Ways to Donate

There are several ways you can financially support Sweetpea Friends of Rutland Animals. These range from direct financial gifts to donations that we receive because of how you shop online, through employer gift matching programs, and more. See below for the range of ways in which you can support our return to operation.
Recurring gifts are critical to our success as they provide us with a predictable revenue stream that usually goes towards insurance, utilities, and etc.. Unless we’re running a special campaign, your one-time gift may go towards either shelter construction costs or operational expenses. We pay no salaries or benefit costs, everyone here is a volunteer.
Sweetpea Friends of Rutland Animals is a 501(c)3 non-profit (EIN/Tax ID 04-3550699)

Direct Donations

Donations by check are always welcome. Checks should be made payable to Sweetpea F.O.R Animals and mailed to:

Sweetpea F.O.R. Animals
1090 Pleasant St
Paxton MA 01612

Recurring Gifts
As a Sweetpea Champion, your recurring gift of as little as $5/month provides an important, regular revenue stream that supports our ongoing efforts to return to operation
One Time Gift
Make a one-time gift at any time by credit/debit card, PayPal, Venmo, or through an ACH withdrawal from a checking account. You can designate that a gift is in memory of, or in honor of, someone special to you.
Donor Advised Funds
A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a type of charitable giving account that allows individuals to contribute cash, securities, or other assets to a public charity, such as Fidelity Charitable, and then recommend grants to any eligible IRS-qualified public charity over time. Let us know if we need to connect with your DAF.
Company Matching Gifts
Many companies match charitable contributions by their employees. Check with your HR or Benefits Department to see if your company matches donations. Often you just need to just upload your receipt through your HR department’s website for us to receive the matching gift.
You can find GoFundMe opportunities posted by us and benefit drives from our friends
PayPal Giving Fund is always available to accept donations that will be passed to Sweetpea

Support Sweetpea without out-of-pocket spending

The platforms below let you support us with no out-of-pocket spending on your part. If you use any of these platforms or services, you can identify Sweetpea Friends of Rutland Animals as your preferred charity and the vendor will periodically send us donations based on the criteria of their program. We never receive information about your transactions, account balances, or use of their products or services. They look at the activity of people who signup and send us an aggregate payment based on the combined activity of all Sweetpea supporters.

Click here to learn more about the TD Bank Affinity program

Link your in-store and online shopping by choosing RiteAid

>1500 online stores like Macy’s, Kohls, and Walmart donate based on your shopping

Microsoft Rewards gives you points you can convert to donations for us

Your EBay sales can benefit Sweetpea

Shop For Your Cause shows you a couple picture ads, you click on “Donate”, we get a couple pennies. It’s that easy and it adds up!