your employer participates in a workplace giving campaign.

Display our donation bank at your place of business.

Show your support to Anderson Animal Shelter and place one of our plexiglass donation banks at your business. Our logo is beautifully etched into the front of the new banks and this is a wonderful way to show you support the animals and encourage others to do the same.


For more information, contact our Development Department at (847) 697-2880 ext 64 or events@andersonanimalshelter.org.

GoodSearch.com is a Yahoo-powered search engine that donates half its advertising revenue, about a penny per search, to the charities its users designate. Use it just as you would any search engine, get quality search results from Yahoo and watch the donations add up! Go to www.GoodSearch.com and be sure to enter "Anderson Animal Shelter" as the charity you want to support. Don't forget to spread the word!

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Advancement Department

(847) 697-2880 ext 32


Shelter Holidays

New Year's Day  ·  Memorial Day  ·  Fourth of July  ·  Labor Day  ·  Thanksgiving Day  ·  Christmas Day

We will close at 3pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.


Adoption Center

180 N Randall Road

North Aurora, IL 60542

Next to Pet Supplies Plus

(847) 697-2880 ext 80


Adoption Center Hours

Mon–Fri      Noon–6pm

Sat             11am–6pm

Sun            11am–5pm

Adoptions stop 30 mins before close of business.


Main Shelter

1000 S La Fox Street

South Elgin, IL 60177

(847) 697-2880

(847) 697-8229 fax


Adoption Center Hours

Mon–Fri      Noon–7pm

​Sat-Sun   11am–5pm

Adoptions stop 30 mins before close of business.


Adoption Center

412 W Army Trail Road
Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Inside Petco

(847) 697-2880 ext 90


Adoption Center Hours

Mon–Fri      Noon–6pm

​Sat-Sun      11am–6pm

Adoptions stop 30 mins before close of business.

New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Anderson Animal Shelter is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit recognized by the IRS.

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