Home At Last Humane Society has a huge responsibility to help, heal, and shelter the animals in need in not only Wasco County but the 4 counties surrounding Wasco as they have no animal control. We rely on grants and private funding for many of our programs. Your generous contributions ensure that the animals in our custody receive the best care possible before finding their new homes. By making a contribution today, you are helping to provide support that shelter animals so desperately need and will play a role in forging a community where all animals are treated with dignity and respect for Columbia River Gorge’s homeless animals.

There are many ways you can contribute:

Individual Giving

Your donations to Home At Last Humane Society may be sent to us via U.S. Mail to:

Home At Last Humane Society
200 River Rd
The Dalles, Oregon 97058

You can also donate today via Paypal Giving (Paypal giving charges no fees, We receive your full donation!) or our secure credit card portal. Our online donation process is secure and your personal information will remain confidential. We do not share or sell your personal information, Donate via Paypal Giving by clicking the Paypal Donate Button Below

Donate via our secure credit card processor on our donate page

HALHS Donate Page


PAWS Club

What better way to help the animals of the Columbia River Gorge than to become a PAWS supporter. Sign up as a PAWS Supporter today and enjoy a perfect way to regularly donate – as little as $5 per month! There are two ways to participate:

  • Monthly charge to a debit or credit card.
  • Monthly reoccurring withdrawal from a checking of savings account.
  • Monthly reoccurring withdrawal from a Paypal account.

In making your monthly gift:

  • You gain the satisfaction of knowing that your donation is put to work immediately for the cause of the animals.
  • Annual recognition in the Central Oregon Animal Friends publications.
  • Complete statement provided for tax purposes.
  • The ability to change or suspend your donation at any time.

Kennel Sponsorships

Show your support for the animals by sponsoring a kennel. Your donation of $50 per month will help feed and care for the furry resident of the sponsored kennel during their stay. A plaque in your name will be attached to the sponsored kennel. Gift a kennel sponsorship for just $50/month (minimum 4 months). In addition to a tax donation, a kennel plaque to recognize your contribution, sponsorship certificate, and regular updates on the animals in your kennel! Click the button below to fill out our sponsorship application.
Future Kennel Sponsor

Fred Meyer (Kroger) Rewards card Donation

Fred Meyer has teamed up with charities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, to donate over 2.7 million dollars per year. You can link you Fred Meyer Rewards card to Home At Last Humane Society (Central Oregon Animal Friends) and Fred Meyer will donate a percentage match of your rewards to us! Best part is there is no cost to you, you will still receive your full rewards. Please go to Fred Meyer Community Rewards Page to link your card to us.

Amazon Smile Donation

When you shop on Amazon why not donate to us at the same time! Amazon contributes over 237 million dollars to charities across the nation. When you shop on Amazon go to Amazon Smile, Choose Home At Last Humane Society (Central Oregon Animal Friends) and shop away. Amazon will give a percentage match of your purchase to us!

Redeemable Bottles and Can Donations

Did you know that Home At Last Humane Society accepts redeemable bottles and cans? Guess what, we do! Drop off your redeemable bottles and cans at our trailers at Petco in Redmond, Black Bear Diner in Madras or bring to the shelter in Madras. Would you like to donate through the redemption centers? Call, FB message, or email Stephen Drynan at sdrynan@centraloregonaf.org for Blue Fundraising Bags by Oregon Bottle Drop. Simply fill, scan and drop at your local bottle drop recycle center.

Coins for Care

Home At Last Humane Society has partnered with local businesses to have counter top donation boxes. Have a little change and want to help the animals? Drop it into a donation box. Look for our countertop donation boxes at local retialers.

Employee Giving

Did you know that many companies participate in workplace giving campaigns? Many employers will payroll deduct your contribution and many will also match it. All you need to do is indicate that you would like your payroll deductions to benefit the Home At Last Humane Society. If you give just $10 out of each bi-weekly paycheck, you will be able to give a total of $240 a year! That $240 will go a long way toward saving the lives of the many abandoned kittens and puppies in the Central Oregon area.

In-Kind Giving

Our efforts cannot be successful without generous gifts from the community. You can help the animals by donating the supplies we use everyday to take care of the animals. Please consider donating any of the items from our Wishlist. The donations will help the animals and give you a good feeling knowing that you have helped animals in need. Shop our wish lists at Amazon Smile (don’t forget to register us as you charity to support) or Chewy.com.

Planned Giving

As you think about your estate plans, don’t forget the animals of Wasco County. Remember our region’s pets by including a charitable gift to Home At Last humane Society in your estate plans. You can name Home At Last Humane Society as either a direct beneficiary of a select amount of money, a specific asset (e.g.land, building, etc.), or a percentage of your estate. It’s easy to leave a gift in your will or trust documents.

A legacy left can take several different forms, including:

  • An outright bequest of cash, securities.
  • A beneficiary designation of a life insurance policy, or retirement account.
  • A beneficiary of a bank account, living trust, or a testamentary trust

With a little preparation you can leave a legacy to care for the animals of Jefferson County and give them a bette