Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

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Amazon.com Smile and Wish List

Who they are: Amazon.com is an online shopping website.

How they support us: Through the Amazon Smile program anyone with an Amazon.com account can register UPAWS as their choice organization to support and 0.5% of all purchases will be donated to UPAWS. UPAWS also has a Wish List registry on which shoppers can select items to donate to UPAWS and they will ship directly to the shelter.

Visit Website: Amazon Smile  (Type Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter in the Search box)

Visit Website: Amazon Wish List

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WoofTrax: Walk for a Dog

Who they are: WoofTrax is a mobile app that encourages exercising with your dog and fundraising for shelters.

How they support us: Walk for a Dog is a simple, year-round fundraising app! It promotes healthy interaction between dogs and their owners, and raises money every day to support UPAWS and other shelters and rescues. It also gives people a reason to think about their local animal organization when they take their dogs for a walk. Download this mobile app and use it every time your grab the leash (including when you volunteer at UPAWS to walk the dogs!).

Visit Website: WoofTrax

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BISSELL’s Partners for Pets

Who they are: Bissell is a vacuum cleaner and floor care manufacturer.

How they support us: Shop pet products on www.bissell.com and enter the code ADOPT at checkout. Select UPAWS and we will receive a $1, $5 or $10 donation from Bissell as well as an entry into a $5,000 quarterly giveaway.

Visit Website: Bissell’s Partners for Pets

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Who they are: iGive.com is an “online mall”, with over 1,700 online stores, which donates a portion of purchases to charity.

How they support us: UPAWS is a chosen charity which will receive up to 26% of purchases made when shopping through the iGive.com online mall.

Visit Website: iGive.com

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Snuggles Project

Who they are: The Snuggles Project promotes blanket donations to animal shelters and is a project organized by Hugs for Homeless Animals, a humane education organization.

How they support us: We joined the Snuggles Project movement and encourage donations of yarn and support of volunteers to knit small snuggle blankets for the cats at UPAWS.

Visit Website: Snuggles Project

Contact volunteer@upaws.org to participate.

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Doris Day Animal Foundation

Who they are: The Doris Day Animal Foundation (DDAF) is a national, nonprofit 501(c)(3) Public Charity founded in 1978 as the Doris Day Pet Foundation by legendary performer, Doris Day, with a straightforward mission that continues to this day:  to help animals and the people who love them.

How they support us: UPAWS received a gift from the Doris Day Animal Foundation (DDAF) in 2015 to support the UPAWS pet food pantry and the senior pets in our care.

Visit Website: Doris Day Animal Foundation

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Pedigree Foundation

Who they are: The PEDIGREE Foundation supports the people and organizations that work to ensure better outcomes for all dogs in need. Through their grant programs, they support organizations with big-impact ideas that might change the status quo.

How they support us: UPAWS received a gift from the Pedigree Foundation in 2014 to support our general operating funds and the work we do to help the animals.

Visit Website: Pedigree Foundation



Who they are: Online Online pet medication store

How they support us: PetMeds Cares organizes product donations to U.S. rescues and shelters. www.petmeds.org


Contact Us

Phone: (906) 475-6661
Fax: (906) 475-6669
Email: info@upaws.org

Office Hours

Mon-Wed: 12pm to 4pm
Thursday: 12pm to 6:30pm
Friday-Sunday: 12pm-4pm


84 Snowfield Road
Negaunee Township
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