Make A Donation

"Sometimes you don't need words to feel better; you just need the nearness of your dog."  ~ Natalie Lloyd

100% of your donation will support our efforts in helping young people coping with mental health issues through the use of emotional support animals, therapy dogs and education and advocacy.   Paws for Patrick is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation with 501(c)(3) status. Your donation is tax deductible. 

Ways to Donate

Create Your Own Fundraiser

Host a yoga party or fitness event, raise funds through your Mitzvah Project, fundraise with an event or race you are joining, such as a triathlon, marathon, or whatever your heart desires!
Contact us @ to learn more.

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Paws For Patrick Annual Golf Outing

Participate as a player or a sponsor

2024 Date will be announced soon

View photos from the 2023 outing

Shore Acres Golf Outing

Patrick’s Patron

Our Patrick’s Patron program will be the lifeblood of our organization and your participation in this monthly program will ensure that we reach as many children and young people as possible living with mental health illness.

One-Time Donation

Every single donation helps us with all facets of our mission. Please give at a level you’re most comfortable with to help us give the love of animals to the people who need it most. 100% of your donation is tax-deductible.

Tribute Gift

Make a donation in honor or memory of someone you love and we will send a note to acknowledge your gift to your loved one. 100% of your donation is tax-deductible.

Donate By Check

To donate via Check, please send to:

Paws for Patrick
825 S. Waukegan Rd. A8, # 149
Lake Forest, IL 60045

Donate Via Zelle

From your online banking app or website, choose the Zelle® payment option.
For recipient name, enter Paws For Patrick, Lake Forest, IL
For recipient email, enter
If prompted for recipient’s mobile number, disregard and choose email instead.


Your bank may ask you to confirm recipient is registered as PAWS FOR PATRICK, LAKE FOREST, IL – this is correct.

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