Student Service Club Blog2023-04-17T11:16:54-07:00
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Student Service Club Blog

Twice each month, Marin County students in grades 5-12 visit our campus to participate in Student Service Clubs. Students engage in projects to help the shelter, learn about the work we do, and take part in projects that benefit our community. Club sessions run in the fall (September through December) and in the spring (January through May). To learn more, keep reading!

Homemade Treats for the Animals

Sadie and Aashna, and their gaggle of friends Penelope, Anaya, Juniper, Sophie and Claire recently held a bake sale at Marinwood Park.  Selling an assortment of delicious cookies and treats, they raised $232 for the animals of Marin Humane. Thank you, Sadie, Aashna and friends for your hard work and generosity!

October 1, 2021|Categories: Compassion In Action, Humane Education|

Not All PAWS Are For Entertainment

Each semester, Marin Humane welcomes a group of students into our Student Service Clubs. These animal-loving students spend the semester learning about Marin Humane become animal advocates through their work. Middle and high school students in the Junior and Senior Roots & Shoots clubs develop a community service project to guide their semester. These clubs are part of the national Roots & Shoots program started by Dr. Jane Goodall. For this semester's project, students decided to invite a variety of speakers from different animal-involved organizations to teach us what they do. You can watch new installments of these virtual interviews every week and more from the Student Service Club blog. Join our Senior Roots & Shoots as they meet with Catherine Doyle, Director of Science, Research, and [...]

May 7, 2021|Categories: Blog, Humane Education|Tags: , |

Square Peg: Where Everyone Fits

Each semester, Marin Humane welcomes a group of students into our Student Service Clubs. These animal-loving students spend the semester learning about Marin Humane become animal advocates through their work. Middle and high school students in the Junior and Senior Roots & Shoots clubs develop a community service project to guide their semester. These clubs are part of the national Roots & Shoots program started by Dr. Jane Goodall. For this semester's project, students decided to invite a variety of speakers from different animal-involved organizations to teach us what they do. You can watch new installments of these virtual interviews every week and more from the Student Service Club blog. After learning about how Marin Humane uses Animal-Assisted Therapy, our Junior Roots & Shoots club wanted to [...]

April 23, 2021|Categories: Blog, Humane Education, Special Cases|Tags: , |

Get Wild with WildCare

Each semester, Marin Humane welcomes a group of students into our Student Service Clubs. These animal-loving students spend the semester learning about Marin Humane become animal advocates through their work. Middle and high school students in the Junior and Senior Roots & Shoots clubs develop a community service project to guide their semester. These clubs are part of the national Roots & Shoots program started by Dr. Jane Goodall. For this semester's project, students decided to invite a variety of speakers from different animal-involved organizations to teach us what they do. You can watch new installments of these virtual interviews every week and more from the Student Service Club blog. This week our Senior Roots & Shoots club interviews Eileen Jones, WildCare's Education Director. WildCare is a [...]

April 21, 2021|Categories: Blog, Humane Education|Tags: , , |

Factory Farming through a Social Justice Lens

Each semester, Marin Humane welcomes a group of students into our Student Service Clubs. These animal-loving students spend the semester learning about Marin Humane become animal advocates through their work. Middle and high school students in the Junior and Senior Roots & Shoots clubs develop a community service project to guide their semester. These clubs are part of the national Roots & Shoots program started by Dr. Jane Goodall. For this semester's project, students decided to invite a variety of speakers from different animal-involved organizations to teach us what they do. You can watch new installments of these virtual interviews every week and more from the Student Service Club blog. This week we meet with Maddie Krasno, Farm Sanctuary's Manager of Humane Education Programs. Farm Sanctuary was [...]

April 2, 2021|Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Humane Education|Tags: , |

How to Become a Shelter Veterinarian

Each semester, Marin Humane welcomes a group of students into our Student Service Clubs. These animal-loving students spend the semester learning about Marin Humane become animal advocates through their work. Middle and high school students in the Junior and Senior Roots & Shoots clubs develop a community service project to guide their semester. These clubs are part of the national Roots & Shoots program started by Dr. Jane Goodall. For this semester's project, students decided to invite a variety of speakers from different animal-involved organizations to teach us what they do. You can watch new installments of these virtual interviews every week and more from the Student Service Club blog. Today our Senior Roots & Shoots club interviews Dr. Anne Miller, one of Marin Humane's veterinarians. Dr. [...]

March 31, 2021|Categories: Blog, Humane Education|Tags: , |
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