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
  • Prairie Trace Elementary School
  • Uptown Pup

2021/2022 Major Funding Partners ($1,000+)

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

  • J.E. Fehsenfeld Family Foundation
  • The Tony Stewart Foundation
  • Skillman Corporation
  • J.B. King Family Foundation Fund, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation
  • Latham Foundation
  • Luminous Fund
  • Rogers Family Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community
  • The Brave Heart Foundation
  • Howdy Doody Good Times Foundation
  • Williams Comfort Air
  • Vermeer Midwest
  • Scannell Properties
  • JX Gives Back Family Foundation
  • Junior League of Indianapolis-Trust Fund Grant
  • JacksonSky Web Design and Development
  • Indianapolis Junior Roller Derby
  • Fishers Youth Assistance Program
  • Tito’s Vodka
  • Anonymous
  • Central Supply Company
  • Plews, Shadley, Racher, & Braun
  • The Kimra’s Fund, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation
  • Noah’s Animal Hospital
  • Aquarius Pools and Spas
  • MSL Copack + eComm
  • Countrywide Mortgage-The Johnny Lane Team

2021/2022 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:

  • Jean & Gary Heck & Feathers the Therapy Dog
  • Sara Anne Hook
  • Missy & Dan King
  • Kelsey Burton & Josh Stults in Memory of Daisy
  • Andrew & Claire Lee
  • Lehman Family Fund
  • Margaret Drew and Craig Pinkus in Memory of Bella
  • Brett & Lori Nelson
  • Nichole Stevens
  • Lisa McMullen
  • Sarah Krisch
  • Troy Gilstrof
  • Lynn Dowler

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