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Help us

Help them.

Heart2Heart Pet Lifeline, Inc is a 501(c)(3) charity.  The full amount of your gift is tax the full extent allowed by law.

You can make the world a better place one pet at a time.

Heart2Heart Pet Lifeline is solely supported by donations from individuals, corporate sponsorships, and foundation grants. Your donations save lives and help keep animals out of shelters and in loving homes.

A donation of

$25 - provides a week’s worth of food for one of our two Pet Food Pantries.                         

$50 -  covers a day of emergency boarding for a pet whose person is hospitalized.

$75 -  provides partial payment for a spay/neuter

$100 - covers vaccination and licensing for a homeless pet owner entering transitional housing

$350 - covers the average cost of emergency veterinary care

$700 - covers the average cost of surgery/dental care

Other ways to support Heart2Heart Pet Lifeline

Heart2Heart Pet Lifeline participates in the free, monthly food distribution provided through the partner ship of Hunger Task Force of La Crosse and La Crosse Salvation Army. We have dog and cat food to give away. The next distribution date is Friday, August 16, 2024 from 3 to 4:30 at the Salvation Army Warehouse, 434 Nelson Place, La Crosse.
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We stock two neighborhood food pantries with cat and dog food weekly. Pantries are located on the 1800 block of Kane St and in front of Hamilton School at 1111 7th St S. You can help feed hungry pets by helping stock our pantries:

- Order from our wish list on Amazon

- Order from our wish list on Chewy

- Donate gift cards through Walmart's Registry for Good and search for "Food for Hungry Pets" or Heart2Heart Pet Lifeline.

The cats and dogs thank you!

Thrivent members can recommend where some of Thrivent Financial's charitable outreach funds go.  You can make a recommendation or give directly.  Please consider recommending Heart2Heart for charitable funds from Thrivent.  For more information, visit: for more information.

Thrivent Choice

Heart2Heart is registered at Thrifty Pickins as a charitable partner.  Donate or purchase gently used or new items to this resale store designating Heart2Heart as your charity of choice. Clothing, books, furniture, and home decor can be dropped off at 980 Hwy 16 West Salem, WI 54669. When items are sold, a percentage of the proceeds are given to Heart2Heart.

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Craft shows and pet portraits

We sell handmade art (jewelry, rugs, pet beds) at local crafts shows in the La Crosse area, and take orders for pet portrait commissions. Portraits are approximately 8x10 and are matted and framed(finished size @ 11x13). They are done with chalk pastels and pastel pencils. $50 for single pet, $70 for two pets in same portrait. All proceeds go to support Heart2Heart services. Contact for more information.

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Memories of Love

Kind donations made to Heart2Heart in honor of cherished pets and people.


To honor the life of Jerusalem, pet of Amiie Gabrilska He was a beautiful big boy.

Eric VanOsdol

Peg Zappen

Marlene Bannen

In memory of Mary Dunn

Marlene Bannen

Debra Boehm

Robyn Curtis

Charles & Pam Gleason

Susan & Howard Larson

Linda & Chuck Lee

Susan & Gary Link

Cindy Meyer

Gary & Kristine  Padesky

Jaci Pfaff

Jane Radloff

Linda Sherwood

Debra Strittmater

Kalla Kalloway

Loretta  Kilmer

Cindy Mischnick

Roland & Betty Roskos

Sherri Gaul

Ellen & Jim Mellick

Jan Munson

Michelle Nelson

Barbara Cowgill


In memory of Oskar, therapist, ambassador, and much loved friend of Linda and Chuck Lee

Gary Padesky

Peg Zappen

Diane and Jay Fernholz

Gehl/Schubert Fund

Maureen Kinney

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Mr. Tibbs

Much loved boy of Lisa and Bill Wilbanks

Amiie Gabrilska

In memory of Knox

beloved puppy of Herb Moore and Lori Wernberg

James and Lynn Hobart

In memory of Lily

James and Lynn Hobart


In memory of Dakota

Lynne and Roland Kuhl

Annette Apfel

To honor the memory of

Eric Shore & Family

Sue Sherrick

Connie R Forseth

Betsy & Mark Midthun

Kalla Kalloway

Peg Zappen

Patricia Gund

Bridget Riceci

Teresa Geier

Cindy Mischnick

Community Supporters

​Thank you to these businesses and organizations for their generous donations. With their support, we will be able to help more pets and their people find better health and stay together in happy homes.

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   We         Our Donors

Sylvia and Joe Accardi

Annette Apfel  

Nicole Azene

Douglas Bailey

David Bange

Marlene and James Bannen

Laura Brooks

William and Louise Brown

Gail Brussel

Donna Buckbee

Deborah Buffton and Stephen Minnema

Becky and Bill Byron

​Carolyn and John Collins

Sonia and Dave Collins

Coulee Kennel Club

Coulee Region Kindness, Inc.

Carol Coventry

Maureen Cuddigan

Kay Duval

Fran and John Edwasrds

Ian and Betsy Ellis

Jay and Diane Fernholz

Jim Fowler

Susan Fox

Amiie Gabrilska

Cynthia Gaspard

Lois Gilbert

Amy Groskopf

Marie Hammes

Tracy Harper

Shelly Hay

Patricia Heizler

Raenell Herron

Jim and Lynn Hobart

Laurie Jaszewski

Kalla Kalloway

Kevin Kalloway and Laura Brooks

Nancy Kane

Carrie Kish

George and Betty Kruck

Karen and David Lange

Linda and Charles Lee

Mary Linville

Marge Loch-Wouters

Katherine Mayer

Ellen and James Mellick

Cindy Mischnick

Michelle Nelson

Kim Olson Kopp

Michael Ott

Gary Padesky

William Petersen and Elaine Phillips-Petersen

Tami Rae

Carlene and Cameron Roberts

Payge Rustad

Carole Schneider-Phillips

Bonnie and Kris Schubert

Linda Sherwood

Sonja Simonson-Schrag

Gretchen and Dave Skoloda

Michelle Slafter

Larry Sleznikow

Harriet Snow

Jeanne Specht

Debra Strittmater

Sarah Stuber

Mary and Craig Thompson

Ione and David Towner

Linda Trugillo

Kristin Tschumper

Joan Utvik

Lynne and Keith Valiquette

Eric VanOsdol

Suzanne Wessels

Brent and Kristi Wookey

Peg Zappen and Pat Caffrey

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