Stuffed Animals For Emergencies

Helping children feel SAFE 

when they need it most!

Help the hurricane victims now!

If you are looking to help the hurricane victims, we have a contact in San Antonio, Texas who is helping the Houston area.  You can find their information on the Urgent Needs page by clicking here.  We currently do not have a contact in Florida that is helping the hurricane victims there.  We are still looking though so as soon as we do, we will post it.  

Thank you so much for your help!!

Celebrating 20 years as a nonprofit and over 100,000 stuffed animals donated to children in need!

Stuffed Animals For Emergencies


Stuffed Animals For Emergencies (SAFE) is a 20-year-old nonprofit that is run entirely by volunteers.  Our volunteers take in donations of new and gently used stuffed animals, blankets, books, children's clothes, and baby items, cleans these items, and then finds organizations in their area who can use the donations for children in traumatic or emotional situations.  You the donor can be sure that any donations that come through SAFE are never sold and are given directly to children in need.  

Stuffed Animals For Emergencies is recognized as an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Our tax ID# is 45-5062724.

If you are interested in finding out more about how you can become a volunteer for SAFE, please visit our Volunteer page by clicking here.

Please see below on how you can donate your stuffed animals and other items.
Thank you so much for your interest in SAFE!

Welcome to SAFE!

Chapters and Volunteering

Donate your stuffed animals and other items to SAFE and let our volunteers clean them and find places to donate to.  

You can also find out by clicking above 

how to volunteer for SAFE. 

Urgent Needs Locations

Here you will find a list of our partner organizations that are requesting donations where we do NOT currently have a SAFE chapter.  You can donate directly to these organizations if you are willing to clean any of your gently used donations first.  

Stuffed Animal Drives

Organize a stuffed animal drive, birthday drive, or corporate event for SAFE.  Here you will find out all the information you need to run a drive for SAFE.

Subscribe to the SAFE monthly newsletter!

Does your organization need a donation from SAFE?

We would love to help!  Please fill out our survey by clicking the button below and we will do our best to get some donations to you ASAP.  

We look forward to working with you!

Help SAFE!

Your support and contributions will enable us to continue supporting children in need.  SAFE is run entirely by volunteers so 100% of your donations will go towards maintaining the SAFE website, getting donations in the hands of children, and supporting our chapter members. 

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Stuffed Animals For Emergencies, Inc.

Stuffed Animals For Emergencies is recognized as an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Tax ID#45-5062724.