How to Volunteer with Mercy For Animals

When you see behind-the-scenes images of animals confined to filthy sheds at factory farms, do you wish you could do something to ease their suffering? Do you dream of reforming our broken food system to create one that’s kinder to animals and people and more sustainable for our planet? Now is the perfect time to volunteer with Mercy For Animals! Your voice, your ideas, and your actions matter in our shared fight to end animal abuse.

Whether you want to help organize or participate in on-the-ground demonstrations or complete simple online actions from the privacy of your home, we’ve got you covered. There are so many opportunities to use your unique skills to volunteer with Mercy For Animals. Here are some ways you can get involved:

Visit Our Volunteer Resource Hub

The new Mercy For Animals Volunteer Resource Hub is a one-stop shop for everything you need to become an effective advocate for farmed animals. The resource hub contains articles, videos, toolkits, and worksheets with information on everything you need to know about becoming a changemaker for animals. Topics include animal-advocacy basics, organizing with others in your community, improving communication skills and digital strategy, building emotional resilience, avoiding burnout, and practicing self-care to maintain your advocacy work. 

Contact Your Representatives

Your voice is essential in advancing laws and policies that will help create a more compassionate food system. If you live in a place listed below, take 30 seconds to click the links and contact your elected officials.

To contact lawmakers on issues relating to farmed animals that aren’t listed above, visit this website to find your U.S. federal, state, and local representatives, and download our legislative advocacy toolkit for tips on how to approach them on behalf of farmed animals. You can also sign up for future action alerts from Mercy For Animals that relate to where you live.

Join Our Hen Heroes Team

Short on time but want to make an impact? Become a Hen Hero! Sign up, and you’ll receive emails with simple actions to take for animals. The actions are quick, but their impact is substantial.

Fundraise for Animals

Bring your unique fundraising vision to life. Start a personalized fundraiser for your birthday, your anniversary, or other special occasion; honor a loved one; go on a mountain climb… The possibilities are as limitless as your creativity. When you sign up for a fundraiser, you get a one-of-a-kind fundraising web page where you can rally your friends and family to take action with you. 

Sign Up Today!

The vast majority of animals raised for food suffer needlessly their entire lives for industries that make us sick, exploit workers, and wreak havoc on the environment. But it doesn’t have to be this way! Together, we can build a world in which all animals are respected, protected, and free. Scroll to the bottom of the Volunteer Resource Hub, and fill out the form to volunteer with Mercy For Animals today!