Giving Circle Levels and Benefits

At Humane Society Silicon Valley, your generosity helps us save lives, keep families together, and create a better future for people and their pets. To show our gratitude, we created Giving Circles for those who give $100 or more – and each level comes with unique benefits.  To learn more about our Giving Circles, or if you are a current member interested in accessing your benefits, please contact Dan Coleman at 408-942-3005 or

Membership Levels

Ambassador’s Circle $100 – $999
Leadership’s Circle $1,000 – $9,999
President’s Circle $10,000 – $99,999
Chair’s Circle $100,000+

As a Giving Circle member, you will feel even closer to our mission by experiencing it firsthand. Maybe you’ve always wanted to ride along on a rescue mission — giving neglected or abandoned animals a second chance. Or see our daily lifesaving work behind-the-scenes with a tour through our state-of-the-art Medical Center. You may even have a challenging question for our animal socializers or behavior experts, whose rehabilitative work your gifts make possible.

These are just a few of the experiences available to you through our Giving Circle benefits. It is our way of saying thank you — for saving animals’ lives, for giving animals a voice, and for expressing your personal passion for animals as our deeply valued philanthropic partner.

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Ambassador’s Circle

Ambassador’s Circle membership levels and benefits.

Leadership’s Circle

Leadership’s Circle membership levels and benefits.

President’s Circle

President’s Circle membership levels and benefits.

Chair’s Circle

Through annual donations of $100,000 or more, Chair’s Circle members provide the critical resources necessary to support and expand Humane Society Silicon Valley’s lifesaving programs.

These critical funds have an extraordinary impact on our work together, providing assistance to animals to find permanent and loving homes, assisting communities with the access to the care they need and deserve, providing aid to partner shelters, and so much more. Direct your gift where you are most passionate or fund a multitude of projects, however you donate, your philanthropy will make a life-changing difference in lives all across the community.

As a Chair’s Circle member you will receive the benefits from the above giving circles as well as additional exclusive benefits, your generosity will foster a close and meaningful relationship with our organization, ensuring your impact is felt deeply and personally.

1929 Legacy Society

Our Heritage Society has been re-named and is now our 1929 Legacy Society! Our members have let us know that they have thoughtfully included Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) in their will or trust, or as a beneficiary of their retirement account, life insurance, charitable remainder trust, or more.

As a member of our 1929 Legacy Society, you will enjoy a deeper connection to HSSV. Through our benefits listed below we will share with you the lifesaving work we are performing now, so you can consider a particular area of our work in which you’d like to leave your legacy. These benefits are designed to bring you deeper into our fold, with a view into HSSV’s long-term plans, keeping you engaged, inspired, and excited about what your future gift will accomplish.

For any questions regarding our 1929 Legacy Society benefits, how to leave a future gift to HSSV, or to let us know you have already included HSSV in your estate plans, please contact Bridget Keenan at 408-942-3006 or


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1929 Legacy Society Program Benefits

You can enjoy:

  • Invitation to our annual 1929 Legacy Society Brunch designed to inform you about our lifesaving programs as well as other events throughout the year
  • Opportunities for hands-on mission experiences
  • The ability to designate your gift toward your favorite programs, and in ways where you can support HSSV for decades to come
  • Eligibility to plan for your pets by enrolling in our Pet Guardianship Program
  • The opportunity to share your own story of support on our website or in our newsletter
  • permanent spot on our website where we honor those who have included us in their legacy

You will also receive stories and mission updates through:

  • HSSV’s “All Things Pawsible” mailed newsletters
  • Our informative emailed Annual Report

For any questions regarding our 1929 Legacy Society benefits, how to leave a gift to HSSV in your will or trust, or to let us know you have already included HSSV in your will or trust, please contact Bridget Keenan at 408-942-3006 or

Faithful Friends

As a Faithful Friend monthly donor, you provide steadfast support on a schedule you select, with a gift amount that is meaningful to you. The dependability of your monthly contribution allows us to say “Yes!” to every animal who comes to us for food, shelter, enrichment, medical attention, and ultimately a loving home. Through your monthly gifts, you are working alongside us every day, helping us save lives.

You also receive:

  • Invitations to participate in hands-on mission experiences
  • Acknowledgements via email, saving paper and resources
  • Animal stories illustrating how your support is making a difference

If you have any questions, please emil us at or call us at 408-262-2133 ext. 194.

Become a Faithful Friend