How can you help?

  • The “Wish List” column contains specific items that each organization may be looking for
  • The “Volunteer Opportunities” column provides specifics as to the talents and skills that each organization will benefit from
  • If those fields are blank, contact the organization for details!


Total Records Found: 116, showing 100 per page
LogoOrganization NameCausesWish ListVolunteer Opportunities
American Association of University Women Children, Education, Women
Arts by the Bay Gallery
Beyond Limits Autism, Children, Developmental Disabilities, Education
Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County Children, Community, Education, Health/Fitness, Recreation

Serving dinner, labor, March 2nd Dr. Seuss Birthday Party; yardwork; improvements; light construction (drywall, sheet rock repairs and replacement); Skilled workers needed; painting; cleaning dining hall & preparing it for summer camp; raking leaves (weather permitting), March 2 ‘Read Across America Day’ ‐ read to the children and participate in planned Dr. Seuss themed activities; Assistance with set up for annual Steak & Burger Dinner at Harford Community College on March 31; Homework assistance; Healthy Habits Cooking Class Demo; Interact with youth by playing board games, basketball, shoot pool, participate in Arts and Crafts; Read to youth.

CASA of Harford County Children, Community

We are always looking for volunteers:
21 years of age or older.
Clean background.
Willingness to learn and give up to 15 hours of your time monthly to a child. These are set at according to your schedule.

Must commit one year to CASA or the length of time to cover one case.

Harford County CASA volunteers are assigned to the case of a child who is within the juvenile court system and found to be a child in need of assistance due to abuse or neglect. CASA Volunteers conduct thorough research on the background of the case, reviewing documents, interviewing everyone involved, including the child. They make reports to the court, recommending what they believe is best for the child, providing the master or judge with information that will help them make an informed decision.

Center for Jewish Life and Learning Faith-Based Organization
Center for the Arts Arts
Chesapeake Diaper Bank Children, Community
Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding Animals, Autism, Children, Developmental Disabilities, Health/Fitness, Recreation

Horse Leading, Side Walking, Instructor, Horse Care, Administrative Support, Facility maintenance, Special projects, etc…

Community Foundation of Harford County Community, Philanthropy/Grants
Custom and Classic Car Educational Foundation Education, Recreation
Empower410 Children, Community, Education, Health/Fitness, Homelessness

Found in Faith Ministries Community, Employment, Faith-Based Organization
Friends R Family Community, Health/Fitness, Mental Health
Getting There Ride Share Community, Senior Citizens

Drivers, Coordinators

Girls on the Run of Harford & Cecil Counties Health/Fitness

Coaches, Running Buddies

Harford Community College Foundation Community, Education, Philanthropy/Grants
Harford County Council of PTA Children, Community, Education
Harford County Public Library Foundation Children, Community, Education, Literacy
Harford Day School Children, Community, Education, Family
Harford Family House Homelessness

Household items; Cleaning supplies, toiletries and other personal hygiene items; Furniture Needs; Supply Needs


Serve on event planning committee; Donate paper goods, diapers, cleaning supplies and toiletries; Donate household goods and furniture; Help sort donations and keep supply area organized; Help pick-up donations; Preparing mailings for major events; Mentor 1 on 1 with a client; Life Skills Workshop Speaker; Donate your services as a skilled trades worker (plumber, electrician, general contractor, etc.); Donate your professional services

Homecoming Project, Inc. Health/Fitness, Homelessness

Budget and shopping/meal preparation. In March, outdoor spring clean‐up assistance will also be needed.

Humane Society of Harford County Animals

Donations are accepted at the Adoptions Office during regular business hours. You may also wish to donate supplies from our wish list at Items are organized by category on the left side of the page.

For the Dogs

Donate Animal Enrichment supplies from our wish list on!

  • Treats – preferably semi-moist, like Pupperoni
  • Kongs and cans of flavored Kong Stuffing
  • Large chew bones
  • Collars in all sizes (buckle and large & small Martingales)
  • 4 ft. and 6 ft. leashes made of nylon or chain
  • Durable outdoor toys such as Frisbees, tennis balls and soccer balls (no plush toys please!)
  • Hill’s® Science Diet® Advanced Fitness Dry Adult Dog Food (unopened please)
  • Hill’s® Science Diet® Healthy Growth Dry Puppy Food (unopened please)
  • Canned wet food (any brand)
  • Grooming equipment (brushes, cutting shears, Oster clippers & shampoo)
  • Bath towels, wash cloths, flat sheets, blankets
  • Puppy pads
  • Poop pick-up bags
  • Kuranda beds
  • Bottle brushes
  • Creamy peanut butter
  • Pill pockets for dogs
  • Pet corrector compressed air in cans
  • PetSafe Spray Shield animal deterrent spray
  • Sizzlin’ Cool Wading Pools

For the Cats

Help us welcome all the kittens that will arrive in 2015. Donate Kitten Supplies from our wish list at

  • Kitty litter (any brand)
  • Toys (mice, balls with bells & wand toys)
  • Hill’s® Science Diet® Optimal Care Dry Adult Cat Food
  • Hill’s® Science Diet® Healthy Growth Dry Kitten Food
  • Canned wet pate kitten food (any brand)
  • Canned cat wet food (any brand)
  • Breakaway cat/kitten collars with bells
  • Feliway spray or plug-in diffusers & refills
  • Kuranda beds
  • Powdered kitten milk replacer (KMR) available at PetSmart, Wal-Mart or Target
  • Nursing bottles for kittens
  • Cardboard box flats that are used for litter boxes (available at liquor stores)
  • Pill pockets for cats
  • Stretch & Scratch in-cage scratching posts
  • Disposable cardboard cat scratchers
  • SmartyKat treat dispensing toys
  • Bunk Bed & Play Room enrichment toys

For the Small Animals

  • Fresh veggies including:
    • romaine lettuce
    • green & red leaf lettuce
    • basil
    • watercress
    • escarole
    • endive/chicory
    • bok choy
    • spring mix
    • radicchio
  • Mini-refrigerator to store vegetables
  • Care Fresh natural pet bedding (please, no pine or aspen shavings)
  • Oxbow rabbit food
  • Oxbow guinea pig food
  • Timothy and alfalfa hay
  • Empty cardboard toilet paper and paper towel rolls
  • Plastic slinkies (for enrichment)
  • Laundry detergent bottle caps (for enrichment)
  • Heat lamps & day/night bulbs
  • Heat rocks
  • Wild bird seed
  • Vitamin C drops/tablets for guinea pigs

Cleaning Supplies

Donate Cleaning Supplies from our wish list at!

  • Trash bags (kitchen and lawn & leaf bags)
  • Paper towels
  • Germicidal bleach
  • Accel disinfectant
  • Laundry detergent for high-efficiency washing machines
  • Dawn dish detergent
  • Dishwasher detergent pods
  • Toilet paper
  • Tissues
  • Brooms & dust pans
  • Air fresheners (solid adjustable cones and sprays)
  • String mops
  • Bagless vacuum
  • Anti-bacterial pump hand soap
  • Heavy duty spray bottles

Office Supplies

Donate Office Supplies from our wish list at!

  • White copier paper
  • Hot laminating pouches (Staples item #17467 & #52226)
  • 1st-class stamps
  • 3-tab manila folders
  • Red chart folders
  • Manila chart folders
  • Colored 2-pocket folders
  • Glue sticks
  • White-Out
  • Batteries (AA, AAA & 9V)
  • Duct tape
  • Masking tape
  • Mailing labels (Staples item #05164 & #05160)
  • Manila envelopes (Staples item #19276, #14207 & #14209)
  • Brochure holders

Medical Supplies

Donate Veterinary Supplies from our wish list at!

  • Latex & non-latex gloves sized small, medium & large
  • Hand sanitizer in large pump bottles
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Neosporin
  • Gauze
  • Disposable paper gowns & shoe covers
  • Ear thermometers & covers
  • Scale


Donate Outreach Supplies from our wish list at!

  • Walkie Talkies
  • Wicker baskets, gift basket shred filler & rolls of wired ribbon
  • Cordless power drill with a back-up battery
  • Pet-friendly ice melt
  • Phillips & flat head screw drivers
  • Gift cards to Staples, Walmart, PetSmart, Target, Home Depot, Lowe’s, The Mill, etc.
  • 6′ tables
  • Canopy tents and canopy replacements
  • Wawa gas gift cards
  • Grass seed
  • New combination padlocks

The Humane Society of Harford County and the animals we shelter are extremely grateful for the tremendous community support  we receive. Our volunteers are indispensable. They are dedicated people of all ages, from all walks of life, who thoughtfully donate thousands of hours of their own personal time to help the animals and the people of Harford County.

JAMSQUAD Cycling, Inc. Community, Recreation

Bicycles, Bike Parts

Cyclists (Elite Team & Club Team); Bike workshop days, Advocacy events, Race organization,

Jaylen's Journey Autism, Children, Community, Mental Health
Joppatowne Lions Club
Kelly's Dream
LASOS Community, Education, Literacy

School Supplies, Books ( easy to read for adults and hard cover for children), Magazines, Board Games, Toilet supplies (toilet paper, soap, paper towels), Copy paper, Card stock, Dry erase markers, Tissues, Crafts, Snacks, Outdoor play things ( bats, balls, fishing rods, tackle, jump ropes, sidewalk chalk), Crafting supplies ( yarn, needles, material embroidery thread)

General office work; organizing, cleaning and painting.

Lots of Love Food Pantry Children, Community, Family, Hunger

Jelly, Cereals low sugar if possible, Boxes of Mac and Cheese, Stuffing mix, Cans & Jars of Fruit, Fruit Cups, Pancake Mix and Syrup, Pasta Sauce (not just tomato), Packs of Gravy Mix, Any Non-Perishable Items

Meeting Ground, Inc. Faith-Based Organization, Homelessness
Modern Widows Club Northern Chesapeake
Northeastern Maryland Technology Council (NMTC) Community, Education, Government, Technology
Ravens Nest Number One of Harford County
St. John the Evangelist School, Long Green Valley
Steppingstone Farm Museum Arts, Community, Education, Environment

Collections volunteer, Garden Club, Festival Volunteer, Hanging New Barn Doors, Building Barnyard Enclosures. Creating the new Vegetable Garden, Building the Farm to Nature Play Space, Barn Painting, Renovating Exhibits, Building benches and picnic tables

The Arc NCR Autism, Children, Community, Developmental Disabilities

Filing, Data Entry, Inventory Organization (Supplies), Housekeeping at the residence (Deep Cleaning), Yard work/Snow removal/Power washing (weather permitting), cooking dinner, art activities (Valentine’s Day & Easter), house repairs (painting, etc.), car/van washes (weather permitting), Live skill teaching (cooking, cleaning, socializing, money management), assistance with developing newsletters (various departments)

The Harford Center Autism, Community, Developmental Disabilities, Health/Fitness, Homelessness, Mental Health, Transportation

General maintenance at the green house, visiting with the adults with disabilities