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Tribute Gifts: A wonderful way to remember a special person or pet

North Shore Animal League America is proud to be known as the world’s largest no-kill rescue and adoption organization for cats, dogs, puppies and kittens and the home of the Mutt-i-gree®. Not only have we found loving homes for over 1,000,000 beautiful animals since our inception in 1944, but our Port Washington campus is visited by tens of thousands of visitors annually who are looking for a new best friend or are utilizing our state-of-the-art medical facilities. By purchasing a customizable Tribute Gift in honor of a special person or pet, you will contribute to our life-saving mission while also ensuring that you will have a beautiful memorial for your loved one that will remain a permanent part of Animal League America’s campus grounds.

Following are the various types of Tribute Gifts from which you can choose:

Add a Memorial Brick to our Campus Walkway:

Animal League America maintains a beautiful, tree-lined brick walkway in front of the Alex Lewyt Veterinary and Wellness Center on our campus grounds. Your personal message that pays tribute to your beloved animal or person will reside forever on our walkway, while also helping us save the lives of rescued animals in our care.

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Add a Tribute Tile to our Shelter Gallery:

In a special area inside of our 17,000-squarefoot animal shelter resides Animal League America’s Tribute Gallery. The Gallery is a beautiful, dedicated area where donors who wish to commemorate a beloved pet can add a customized, 6” x 6” ceramic tile that features a full color photo of their four-legged friend along with a personalized message.

Not only will your tile remain a permanent part of the Tribute Gallery at Animal League America, but you can also receive a second tile that is either inlaid in a felt-lined keepsake box or placed in a frame that is suitable for hanging. The second tile will be mailed to the addressee of your choice for a small additional cost.

Please submit a clear, large (high resolution) photo either in JPEG or TIF format to or enclose a hard copy photo that can be returned if you so request (be sure to provide a return address).

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Other Tribute Gift options:

We are happy to work with you to have a high quality, personalized bronze plaque made to your specifications that can hang in our shelter or animal hospital or be affixed to a stone bench on our campus grounds.

Prices vary depending on the style and size of the plaque you request, so please contact a Tribute Gifts specialist today at 516-883-7900, ext. 635 or for additional information.

Do you wish to complete your order by mail?

Please click here to download the newest version of our Tribute Gifts pamphlet. Please print the document, complete the applicable sections and mail your order with a check or money order to:

North Shore Animal League America
Tribute Gifts Program
16 Lewyt St.
Port Washington, NY 11050  

Please note that donations for Memorial Bricks are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. If you order the separate tile and Tribute Box you will receive goods and services worth $50. If you order the separate tile and frame you will receive goods and services worth $35. A very small portion of every donation towards the purchase of a  Tribute Gift is used to cover the costs of its production and delivery, with the balance going directly towards our mission.