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Get Started

PAWS Chicago is committed to helping you succeed in your fundraising to help Chicago's homeless animals. All of our fundraisers receive a free, customizable web page to share their story and love of animals, and to solicit donations from supporters. Tools include template letters, facts about PAWS Chicago, a captivating video, reporting capabilities and social media integration to help make fundraising a breeze.

  • Click here to get started or log back into the Participant Center to update your free fundraising page. 
  • Need some ideas? Decide on what type of fundraiser you want to create. From lemonade stands to fundraising parties, you can host a fundraiser for PAWS Chicago no matter what your age.
  • If you want to do an off-line fundraiser and don't want to set up an online participation page, please click here for more details.
  • Log into the Participant Center to upload photos of you and your pet, tell donors why you have set up this fundraiser, whether it's to celebrate an event like a birthday or in honor of a loved one.
  • While in your Participant Center, share your link on social media, import your email contacts, use pre-written donation solicitation and thank you templates, and track your fundraising progress-all in one place. 
  • Check out the fundraiser guidelines for tips and tools.