RedRover News

December 13, 2022

2022 Year in Review

This year brought records and milestones for RedRover’s programs, and we have you to thank for making our lifesaving efforts such a success in 2022. Check […]
December 12, 2022

Bringing Ruby home: A Hurricane Ian adoption story

By Keleigh Friedrich, Director of Communications When Jamie Carlson deployed last fall to help animals after Hurricane Ian, she couldn’t help but think back to when […]
December 9, 2022

Your friendly neighborhood Bobcat: A Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Bobcat, a cherished community cat, had already lived a long and storied life at 19 years old. But when […]
December 9, 2022

Singing Sweet Pea’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator  Sweet Pea the dog has the voice of an angel – a smiley, slobbery, wiggly pit bull angel. […]
November 16, 2022

Pilot program for Sacramento’s Native youth

By Caty Franco, Project Manager Earlier this year, RedRover launched a partnership with the Sacramento Native American Health Center (SNAHC) to develop and pilot an expanded […]
November 15, 2022

Changing the landscape for human and animal well-being: Collaborating with Detroit’s Dog Aide

By Helia Zarkhosh, Communications and Marketing Coordinator II It’s not an exaggeration to say that human and animal well-being are inextricably linked. Where there is human […]
November 15, 2022

Love and blessings for Lola

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator After Cynthia lost her sweet older dog Polly to metastatic breast cancer in the spring, she and her other […]
November 15, 2022

“Every animal deserves love”: Carlos’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator “Carlos was a friendly neighborhood cat that I decided to take in. Every animal deserves love and care and […]
November 15, 2022

My first deployment: Supporting survivors in Rhode Island

By Ketia Johnson, Community Outreach Coordinator As RedRover’s Community Outreach Coordinator, much of my work involves assisting domestic violence shelters and animal shelters in creating their […]

September 21, 2015

Sasha and Jason: Reflecting on love

by Jason Saenz, RedRover Readers volunteer

August 21, 2015

Back to school with RedRover Readers

Fall has arrived, and it's back to school time for RedRover Readers. Here are some exciting updates in the RedRover Readers program:

July 17, 2015

Young animal lover writes "thank you" letter to animal adopters

When Julian, an eight-year-old boy from Sacramento, California, heard a story about a homeless cat in the RedRover Readers program, he was inspired by the caring people that adopt animals every day. 

May 15, 2015

PHOTOS: Kids learn about "The Forgotten Rabbit"

View the pictures from the RedRover Readers visit where children learned about "The Forgotten Rabbit."   //-->
January 28, 2015

Attention: California, Illinois, Arizona, Oklahoma and Idaho!

Attention: California, Illinois, Arizona, Oklahoma and Idaho! Do you know of an elementary school that could use $5,000? If you do, please tell a teacher or principal about the 2015 RedRover Readers Impact Contest.

October 13, 2014

VIDEO: Kickstarter update from Nicole Forsyth

We're so close to making the E-Books for Empathy project become a reality! Join a network of animal lovers, teachers and parents who are pledging their support to help us finish our first e-book.

May 9, 2014

Lessons from Louie

by RedRover Education Manager Karly Noel

Have you read The Huffington Post’s “16 Ways My Dog Has Made Me a Better Parent” by Kathryn Kefauver? It has inspired me to reflect on the different ways my own pets have helped make me a better parent.

May 6, 2014

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Written by RedRover Education Manager Karly Noel

April 30, 2014

Want people to feel more empathy? Give them a good book!

Written by RedRover President and CEO Nicole Forsyth

If you have ever lost yourself in a good book – where you feel you are in the mind of the characters, feeling what they are feeling – you would not be surprised to discover that reading high quality literature is linked to an increased Theory of Mind (the ability to understand others’ mental states) and empathy. Last October, an exciting article came out in The New York Times that demonstrates this phenomenon.