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Pawsatively Paying it Forward

Hope's Chest Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that relies on donations from individuals or businesses to continue helping with the medical needs of homeless animals in Cleveland County, N.C. and surrounding areas.


Thank you for considering a donation to support Hope's Chest, Inc. Your generosity helps us provide crucial veterinary and related services to animals in need, referred by Cleveland County Animal Control. We offer various options for you to contribute, and every donation, whether monetary or otherwise, is deeply valued!

How to Donate

1. Check Payments - Please make checks payable to:

Hope's Chest Inc.

1042 Sam Lattimore Rd.

Shelby, NC 28152

2. PayPal - You can also make a convenient online donation using the PayPal button below. Simply click the button to proceed with your contribution!

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Our Wishlist

1. Medications not needed by your personal pet.

This includes flea and tick prevention, heartworm medication, antibiotics, heart medications, skin/eye/ear medications, supplements, etc. These medications need to be non-expired and stored properly.  

2. Collars and Harnesses

3. Food and Water Bowls

4. Small Litter Pans

5. Towels

6. Washable Beds

7. Leashes

8. Carriers and Crates

All sizes

9. Small Animal Traps

10. Pet Food Storage Containers

All sizes

11. Puppy Training Pads

12. Quality Dog and Cat Food

13. Nyla Bones

No raw hide

14. Kongs, Rubber Balls or Tennis Balls

15. Quality Dog Biscuits

No jerky treats

16. Oatmeal/Hypoallergenic Shampoos

17. Pill Pockets

18. Brushes/Combs

19. Dog Houses

Big and small


At Hope's Chest, Inc., we believe in the power of community and the positive impact it can have on the lives of animals. Join our team of dedicated volunteers and contribute to making a difference in these babies' lives!

Volunteer Opportunities

1. Animal Care: Assist in the day-to-day care of animals, including feeding, grooming, and providing companionship.

2. Event Support: Help organize and participate in events, fundraisers, and community outreach programs to raise awareness about our mission.

If you're ready to make a positive impact and contribute to the well-being of animals, we welcome you to join our volunteer team! 


To get started, please fill out our volunteer application form.

For any inquiries or more information, feel free to contact us. We look forward to welcoming you to the Hope's Chest family of volunteers!

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