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 Ways to Donate

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All donations to Sammie's Friends go to the direct support of animals at the Nevada County Animal Shelter and community animals who have no other way to receive veterinary care.





Care of this type has reduced the euthanasia rate as it makes the animals adoptable. (People are hesitant to adopt an animal if they are immediately faced with a large vet bill.)  In 2001 the euthanasia rate at the shelter was almost 68%.  By the end of 2006, the rate was down to 2% (because of the volunteer program and the veterinary care program created by the founders).   

Sammie’s Friends assumed management of the Shelter in 2010 and the euthanasia rate has decreased further to less than 1% (.00019%)  Our medical program, the volunteer program and social media have been major factors in this reduction.  The funds to support our veterinary program come from our thrift store, Sammie's Nifty Thrift, many monetary donations from the community and beyond, grants that we write for and events and estates. 

Many thanks to all who help in this endeavor.

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Donate Online

To donate online, simply follow the prompts in the box below.  You can select to donate one-time, monthly or annually.  If you would like to donate in honor of another person, click the box "Make this donation in someone's honor or memory."  Follow the prompts and a letter of acknowledgement will be sent to the person designated.  

More Ways to Donate

Mail Checks/Money Orders to:

Sammie's Friends

14647 McCourtney Road

Grass Valley, CA.  95949

Receive a Secure Online Donation Form:


To:  41444

Setup Monthly Automatic Donations through PayPal

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