MLK Jr. Day of Service

About The Event


Give back to pets in need at The Anti-Cruelty Society with our Martin Luther King Jr. day of service. Join us virtually to help homeless pets. Spend a few minutes, or the whole session, as we craft and learn more about animals!  

WHAT: Day of service 

Join us virtually for:

  • Guided crafting to make toys and beds for shelter pets
  • Live dog demos with training tips
  • Meet and greets with shelter pets
  • Q&A with shelter staff

WHEN:  Monday, January 18, 2021

  • Session 1: 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
  • Session 2:  1 –3 p.m.

WHO: Individuals, families, community groups, businesses

WHERE: Online via Zoom

HOW: Sign up to take part in Session 1 or 2 here. Drop-ins are also welcome. Collect your own supplies in advance or sign up to pick-up a free crafting kit for your household. Kits are available on a first-come first-served basis. To request a crafting kit in advance, or for more information, email

DIY items that will be demonstrated and are needed for our shelter pets: 

Supplies needed to create DIY Items:
  • 2 yards of fleece
  • 1 T-shirt
  • 6 corks
  • Pushpin
  • 1 bag of craft feathers
  • 4 pipe cleaners
  • Cotton balls
  • 1 bag dried catnip
  • Cotton fabric (old shirts work great)
  • 1 ruler
  • Cardboard
  • Non-toxic glue
  • Scissors
  • Craft Instructions (See links above)

This free event has been made possible thanks to the generous support of people like you! Please consider supporting our work by making a tax-deductible donation so we can continue building our community of caring in 2021 and beyond. Donate here.

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