To make a tax-deductible contribution, click on this link to use PayPal or donate with a credit card via the PayPal site.  

Donation options for those who do not wish to use the Internet are given further down this page. 

If you wish to receive a gift for your donation, please specify which of these for the donation minimums specified: a knit cap ($10), a baseball cap ($15), either a flag or Court Case Dog t-shirt ($25), or a hooded sweatshirt or fleece jacket ($45). For clothing, specify size and style if available (e.g., Court Case Dog tees come in v-neck women's or crew-neck unisex, XS to 3X).

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If you wish to order a copy of our book, A Ruff Road Home: The Court Case Dogs of Chicago, please donate $40 for the book plus $15 if you wish to have it mailed to you (a total of $55). Be sure to give us the mailing address. If you wish to arrange pick-up, please email for current pick-up sites.

To authorize a credit card donation without using an online service such as PayPal, print our Credit Card Authorization form, which is linked below, and mail to Safe Humane Chicago, P.O. Box 7342, Chicago, Illinois 60680-7342 or scan and email to  Just right-click on the link to open the form in a new window or tab, or use your browser's back button to return to this page after linking to the form.  You can also mail a check to our P.O. box. 

Every donation makes a significant difference for our programs and we're pleased to send you a thank-you gift …

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$10   a knit cap (specify navy or black)

$15   a baseball cap

$25   a t-shirt, either our flag tee or our Court Case Dog tee (please specify unisex size XS to 3XL)

$30   a Playgroup "baseball" tshirt (100% cotton, will shrink)

$45   a hooded sweatshirt ("hoodie") or fleece jacket, if you choose -- please specify unisex size
         (an additional $5 for a total of $50 covers shipping)  

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    $175   transportation for our Youth Leaders to an elementary school in a disadvantaged 
               neighborhood, where they interact with kids about safety and kindness to animals;
               an additional $125 ($300 total) provides materials for 100 school children

    $350   minimum medical and training support for one Court Case Dog;
                minimum transportation and materials for Youth Leaders educating 100 school children

    $500   cross-country transportation for a Court Case Dog to a rescue partner;
                class supplies for a 3-month session of Veterans Advancing Lives Of Rescues (VALOR), 
                       pairing veterans with Court Case Dogs for healing and skill-building

 $1,000   equipment and training for 12 incarcerated teens in our Lifetime Bonds program; 
                transportation for 5 veterans to participate in a session of VALOR

 $5,000   50 hours of training and transportation for Court Case Dogs in foster or adoptive homes

$10,000  programming support for one Safe Humane program for 3 months

Court Case Dogs Wish List 

Amazon Wish List   Dozens of items, from treats to toys to leashes, to help us as we train and socialize our Court Case Dogs.

Programming Wish List 

We can always use healthy snacks, such as granola bars, for our youth and veterans as they work with other community members and socialize our Court Case Dogs. As us how you can help: email