Above & Beyond

We’re inspired by the young animal lovers in our community!

Whether it’s donating the day’s take from a lemonade stand, hand-making toys for shelter kitties, or choosing Marin Humane for their school community service hours, we’re grateful to these young animal advocates and applaud their generosity on behalf of the animals. Take a look at who’s made valuable contributions to Marin Humane.

If you’re a student and would like to do a special project that benefits the shelter animals, you can gather inspiration from the story below or collect items from our Wish List, get crafty and make toys for the shelter animals, or organize a fundraising event (bake sale, car wash, lemonade stand) and donate the proceeds to Marin Humane. Or, in lieu of gifts for your birthday or holiday, ask that donations be made to the animals in your honor!


 

Pawsome Pet Toys

Categories: Blog, Compassion In Action
Neil Cummins Elementary School was given a grant through Real World Scholars to start a student run business. Supervised by third grade teacher Tegan McGuiness, they decided to make dog and cat toys with all proceeds going to animals in need from the Northern California wildfires. Students learned the whole process from business name, business …

Read More

Woo-hoo! Take me to the fun!

Categories: Compassion In Action, Other
Isabelle Nicandri, along with a few of her friends, made an amazing array of fun, entertaining, and enticing toys for the shelter dogs. They can’t wait to try them out! Thank you, Isabelle, for helping us take good care of the dogs while they’re waiting to meet their new families. Let the fun begin!’  

Animal toys!

Categories: Compassion In Action, Other
Look at all these fun toys Ellery made for the shelter animals! Thank you so much – the animals can’t wait to let the fun begin. Woo-hoo!!

Pet supplies for her birthday!

Categories: Blog, Compassion In Action
A Barbie? A video game? An action figure? A movie? Instead of asking for gifts for her sixth birthday, Scarlet Epstein asked for pet supplies to help animals all over Marin through our Pet Care Assistance program. And just look how many she got! Scarlett learned all about generosity from her parents, who established Oskar’s …

Read More

Good job!

Categories: Blog, Compassion In Action
Marina McGowan did extra chores to raise $25 for the shelter animals! She has two cats at home who are Marin Humane alumni and is pictured here with Scout, one of our adoption cats. Thank you for your hard work, Marina!