RedRover News



February 11, 2021

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Rachel

What does a typical day look like for RedRover staff members? How do we answer the call for help when people have nowhere else to turn? […]
February 11, 2021

Bringing empathy home

RedRover is committed to not only helping animals and families in crisis, but also fostering kindness and compassion in the next generation.  As we look toward […]
February 11, 2021

Stepping up for animals in a year like no other

RedRover Responders staff members reflect on our 2020 deployments — modified under the COVID-19 conditions — and look toward the day we can work with our […]
February 9, 2021

Athena’s “Happily ever after”

When Kayla’s son found a badly injured dog in a ditch near his bus stop, the family had no idea how extensive her medical issues were. […]
February 9, 2021

Bringing social and emotional learning to Stockton Unified School District

Stockton Unified School District has partnered with RedRover to bring social and emotional learning to students and educators throughout the city. In seeking effective ways to […]
February 8, 2021

A Texas Happy Tail: Collaborating for rescued dogs

By Devon Krusko, Field Services and Outreach Coordinator One of the things I enjoy most about my role as Field Services and Outreach Coordinator is creating […]
February 8, 2021

Fostering empathy during the pandemic

Emily’s fifth-grade students in Bahia Vista, California always looked forward to receiving the latest issue of Kind News magazine. But in 2020, things had to be […]
February 8, 2021

Watson’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Watson the corgi (full name: Sir Watson Leafbane, Esquire) is Amanda’s beloved companion of more than nine years. […]
February 8, 2021

A happy tail for a grumpy cat

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Six years ago on a visit to their local animal shelter, Jennifer and her then 12-year-old son knew […]

 
March 28, 2017

Put your best #pawsforward on social media

Thank you for becoming a 30th Anniversary Champion! There are so many ways you can help us celebrate and spread kindness in the months ahead. Please use these step-by-step instructions for sharing our lifesaving work and celebrating the act of compassion through social media.

March 7, 2017

Kindness extends beyond the classroom

Our RedRover Readers program is designed to prevent animal cruelty by fostering empathy in children. One teacher recently described how the program’s impact shows up in her classroom, from improving kids' reading skills to the displays of kindness toward special needs students, pets and even stray dogs.

March 7, 2017

Kate's birthday wish: A better life for animals

February 21, 2017

Hands-on collaboration for families escaping violence

By RedRover Relief Program Coordinator II, Laurel Meleski

In November, my colleague Rachel and I had the privilege of working alongside our amazing RedRover Responders volunteers on a special collaboration to help domestic violence victims and their pets in Longview, Washington.

Working together with Rescue Rebuild, our task was to transform three rooms at Emergency Support Shelter (ESS) into pet-friendly, co-sheltering spaces.

February 14, 2017

Resources for Oroville area evacuees

RedRover Responders are on the ground in Chico, California, helping to provide animal emergency sheltering assistance for animals displaced by the Oroville spillway evacuations. Here is a list of currently available animal emergency shelters and resources.

February 9, 2017

Connection starts with awareness

By RedRover President and CEO, Nicole Forsyth

In our RedRover Readers program, we help children develop awareness of others – both animals and people – through literature.* We believe this is a skill that requires practice and is necessary in order for children to grow up to become kind and compassionate members of their community.

February 9, 2017

A young On-Call Angel shares her feelings on giving

Melissa Emerzian wanted to teach her nine-year-old daughter, Kate, the importance of giving back to the community, so she and Kate joined RedRover’s family of On-Call Angels in 2015. After reviewing several RedRover Relief cases, Kate got to choose the pet she wanted to personally help.

Here is what Kate had to say about her experience of giving back as an On-Call Angel:

February 1, 2017

Animals are feeling the love in Los Angeles

How does RedRover Readers make an impact? Here's one teacher's inspiring story:

January 19, 2017

Giving survivor dogs a soft landing

By Beth Gammie, RedRover Director of Field Services

I am here on the ground in Vero Beach, Florida, along with volunteer Team Leader Andy Bass, helping take care of dogs rescued from the dog meat trade in South Korea. The Humane Society of Vero Beach is graciously hosting these dogs, and is even taken on placing approximately 20 of these dogs.