DF2FM FAQ

We are able to accept wet and dry cat and dog food of any brand, variety and/or type. 

We receive twice the dog food that we do cat food, but demand is almost identical. When in doubt, please donate cat food.

We do not currently accept cat litter.

We accept pet food which has expired six months or less. If you wouldn’t feed it to your pet, please think twice about donating it.

We accept pet food within one year of the sell by date. If you wouldn’t feed it to your pet, please think twice about donating it.

Cans dented near the top or bottom seams or that have obviously been punctured are not accepted. This is for the health and safety of our clients’ pets.

Because of concerns for the health and safety of the pets of our clients, we are unable to accept open bags.

We do not accept these types of used donations. If you would like to donate new slip-leads, collapsible bowls, and/or waste bags please see our Amazon Wish List as we use these items in our Maverick Fund kits. 

We need gallon-size, zipper-style plastic bags, like Ziploc®  bags. We use these for breaking down large bags of dry food into manageable sizes. We go through a LOT of them!

While we work with other organizations to distribute pet food, Don’t Forget to Feed Me Pet Food Bank, Inc. is a stand-alone agency with our own board of directors, staff, funding, and 501(c)(3) status. 

Yes, Don’t Forget to Feed Me is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization as recognized by the IRS. Your donation is fully tax-deductible.

If you make a monetary donation, we will send you a donation receipt via email or mail upon request.

If you donate pet food, this is considered an in-kind donation. We can issue a receipt if you supply us with your name and mailing address. Legally, we cannot assign a dollar value to goods donated in-kind. Please retain your purchase receipt for pet food donated and consult your tax professional.

STATEMENT OF VISION

Don’t Forget to Feed Me Pet Food Bank envisions a community in which all pet owners are able to feed their pets.

STATEMENT OF VALUES

Don’t Forget to Feed Me Values…

  • Awareness. Don’t Forget to Feed Me strives to educate the public about issues facing many pet owners which might hinder their ability to feed—and keep—their animals.
  • Community. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes in the sharing of resources and that through the generosity of all of us, there is enough.
  • Growth. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes in prudently reinvesting our success into an ever-increasing service area.
  • Health/Safety. Don’t Forget to Feed Me strives to implement policies and procedures to protect our clients, client pets, volunteers, and staff.
  • The Human-Animal Bond. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes that pets are more than possessions; they are family.
  • Inclusivity. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes that all pet owners are worthy of assistance in feeding their companion animals, regardless of socioeconomic status, age, gender, race, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
  • Innovation. Don’t Forget to Feed Me strives to identify areas of improvement – both within the organization and within our community – and develop creative solutions.
  • Integrity. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes that open and honest interactions with internal and external stakeholders build trust and credibility, and are vital to our success.
  • Partnerships. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes that in order to be successful in our mission, we must work in conjunction with businesses, foundations, government, and other agencies.
  • Stewardship. Don’t Forget to Feed Me strives to make sound financial and distribution decisions and balance our vision with reality.
  • Our Supporters. Don’t Forget to Feed Me knows that our supporters really are the difference between stay…or go for many pet families in North Texas.

STATEMENT OF VISION

Don’t Forget to Feed Me Pet Food Bank envisions a community in which all pet owners are able to feed their pets.

STATEMENT OF VALUES

Don’t Forget to Feed Me Values…

  • Awareness. Don’t Forget to Feed Me strives to educate the public about issues facing many pet owners which might hinder their ability to feed—and keep—their animals.
  • Community. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes in the sharing of resources and that through the generosity of all of us, there is enough.
  • Growth. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes in prudently reinvesting our success into an ever-increasing service area.
  • Health/Safety. Don’t Forget to Feed Me strives to implement policies and procedures to protect our clients, client pets, volunteers, and staff.
  • The Human-Animal Bond. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes that pets are more than possessions; they are family.
  • Inclusivity. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes that all pet owners are worthy of assistance in feeding their companion animals, regardless of socioeconomic status, age, gender, race, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
  • Innovation. Don’t Forget to Feed Me strives to identify areas of improvement – both within the organization and within our community – and develop creative solutions.
  • Integrity. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes that open and honest interactions with internal and external stakeholders build trust and credibility, and are vital to our success.
  • Partnerships. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes that in order to be successful in our mission, we must work in conjunction with businesses, foundations, government, and other agencies.
  • Stewardship. Don’t Forget to Feed Me strives to make sound financial and distribution decisions and balance our vision with reality.
  • Our Supporters. Don’t Forget to Feed Me knows that our supporters really are the difference between stay…or go for many pet families in North Texas.