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A Humane Holiday

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 12.23.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

For me, as for so many others, the best part of this holiday season is time with family and the spirit of giving. I would be lying if I said I didn't ...

Mission Mikey: Accomplished

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 12.13.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

How far would you go to rescue a monkey in need? Mikey came to the front of his temporary enclosure and reached his tiny fingers toward the opening. ...

Whatever You Do, Don't Try To Outrun This Stampede Of Hungry Lambs

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 05.15.2016 | Good News

Seven little lambs wearing colorful coats were recently filmed kicking up dust as they hoofed it to get their breakfast at an animal sanctuary in Tasm...

Photos Show Rescued Circus Lions Setting Paw On Their New Home

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 05.03.2016 | Good News

Let freedom roar. Over the weekend, 33 rescued circus lions got to step on to their new 12,355-acre home in Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary in South Africa, ...

33 Rescued Circus Lions Will Feel Like Kings In New South African Digs

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 04.28.2016 | Good News

Dozens of big cats will finally get the life they’ve always deserved. Thirty-three lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia will be flown to...

When Compassion Defeats Cruelty

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 03.24.2017 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

One of the reasons animal cruelty is so shocking is because these atrocities stand in stark contrast to the values of our culture and communities. In January, that cruelty reached a horrific scale during our rescue of nearly 700 animals

WATCH: Rescued Wildcats Form An Inseparable Bond

HooplaHa | Posted 01.29.2017 | Good News

In the woods of Minnesota, lies a beautiful sanctuary where rescued wildcats go to live happy, carefree lives. This beautiful story is about The Wildcat Sanctuary and an unbelievable friendship that formed there.

My Heart Belongs to the Rescued Animals at Tamerlaine Farm Animal Sanctuary

M. Shannon Hernandez | Posted 10.06.2016 | Healthy Living
M. Shannon Hernandez

There was a time in my life where I didn't think twice about the souls of animals. Hell, I have even shot at squirrels and turkeys in my youth, having...

This Little Piggy Escaped Slaughter And Now Trots Around A Sanctuary

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 10.06.2015 | Good News

Irwin could easily have become a pig in a blanket. Instead the lucky guy is dressed up in a dapper purple sweater. It's keeping him warm at his new ho...

Profiles: Home for Life Animal Sanctuary With Lisa LaVerdiere

David Jensen | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
David Jensen

Lisa LaVerdiere is the Executive Director of Home For Life Animal Sanctuary, which is small but mighty, and she knows that a small sanctuary can make a big difference.

Jon Stewart Reportedly Bought A Farm In New Jersey For Homeless Animals

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.01.2015 | Good News

File this one under: Yay!!! Famously animal-loving Jon Stewart is said to have bought a farm in New Jersey, for purposes of giving home to rescued ...

Woman's Beautiful Lullaby To Her Sick Pig Will Make You Feel Better, Too

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.30.2015 | Green

Bentley the piglet has been in the hospital for a little over a month now, recovering from an illness, believed to be meningitis, that has left him bl...

Horse Sanctuary Refuses To Let Lease Troubles Stop Them From Giving Animals A Better Home

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.04.2015 | Green

A Southern California horse sanctuary that's losing its lease is hoping to purchase a massively bigger property up the road -- and they're asking for ...

Art Project Honors The 46 Million Turkeys That Will Be Eaten On Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green

An estimated 46 million turkeys will be eaten this Thanksgiving, and artist Cheryl Miller wants to honor every last one of them with their own portrai...

Gratitude Speaks: Ellie Laks, The Gentle Barn

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.12.2015 | Impact
Miriam Ava

Gratitude Speaks creates worlds. Gratitude Speaks brings forth what has not existed before. It's wild, and free, and magical. Through Gratitude Speaks...

15 Baby Chickens Safe And Warm After Being Used In Awful Prank

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.10.2014 | Good News

A letter carrier turned up earlier this month with 15 baby chickens and a strange, disturbing story. The chickens, the postal worker said, had been...

Couple's Home Invaded by Baby Sloths (PHOTOS)

Lucy Cooke | Posted 12.30.2014 | Green
Lucy Cooke

Rescued adult sloths are released back into the jungle as soon as they are fit but orphaned babies are extremely vulnerable and need 24-hour care. So the couple have had to give up their home to their sleepy adopted babies until they are old enough to be released back into the wild.

7 Ways to Dance: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 12.24.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Every day, along with 40 other daily givers, I have the privilege of making seed grants to up and coming social change leaders around the world. Our t...

The Gentle Barn: Creating a Sanctuary Where Animals Heal and Children Find Hope

BJ Gallagher | Posted 12.06.2014 | Impact
BJ Gallagher

It was a beautiful, sunny, breezy Sunday in Los Angeles when my son Michael and I drove north into the foothills to spend some time at the Gentle Barn.

Emily Thomas

Veteran Reconnects With The World Through Wild Animals | Emily Thomas | Posted 10.23.2014 | Green

Like many soldiers who return home from war, Vietnam veteran Bob Miner struggled reintegrating into the life he once knew. The only creatures he could...

Good Neighbors Around the World: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.22.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

What is it like to make a financial investment in a social change leader, every single day of the year? Since January 1, 2013, through the Pollinatio...

A Community of Problem Solvers: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.17.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

In 2013, I began giving a seed grant every single day of the year to a social change visionary with a practical plan to make their community and the w...

Betting on Resilience: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.04.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

In 2013, I began giving a seed grant every single day of the year to a social change visionary with a practical plan to make their community and the w...

Nanning Diary: Turning a Bear Bile Farm Into a Sanctuary, Peace by Piece

Jill Robinson | Posted 08.12.2014 | Green
Jill Robinson

This was field work in the raw, where six bears were going to be anesthetized and examined -- undergoing procedures to remove pain they had been suffering for years.

Someone Shot Mary The Emu, And This Animal Rescue Wants Justice

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.07.2014 | Green

Mary the emu did not like hanging out with the other emus at Rikki's Refuge, a Virginia animal sanctuary about 90 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. ...