Ways to Donate
Whatever your capacity to give, there is a way for you to help the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF). Many of the ways to give are listed here. Please contact us at 1-888-682-9696 to learn more or find out how you can tailor a gift to your interests.
Donate by Mail:
Print a donation form and mail it with your contribution to 8051 Arco Corporate Drive, Suite, 300, Raleigh, NC 27617.
Donate by Phone:
Call us at 1-888-682-9696 and our staff will take your donation over the phone.
For every eligible purchase you make on Amazon using this link, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price to CHF. This is a great opportunity to support canine health while completing your regular shopping.
Leave a legacy that will help dogs live longer, healthier lives by making a planned gift to the AKC Canine Health Foundation. You will also be eligible for membership in the Heritage Society. Learn more.
Gifts of Stock:
Donating appreciated securities can have greater tax benefits than donating cash. Learn how.
Tribute and Memorial Gifts:
Demonstrate your compassion and commitment to canine health. Honor or memorialize a special dog or person with an AKC Canine Health Foundation tribute. Make a tribute.
When you or your club provide financial significant support to a specific research program area you will receive periodic research updates. More details about sponsorship.
Donor Advised Fund (DAF):
Your donation to a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) will support canine health research once direction is given by the specific breed's parent club.
Purina Parent Club Partnership Program:
You can help to raise funds for the AKC Canine Health Foundaiton and your breed's parent club when you clip weight circles from Purina brand dog foods. Learn how.
Purchase a Brick:
Order a personalized engraved brick on the Walk of Champions or Path of Honor at the Purina Event Center and the proceeds will benefit canine health research. You can print and mail our brick order form or purchase a brick online.
Individuals, dog clubs, and veterinary clinics can help us prevent, treat and cure canine disease by becoming a member of the AKC Canine Health Foundation. Membership includes benefits such as newsletters and a display banner or plaque. Become a member.
Federal employees can make contributions to CHF via payroll deduction through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). We are a member of the Animal Charities of America federation. The AKC Canine Health Foundation is eligible for participation in some State Employee Giving Campaigns as well. If your company participates in a United Way or other workplace giving campaign inquire about writing in a contribution for CHF.
Employee Gift Matching:
Many companies match their employees' charitable donations. Ask your human resources department about gift matching procedures.
Donate Your Vehicle:
You can donate your vehicle to CHF through V-DAC (Vehicle Donation to Any Charity). The process is simple and there may be tax benefits for donating your car, truck, recreational vehicle or boat. Look for us on the V-DAC site as either "American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation" or "Canine Health Foundation."
Shop for CHF:
Order AKC Canine Health Foundation apparel from our online store or shop from businesses who donate a portion of your purchase to the Foundation. The Amazon Smile program is one of many ways to shop for canine health. Start shopping now.
Recycle for Pets:
Recycle your electronic items, like used cell phones, PDAs, inkjet cartridges, iPods, laptops, video games & consoles and digital cameras to benefit the AKC Canine Health Foundation. Shipping is free and it is easy to request your shipping labels. Please note this program is marketed as "Cartridges for Kids" but any non-profit can participate. The AKC Canine Health Foundation will receive the proceeds as long as you request the shipping labels under our organization name.
Add a dollar to your dog show entry fees for the AKC Canine Health Foundation any time MB-F is the show superintendent. Your entry will be starred in the show program to indicate your support of canine health.
You can raise money for a cause when you search the internet. Visit www.goodsearch.com to get started.
Help Future Generations of Dogs
Participate in canine health research by providing samples or by enrolling in a clinical trial. Samples are needed from healthy dogs and dogs affected by specific diseases.