Our Impact

Helping animals and people in crisis and making the world a more compassionate place since 1987.

By the numbers


Classrooms participated in the RedRover Readers program


Pets and their people supported through RedRover Relief programs


RedRover Responders ready to care for animals in crisis


Children reached with Kind News magazine in 2020 alone

Teaching empathy by helping animals

Inspired by the RedRover Readers curriculum, Susan Courtney and her first graders at Norwood Street School have rescued kittens from the street and more than 20 more cats and kittens from a hoarder’s house; they’ve also helped two families in their Los Angeles neighborhood unchain their dogs and set them up in dog runs. Says Courtney: “One by one, animal lives are being made better because students find their own voice and speak up freely to each other, to their families and their community.”

By 2022

86,000 students

Teach 40,000 more children empathy skills through RedRover Readers (bringing the total to 86,000)

5,000 volunteers

Grow our RedRover Responders volunteer corps to more than 5,000 trained volunteers


Establish pet-housing programs at family violence shelters in every state, through RedRover Relief

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