Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

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Major Giving

Thanks to our generous supporters like you, UPAWS is able to help over 1600 animals a year. Furthermore, to help us make a positive impact on pet owners around the community.

Your donation of $500 makes you a part of a unique group of donors that directly influences UPAWS capabilities. Your charitable donation helps us continue to provide the necessary medical care, shelter and love that our homeless pets deserve and the special opportunity for UPAWS to not only continue our mission, but further it. We are able to undertake new initiatives and expand our existing programs to further reach and help our community. Not only will your gift help the UPAWS shelter pets, we also want to be sure it meets your philanthropic wishes. All gifts are tax deductable and will immediately impact UPAWS programs and animals.

Please consider a gift today and together we can continue to make a difference!

Your donation is safe, secure and private. However, if you’d prefer to make a donation by check, please download our donation form, and mail it in with your gift to:


Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

815 S. State Highway M553

Gwinn, MI 49855


To discuss your gift, contact our staff at info@upaws.org

Contact Us

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

Shelter Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 12pm to 4pm
Wednesday: 12pm to 4pm
Thursday: 12pm to 4pm
Friday: 11am to 4pm
Saturday: 11am to 4pm
Sunday: 11am to 4pm


815 South State Highway M553
Gwinn, MI 49841
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