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Volunteers are essential to making many domestic violence programs that help pets possible. Here are some ways to lend a hand to further this cause.

  • Learn all you can. View the training section on our resource page to learn about various online and offline ways to increase your expertise about the topic.
  • Spread the word. Print our flier (PDF) and share it with the people in your community who can make a difference, such as shelter providers, advocates, and those in the animal and law enforcement communities.
  • Share the search. Download one of our images from above, then link to You can encourage domestic violence shelters, animal groups and others to embed these images into their websites.
  • Lend a hand on-site. Use Safe Place search to a find local shelter; contact them about volunteering. Organize supply drive for local shelter.
  • Raise funds. Work with your local family violence shelter to organize a SAF-T awareness day on the first weekend in October.
  • Donate no-longer-used wireless phones and accessories in any condition from any wireless provider at any Verizon Wireless Communications Store, through a HopeLine® phone drive.


This project is funded entirely by private donations. Please support our work.