Food for Paws Holiday Food Drive

The Waukegan Park District is giving back to the community with the Food for Paws Holiday Food Drive from Monday, November 21, 2022 to Friday, December 9, 2022. The annual collection of pet food and supplies benefits Waukegan Animals Getting Saved (WAGS). Donations will be accepted at the Field House Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Center, located at 800 N. Baldwin Avenue.

Wish List

  • Dog Food (dry preferred)
  • Cat Food (dry preferred)
  • Puppy Food (dry preferred)
  • Kitten Food (dry preferred)
  • Newborn Puppy and Kitten Milk/Formula
  • Gently Used Blankets
  • Gently Used Towels
  • New Food Bowls
  • Dog Collars and Leashes
  • Pet Carrier/Crates
  • New Dog and Cat Toys, Dog Chew Toys, Rawhides, etc.
  • Any Type of Medicines and/or First Aid Supplies

WAGS is a local non-profit organization formed to collect donations and supplies for the Waukegan Police Department’s Animal Control. The organization’s volunteers are passionate about helping the animals of Waukegan. Assistance provided includes basic veterinary care, spay/neutering, adoption assistance, and community education.

The Waukegan Park District is accepting several items, including unopened cans and bags of pet food, food bowls, pet medicine, beds, toys, collars, and leashes. All donations are tax-deductible. For more information, contact Jen at or (847) 360-4705.

Drop Off Location:
Field House Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Center
800 N. Baldwin Avenue • (847) 782-3300