Help Fulfill Our Wishes

Your support is crucial for the care and recovery of our animals, helping them on their path to successful adoption.

Donation Guidelines:

Our wishlists are continuously updated to reflect the shelter’s current needs. You can ship items directly to us or drop them off at our donation table in front of the building.

Please check our Donation FAQ’s below, before donating to ensure that the items you wish to donate are acceptable. We aim to avoid waste and ensure all contributions are beneficial. For items we cannot accept, we provides information on alternative donation locations that may welcome them.

Thank you for supporting us!


Drop Off Hours

Monday – Sunday
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tax receipts
Please fill in our Donation Drop Off Form and you will receive a tax receipt for your records. Thank you!
Shipping address

Shipping Address

500 Legacy Farms North
Hopkinton, MA 01748

Our Wishlists

Seasonal Wishlists

Kitten Shower

Spring marks the beginning of kitten season, and with it, the increased need for foster care supplies. Our Kitten Shower Wishlist is tailored to support our fosters, providing everything from kitten milk replacer and bottles to pellet litter and playful toys.

Looking for the purr-fect work, birthday party, or community service idea? Download and share our Kitten Shower flyers to host a themed drive

Donation and Wishlist FAQ

Q: What items is Baypath unable to accept?

Items We Can Not Accept

  • Opened or expired bags of dog and cat food
  • Pillows, pillowcases, cushions
  • Face cloths, shower mats or rugs
  • Clothes (incl bath robes) and shoes
  • Crocheted or knitted blankets
  • Down comforters
  • Car ramps
  • Stuffed or memory foam dog beds or pillows
  • Used cat trees or scratchers
  • Retractable leashes
  • Pinch or choke collars
  • Broken crates or carriers
  • Dog beds

Q: Where can I donate items Baypath does not accept?

Helping Our Community Pets: PJB + Baypath Pet Pantry 

While there are certain items we cannot accept, such as opened pet food, or dog bed, we encourage you to consider donating these items to the Pet Pantry at Project Just Because in Hopkinton.

We are proud to partner with Project Just Because to ensure that the pet pantry remains well-stocked, providing essential resources for those in need.

Thank you for being a crucial part of our collective effort to make a positive difference in our community.

PJB Donation Drop-Off Locations

Q: Does Baypath take all types of dog and cat food?

We accept unopened and unexpired dog and cat food, including treats. We appreciate all types and brands.

If there are items we can’t use directly, we’ll share them with our local and transport partners to minimize waste.

Q: Does Baypath accept cat scratchers?

Yes, we take unused cat scratchers!

Q: What linens can Baypath use?

We are able to take clean blankets, sheets, bath towels, hand towels. Please see our wishlist above for more information.

Q: Can I get a tax receipt for my donation?

Absolutely! Please fill in our Donation Drop Off form and you will receive a tax receipt for your records. Thank you!

Hosting a Donation Drive

Whether it’s at your workplace, during a birthday celebration, or you simply want to have fun while making a difference, organizing a donation drive is a powerful way to support the animals at Baypath

  • Download or print our current item wishlist
  • For collection drive drop-off, we welcome drop off Monday – Friday between 1-4 PM from and Saturday and Sunday between 11 AM to 4 PM. We are happy to assist you during these designated drop-off hours!
  • After your donation drive, please fill out our donation drop-off form. This allows us to properly thank you and acknowledge your generous support!

Get Social & Inspire Others

Brag about your involvement, inspire others, and showcase the impact of your contribution by sharing photos of your drive on social media!

Don’t forget to tag us @BaypathHumane, on Instagram and Facebook. This allows us to celebrate your dedication and gives us the opportunity to repost your inspiring efforts!

Q: Our company/school/group wants to host a donation drive. What does Baypath need?

Thank you for considering Baypath for your donation drive! To facilitate the process, we’ve created a printable Wish List that outlines the items currently in high demand at our shelter. For those who prefer the convenience of online shopping, we have provided links to our Amazon and Chewy wishlists, allowing donations to be sent directly to the shelter.

For the most up-to-date list of needed items, please visit the wishlists linked at the top of the page. We regularly update these lists to align with the current needs of our animals.

Q: How can we inform Baypath about our donation and contribution?

We would love to hear about your support! Please take a moment to fill out our donation drop-off form. This helps us keep track of contributions and enables us to express our gratitude. We encourage you to tag us on social media when promoting or hosting your fundraiser. Your dedication to Baypath is valued, and we want to ensure you receive the recognition you deserve. Thank you for making a difference!

Q: When is a good time to bring the collected items?

We welcome collection drive drop off Monday – Friday between 1-4 PM from and Saturday and Sunday between 11 AM to 4 PM. We are happy to assist you during these designated drop-off hours!

Thank You for Your Support!

Your generosity is making a real impact! Kindly take a moment to complete our donation drop-off form. Your contribution is helping us make a positive difference in our community.

Donation Drop-Off Form

Don’t forget to share your amazing efforts on social media! Tag us, @BaypathHumane and we’ll be delighted to repost and celebrate your contribution.

Thank you for being a vital part of our mission!