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Volunteers Celebrate in Empty Kennels After 800 Pets Adopted in One Weekend
Offbeat  (tags: volunteers, animal shelter, pets, adopted, animals, dogs, humans, pets, society )

- 161 days ago -
Volunteers were literally bursting from the seams of this animal shelter after more than 800 pets were adopted into loving homes, emptying the cages of their facilities.
Volunteers Are the Cat's Meow
Offbeat  (tags: cats, volunteers )

- 480 days ago -
Volunteers are doing their bit to make Christchurch the greatest place to be. CECILE MEIER talks to Cat Rescue kitten fosterers.
Robeson County Volunteers Lend Comfort to Blind Cats
Offbeat  (tags: blind cats, volunteers )

- 495 days ago -
Every cat who has found its way to Alana Miller's home and heart has a story to tell. Thanks to her work as founder of Blind Cat Rescue & Sanctuary, the cats have something else in common: a forever home where their only concern is how to spend
5 Tips to Being the Best Possible Cat-Shelter Volunteer
Offbeat  (tags: cats, shelters, volunteers )

- 667 days ago -
If you're inspired to help cats, consider these things for an effective volunteer experience.
Knitters Wanted for Penguin Pullovers - CAN YOU HELP?
Offbeat  (tags: penguins, Penguin Foundation, sweaters, knitters, protection, unusual, volunteers )

- 1114 days ago -
The Penguin Foundation has a global callout for knitters to make pullovers for penguins in rehab. Penguins caught in oil spills need the little jumpers to keep warm and to stop them from trying to clean the toxic oil off with their beaks.
Mike Jr. the Escaped Calf Arrives at a Sanctuary
Offbeat  (tags: slaughterhouse, escaped, volunteers, calf, safe, sanctuary, rescued )

- 1805 days ago -
On the evening of April 10th a calf made a break from a slaughterhouse in Paterson, NJ. He eluded capture for hours and even waded into the Passaic River (yuck!). Police used vehicles to ram into the calf in an effort to bring him under control.
First Snow Sends Rescue Squads to Find Cat Nests
Offbeat  (tags: over-population, cats, Harmony Fund, volunteers, cat nests, goodnews )

- 1973 days ago -
With the first snowfall arriving early, Harmony Fund volunteers are putting their winter rescue program into high gear. This is an annual race to keep the cats alive, and it seems that each year grows more intense than the last.
A 15-Year-Old Helps Shelter Raise Donations
Offbeat  (tags: volunteers, animal shelters, fundraising, young girl, donations )

- 2057 days ago -
Recently, Ashly Reed, a 15-year-old high school student who volunteers at the Tri-County Humane Society in St. James, Missouri, proved this creed by raising over $1,000 through Facebook donations for the shelter. The small shelter's passionate
U.S. Volunteer Group Earns Tragedy-Hit Iwate's Respect
Offbeat  (tags: Iwate Prefecture, Ofunato, volunteers, clean up, debris, tsunami, March 11, Great East Japan Earthquake, help, respect, thanks, US, All Hands, goodnews )

- 2092 days ago -
Since its formation in the wake of the 2004 Sumatra tsunami, American nonprofit organization All Hands has dispatched more than 6,000 volunteers to the scenes of more than a dozen disasters across te globe.
Volunteering at Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary
Offbeat  (tags: peaceful prairie sanctuary, rescued farm animals, safe, home, volunteers )

- 2106 days ago -
As I gather cow pies, a small but curious sheep, named Bijou accompanies me around the yard, his poor ears tattered and torn from the ID tags he had to endure years earlier. The geese, chickens and turkeys are roaming freely.
Volunteers Prevent Whales From Beaching
Offbeat  (tags: scotland, whales, beached, volunteers, rescued, conservation )

- 2131 days ago -
Late last week, after more than a hundred whales threatening to beach themselves were spotted off the coast of an island in Scotland, dozens of locals worked together to save them -- and their efforts seem to have worked. Thanks to a team of conservation
A Volunteer's Journal Of Hope For Tohoku
Offbeat  (tags: Tohoku region, volunteers, March 11, clean-up, earthquake )

- 2147 days ago -
Many willing hands in organized groups are aiding in the massive post-March 11 clean-up.
Second Harvest Rallies Support for Tohoku
Offbeat  (tags: Tohoku Kanto Earthquake, help, Second Harvest, food, water, supplies, donations, volunteers, Miyagi Prefecture, soup-kitchen, instant food, diapers, face masks, baby food, canned food, distribution )

- 2184 days ago -
In the days immediately follwing the earthquake, the Tokyo-based NGO was one of the first local groups to respond. They put out an urgent call for donations and set out to distribute food to survivors in Miyagi Prefecture.
Peace Boat Rallies Help for Victims
Offbeat  (tags: Peace Boat, help, March 11, earthquake, tsunami, Miyagi Prefecture, volunteers, victims, suffering )

- 2189 days ago -
A nongovrnmental organisation base in Tokyo in recruiting volunteers, both Japanese and non-Japanese, to travel to Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, and work to help those who are stillsuffering there after the March 11 earthquake ans tsunami.
Volunteers Help Audubon Track Partridges in the Pear Tree
Offbeat  (tags: audubon society, christmas bird count, volunteers, populations )

- 2296 days ago -
Next week, the Audubon Society's 111th Annual Christmas Bird Count begins, when an army of thousands of volunteer "citizen scientists" will take to the field with their bird guides and checklists. The search for four Colly birds, three French hens, two

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