The Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We depend on donations to pay for adoption promotions, as well as specialized medical care, food and toys for the animals at the shelter.
You also can donate by sending a check to: Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter 3111 Route 38, Suite 11 #238 Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
Help us feed community cat colonies
Our monthly cat food donor program provides caregivers dry and canned cat food. For $20 each month, your gift of cat food can help ensure community cats don't go hungry. If you'd like to buy the food yourself and deliver to a caregiver, email
Second Chances program: help injured/sick cats and dogs
Second chances are what we'll provide injured/sick cats and dogs with your monthly gift designated to advanced medical care. Funds are used for animals who require medical care beyond the capabilities of the Burlington County Animal Shelter. Medical expenses are the Friends BCAS' largest spending category every year. The shelter may take in a dog that is heartworm positive or a cat with a broken leg. Many animals end up at the shelter because their owners cannot afford medical care. Lil' Bear the dog got his second chance, thanks to the generosity of our supporters. Watch Lil' Bear's amazing story.
Your support can ensure we'll always have funds available for injured/sick cats and dogs. If you believe in second chances, make a monthly gift for advanced medical care.
Many corporations have matching donation programs. Check with your human resources department to see if your company has such a program and how to enroll.
Leaving a gift in your will/estate, also called planned giving, is another way you can support the Friends of BCAS. Planned gifts are one of the most effective ways to ensure that the Friends of BCAS can carry on its mission of saving lives for years to come. Moreover, supporting a local charity this way can make a huge impact in saving lives in your own backyard into the future. Planned giving can also provide you financial advantages and takes many forms. Read more...
Other Ways to Donate
For our wishlist and for more information about donating items, please click here.
Cat Trap Wishlist
The Friends of BCAS can always use more cat traps to help people trap, neuter, and return community cats to the field. Please visit our Tomahawk wishlist page to donate a trap or two.
Donate your old vehicle
Friends of BCAS is now a partner in the CARS program, which allows people to donate a car or any other type of vehicle, including trucks, SUVs, motorcycles, ATVs and even boats. CARS sells the vehicle and Friends of BCAS gets the price of the sale as a donation. You can call 855-500-7433 or visit the Friends of BCAS CARS page to get started.
WoofTrax dog walking app
The Walk for a Dog app, created by WoofTrax, allows people to raise money for animal groups, such as Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter, simply by walking a dog.
Here’s how it works: Download the app from the Apple App Store (for iPhones) or Google Play (for Android phones). Once the app is installed, select “Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter” as the organization you want to walk for. Each time you walk a dog, start the app. It tracks how far you walk. About four times a year, WoofTrax makes a donation to the groups selected by the walkers. The more walkers that pick Friends of BCAS, the more money we raise. For more information, visit: www.wooftrax.com. It's an easy way to donate just by doing something you already do!
Shop through Chewy.com
Here's how it works: For each new customer that makes a purchase at Chewy.com through the Friends of BCAS special referral page, our group gets donation points; each month, the points are converted into a cash donation. It's an easy way to donate by buying food and other supplies for your pets. Please know this is for new customers only.
When you're shopping online, visit smile.amazon.com first. Select Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter as your charity and start shopping. For every eligible purchase -- and there are millions -- the AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5 percent to the charity you've selected. Another easy way to donate by doing something you're going to do anyway!
Shopping with iGive
The Friends of BCAS is a member of iGive.com. You simply sign up on the iGive website, select Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter as your charity and then click on the iGive button on individual online shopping sites.
Nearly 2,000 stores participate, including Petco, Staples, Crate & Barrel, and Best Buy.
According to iGive, it donates on average $100 a year for every person who shops! Think of all the animals you can help just by doing something you were already going to do.
1-800-PetMeds donates non-prescription items to our group. The company also is launching an affiliate program which the Friends of BCAS hope to be a part of.
Honor your pet with a memory tile
These beautiful tiles allow you to create a lasting tribute to your beloved pet while helping other animals. The tile can feature a picture of your pet (alive or deceased), as well as a memorial message, birth and death dates or an inspirational message. A 4.25- x 4.25-inch is a $50 donation and a 8- x 8-inch tile is a $100 donation. Your tile can be displayed in the hallway at the Burlington County Animal Shelter or you can take your tile home to display as you like. Email Theresa at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or check out the memory tile brochure.
BISSELL Partners for Pets Program
BISSELL and LostPetUSA.net have teamed up to help organizations like ours raise money and you can help, too. When you purchase pet products on bissell.com and enter the code ADOPT at checkout, a portion of your purchase will be donated to Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter.
- shop pet products on www.bissell.com
- enter the code ADOPT at checkout
- select Friends of BCAS from the dropdown menu
Learn more at www.bissell.com/partnersforpets.
Shop At These Businesses
The Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter have coin boxes at many businesses in the area. Support us by supporting them (and perhaps putting your change in the box).