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Welcome to the Circle of Friends Humane Society!

Thanks for visiting! The Circle of Friends Humane Society gives pets of all kinds a second chance for a permanent, loving home. It’s the second chance they all deserve.

Our Mission Statement

  • To shelter and care for lost and unwanted animals
  • To place animals into humane environments
  • To implement programs that increase everyone’s awareness of their responsibilities to all animals


But we can’t do it alone. The responsibility for lost, unwanted animals rests with us all. That responsibility includes:

  • Adopting shelter pets
  • Learning about the responsibilities of committed pet ownership
  • Teaching children respect for all creatures
  • Reporting animal neglect/abuse to local law enforcement officials
  • Contacting legislators and encouraging them to pass more protective humane treatment laws


We are all entrusted with the protection of those unable to care for themselves, human and non-human alike.

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Every Penny Counts: Why Your Micro-Donations Matter

You’ve most likely been asked at some point if you want to round up your purchase to the nearest dollar and donate the difference to a nonprofit. If you said yes, you made a big difference. It might seem like $0.18 is too measly to accomplish anything, but a donation of any size helps fulfill an important mission.

The idea of donating change to charity has been around for ages, but the increase of electronic purchases has made contributing even easier. If you’ve been hesitant to make a micro-donation in the past, here are three reasons why it’s a great way to support nonprofits:

- It’s convenient. Most of the time, it’s a matter of hitting “yes” on a screen. You don’t have to take the time to look up how you can donate to a charity, you don’t have to drive anywhere and you don’t even have to take coins out of your wallet.

- It allows you to support a variety of nonprofits. The grocery store might ask you to support a backpack food program at a local school, and your favorite clothing retailer might ask you to contribute to a fund for children’s cancer research. As you come across different causes and organizations, you might just find one that you want to support on a regular basis.

- There are opportunities to donate to a charity of your choice.
If you are loyal to a particular organization, there are several programs and sites that will allow you to choose where you’d like your change to go. You can have the same impact as you would with one single donation, but this way you’re able to do it in smaller increments.