|Operation Blankets of Love's (OBOL) mission is to improve the well-being of homeless animals and increase chances for survival and adoption – with the ultimate aim of eliminating animal homelessness. OBOL provides donated recycled and new aid and comfort items to homeless animals that consists of stray, sick, neglected, owner-dumped and abused animals to shelters, rescues, pets of the homeless, fosters and sanctuaries.
Studies show and experts agree that shelter animals with blankets and comfort items make them calm, feel safe and secure, warm and comfortable and are happier. The potential adopter can picture them in their home. This increases their chance for adoption which SAVES LIVES!!
OBOL does more than just providing blankets and care items!!
We also provide:
• Comfort/Aid Pet Items for Homeless Animals
OBOL's unique service engages 75+ businesses as drop-off locations to donate recycled and new blankets, pet beds, food, treats, toys, carriers, grooming supplies and other pet items.
• Emergency Response
Everyday is a disaster for homeless pets who are starving, scared and miserable. OBOL helps shelters, animal rescues, pets of the homeless and fosters. We also provides relief with critical supplies to comfort animals displaced or endangered by catastrophes and work with other relief organizations like the American Red Cross.
• Humane Education Learning Program (HELP)
A service-oriented humane education program to teach preschoolers through college students to be kind and respectful to animals and raises awareness about homeless animals.
Working with the media and elected officials, OBOL takes action for shelter reform and for animal welfare through public awareness presentations and organizing adoption events.
• Animal Transport
Provides critical supplies and assistance to organizations that save animals from "death row" and relocate them to be adopted to forever homes across America and Canada.
• Anti-Cruelty "We Dream of Justice, Too!" Campaign
Our campaign revolves around the need for increased justice for abused and neglected animals.