Why I Donate To Your Competition

Because I spend a lot of time on social media and am also connected with quite a few non-profits, I frequently see posts from non-profit founders/volunteers who seem baffled by (or angry about) not receiving the size/quantity of donations they hope for.  Typically, these posts come from newer or smaller organizations that just need some guidance orContinue reading “Why I Donate To Your Competition”

If I’m a hero, you can be too.

Last week I circulated a photo of a desperately sad looking dog behind bars at the Orange County Animal Shelter. I was pleading for someone to step in and rescue her from this notoriously overcrowded shelter where, as a non-puppy and a chihuahua (of which this area has far too many) her chances of being killed forContinue reading “If I’m a hero, you can be too.”

“Pets of the Homeless” Fundraiser

As many of you know, I donate 10% of sales from The Tree Kisser shop to the Love Infinitely Project Animal Fund, which then allocates money and resources to deserving non-profits. Between Feb 15 – Mar 15, the designated recipient of our help was Pets of the Homeless, a national organization focused on providing food,Continue reading ““Pets of the Homeless” Fundraiser”

My Week with Scotlund: Acrylics & Advocacy

Last week, we had the absolute privilege of hosting our friend Scotlund Haisley, president & founder of Animal Rescue Corps, in our home. In addition to rescuing animals (ARC specializes in busting puppy mills, dog fighting rings, and hoarding situations), Scotlund is also an incredibly talented artist. The subjects of his paintings are primarily animalsContinue reading “My Week with Scotlund: Acrylics & Advocacy”

Saving Nero

Hendrick Boards is among my favorite companies in existence. Run by two brothers, this skateboard & apparel company donates a massive amount of their profits (typically around 40%, depending on the item) to independent, deserving animal rescue organizations (they have more than 300 rescue partners!). When you shop with them, the donation sparked by yourContinue reading “Saving Nero”

Mayday Pit Bull Rescue Fundraiser

  Photo by Andrea Carreo Photography This weekend, my boyfriend and I flew to Phoenix to support our good friend Scotlund Haisley, president and founder of Animal Rescue Corps (ARC), whose artwork was showing at a fundraiser for Mayday Pit Bull Rescue and Advocacy. Mayday and ARC have a beautiful relationship, as Mayday has takenContinue reading “Mayday Pit Bull Rescue Fundraiser”