If you enjoy making blankets, Project Linus collects pretty much any size, shape, and type of blanket you can come up with and gives them to seriously ill children in hospitals around the country. They have patterns and instructions of many different blankets you can donate if you need some guidance.
The ultimate goal of local Michigan organization Hope Center in Macomb is to offer individuals and families in crisis immediate intervention services as needed, and also long term services to aid them in achieving self-sufficiency. Hope Center allows all of its clients access to these services (including a client-choice food pantry) with compassion, dignity, and respect.
Michigan is leading the way in the fight against dog fighting by enacting what one lawmaker calls the toughest laws in the country prohibiting dogfighting and cockfighting. The new law allows dogfighting and cockfighting to be prosecuted as a criminal enterprise, similar to how prostitution and large drug operations are charged.
Bella and Luna-- Two beloved dogs, who belong to a woman with terminal pancreatic cancer, are in need of a new home. Two days ago, the non-profit rescue organization, Angels Bark Dog Rescue, wrote, "Very loving and caring lady contacted us to find her dogs a loving home few months ago. She is very sick and can no longer take care of her babies . Although her condition is very critical, she didn't give up on them, she didn't take them to shelter and her last wish is to find them a good home."
Animals Asia is devoted to ending the barbaric practice of bear bile farming and improving the welfare of animals in China and Vietnam. We promote compassion and respect for all animals and work to bring about long-term change.