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SHN's Annual NDVAM Supply Drive


From October 1-31, The Safe Haven Network is collecting supplies needed most by our partner domestic violence shelters and animal shelters in and around Chicago. To donate, find one of our donation bins (locations listed below), or donate through our Amazon wish list.

Donation locations:

Second Presbyterian Church, 1936 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616

South Loop Animal Hospital, 1640 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616

KAM Isaiah Israel Synagogue, 1100 E Hyde Park Blvd, Chicago, IL 60615

St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, 5472 S Kimbark Ave, Chicago, IL 60615

Want to help collect? Contact us about hosting a collection bin!

Suggested Donations:

  • Feminine Care products (heavy/super flow preferred)

  • Personal care products, regular (not sample) size (shampoo, lotion, deodorant, body wash, etc.)

  • Diapers and Pull-Ups

  • Unopened non-perishable food items

  • New pillows

  • New women's and children's PJs, robes, slippers, and underwear

  • Art supplies

  • Garbage bags

  • Laundry detergent/bleach

  • Household cleaning supplies

  • Pens

  • Transit cards (except 30-day pass

  • Gift cards (primarily to national retailers such as Target, Wal-Mart, Walgreens, CVS)

  • Unopened pet food (dog, cat, adult, puppy, kitten, canned/dry)

  • Large dog collapsible crates

  • Martingale style dog collars (all sizes)

  • Pet carriers

  • Catnip

  • Dog jerky

  • Cat and dog toys

  • Pet beds and blankets (used and laundered blankets and towels work!)

  • Cat litter

  • New cat litter boxes

Please no:

  • Retractable leashes

  • Tie outs/tethers

  • Expired goods

  • Razors/ shavers

  • Electronics (except cell phones)

  • Dry pet food that contains corn

  • Rawhides made outside the U.S.

  • Choke/pinch collars

Earlier Event: August 17
Drinking with Dogs
Later Event: November 3
SHN Supply Drive Donation Sorting