Have a Heart for Paws Goes Virtual

February is a special time for love and what better way to show love than helping cats and dogs who are waiting for their forever homes. Celebrating our 4th annual Have a Heart for Paws campaign, during the entire month of February, you can make a donation at Helping Paws or any of our participating local businesses! Interested donors can go to any location during regular business hours, make a donation and write name(s) or a message on a paw print which will then be displayed at the local [...]

Windy City Bulls host Fundraiser for Helping Paws

Are you a basketball Fan?  Love the Chicago Bulls?  Helping Paws invites you to watch a game with your furry friends during a special event hosted by the Windy City Bulls, the official NBA D-League Affiliate of the Chicago Bulls. $20 Pooch Pass Package Includes: • Ticket for one human and one pooch in the 200 Level – all seats in Sections 200 – 205 will be General Admission for this game • Custom Windy City Bulls branded bandana • Additional 200 Level human tickets [...]

Shoes for Shelter Fundraiser

Help support Helping Paws by donating your gently worn, used or new shoes!  From October 15 through December 15, 2016, Helping Paws will be collecting shoes at various partner locations throughout McHenry County.  Helping Paws will earn funds based on the number of pairs collected. Our goal is to collect 2,500 pairs of shoes which will raise $1,000 for our shelter. All donated shoes will be redistributed through the Fund2Orgs network of microenterprise partners in developing nations.  Funds2Orgs helps impoverished people start, maintain and grow businesses in countries such [...]

New and Improved Helping Paws Website

We are proud and excited to announce the new Helping Paws Animal Shelter website! Our new site has been built and designed from the ground up to be more functional and user-friendly, allowing you to quickly get to the areas of the site you visit most often. Better yet, our new site has been optimized for all mobile devices. Support Us - Make your donation online, quickly and easily, so you can help change more lives and give our animals a second chance. We also [...]