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PIGS Animal Sanctuary exists entirely because of the generosity and commitment of our donors.  We do not buy or sell donor lists.  Most of our donors have come to know us by visiting the Sanctuary or learning of our work from television or newspaper accounts.

It is the regular support of this small group of compassionate individuals that has sustained the Sanctuary and its animal residents for more than a decade.

Other Ways to Give

Gifts through Will or Trust

When you make a bequest to Pigs Animal Sanctuary, you will ensure that some or all of your assets will be used to help save the lives of abused, unwanted, or unloved animals.

Please call the Sanctuary at 833.257.PIGS or email to receive more information.


Shop with Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile allows you to give back to a charity of your choice when you shop at Amazon! Make sure to use the button below and chose PIGS Animal Sanctuary to support our mission while you shop!


Donate Your Birthday

Instead of getting gifts for your birthday, ask your friends, family, and coworkers to donate to help abused, unwanted, or neglected animals at PIGS Animals Sanctuary instead! It's easy to start your own fundraiser online using the link below.


Buy PIGS Merchandise on Cafe Press

Show your passion for animals by purchasing one of our many customized products like t-shirts, sweaters, mugs, and much more.


Donate Items from our Wishlist

To donate specific items that we use often or are in great need at the Sanctuary, download the wishlist below or visit our Amazon wishlist online to have items delivered directly to us!


Attend an Event

We would love to get to know you more, and coming to one of our events is a great way to get involved with the animals. Check out our events page for upcoming events and be sure to mark your calendar.

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Gifts of Appreciated Stock

Gifts of appreciated stock or securities benefit both you and our animal friends. You get a tax deduction for the full market value of your gift, with no capital gains to pay! The animals receive food, shelter, veterinary care and a safe place to live out their lives in peace and contentment.

Please call the Sanctuary at 833.257.PIGS or email to receive more information.


Corporate Matching Gifts

Contact your company’s Human Resources Department to determine if your employer matches gifts to Pigs Animal Sanctuary. This is an easy and effective way to double or even triple your contribution to us!

Please call the Sanctuary at 833.257.PIGS or email to take it a step further and plan a fundraiser for us at your company!


Workplace Giving

Check with your Human Resources Department to see if Pigs Animal Sanctuary is a designated charity in your workplace contribution campaign.

Please call the Sanctuary at 833.257.PIGS or email to help plan a fundraiser for us at your company.


Send us a Check

Not comfortable donating online - no problem! Please remember to write in the memo section if you wish for your donation to be used or given for a specific purpose.​

PIGS Animal Sanctuary
1112 Persimmon Lane
Shepherdstown, WV 25443

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Figgy Chia Jam

Figgy Chia Jam

Once a year, my mom becomes a pusher of figs. She has so many that she is forced to give them to everyone: her neighbors, fellow church go-ers, the mailman, and of course, me. Not everyone likes figs right off the tree, myself included. Something about the mushy, mealy texture really turns me off. However, I LOVE fig jam and use it on everything: toast, veggie burgers, in oatmeal, on tacos. So if you have a fig pushing neighbor or family member wanting to unload all their excess figs on you, have no fear, you can use them. And I suspect when my mom sees this recipe, she will have considerably less to give away next year.


1.5 lbs figs

2/3 cup filtered water

1/4 cup juice (I used beet, apple, orange, ginger)

2 tablespoons lemon juice

2 tablespoons chia seeds

2 tablespoons coconut sugar (or use sweetener of choice)

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

pinch of sea salt



Destem the figs and cut them into small pieces. Put them in a saucepan with the water, juice, lemon juice, chia seeds, sugar, vanilla and salt. Bring to a low boil and then simmer for 15 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and allow to cool for 10 minutes. Transfer to a food processor and pulse 8 – 10 times. Transfer to mason jars and put in the refrigerator. Allow to set in the refrigerator for 4 hours or overnight before serving.



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