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. (View our complete list of partners.) 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!

  • Adult & Child
  • Ascension St. Vincent
  • Brooke’s Place
  • Charity Cares Early Academy
  • Hamilton County Youth Assistance Program
  • The Humane Society for Hamilton County
  • Indianapolis Animal Care Services
  • The Indianapolis Public Library
  • The Indianapolis Public School System
  • Indy Reads
  • The Marion County Juvenile Justice System
  • Uptown Pup

2020/2021 Major Funding Partners ($1,000+)

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

  • Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis – $26,500
  • J.E. Fehsenfeld Family Foundation – $20,000
  • Tony Stewart Foundation – $10,000
  • J.B. King Family Foundation Fund, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation – $8,000 over the next 4 years
  • Beim Foundation – $7,500
  • Junior League of Indianapolis, Community Assistance Grant – $7,500
  • Latham Foundation – $6,000
  • Luminous Fund – $5,000
  • Rogers Family Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community
    Foundation. – $5,000
  • The Brave Heart Foundation – $2,000
  • Howdy Doody Good Times Foundation – $1,000

2020/2021 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
  • Jean & Gary Heck
  • Sara Anne Hook
  • Missy & Dan King
  • Andrew & Claire Lee
  • Jenny Trainor & Tom Lehman
  • Clare & Andy Morrison
  • Brett & Lori Nelson
  • Tonja & Frank Eagan

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