Make A Difference For Animals In Need

Give and support our programs

Your gift to the Jefferson County Humane Society will make a life-changing difference for animals in need!  Your support allows us to continue to provide medial care, investigate cruelty and care for hundreds of animals each year.  We rely heavily on your support to provide the highest quality of care. We are not a government agency nor are we a part of a national organization. We are a local, private 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization with law enforcement responsibilities. Whether it’s a one-time donation, a recurring monthly gift, or sponsorship, your contribution makes our work possible.

ways to give that help Save Lives

There are many ways to give and your generous donation whether large or small will help JCHS save homeless animals in our community.  It’s because of supporters like you that we’re able to help them recover and find a new family to call home! When you make an online donation or sponsor a kennel we’ll show our appreciation by giving you a shout out on our Facebook page! If you would like to opt out of the Facebook page shout out please add a note in PayPal to let us know!

Your support allows the Jefferson County Humane Society to continue providing medical care, investigating cruelty and caring for hundreds of animals each year.  A gift of $25 will test 5 dogs for heartworm.  A gift of $50 will help to vaccinate 10 animals.  A gift of $100 will spay/neuter 3 cats.  A gift of $200 provides a month of food and boarding for 4 dogs.  A gift of $250 staffs the Humane Operations Department for one day.
Do you want to help animals year round?  Sign up to give monthly and become a Constant Companion!  As a Constant Companion, you can help us save even more lives.  You simply choose a monthly donation amount that will be processed automatically.  It’s a convenient way for you to give, and you will provide a steady stream of lifesaving funds to animals all year long.
Giving an honor or memorial gift is a meaningful way to recognize a loved one – two-legged or four-legged.  Your gift is not only a tribute to someone special in your life, but it helps the Jefferson County Humane Society continue serving hundreds of homeless animals in our community.
When you become the sponsor of a kennel at JCHS you’re playing a vital role in the day-to-day care of animals in need, helping us continue to provide food, housing, and medical care to all the animals who will stay in your sponsored kennel over the course the month.  A plaque will be affixed to your sponsored kennel for the month, recognizing the way you’re making a difference for homeless cats and dogs. Plaques may be personalized with your name/organization name or may be personalized in honor or in memory of a friend, loved one or pet. 
Join our growing community of animal lovers by becoming a Member today!  Your membership dues go towards the support, care and housing of homeless animals until they can be adopted into loving homes. When you join as a Member you will be joining a group of people just like yourself – people that really care enough to give homeless, abandoned, yet loving pets a “second chance” at life.


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Shop to Give

Your regular shopping can be lifesaving for pets in need and the best part is it won’t cost you anything!
AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support JCHS every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added benefit that Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to JCHS when you designate us as the charitable organization of your choice on your account.
You shop, they donate! For every new customer purchase made through this link JCHS will receive a $20 donation from Chewy.
Kroger Community Rewards is an easy way for you to help animals that doesn’t cost you a thing!  When you enroll in Kroger Community Rewards and select JCHS as the organization you wish to support a small percentage of your grocery purchase will be donated to us at no cost to you!  Our organization ID is #BW159.

Planned Giving

The Jefferson County Humane Society has been serving homeless, abused, abandoned, and injured animals since 1915.  It is through the kindness of our supporters that we are able to provide compassionate care and lifesaving services for hundreds of animals each year.  By leaving JCHS in you estate plan, you help save animals through sheltering and adoption, veterinary care, cruelty investigation, emergency rescue, and humane education.  Your kindness to animals will make our community a better place and create a lasting legacy. 

Make A Legacy Gift To JCHS

Naming the Jefferson County Humane Society in your will or living trust can be done by designating a specific dollar amount, a percentage of your estate, or the residual remaining after other bequest wishes have been fulfilled. You may also name JCHS as the primary or secondary beneficiary of all or a portion of your personal or employer-provided life insurance policy. Another popular gift method is to name JCHS as the primary or secondary beneficiary of all or a potion of the proceeds from your retirement plans: IRA, 401(k) or 403(b).  When you meet with your financial and legal counsel, they may suggest the following language:  “I give, devise and bequeath _____ (indicate sum, percentage or describe the gift) to the Jefferson County Humane Society, located at P.O. Box 233 Steubenville, OH 43953.” Our tax ID number is: 34-1668793

Local Businesses Help JCHS with Change

Have you ever been to a local business and seen one of our dog house donation containers?  The funds we receive through these containers allow us to help local animals in need and we’re so grateful for people’s generosity. 

We would love to have your spare change to help the shelter pets here at JCHS! Are you interested in having a donation jar at your place of business? Send us an email or give us a call at (740) 314-5583 to learn more! 

We want to thank the businesses who help us by keeping a donation container and we encourage you to visit them.

Help Keep them Comfy while they wait for their forever home

Donate  a Kuranda ShelterBed to a Pet in Need!  Kuranda beds are designed for cleanliness, comfort and durability, making them the perfect bed for shelter pets.  Kuranda ShelterBeds offers a program that allows people to donate beds to our shelter for a discounted price and they ship directly to JCHS!

we're here to help

Questions about giving online? Email us or call (740) 314-5583.

give by phone

To make your gift over the phone or if you have questions about donating to JCHS please call (740) 314-5583.

mail your gift

Jefferson County Humane Society
P.O. Box 233
Steubenville, OH 43952

Please make your check payable to the Jefferson County Humane Society