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A huge round-of-a-paws to these kids who have done wonderful things to help animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society!

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Thank you, Declan for collecting the toys, treats and peanut butter for the animals this holiday season! Without hesitation, Nera's favorite new toy is the blue squeaky ball you have to her! Keep up the great work and thanks for sharing your kindness with the critters!



Elm Dale Elementary

A huge thank you to the generous students and staff at Elm Dale Elementary in Greenfield! For the second year in a row, they held a "Furry Friend Friday" donation drive and collected mounds of dog and cat food, toys and treats to help animals in need. Thanks for thinking of animals this holiday season!



Grace & Dylan

Thank you, Ava for bringing in donations for critters big and small! Rather than receiving birthday gifts, Ava decided to give back to the animals and ask for donations instead. Thank you for your generosity and Happy Birthday, Ava!


Grace & Dylan

Grace and Dylan organizaed a lemonade stand to raise money for the animals at our Milwaukee Campus and raised $65!We were so honored that they chose to use the proceeds to sponsor two of our animals. Thank you girls so much, we are incredibly grateful!


Catherine, Lizzy, Kaitlin & Alexa

There are so many ways to get creative with fundraising and here is a great example! Catherine, Lizzy, Kaitlin and Alexa held a carnival in their backyard complete with games, fortune telling, lemonade stands and more! All proceeds were donated to benefit the animals at the Ozaukee Campus. What a great way to enjoy time with friends, the summer weather and to help animals in need! Spectaular job, ladies and thank you!


Catherine, Lizzy, Kaitlin & Alexa

There are so many ways to get creative with fundraising and here is a great example! Catherine, Lizzy, Kaitlin and Alexa held a carnival in their backyard complete with games, fortune telling, lemonade stands and more! All proceeds were donated to benefit the animals at the Ozaukee Campus. What a great way to enjoy time with friends, the summer weather and to help animals in need! Spectaular job, ladies and thank you!



Thank you Bella for collecting so many wonderful toys and food for the animals at our Ozaukee Campus for your birthday! The animals love their new gifts! Keep up the great work and we all say a big 'Thank You!' 



Huge thanks to Lexie! She collected donations for the animals at our Racine Campus instead of receiving presents for her birthday. We received lots of wonderful wishlist items which will help the animals during their stay. Happy Birthday Lexie! 


Girls on the Run

How's this for girl power? The 3rd-5th grade Girls onthe Run team from Stormonth Elementary in Fox Point recently collected wish list items to help animals in need. They received a visit from Connie, a WHS docent, and hey therapy dog, Brenna. Way to go, girls!


Girl Scout Troop 3051

How great are these blankets? Girl Scout Troop 3051 made several fleece blankets that have extra filling for extra comfort. The fun themes make these blankets a cute addition to any cat or dog suite. Keep up the great work, ladies and thank you for thinking of the animals!


Ethan Korb

A big thank you to Ethan for selflessly donating gifts to the animals at our Ozaukee Campus in lieu of receiving his own birthday presents! Everyone including the furry ones are grateful for your generosity and for collecting all those wonderful items. We hope had a very Happy Birthday, Ethan! 


Girl Scout Troop #1397

Huge thank you to Girl Scout Troop #1397 members Amelia & Maya. They sold Girl Scout cookies and donated a portion of the proceeds to the Milwaukee Campus. They also collected a large amount of wishlist items. Thank you so much girls!



Sam Berger

Thank you Sam for working hard to collect and donate 9 homemade blankets and toys for the animals at the Ozaukee Campus! The animals can't wait to cozy up with the blankets and toys during the blistery Wisconsin winter. Great job!



Girl Scout Troop 8439

Thank you Girl Scout Troop 8439 of Cedarburg for your generous donations! As the girls arrived for Scout Night at the Ozaukee Campus, they came with a big box filled with fleece-braided rope toys, dog and cat food, toys, lint rollers and more! All of these items will be put to use immediately. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!




Huge thanks to Nick who collected $100 and tons of wishlist items for the animals at our Milwaukee Campus. Nick chose WHS as the recipent for his Black Belt community service project. Thanks again Nick and good luck with your Black Belt test!




Troop 6317

Many thanks to Girl Scout Troop 6317 of Thiensville for bringing toys, treats and peanut butter to Scout Night at our Ozaukee Campus. Thanks for thinking of the animals and collecting these wonderful donations! Keep up the great work! 





A special thanks goes out to Eowyn! She graciously collected  donations for our Ozaukee Campus on her sixth birthday instead of presents and raised $76! We are all so grateful, Eowyn!




Hartford University School

Thanks to some special and generous third graders from Hartford University School in Milwaukee. They did a penny drive at their school during the month of November and raised over $250 for the Wildlife Center through our Classrooms Go Wild program. That's a lot of pennies! 




Elm Dale School in Greenfield

Thanks to Elm Dale School in Greenfield! The Elm Dale Chorus recently collected dozens of bags of dog and cat food during a “Furry Friends” food drive at the school. Your gift will help many animals stay happy and healthy this holiday season!    


Sophia & Hope

We were so honored to learn that Sophia & Hope held a lemonade stand and donated all the proceeds to WHS! One our kittens was so excited, she wanted to say thank you personally!    


Walden School

A huge round-of-a-paws to the students and staff from Walden III School in Racine!  Led by the student government, they raised over $1,020 and countless boxes of food, treats, collars and blankets for the Racine Campus. At a recent school assembly, two of the school’s therapy dogs, Reggie and Ruskin, presented us with the donation. Thanks for your thoughtfulness and generosity, Walden School!     


The Nurturing Nook

Special thanks to  The Nurturing Nook who collected donations for animals at our Milwaukee Campus. Round -of-a-paws to all of you!


Stormonth Elementary School

A BIG thank you to Mrs. Vater and the students at Stormonth Elementary School! As the students arrived for their visit to the Ozaukee Campus, they brought three large decorated boxes brimming with items like treats, toys, peanut butter and more! The animals were eager to play with their new toys and all the staff are grateful for your generosity. Awesome work! 



Happy Birthday, Lizzie! Thank you for bringing in bags filled with donations for the animals to enjoy! We hope you had a special day and thanks for sharing your generosity. 


Ms. Dich's 5th Graders

Ms. Dich’s 5th grade class at St. Joseph Parish School arrived for their classroom program with all sorts of goodies! From peanut butter, to treats, to toys, and more, these items were put to immediate use for all the animals to enjoy. Thank you to all the parents, teachers and students who worked together to support animals in need! Keep up the great work!



All the animals would like to thank Aubree, who collected donations for WHS on her birthday. We are incredibly grateful for this amazing gift and had a blast when you came to visit!



Kendall attended Camp Critter this past summer and loved making dog treat jars so much that she continued to make them and donate all of her sales  to animals here at our Ozaukee Campus. Thank you, Kendall for your kind actions and thoughtfulness! The pups and staff are so grateful that you thought of them! 



Evey decided to collect donations for her birthday instead of receiving gifts. We are incredibly lucky to have you as a friend, Evey! Sombraro was so excited, he wanted to personally thank her!



Thank you for bringing in your family to help carry all of the generous donations in lieu of receiving birthday gifts. Your kindness and compassion for animals at such a young age is great to see! Thank you!



Happy Birthday to Lindsey! She generously collected wishlist items for the animals at WHS, instead of gifts for herself. On behalf of all the animals at WHS, thank you Lindsey!


Divine Savior

A big thanks to parents, teachers and students at Divine Savior Catholic School in Fredonia for donating items like fleece and treats for the dogs and cats at Ozaukee.  Keep up the great work and thank you for your generosity!



Bella surprised us again by collecting donations for her birthday. This is the second year in a row that she's shown such generousity! Bella collected money and lots of wishlist items, which will really help all the animals during their stay at the Milwaukee Campus. Thanks Bella!  


Mrs. Beard's 5th Grade class at Gifford Elementary in Mt. Pleasant

Her can recently held a donation drive for the animals at the Racine Campus and collected lots of items! Their donation will help all the animals feel more comfortable during their stay at the WHS-Racine Campus! Thank you all so much, we a very grateful for your hard work!


St. Monica's School

Round-of-a-paws to St. Monica's School who recently held a bake sale to raise money for the animals at WHS! We are so honored that you chose WHS!



We are so grateful to Abby who used her own birthday party to gather supplies for animals at the WHS Racine Campus! When she dropped off all of her donations, she got to hang out with the sweet and beautiful Freya. Thanks Abby!



Lemon, the puppy, was so happy to hear that Kate collected donations for WHS instead of birthday presents. Kate collected $120 and lots of toys and treats! This donation will make a big difference to animals like Lemon. Thanks Kate!



We were so impressed to hear that Elias decided to make and sell bracelets in order to raise money to help the animals at WHS! Elias sold the bracelets for $1 and raised 72.37! Thank you so much Elias, we are very grateful!


3rd Graders at Edgewood Elementary School in Oak Creek

The 3rd Graders at Edgewood Elementary School in Oak Creek surprised us with homemade blankets they made! All the animals were so excited to curl up with their cozy new blankets during these cold winter days. Thank you all so much!!



Big thanks to Cal who recently celebrated his 10th birthday. Instead of presents, Cal generously asked for donations for WHS! He collected a total of $190 and sponsored 3 dogs, Abby, Ginger, and Conway. Cal, we are so grateful for your amazing gift!  


St. Monica school

Round of a paws to all the students and staff at St. Monica school in Whitefish Bay. Over the course of 3 weeks, they held a wish- list drive and collected lots of items! These donations will help us care for the thousands of animals that come through our doors. Thank you all so much!



Huge thanks to Julien who collected donations for his 6th birthday instead of presents. He was able to collect $120, which will certainly buy a lot of toys and treats! Julien, we cannot thank you enough for being so generous! Yin, the cat, wanted to personally thank Julien for her new toys.


Ella & Camille

We would like to thank Ella & Camille for holding a special fundraiser for WHS. These two amazing girl sold their old toys and hot apple cider. They raised almost $40! Ella & Camille, we are so grateful for your hard work and all the animals say thank you!