Animal Welfare

Protecting Endangered and Threatened Animals

Did you know there are 2,245 species worldwide that are endangered or threatened, meaning that they are close to being gone forever. Animals can be in danger of becoming extinct by losing their habitats (where they live), facing competition for food from other animals, pollution, hunting, disease, pesticides and more. Be the voice for endangered animals and advocate to protect them and where they live by writing your local politician. Download...Read more

How Cruelty-Free is Your Morning Routine?

Do you take the time to check the labels on your personal-care products to make sure they say, "This product was not tested on animals"? Or do you just toss products into your shopping cart without thinking twice? Whether you're a die-hard label-checker or someone who's never even thought about checking a label, we've got the quiz for you! It's hard to believe that some companies still test on animals. We don't need to have animals burned and...Read more
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Animal Shelter Helpers!

Did you know that there are about 13,600 animal shelters in the United States that care for millions of animals? Each year, nearly 8 million animals enter animal shelters. About 4 million of these animals are dogs and 3.5 million are cats. Most of these shelters are so busy taking care of all the animals and often need help from community members. The shelters welcome volunteers to help care for the dogs and cats while they wait to be adopted...Read more

Hope for a home: Adopt me bandanas

Many cats and dogs euthanized because of pet overpopulation could have made wonderful pets. Between six and eight million dogs and cats enter animal shelters every year... far too many for all to find homes. They need your help!Save animals' lives! You can find awesome families for homeless animals! Project: Kick up the cute factor and help a stray dog or cat get adopted! Decorate an Adopt Me bandana to be worn by a homeless dog or cat at a...Read more
A Lemonade Difference

A Lemonade Difference!

Lemonade stands or other beverage stands are a great way to raise extra money for many different causes. Set up your stand at a sports event, tag sale, park or wherever thirsty neighbors are likely to walk by. Let them know who you are (make posters with the name of your Kids Care Club) and what cause you are supporting with the change they will give you for their drink purchases. Having flyers on hand to give out when requested, explaining the...Read more
Penny Power

Penny Power!

One penny will not buy much but thousands of pennies can make a difference! Do you want to earn a significant amount of money in a short period of time to implement projects or support a cause? Organize a Kids Care Clubs Penny Power! collection.Read more
Spread the Biscuits

Spread the Biscuits

Your Club can make homemade dog biscuits and "BAKE A DIFFERENCE" as Spread the Bread likes to say. Your members will enjoy baking dog biscuits, visiting shelter animals or rewarding working animals, such as seeing-eye dogs that help in your community. Recipe for Spread the Biscuit Homemade Dog Biscuits * 2 cups Wheat Flour * 4 Tbsp. Vegetable Oil * 1/2 cup Wheat Germ * 1/2 cup Cornmeal * 1 gently beaten Egg * 1/2 cup Chicken or Beef Broth * 1...Read more

Pennies for Puppies

Dogs that help the blind or other physically challenged people are invaluable to their independence. There is more of a demand for the dogs than can be filled. The dog must be able to be trained and the trainer must be very diligent and stick to the same rules everyday for about 18 months. You family can help by participating in Pennies for Puppies.Read more

Party Pals Celebrate with a Cause

Everyone loves a party, why not celebrate for a good cause! Throw a party with your club to collect items for an organization, like a food drive for a food pantry, a book collection for foster children, or toys for pets at a shelter! Here are some party ideas : Teddy Bear Tea Party Host a Teddy Bear Tea Party! Serve tea sandwiches, iced tea and juice. Collect new Teddy Bears to be donated to children in need, at either a shelther or a children's...Read more

Pine Cone Bird Feeders

Make a bird feeder to hang outside your window!Read more