to help

Corporate Volunteering

Recently, SOS Animal acquired a piece of land measuring around 27 hectares in the municipality of Santarém where it intends to start a new pioneering project in Portugal: an animal and plant sanctuary that will provide shelter to several species, providing them with all the possible well-being and a life with respect and dignity.

What is our objective?

In addition to this project aiming to provide a safe shelter for various species of animals, our objective is to reforest the space and restore the ecosystem with species of native trees and shrubs, in order to promote the biodiversity of local flora and fauna.

Donations in kind to the Sanctuary:

  • Recycled wood/plastic shelters
  • Drinking troughs, mangers and feeders
  • Food for the various species
  • Solar-powered electric fences and fences
  • Hay
  • Hoes
  • Electric Hoes
  • Mowing scythes
  • Saws
  • Pruning shears
  • Fruit or native trees
  • Brushcutters and consumables
  • Chainsaw and consumables
  • Electric pruner
  • Shovels
  • Rakes with teeth
  • Individual protection equipment
  • Wheelbarrows
  • Pickaxes
  • Outdoor brooms
  • Buckets
  • Manual, electric or diesel plows
  • Bags
  • Hoses
  • Metal toothed brooms
  • Construction material
  • Lighting material
  • Storage structures
  • DIY
  • Outdoor LED Solar Lights
  • Awnings and respective metal structures
  • Fire extinguishers

Volunteering actions*

Learn how you can have a positive impact by participating in activities and gain insights into what is involved in volunteering.

  • Cleaning and removing invasive species from property water lines
  • Bed treatment
  • Treatment of support structures for leisure areas
  • Removal of old plastic remains, existing before purchasing the property
  • Gutter cleaning
  • Bush cleaning
  • If you have knowledge, electrical and plumbing work
  • Repairs and painting of property walls or other buildings
  • Construction of environmental enrichment structures for resident animals

What does volunteering cover?


  • Staff monitoring
  • Material needed for the work (depends on the work)
  • Access to dining area (cooking is not possible) and bathroom

Not included

  • Clothing
  • Some activities are only possible to carry out if the group is able to provide the necessary material for the same.
  • Food

Volunteering actions are carried out upon payment of €200 (half day) or €400 (full day).

Payment for shares must be made up to one week before the date of the shares.

Sponsorship of Territories

Your support can make a difference in building or maintaining the territories of resident animals!

Patronage of the territory includes publicizing support at our facilities and the possibility of visiting its residents (the visit will only take place if we consider that it does not compromise the welfare of the animals).

Available territories

  • Cats – €200/year
  • Dogs – €200/year
  • Senior dogs – €300/year
  • Cattle – €300/year
  • Goats and sheep – €300
  • Birds – €200/year
  • Chinchillas – €100/year
  • Horses – €500/year

Thank you for being part of the family.

If you would like to receive a receipt for your donation, please
send an email to with your name,
address and NIF, attaching proof of the same

Our association is covered by Environmental Patronage, so any donation in cash or in kind is deductible from IRS/IRC. We also add that it is possible to publicize any involvement in our project on SOS Animal's social networks, where we have around 106,000 followers on Facebook and 52,000 followers on Instagram.

*Available actions depend on current needs, time of year and number of participants