You Can Help Us In Our Fundraising

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The FedEx office in Florence held a fundraiser for Friends of the Shelter in April as part of FedEx's 50 Acts of Caring. Thanks to them and their customers we have a lot of pet products to share in the Northern Kentucky area and at our events. We appreciate you FedEx!

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We are a 501(c)(3) organization (IRS Tax #61-1193291) and all donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.

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Iron-On Patches - Custom or Stock, large selection. Nancy donates a portion of the cost to FOTS.

Kroger Community Rewards

Kroger has a community rewards program where they donate to your selected charity every time you shop. Go to Kroger Community Enrollment and select AJ627 as your charity to support Friends of the Shelter.

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Amazon Smile

Do you shop at Amazon? Amazon Smile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you.

Go to

Type in: Friends of the Shelter Inc Union as your charity or our tax ID "61-1193291".

You can also use this link:

A portion of everything you spend is donated to us. Everything else on Amazon is the same. No need to get a new account.

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You Shop. You Save. They donate to us. Sign up at Goodsearch and select Friends of the Shelter-Union as your cause.

Dog House Banks

We thank all the businesses that allow us to place our doghouse banks at their establishments for donations from customers. We hope you will patronize them and perhaps drop in some change while you are there.

Miscellaneous Businesses

  • Classic Car Wash
  • P.C. Repair Shack
  • Your Best Friend Pet Salon
  • Soft Touch Car Wash


  • Burlington Veterinary Hospital
  • Florence Veterinary Hospital
  • Hebron Animal Hospital
  • Middendorf Animal Hospital
  • Noah's Ark of Ft. Wright
  • Pet Wellness Group
  • Shelby Street Veterinary Hospital
  • Union Pet Clinic
  • Walton Animal Clinic
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If you have a business and would be willing to put one of our banks in your service area, please contact us:
Email us or call 859-371-8380


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Spay/Neuter License Plate Fund

Kentucky Spay/Neuter License plates feature a beagle, cat, paw prints and carry the message to Spay and Neuter Your Pets. The extra charge for the plate fee goes to the State Spay/Neuter Fund to help Kentucky residents who need help with altering their pets. Please consider getting one of these plates when you renew your vehicle registration. Visit the Kentucky Animal Control Advisory Board website for more information. Friends of the Shelter gets a portion of these funds.

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