It takes a lot of help to support Paws & Think. Thank you to the following individuals and organizations that support our work…and for your support!

Collaborating Partners

Paws & Think visits over 50 unique venues on a regular basis annually. A complete list of partners can be found here. The partners listed below have provided funding, program development or in-kind gifts to Paws & Think. For partnering with us in improving the lives of youths, canines and individuals with special needs through your time, talents and resources…Thank You!

  • The Indianapolis Public School System
  • Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township
  • The Indianapolis Public Library
  • Indy Reads
  • Youth Assistance Program
  • The Marion County Juvenile Justice System
  • Indianapolis Animal Care Services
  • The Humane Society for Hamilton County
  • Brooke’s Place
  • Uptown Pup
  • Outside the Box
  • Adult & Child

2019/2020 Major Funding Partners ($1,000+)

Businesses and foundations that support us through financial means…Thank You!

  • Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis – $22,750
  • Beim Foundation – $20,000
  • J.E. Fehsenfeld Family Foundation – $15,000
  • Tony Steward Foundation – $10,000
  • J.B. King Family Foundation Fund, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation – $8,000 over the next 4 years
  • Junior League of Indianapolis, Community Assistance Grant – $7,500
  • Luminous Fund – $5,000
  • Latham Foundation – $4,500
  • Rogers Family Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community
    Foundation. – $3,000
  • Petco Foundation – $2,500
  • The Brave Heart Foundation – $2,500

2019/2020 Gayle Hutchens Society for Individual/Family Donors

Gayle Hutchens Society LogoThe vision for the Gayle Hutchens Society, named for the selflessly generous and kind founder of Paws & Think, is to acknowledge and honor those individuals and families whose leadership and generosity carry out the life-changing mission of Paws & Think every day in communities across Central Indiana. Gayle Hutchens Society members give an annual total of $1,000 or more to support Paws & Think’s mission. All individual/family gifts of $1,000 or more are recognized in the Gayle Hutchens Society, whether the gifts support program priorities or specific campaign designations. On behalf of the thousands of lives touched and changed each year, Paws & Think thanks these visionary leaders for their outstanding annual support.

Thank you to our Gayle Hutchens Society members:

  • Nina Esbin
  • Sara Anne Hook
  • Andrew & Claire Lee
  • Clare & Andy Morrison
  • Brett & Lori Nelson
  • Tonja & Frank Eagan

If you are interested in becoming a major donor, please contact Kelsey Burton at

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