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Your Donation Saves Lives

Your contribution to Gateway Pet Guardians goes straight to work helping thousands of animals—both at the shelter and through outreach and rescue programs in the East Side Pet District.

To make a one-time donation using your debit or credit card, click below.

 You can also mail checks to:

725 N. 15th Street
East St. Louis, IL 62205

If you prefer to use PayPal, our PayPal email is

Gateway Pet Guardians accepts in-kind donations in addition to monetary donations. You can donate items found on our Amazon Wish List or contact us at to ask about specific items you have available for donation.

Gateway Pet Guardians is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Our Tax ID/EIN # is 26-0096240.

How Your Donation Helps

$1,000 – Provides a critically injured animal with medical & surgical support.

$500 – Covers the cost of one visit to an emergency vet with diagnostic tests.

$300 – Covers the cost to fully vet and treat one heartworm positive dog.

$100 – Provides basic medical care for one cat or dog, including spay/neuter and vaccines.

$50 – Vaccinates a litter of kittens or puppies.

$25 – Means no more matted fur or itchy fleas.


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