Donation Information

Ways to Support the Mission of Sheltering Hands

Sheltering Hands relies on the generosity of supporters, like you, to make a difference in the lives of cats in the Marion and Levy county areas.  We are a small, local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization comprised mainly of volunteers. 

Donate securely online through paypal or with a check mailed to Sheltering Hands, 
PO Box 773175, Ocala, FL  34477.

Any donation is appreciated and all help support the mission of Sheltering Hands.

Want to help Sheltering Hands AND get great prices with super fast delivery of all your pet needs? Then you need CHEWY!

Chewy offers great prices and fast delivery of 1000's of pet related items directly to your home.  PLUS, Chewy will make a $20 cash donation for all first time customers who log in through our special Chewy page. This offer is only good for your first order.

Remember to make sure we get this donation, you must place your first order through our special Chewy page.

Be sure to tell your friends!

Did you know you can shop online at Amazon AND help Sheltering Hands EVERY time you make a  purchase?

Log on through Amazon Smile and they will make a donation to Sheltering Hands EVERY time you place an order. You don’t have to do anything and there is no additional cost to you.

Click here to get started. All your Amazon info carries over-wish lists, addresses, etc. Just use Amazon Smile as your bookmark after you first log in and you are set.

Search for Sheltering Hands Inc. We can also be found under non-profit groups in Williston, Florida.

You can support Sheltering Hands by helping us increase our social media presence.   Like our Facebook page, comment when you have something to say, and share and invite your friends to do the same.


Stop by the Sheltering Hands Gift Shop for cat collectibles, cat books, cat bowls, cat trees, scratching posts, cat beds, cat themed apparel and much more.     

You can also support the Sheltering Hands Gift Shop by donating any of the above gently used items.

The Sheltering Hands Gift Shop is located at 10397 N US Highway 27, Ocala, FL 34482 and is open Saturdays from 12 pm to 4 pm.

Fresh Step is helping us in our effort to find every cat a forever home
. In an ongoing effort, they donate litter and rewards to animal shelters and rescues like ours.

Want to get involved (and maybe get a little something for yourself, too)?

It’s easy:
       1.     Visit and join the Paw Points® Rewards 
               program: Every code you enter adds to your rewards—
               and automatically means a contribution to our shelter.

        2.     Use our unique code, and you’ll get 50 bonus points—
                and we will too: Just enter this code
                SHELTERBONUS1123, and we’ll both benefit.
It’s a win-win situation! For every 10,000 points we receive, we get 23 boxes of free litter. So spread the word to everyone you know!

Help “fix” our companion animal overpopulation.
When you purchase this specialty license plate, funds go to help spay/neuter companion animals in Florida. Please consider purchasing one of these plates.
For more information, please click here.

Do you have old towels, bath mats, throw rugs, sheets or blankets?
   Sheltering Hands can put all these things to good use making cats more comfortable as they wait for their forever home. 

Donations can be received at either:
        1) Our main location (10397 US-27, Ocala) between
            10am-3pm M-F

        2) Our auxillary location at PetSmart-Lady Lake (534 US-441,
            Lady Lake).  If no volunteer staff is present, please let
            store staff you'd like to drop off a donation.