(back to top)
Project Purr is a nonprofit charity (tax ID # 31-1576984) , and we gladly accept donations of money (always in good taste!) and items suitable for our fundraising yard sales (See below. No large appliances or furniture, please). Our mailing address is:
P.O. Box 891
Santa Cruz, CA 95061.
(back to top)
Our world famous rummage sales are held near Memorial
Day weekend and Labor Day weekend, so if you want to donate, please contact us at 831.423.6369. Although we appreciate your generosity, Project Purr has enough blankets and towels. Please donate them to local veterinarians or Santa Cruz Animal Services in Scotts Valley, 454-7303.
Project Purr welcomes quality donations such as books, tapes, CD's and DVD's, china and kitchen items, clothing in good condition, garden items, tools, jewelry, "stick" furniture, linens, pictures, lamps, vases, antiques, pottery, curios, knick-knacks and clean rugs.
If you have questions about the items you wish to donate, please call 423-MEOW.
Project Purr asks that you do not donate these items, as they do not sell well for us:
NO! typewriters, computers, monitors, fax machines, scanners, printers, tv’s, answering machines or telephones
NO! children’s stuffed toys, strollers, cribs, car seats
NO! shoes, luggage, garment bags, tote bags, purses
NO! drapes, valances, blinds, shutters, doors
NO! national geographics, readers’ digest condensed books, encyclopedias
NO! mattresses, couches, overstuffed chairs, futons, mattress covers or used bed pillows
NO! large, heavy exercise equipment, skis, ski boots & poles, roller blades/in-line skates
NO! walkers, crutches, bathroom assists such as safety chairs and commodes
NO! ironing boards, dirty toaster ovens, bread machines, or any non-working/incomplete appliances
NO! paints, solvents, kerosene, lamp oils, candles (they melt!)
Thank you for understanding - and for supporting Project Purr!
Cyber Charities - Giving Feels Good! (back
This site offers a different way to donate to Project Purr
Annual or Outright Gifts (back to top)
Your gift to Project Purr may be in the form of cash, appreciated securities, bonds, property or personal effects of value, such as jewelry or art, and qualifies for generous tax deductions. As a donor, you may designate your gift as unrestricted, for use by Project Purr where the need is greatest, or restricted to a specific program or purpose of your choosing.
Planned Gifts (back to top)
By making a contribution to Project Purr in your will or living trust, your estate will qualify for a tax benefit. This reduces the amount of estate taxes that might be due, affecting your loved ones. This type of gift allows you to support the future of Project Purr without any cost to you now.
Tributes (back to top)
A tribute gift to Project Purr makes a thoughtful gift in memory of a deceased companion animal, or animal-loving individual, or as a way to honor someone living who deserves special recognition.
Volunteering (back to top)
Volunteers are often needed and always welcomed at Project Purr. You may consider offering your time or your professional expertise. Volunteering does wonders for your spirit and helps make miracles happen!
Gift Giving (back
Consider donating to your favorite charities for birthdays, holidays and special events. Put favorite charities in a hat and draw! Don't forget employer gift-matching programs...they can double and even triple your gift!
In-Kind Donations For Cats
& Kittens (back to top)
We always are in need of the following supplies for our furry clients: