RedRover News

July 13, 2022

A Happy, Hoppy Hippo: Judge’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator When Erica became a single mother, she was grateful to have her handsome Pittie, Judge, by her side as […]
July 11, 2022

Smiling Violet: A Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator As 2021 wore on, Haley felt her mental health worsening, hitting its lowest by the beginning of November. She […]
July 11, 2022

A Happy Tail for Hank

By Athena Cardiasmenos, Program Assistant Before entering a domestic violence shelter, Shelley* found herself in circumstances that are all too common for people fleeing abusive situations: […]
June 23, 2022

Collaborating for a Kinder World

By Tara Lenehan, Education Coordinator Collaboration is key to RedRover’s mission, since we know that so much more is possible when we work together for a […]
June 15, 2022

Social and emotional learning: Working at the roots of kindness

By Caty Franco, Project Manager Social and emotional learning – you may have heard this term recently. It’s a buzzword of late that’s been conflated with […]
June 10, 2022

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Laurel

By Helia Zarkhosh, RedRover Communications and Marketing Coordinator What does a typical day look like for RedRover staff members? How do we answer the call for […]
June 10, 2022

Kind News magazine features cool careers with animals

By Amelia Saris, Project Coordinator II The goal of Kind News magazine is to inspire kids to show empathy towards people and animals and support children’s […]
June 10, 2022

Gunny’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator When Crystal first adopted Gunny in 2016, it was only because one of her children had fallen head over […]
June 10, 2022

Miss Priscilla’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Priscilla, a regal Siberian cat, was nearly 10 years old when Kendra adopted her. The stunning feline had many […]

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.