As a non-profit animal shelter, QCAWC relies on donations from the community in order to continue helping animals. Our mission is a shelter for homeless animals, to support a spaying and neutering program, and to provide humane education. You can take part in our mission by volunteering or donating. See below for information on many donation options and thank you for wanting to help!

Donation Options

Cash Donations

Monetary donations are always needed and make it possible for Quad City Animal Welfare Center to continue our mission!

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Wish List Donations

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The Quad City Animal Welfare Center has a Wish List of every day items we use here in our shelter and wellness clinic to keep operations running smoothly! Shopping for us is a fun way to help contribute to our mission. Donations are accepted any time we are open and much appreciated. Donate Now >

Kuranda dog & cat beds

Kuranda Dog & Cat Beds are the perfect addition to our animals' temporary homes. They provide the comfort animals love but are easy to clean and virtually indestructible. Donate in the name of a friend or family member and that person will receive a personalized Gift Card informing them of the wonderful gift you have made in their name. Donate Now >

Amazon Wish List

Our Amazon Wish List - we all know how useful Amazon is for finding just what you need.  From office supplies to pet toys and kitten formula, your donations keep us running! You can also help QCAWC by using AmazonSmile when shopping for us or yourself! Make sure to use and select the Quad City Animal Welfare Center as your charity. Donate Now >

Imperial Cat

You can purchase Imperial Cat Scratch Pads at steep discounts when purchased for our shelter.  To help us out, purchase the item(s) you would like to send and be sure to use our address for the shipping information: Quad City Animal Welfare Center 724 W 2nd Avenue Milan, IL 61264.
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Adopt a Cage

Sponsor a homeless animal by adopting a cage. Contact us at (309) 787-6830 Option #1.

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Other Ways to Donate


Walk your dog!  WoofTrax donates to our shelter every time you walk your dog.  All you need to do is download the app and get walking! In the Apple or Google Play App Stores search for the Walk for a Dog app.   Learn More >

Our Caps Your Cause

Drink milk!  We are participating in Prairie Farms Dairy's Our Caps Your Cause program! It is a simple and easy way for us to raise money for the shelter. Just buy a gallon or half gallon of Prairie Farms white or flavored milk (sold at Hy-Vee stores), and enter the code under the sticker on each cap. For every cap entered, Prairie Farms donates 5 cents to our program. Enter your codes now >

Have you bought pet supplies through Chewy before? If not, consider ordering through our link! Chewy is a pet supplies online shop featuring more than 1,000 products. We will receive $20 if you order through it! Offer is good for first time customers, one per household. To get started click here. >

Help us raise some bones by subscribing to BarkBox—a monthly delivery of original dog toys and all-natural treats—with our code QUADCITYAWC. BarkBox will donate $25 to us, and you’ll get your first box for 50% off on a 6 or 12-month plan. Click here to get started >

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