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Animal Impact

Animal Impact

Do you miss your pets at home? Why not join a student organization that helps local homeless animals?

Animal Impact is the volunteer student group that works with the Kent County Humane Society

Need Stress Relief?

Near the end of the semester when stress from studying is at its peak, Animal Impact and the Kent County Humane Society bring dogs and cats to campus to help students “decompress.” The dogs and cats benefit from the visit as well since the visit helps socialize them, making them better candidates for adoption.


Animal Impact sponsors campus events such as concerts and dog washes to raise money for the Kent County Humane Society.

Want to Help?

Student volunteers visit the Kent County Humane Society shelter several times per month to assist with a variety of tasks, including walking the dogs, socializing kittens, cleaning kennels, etc. Don’t worry if you don’t have a car! Animal Impact schedules a college van for these visits.

Other Ways to Help

Save your Redner’s grocery receipts! Local businesses, including Ace Hardware, have collection boxes for the receipts, which the Kent County Humane Society submits to Redner’s for a cash donation. 

For more information, contact Animal Impact student president Sydney Armitage & Asia Perez or faculty advisor Dr. John Hepler. You can also find Animal Impact on Facebook.