The Philanthropy Department partners with inspired and passionate supporters who make significant investments in the work of The HSUS—now and for the future. With your personal Philanthropy representative, you can explore ways to make the greatest difference for animals through leadership, planned and estate, and major gifts. Our expert staff can also answer your questions about donations of stock, charitable gift annuities, matching gifts, and workplace giving.
However you wish to make a difference for animals—whether through individual, family or foundation philanthropy—we can help. Call 800-808-7858 or email us today
If you would like to send in a donation, please mail it to: Department of Philanthropy, 700 Professional Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879.
Our IRS tax identification number is 53-0225390.
Philanthropy officers are located around the country to offer you opportunities for engagement in priority campaigns and special initiatives. They welcome a chance to meet with you in person at any time. Please contact them today!
The HSUS is rated a four-star charity (the highest possible rating) by Charity Navigator, America's premier independent charity evaluator. Regional development officers are knowledgeable about the different ways you can support our programs to maximize your gift's benefit to both you and The HSUS. They welcome the opportunity to meet with you in person at your home or office. Please contact us today!
HSUS Department of Philanthropy
Department of Philanthropy Headquarters
700 Professional Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
t 800-808-7858 f 301-548-7700
Deborah Peeples—Vice President, Philanthropy
t 301-258-1461 f 301-548-7700
Dawn Leo—Office Administrator/Executive Assistant to the Vice President, Philanthropy
t 301-548-7783 f 301-548-7700
Irene Ballenger—Director of Charitable Gift Annuities & Gifts of Stock
t 301-548-7782 f 301-548-7700
t 301-258-3148 f 301-548-7700
Alex Bury—Senior Director of Philanthropy and Special Initiatives
t 916-626-0874 f 301-548-7700
Susan Emerson Clapp—Senior Director of Philanthropy, Northeast Region
t 413-248-7502 c 413-478-6121
Toni Condon, CFRC—Deputy Director, Philanthropy and Campaign Services
t 301-548-7752 f 301-548-7700
Karen Duarte—Senior Director, Northeast Region
t 914-693-3643 c 240-751-2185
Jennifer Hickman—Director of Philanthropy, Mid-Atlantic Region
t 301-548-7710 f 301-548-7700
Patricia Kauffman—Director of Legacy, Stewardship and Workplace Giving
t 301-258-3130 f 301-548-7700
Kelcey Meadows Lucas—Director of Philanthropy, N.J., Pa., Ohio, Mo.
t 215-230-4636 c 240-447-2155 f 866-439-8934
Steven Maughan—Senior Director, Planned and Estate Gifts
t 301-258-3004 f 301-548-7700
Robin Moler, CFRE—Senior Director of Philanthropy, Southern California
t 323-259-5041 c 323-428-7914
Justin Pickens—Raiser's Edge Database Manager
t 301-258-1509 f 301-548-7700
Smrithi Prabhu—Director of Philanthropy, Southern California Region
Kevin Rowan—Office Administrator
t 301-258-3155 f 301-548-7700
Liz Sismilich—Senior Director of Philanthropy, Fla., N.C., S.C.
Marcia Slackman—Senior Director of Philanthropy, West Coast Region
Andie Summers—Director, Donor Relations and Stewardship
t 301-258-3186 f 301-548-7700
Cindy Harrigan Sweeney—Development Writer and Editor
t 301-258-1511 f 301-548-7700
Kris Thompson-Johns—Director of Philanthropy, Ga., Tex.
Drew Wynn—Senior Director, Emerging Major Gifts, Stewardship and Foundations
t 301-258-1402 f 301-548-7700
Please call us at 800-808-7858 if your state is not listed above.