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Knitters Wanted for Penguin Pullovers - CAN YOU HELP?
Offbeat  (tags: penguins, Penguin Foundation, sweaters, knitters, protection, unusual, volunteers )

Evelyn
- 179 days ago - abc.net.au
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 )

Simone
- 870 days ago - all-creatures.org
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 )

BarbCat
- 1037 days ago - care2.com
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 )

Simone
- 1121 days ago - globalanimal.org
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 )

Naoko
- 1156 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
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 )

Simone
- 1171 days ago - all-creatures.org
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 )

Simone
- 1195 days ago - treehugger.com
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 )

Naoko
- 1211 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
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 )

Naoko
- 1249 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
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 )

Naoko
- 1253 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
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 )

Simone
- 1361 days ago - animals.change.org
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
WILDWOOD WILDLIFE SHELTER
Offbeat  (tags: wildlwood wildlife shelter, native australian animals, volunteers, southern grampians austrralia )

Simone
- 1386 days ago - wildwoodwildlife.com.au
WILDWOOD WILDLIFE SHELTER operates 24/7 and is dedicated to the RESCUE, REHABILITATION and RELEASE of sick, injured and orphaned native wildlife indigenous to the Southern Grampians of Victoria
Pit Bulls: America's Dogs Help Wounded Warriors
Offbeat  (tags: wounded soldiers, pit bulls, maglined, therapy dogs, compassion, volunteers, bonding )

Simone
- 1407 days ago - animals.change.org
For three months, Anthony Barnett of Game Dog Guardian and his therapy dogs helped our wounded warriors by volunteering at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Topeka, Kansas. Anthony would faithfully bring his two registered therapy dogs,
Saitama T-Shrits Support Rescue Efforts in Chile
Offbeat  (tags: T-shirts, volunteers, support, rescue, Chile miners, trapped, Saitama, Japan )

Naoko
- 1443 days ago - yomiuri.co.jp
Volunteer in Saitama prefecture are sellig original T-shirts to support efforts to rescue 33 men trapped underground in a copper mine near Copiapo, northern Chile.
BGD Ambulance Provides Care for İStanbul's Injured Stray Animals
Offbeat  (tags: volunteers, compassion, animal ambulance, city stray animals )

Simone
- 1449 days ago - sundayszaman.com
After eight months of operation, the Shelter Volunteers Association (BGD) Animal Ambulance is a story of ever-increasing success, rushing to provide service to some of the most vulnerable pedestrians in traffic accident-prone İstanbul -- the city's
 

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