Other Ways To Donate

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.

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Donate your new and/or gently used items to Sammie's Nifty Thrift Shop!

100% of the profits go directly to our shelter animals.

535 E. Main Street

Grass Valley, CA.  95945

(530) 273-0603


Do you shop at SPD?  Let us register you at SPD so that every time you shop a 3% contribution will be made in your name to Sammie's Friends... all with NO COST to you!  Sammie's Friends receives over $30,000 a year thanks to our local shoppers!  Sign-up for eScrip, choose Sammie's Friends as your charity and raise funds for the shelter every time you go grocery shopping at SPD!


Do you have a smart phone?  Download the FREE Benefit-Mobile App and when you shop at your favorite retailer a % of your purchase will go back to Sammie's Friends... at no additional cost to you!  Here are just some of the participating stores...

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Do you shop online?  Sign up to shop through Amazon Smile and automatically raise funds for the shelter every time you shop.  Just choose Sammie's Friends as your charity!

As of November 2019 Sammie's Friends has received $5,657.73


Now you can automatically donate all or part of the sales price of your ebay items directly to Sammie's Friends. 

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By including Sammie’s Friends in your will, you will be able to continue providing support for the homeless pets at the Nevada County Animal Shelter. You can make your bequest for a specific dollar amount, a percentage of your estate or specific assets from your estate.


Your first step should be to speak with your attorney or Estate planner and advise them of your wishes.


Please consult your tax advisor for more information. 

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Avoid capital gains taxes by transferring appreciated securities to Sammie's Friends. You will also receive a tax deduction based on the value of the securities at the time of transfer.


Please see your tax advisor for more information.

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If you own a life insurance policy you no longer need, you can donate the policy to Sammie's Friends.  

Please see your life insurance agent for more information. 

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If you have a used car you no longer use or want, donating it to Sammie's Friends is fast and easy.  Save yourself the trouble of selling it AND help Nevada County animals.  The donation company will arrange to pick up your vehicle, handle the title transfer, and provide you with a tax-deductible donation receipt -all at no cost to you.