Swick Home Services
Who they are: Swick Home Services is a local plumbing, heating, cooling and remodeling company that is dedicated to providing exceptional services to our community.
How they support us: Swick Home Services sponsors and pays for the adoption fees of all the Lonely Hearts Club members at UPAWS to help the deserving pets find loving, lasting homes.
Visit Website: Swick Home Services
Women’s Center of Marquette
Who they are: The Women’s Center provides 24/7 emergency-intervention and crisis-intervention services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence and stalking in Marquette and Alger Counties, providing individual/group counseling and advocacy through programs that Protect, Educate, Advocate, Counsel and Empower (PEACE).
How they support us: The Women’s Center developed The Sasawin Project to help survivors create escape plans that include safe placement for their pets.
Visit Website: The Sasawin Project
Dr. Tim’s Pet Food Company
Who they are: Dr. Tim’s premium all natural pet food is a local company that produces high quality pet food.
How they support us: Dr. Tim’s Premium All Natural Pet Food Company donates all the food to the animals at UPAWS. Adopters also receive a discount coupon for Dr. Tim’s food with each adoption.
Visit Website: Dr. Tim’s Premium All Natural Pet Food
Thrivent Choice Dollars
Who they are: Thrivent Financial is a financial services organization
How they support us: Through Thrivent Financial’s Choice Dollars® program, members can make contributions through voting events and by directing their Choice Dollars to UPAWS
Visit Website: Thrivent Choice
UPAWS also would like to thank all of the Thrivent Financial and Marquette Area Financial Consultants – Thrivent Financial Members who chose UPAWS for their Action Team Projects. We are very grateful!
Are you a Thrivent Financial member? Did you know that members have at least $250 per year to use toward the cost of a fundraiser, service project, or educational event of their choice. It’s called an Action Team Project! Contact UPAWS Community Outreach Coordinator, Ann Brownell at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like your Action Team Project $250 to fund a fundraiser, service project, or educational event for UPAWS.
TacoMo Dog Training
Who they are: TaComo Dog Training is a local Certified Professional Dog Trainer that uses positive reinforcement, force-free, reward based training,
How they support us: TacoMo proudly offers a discount for UPAWS adoptees upon request. Select dogs with more complicated behavior needs will receive at least one $30 voucher for either a Free Personalized Private Session or $30 off a class.
Who they are: PetSmart Charities is a non-profit organization associated with the PetSmart pet supply store. PetSmart Charities programs include providing space in the retail store for local homeless animals for adoption, grant funding and a shelter transfer program.
How they support us: PetSmart in Marquette, MI provides an adoption area which houses UPAWS cats available for adoption. They also regularly collect supply donations for us.
Visit Website: PetSmart Charities
Action Shopper Pet Sponsorships
Who they are: The Action Shopper is a monthly advertising and classifieds newspaper distributed to the Marquette County area.
How they support us: The Action Shopper provides a full page color listing for UPAWS to promote events and pets available for adoption.
Your donation can make a difference and help UPAWS sponsor an ad for a homeless pet in the Action Shopper.
Diana Sullivan Art
Who they are: Diana Sullivan is a local artist that is a friend the environment and animals. She creates art inspired by the animals she loves and the ones living in the wild.
How they support us: Diana Sullivan will donate 50% of the proceeds of all unframed fine art prints to UPAWS.
Visit Website: Diana Sullivan Art
Mares-Z-Doats Wish List Program
Who they are: Mares-Z-Doats is a locally owned and operated pet supply store.
How they support us: Purchase an item from the UPAWS Wish List and you will receive a 10% discount on items purchased for the shelter. Mares-Z-Doats collects the donated items at the store.
Econo Foods “Econo Cares” Program
Who they are: Econo Foods is a large grocery store located in Marquette, MI.
How they support us: Bring your Econo Foods receipts to UPAWS and Econo Foods will donate 1% of the sum of all Econo receipts collected. You can also drop off your slips at the UPAWS Westwood Mall kiosk or Mares-Z-Doats.
Visit Website: Econo Cares
Who they are: Marquette County Local Businesses
How they support us: Many of the Marquette County businesses support UPAWS by giving a location to our change canisters. This adds up in a big way!
Read more: Local Businesses Help UPAWS
Art of Framing
Who they are: U.P. framing shop
How they support us: You bring in a photo or a painting or anything with your pet in the image (does not have to be a pet adopted at UPAWS, but does have to be your pet) to be custom framed and Art of Framing will give 10% of that sale to UPAWS.
Read more: Art of Framing