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spacer kinship circle disaster animal response activates in emergencies for animal victims. We provide skill, experience, stamina and leadership — in a spirit of cooperation to best serve animals. Responders reflect a wide range of training and credentials. The movie above, I Am Alive! Save Me, is a portal to Kinship Circle aid worldwide. Please watch and support our mission to save animals left behind.

skills, knowledge, experience
spacer Kinship Circle volunteers are classified by training level, with a broad spectrum of skills from search-rescue and crisis sheltering...to veterinary experience and disaster operations.

  • ASSESSMENT & GROUND OPERATIONS

  • SEARCH AND RESCUE, ANIMAL TRANSPORT

  • VETERINARY SKILLS - Veterinarian, Vet Tech, Vet Assistant, Animal Medical, Vaccination And First Aid Experience

  • ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER - ACO Skills, Training, Certification

  • EMERGENCY SHELTERING - Animal Care & Handling, Admin (setup, intake, records, shelter management, etc)

  • SHELTER IN PLACE - Food-Water Stations, Documentation

  • ANIMAL DISASTER TRAINING - With credentialing organizations like HSUS-NDART, American Humane, UAN Redrover, Noah’s Wish, Best Friends, Animal Rescue Corps…

  • CPR-AED CERTIFICATION - Plus Animal First Aid-CPR

  • DOCUMENTATION - Photography, Video, Field Notes, Reports

  • COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY - Communication, Wi-Fi, Information Coordination & Tracking, Spreadsheets, etc

  • PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - Firefighters, EMTs, MDs, Nurses, Veterinarians, ACOs, Shelter Managers, etc
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volunteers train in areas such as...
spacer ~ Search And Rescue (SAR)
~ Technical Animal Rescue (TAR)
~ Large Animal Rescue (LAR)
~ Swiftwater/Basic Water Rescue
~ Flood Rescue Boat
~ Wildland Fire Training/Fire Rescue
~ Hazardous Materials & Decontamination
~ Aggressive Animal Handling
~ Animal Cruelty Investigations
~ FEMA Coursework And Certification
~ Wildlife Rehabilitation
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some disasters we've assisted in
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Kinship Circle works globally, with its main office in Saint Louis and volunteer staff across the U.S.

Kinship Circle
7380 Kingsbury Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63130

Brenda Shoss, Founder and President
Saint Louis, MO
info@kinshipcircle.org
314-795-2646

Kate Danaher, Social Media Director
San Rafael, CA
katedanaher@animalearthhuman.org
415-847-9748

Bonnie Morrison, Disaster Management Director / Batavia, OH
dancnfeet1@hotmail.com
513-797-1881
Ron Presley, Disaster Field Response Manager / Marietta, GA
ronpresley@hotmail.com
770-823-5867

Cheri Deatsch, Disaster Field Response Manager / New Orleans, LA
deatschlaw@hotmail.com
504-610-2999

Beth Schmidt, Disaster Field Response Manager / New Orleans, LA
bschmi@lsuhsc.edu
504-606-4997

Sister Michael Marie, Disaster Public Information-Staff Relations
Clarksburg, OH
sistermichaelmarie@gmail.com

Leigh Schmitt, Nonprofit Development Activities / Clarksville, TN
leighschmitt@bellsouth.net
Meg York, Event Photo-Video & HLS Campaign Aide
South Royalton, VT
margaretb.york@gmail.com

Nora Constance Marino, Esq., Kinship Circle Counsel
Great Neck, NY
Ncmlegal@aol.com
516-829-8399

Stephanie Zitzer, Information & Fundraising Coordination
Saint Louis, MO
stephaniezitzer@gmail.com

Graydon Ballard
Kinship Circle Board
Travel Logistics (presentations, conferences, disasters...)
Saint Louis, MO
spacer **ALL CONTACTS LISTED — except Brenda Shoss, founder, and Kate Danaher, social media — ARE VOLUNTEERS. Kinship Circle has no sustained funding, and thus, no paid staff. We appreciate your patience in response to inquiries and your understanding that we do not have resources to fulfill every request.

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Animal Advocacy  |  Education  |  Disaster Aid

info@kinshipcircle.org  •  KinshipCircle.org  •  KinshipCircle.org/disasters
314-795-2646  |  7380 Kingsbury Blvd  |  Saint Louis, MO 63130 USA

Kinship Circle is a nonprofit focused in: Animal Cruelty Investigation & Action, Humane Education, and Disaster Animal Response.
●  Federal 501c3 under U.S. IRS ruling, Public Charity Status: 170b1Avi
●  Tax Employee Identification Number (EIN) available upon request
●  Nonprofit Certificate of Incorporation, Charter: N00071626
●  PRIVACY POLICY