About The Event

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike!

Whether making a toy for a dog or cat, preparing snacks for one of our small mammals or making adoption posters, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.
When: 1st Saturday of the month from 10–11:30 a.m.
Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 157 W. Grand Ave.
Cost: The cost of registration is $5 per family. If you are attending with two children, please consider making an addition donation.

What are the benefits of the Kids Who Care program?

  • Introduces children to basic pet care
  • Offers children the chance to meet an adoptable pet
  • Teaches safety around animals
  • Encourages feelings of empathy
  • Creates a sense of pride in giving back to the community
  • Paves the way for a lifelong ethic of service


What will we be doing during the Kids Who Care event?

  • A member of our Community Programs team will kick off your visit with a short presentation about the organization, along with basic animal safety information.
  • Following the presentation, families will have the opportunity to take part in a variety of mini volunteer activities, which may include:
    • Preparing a snack to feed to one of our small animals, such as a rabbit or guinea pig
      • Making a toy for a shelter cat or dog
  • Decorating an “Adoption Ambassador” flier to post in the community
  • Come join The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program and enjoy this fun and interactive engagement while learning more about Chicago’s oldest and largest animal welfare organization!

For more information, contact Avi Kulla at (312) 645-8093 or akulla@anticruelty.org

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The Anti-Cruelty Society
157 W. Grand Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60654
Avril Kulla
312-645-8093 | akulla@anticruelty.org

The Anti-Cruelty Society

The Anti-Cruelty Society

157 W. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60654
United States

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