Causes we support
We currently donate regularly to the following non-profit organizations. Both have a long track record of tireless advocacy for dolphins and whales. We are very grateful for the work they do. Please click the links below to learn more.
Since 1976 the Center for Whale Research (CWR) has been the leading organization studying the Southern Resident killer whales in their critical habitat: the Salish Sea. CWR performs health assessments to ensure the viability of the whale population, informing elected officials of their ecosystem needs, and sharing the whales’ story with the world.
The Center for Whale Research is the leading voice for the gravely endangered Southern Resident killer whales (orcas), having generated over four decades of scientific research and health assessments. This work has been used to inform decision-makers and elected officials about the whales' ecosystem requirements to ensure the future viability of this playful, social, and beloved population of animals. CWR's unique on-the-water research approach entails recording information through whale encounters that provide essential social, demographic, health, and geographic information. CWR offers this information to U.S. and Canadian government agencies annually for conservation and management purposes. They are based in the San Juan islands, Washington state.
Dolphin Project is a non-profit charitable organization, dedicated to the welfare and protection of dolphins worldwide. Founded by Richard (Ric) O’Barry on Earth Day, April 22, 1970, the organization aims to educate the public about captivity and, where feasible, retire and/or release captive dolphins.
The mission of Dolphin Project is to end dolphin exploitation and slaughter, as dolphins are routinely captured, harassed, slaughtered and sold into captivity around the world – all in the name of profit. Dolphin Project works not only to halt these slaughters, but also to rehabilitate captive dolphins for retirement and/or release, investigate and advocate for economic alternatives to dolphin slaughter, and to put a permanent end to dolphin captivity.