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Care2 Recent Member Successes!

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Care2 Recent Member Successes!

Care2 members are well known as incredibly passionate activists. Starting and signing petitions really can pay off. Read about some of the victories you helped accomplish in this month alone!

JoJo the Service Dog Saved from Euthanasia

Success

Care2 members Travis and Denise started a petition to save JoJo – a German shepherd that finally bit his attacker after months of taunting and torture. Their efforts saved JoJo, who is now living in an animal sanctuary awaiting adoption. Read more.
Canadians Freed From Prison in Egypt
Success
After being detained in Egypt for 54 days, Tarek Loubani and John Greyson are free and back home in Canada. The men were arrested while asking for directions at a police station in Cairo and accused of being “political mercenaries.” International media attention helped bring the two Canadians home. Read more.
Zoo Elephants Finally Arrive at Sanctuary
Success
After years of lobbying, debating, delays and a seriously long road trip, animal advocates can finally celebrate a victory with the safe arrival of the Toronto Zoo’s three remaining elephants at an animal sanctuary. Iringa, 44; Toka, 43; and Thika, 33, will live out the rest of their lives in peace at the Performing Animal Welfare Society’s (PAWS) sanctuary. Read more.
Justice for Crash the Dog
Success
Crash the dog was shot and killed on his own land for nothing more than barking at a passing car. Animal cruelty charges were brought against Crash’s killer, but it seemed likely he would be let off easy with a plea bargain. Still grieving from the loss of her beloved dog, Tracy started a petition on Care2 demanding justice. Crash’s killer now faces felony animal abuse charges.Read more.
Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights Passed in California
Success
Workers employed in the domestic sphere – cooks, nannies, home health aides and more – have been explicitly excluded from the basic legal protections other workers in the US enjoy. Now, domestic workers in California can finally hope to earn a living wage for the long hours they spend caring for California’s families. Read more.
Circus Elephants in LA Saved From Bullhooks
Success
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of bullhooks on circus elephants. Care2 member Kelly started a petition targeting the council and helped other Care2 members send messages to make it clear that LA residents wanted these barbaric torture instrument banned. This is a symbolic step in the fight to protect circus animals. Read more.

 

Don’t forget to share your own success stories with us at successstories@earth.care2.com

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3:53PM PDT on Apr 16, 2014

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11:32PM PDT on Apr 15, 2014

Thank you

11:21PM PDT on Apr 12, 2014

Thank you

11:59PM PDT on Apr 5, 2014

Thank you.

11:58PM PDT on Apr 5, 2014

Thank you.

11:58PM PDT on Apr 5, 2014

Thank you.

2:50PM PDT on Mar 27, 2014

Good work. Thanks.

10:49AM PDT on Mar 24, 2014

thanks for caring

1:53PM PDT on Mar 16, 2014

Thank you.

6:20PM PDT on Mar 11, 2014

arigato

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about Marya G.

Marya is the V.P. of Product Management and is responsible for Care2's product and marketing strategy and execution. Marya is an advocate of animal rescue and has two adopted pets, including Buddy,... more




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