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Account Name: Bendigo Animal Welfare & Community Services
BSB: 013 533
Account No: 478527768
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Why donate to BAWCS?

BAWCS relies on donations from compassionate people just like you and volunteers willing to give their time. Without your support, we cannot continue to save and re-home animals in need.

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Your support will contribute towards:

  • Helping us provide food, veterinary care and accommodation for the animals in our care
  • Our Dog Foster Care Program, where volunteers care for dogs in their own home whilst they wait to be adopted
  • Support for our many farm animals who call BAWCS home, as part of our Farm Friends program

We understand that some people would prefer to donate specific items we need. You may like to view Our Wish List

Pet food donations

BAWCS gratefully accepts pet food donations to help feed animals in our care. These donations also support disadvantaged pet owners in times of need. We have several pet food donation bins located in different supermarkets around Bendigo.

Please note: our animals in care don’t eat “no name” brands of food, so 1 can of Whiskas is better than 2 cans of ‘Black and Gold’ or other similar cheap brands.

You can also donate food for the BAWCS Farm Friends residents at Sandhurst Stockfeeds via our Buy-A-Bag for BAWCS initiative. Just give them a call on 5443 6677 to order over the phone or drop in at 102 Strickland Road Bendigo to purchase an item to support our farm animals (including sheep, horses, cows, pigs, goats, roosters, ducks, chickens and donkeys). BAWCS will pick up your donated item (no handling of heavy bags required!).

Click here to view the pricelist

Locations of pet food bins

Woolworths/Safeway at Epsom, Golden Square and Centro Lansell Plaza Kangaroo Flat

IGA Supermarket at Kangaroo Flat and Eaglehawk


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We are always in need of clean blankets and towels.

Please note: we do not accept feather/down doonas or quilts and are unable to use items of clothing as bedding.

Pet food or bedding donations can also be dropped off at our Shelter but with over 150 farm and companion animals in our care, we are very busy cleaning and feeding so we do ask that you check our Visit Us page prior to coming out.