Why donate to the Animal Defense League of Texas?

Your donation to the Animal Defense League of Texas will immediately impact abandoned, abused, or neglected dogs and cats by providing needed medical care, food, shelter, and safety. With a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, you can donate confidently, knowing we use every dollar responsibly. As San Antonio’s oldest and largest no-kill shelter, we continue to lead the city toward its live-release goals. So please, help us save more homeless pets by donating today!

All donations are tax deductible and our 501c3 LetterADL W-9 form, are available for download. To request a copy of ADL’s 990, please send your request to Kenny Hill, ADL Chief Executive Officer.

The Animal Defense League of Texas will never share or sell a donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.

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Ways to give

Sponsor a pet

Enjoy a wonderful connection with our pets through ADL’s Sponsorship Program! Your donation will go towards the care of your chosen sponsored pet.
Sponsor a pet today!

Tributes & Bequests

There are numerous ways in which tributes and bequests can benefit the animals at ADL. Make a donation in honor of a loved one or make a bequest.
Learn more about tributes & bequests.

Fundraising & Events

Have a great idea for a fundraising event that supports the pets at ADL? We would love to hear from you, so please contact us with your idea.

Donation Station Needs

We have two donation stations! One in our Adoption Center parking lot of our Nacogdoches Campus and another inside the Paul Jolly Campus. Open daily from 11am-7pm.
Check out our wish list.

Amazon Wishlist

Shop from our Amazon Wishlist and your donations will be shipped directly to our shelter!
Shop our Urgent Needs Wishlist.

Chewy Gives Back

Shop our chewy.com Wishlist to directly donate to the pets at ADL!
View our Chewy Wish List.

eBay for Charity

Increase Sales by supporting ADL! Donate 10% or more and your item will feature an attention-grabbing charity ribbon. Plus, you reduce your seller fees and enjoy tax savings!
View our Charity Shop.

Donate through PayPal Giving Fund

Through our PayPal Charity Profile, you can easily donate and set ADL as your favorite to give $1 at checkout! 100% of donations go to ADL - no deductions, no fees.
View our PayPal Charity Profile.