Stories of Good

Disaster

Disaster Cache: Means of Restoration

Disaster caches allow us to provide funds and/or donate in-kind items that help people and animals affected by natural disasters and COVID-19.

Girls' Voices

Girls' Voices: 2021 in Review

2021 was a big year for the Greater Good Charities Girls' Voices program! Check out some of our highlights from this year

Cats

5 Reasons to Adopt, Not Shop

Every year, approximately 6.5 million pets enter U.S. animal shelters nationwide, 1.5 million of which are euthanized. But you can help!

Planet

A Healthier Earth through Education

Working in Eastern Africa, Wild Nature Institute seeks to address the climate and biodiversity crisis through education and collective actions within...

Planet

Earth Day 2021: A Reflection

This Earth Day, the world will come together to talk about our home, the home which nourishes, shelters, and sustains us.

Cats

Oregon Humane Continues to Spread GOOD!

Barry Manilow came to Oregon Humane as a rescue from a hoarding case. He suffered from extreme pododermatitis, commonly known as “pillow foot.” It...

Disaster

From Freezing to Foster

The polar vortex that swept the coldest air in a decade across the United States didn’t just pay a harsh visit to Texas. It also affected many other...

Cats

Luna Lands on Her Feet

More people working from home during COVID-19 means more pets are being fostered or adopted. Read the story of Luna, one of the pets on board our...

Pets

The Foundation of Pawsitivity

The Cat Pawsitive Pro class of 2021 is underway at 11 shelters all across the country. And while the shelter cats are the stars of the program, the...

Planet

A Rhino Named Goose

In the past 40 years, the black rhino population in Africa has dwindled significantly. Today, fewer than 5,000 rhinos remain. With your help, Greater...

Girls' Voices

Champions for Change

This year’s Girls’ Voices for Change competition just wrapped up with over 300 submissions from over 50 countries!

Planet

Hope for Tasmanian Devils

Not all devils have horns. Some are actually straight up adorable. We’re talking about the Tasmanian devils, of course! Unfortunately, they are...

Cats

Pets Flown to Safety Just in Time

As Hurricane Laura approached the Gulf Coast, we knew we had to be there for shelter pets. With no owners to get them to safety, it was up to us and...

Cats

Rescue Rebuild Goes to West Virginia

Did you know that nearly 50% of pet-owning victims of domestic violence delay leaving their abuser because they are afraid to leave their pet behind,...

Planet

Introducing Greater Good Charities!

While our name has changed, be assured our dedication has not. Greater Good Charities will remain steadfast and true in our mission and founding...

Disaster

Pipsqueak the Bravest Mouse

When Hurricane Laura threatened the Gulf Coast, you gave such immediate support that we assembled emergency flights to evacuate pets out of harm’s...

Planet

A Perilous Elephant Rescue

Earlier this year, Elephant Nature Park in Thailand received information about two elephants in desperate need of help on Koh Chang island.

People

Toys for Kids During COVID-19

The Boys and Girls Club of the North Valley takes pride in offering fun and engaging activities to help youth learn and grow, while also having fun.

Disaster

Keeping Shelter Staff Safe with Masks

Greater Good Charities is working to provide disposable masks to shelters and rescues across the country, to ensure that staff and volunteers stay...

Pets

Newborn Pup Survives Against All Odds

Greater Good Charities has worked throughout the coronavirus pandemic to distribute grants to shelters in need across the country, to cover the costs...

Girls' Voices

Spreading Hope from Home

To help spread positivity during this crisis, we invited girls everywhere to participate in our “Spread Hope” challenge, asking them to answer “What...

Planet

Australian Wildlife on the Mend

Greater Good Charities is still working with partners on the ground to help Australian wildlife affected by the wildfires that ravaged the country.

Pets

Josie’s Escape

Abandoned with her four puppies, Josie needed to make a great escape!

People

Phoenix Residents Receive Good Packs

In an effort to continue delivering Good Packs for veterans and their pets across the country, we stopped by UMOM New Day Centers in Phoenix, Ariz.

Planet

2020s: The Decade of Hope

As this decade comes to an end, we’re looking toward the future with hope. While many species were added to endangered lists, many bounced back from...

Planet

Protecting the Sea Lions

Thanks to your support, Project Peril attended a training workshop to protect the sea lions in the northern Gulf.