Are you a student, scout group or classroom looking for ways to help animals? You’re in the right spot! There are many ways to help animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society and in our community.
WHY SHOULD I HELP?
Because the animals need you! The Wisconsin Humane Society provides lifesaving medical treatment to 20,000 animals each year. We help rescue and rehome animals who have been hurt, injured, abused or abandoned. You can make a difference for animals in our community…starting today!
HOW CAN I HELP?
You and your friends can accomplish a great deal with little expense, and have fun in the process! From bake sales, to lemonade stands, to themed Wish List drives, there are dozens of ways you can put your creativity to work for animals.
HOW DO I GET STARTED?
Download our Student Service Projects brochure to discover cool projects individual students or groups can plan – and have fun doing – to help animals in our care.
CRAFTS FOR CRITTERS
Get crafty! Use your creative side to create toys or beds for companion animals. Make fleece blankets or plush toys for the cats and dogs at the Wisconsin Humane Society. Make cat charmers and sell them at a craft sale, school function or rummage sale and donate the proceeds to the Wisconsin Humane Society. There are all sorts of crafty ways that you can help animals!
SPREAD THE WORD
your next research paper, speech in class or article
in your school newspaper about an animal-related
topic. There are many animal welfare issues that
deserve discussion such as spay/neuter, responsible
animal care, humane treatment of wildlife, wildlife
habitat and treating all animals with respect and
kindness. There are lots of books, websites and
magazines devoted to the subject. You can get information
at your local library. Ask your local librarian
to set up a display of animal related books and
magazines so other kids can read about them as well.
Hold a Themed Wish List Drive!
Fido’s Favorites – Dog treats, toys and training supplies
A Helping Hand – Items to benefit the Furry Friends Food Program
Kitty Catering – Cat treats, toys and supplies
The Pampered Pooch – Grooming and bath supplies
Pint Size Provisions – Small animal supplies for rabbits, guinea pigs and other petite pals
Rocky’s Rations – Supplies for the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
Ultimate Office – Supplies to benefit shelter operations and adoptions