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International Homeless Animals Day

 All I can do
is believe you will keep on being the warm
vaulting life, ravelled round mine,
although I may never hold you.

– Polly Atkin, “Rabbit in Morning”

Every year since 1992, the third Saturday in August has been dedicated to homeless animals all around the world. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty towards Animals, 6.3 millions animals enter shelters each year. While that number is large, it is estimated that there are as many as 70 million homeless animals in the United States alone. No matter how much work is done, there is always more to do.

The organizations that do the important work of taking in, caring for, rehabilitating, fostering, and rehoming animals, because of the vastness of the problem, are always in need of support. SHARE is partnered with many great animal rescues and adoption centers, including,

If animal welfare is important to you, please take the time to read more about these individual nonprofits’ missions. 

We hope that you will take the time to support these organizations by attending an event, volunteering time, donating money, or shopping their wish-lists! If you are still in search of a nonprofit to support, please check out our directory here.

About SHARE Detroit 
SHARE Detroit is a community initiative with opportunities to do good across the tri-county area. A robust online platform makes giving easy by connecting generous people to the greatest needs in the community. offers local nonprofits a chance to be seen and heard, regardless of cause or size, and work together. Learn more at

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We have so much great news to share from our nonprofit partners about their amazing work. But, we'd love to hear from you. Let us know if you have stories you'd like to tell and we'll make you a guest blogger!!