Whisker Wednesday- River North
2 hours 30 minutes
The Anti-Cruelty Society and Busy Fingers sewing club is now being held in a limited capacity on-site, inside our 169 W. Grand Ave. Auditorium. Masks are required for the entirety. Busy Fingers meets from: 2:30pm-5:00pm CST on the second Monday of each month. To ensure entrance, complete your reservation via our Acuity Scheduling registration process.
LIVE! at The Anti-Cruelty Society
Calling all classrooms, community groups, and youth clubs! Are you looking for an engaging activity for your group to learn more about animals and animal welfare? Look no further than 'LIVE! at The Anti-Cruelty Society.' This unique virtual program offers a behind-the-scenes look at some of the important facets of the work we do to help people and pets at The Anti-Cruelty Society. Schedule your group today!
Youth Who Care
1 hour 30 minutes
An animal advocacy and volunteer program for youth ages 10–13 years old. This exciting opportunity will be hosted at The Anti-Cruelty Society and during the course of the program participants will learn about a variety of topics including animal behavior, training, care and other animal welfare issues. Students will be able to earn service learning hours during the course of the program.
As space is limited we ask youth to only sign up for one session per month.
Working Through Pet Loss
1 hour 30 minutes
The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program, now virtual, called “Working Through Pet Loss.” The group meets virtually via the video app Zoom, on the first Tuesday of every month from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m CST. The group is led by grief counselor, Yvette Camacho, who is also a licensed professional counselor that helps counsel trauma victims via non-profits. Once you complete your reservation, you will receive an email with the Zoom website link to join the video meeting.
Kids Who Care
1 hour 30 minutes
The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike. During this on-site event families learn more about proper animal care, make a toy for an adoptable pet, read a book to a resident cat, prepare snacks for our small mammals, and decorate an adoption poster for an available pet. If you have a child between the ages of 2-10 this is a great way to make a direct impact in the life of a shelter pet.
CP Teen Programs
Shelter Service Day
1 hour 15 minutes
The Anti-Cruelty Society welcomes teens ages 13 - 17 to our Shelter Service Day! This unique volunteer opportunity occurs monthly from 3:30 - 5 pm. Complete projects to create toys and beds for the animals at The Anti-Cruelty Society.
After School Crafting Club
Close your notebooks, put on your comfy pants, and join us to make DIY Donations for The Anti-Cruelty Society’s cats, dogs, and small animals using upcycled household items and craft supplies.
Virtual Foster Orientation
Thank you again for choosing to join The Anti-Cruelty Society's Foster Team!
Your next step in our foster process is to schedule your virtual Foster Orientation. At the Foster Orientation you'll learn more about the foster selection, pick-up and drop-off process while learning key care tips regarding health and behavior. We are going to be holding these sessions online via Zoom. We will email you with instructions before the orientation. Thank you.
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