Mandated community service

If you wish to volunteer to fulfill court-ordered community service; please see the mandated service info for details. Please contact us via email at and tell us the following:

  1. Number of hours needed
  2. When service needs to be completed
  3. Days and times you are available
  4. Court mandated community service volunteers may or may not have contact with shelter animals or the public. Community service volunteers may assist with:
  5. Laundry (washing, folding, sorting)
  6. Washing dishes
  7. Washing/disinfecting animal crates and litter boxes
  8. Cleaning/disinfecting animal kennels
  9. Sweeping, mopping, and other janitorial duties
  10. Special projects as assigned

Please note that 4 Paws does not accept those convicted of the following crimes. All other charges will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

  1. Animal neglect/abuse
  2. Crimes of a sexual nature
  3. Drug charges
  4. Theft
  5. Violent crimes
  6. Weapons charge

Sun Cities 4 Paws has many permanent shelter residents. We have a ‘Sponsor a Shelter Resident’ program to help offset costs. Read more here or donate here and choose Sponsor a Shelter Cat from the drop down menu.

Want to help us get items we need and use all the time?

Have you chosen Sun Cities 4 Paws as your donation charity?

If so, you can shop for items we need once you have logged into your account!
  • 1.On a desktop/laptop, hover over 'your name & Account & Lists'
  • 2.Once the dropdown opens, below "your lists" you should see 'AmazonSmile Charity Lists' and once you click that, it will open up to the items we need.
  • 3.Any items you 'add to cart' go directly into your cart for purchase.
  • 4.Under 'other addresses', you should see Sun Cities 4 Paws, Youngtown AZ. Choose that and any items you ordered will come directly to us
  • 1. On a mobile device/tablet, once logged in, tap the 3 lines on lower right, then click on Gifting & Charity.
  • 2. Scroll down to 'Charity Lists', click it and enter our name in the search box and search. When you see us and click on our name, our list of needed items should come up.
  • 3 & 4 from above is the same.
Even if you do not have us chosen as your charity, you can search our name and place an order for needed items! Any questions, please contact