Donations keep us going!

Please make a generous donation today so we can continue finding loving homes for companion animals who need them. Wayside Waifs is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization. All donations are tax deductible.

If you need to speak to a person in Donor Relations, need to make a change to your monthly giving, update your credit card or mailing address, or have a question, please email us here or call 816-986-4410.

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Ways to Donate

One-Time Gift

Monthly Giving

Memorial & Tribute Gifts

Planned & Estate Gifts

Wayside Wish List

Looking to donate some unwanted items? Or do you want to help out by purchasing a special item for the animals? We accept items from towels/blankets for the animals, toys and treats, cleaning products to office supplies. Check out our Wish List to see a current list of what our animals need. You can also shop our Amazon Wish list to have donations shipped directly to our shelter.


Your contribution will benefit the animals entrusted in our care as well as important community programs we provide. Click below to donate to Wayside Waifs.

Spay/neuter surgery for a cat
or a dog

Warm formula for a litter of puppies or kittens

Provides life-saving heartworm treatment for dogs

Every little bit helps.
Donate today.

Business Partners

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Name Opportunities

Name a kennel, room, or space after a loved one or pet. Learn more..


Wayside Waifs is proud to have mutually beneficial partnerships with several local businesses. Support the animals and become a business partner today. Learn more.


Help Wayside Waifs and receive special event promotions and recognition at the same time! You or your company can be a sponsor at any of our events.


One of the ways to donate to Wayside Waifs is through sponsorships. If you’re interested in becoming an event sponsor, contact us.

Wayside Waifs

3901 Martha Truman Road
Kansas City, MO 64137

Adoption Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Friday: 11am - 7pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am- 5pm

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