Gift and Support Opportunities

At The Center for Human-Animal Interaction, we rely primarily on the generosity of others to make our programs possible. Your donations directly support Center activities, including Dogs On Call. 

The Center is a 501 (c)(3) charity through The Medical College of Virginia Foundation. Tax deductible contributions may be made by check or credit card:

Please make checks payable to:
MCV Foundation and be sure to enter Center for Human-Animal Interaction on the memo line.

Mail to:

Virginia Commonwealth University
Gifts and Records Management
Box 843042
Richmond, VA 23284-3042

Click here to make a credit card donation to the Center through the MCV Foundation.

Donations can also be made through the annual Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign, designating CVC Code 3087.

Donations may be made in memory or honor of an individual, pet or organization through our Close at Heart Fund.


Dogs On Call therapy dog Penny, a goldendoodle mix of golden retriever and poodle, lays on a patient's bed while the patient pets Penny's head. The patient is sitting beside the best in a chair.