World Animal Awareness Society

Rating: 4.84 stars   62 reviews

Issues: Animals, Arts & Culture

Location: 2531 Jackson Ave. # 246 Ann Arbor MI 48103 USA

Mission: The moving image is arguably the rawest, most powerful educational tool we have to witness our behavioral patterns, attitudes and interactions and aid us in our continued growth... The VISION of the World Animal Awareness Society (WA2S.org) is to focus a lens on a wide spectrum of interactions at the human-animal intersection and curate a detailed filmed archive of behaviors in expectation of observing human evolution.
Results: All programs are tracking: More here: http://www.WA2S.org
Target demographics: build humane programs around the world
Direct beneficiaries per year: more than 100 animal focused non profits / charities with communication support for critical programs
Geographic areas served: the realm of animals and people
Programs: American Strays Project All Eyes On The Gulf Expedition Leaving Fukushima EZ The Skype Sessions - Crude Awakening Snapperfest
2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

Seeing how hard this organization works to bring unbiased exposure to animal news is so refreshing. I know I can always depend on them for updates about animal well-being worldwide. I hope this wonderful organization receives the recognition it deserves!

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World Animal Awareness Society is obviously a good cause that deserves to be admired for all it does. Disasters cause immense suffering for animals in need, my experience is that Tom McPhee connects with Skype to make sure he gets the right information to get the right help exactly where it is needed. The animals cannot say but I will do it for them. Tom, THANK YOU! Pieter

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ask them to keep on doing what they are doing forever and ever more.

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I am happy and proud to be able to say I have known Tom for many years now. I have never seen more energy and passion from a person in all my life. I think it's very obvious this is the case with Tom and World Awareness Society in all that is done on a daily basis.

Such good stuff!!

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My name is Jon Price. I am a liberal arts student and a freelance journalist. I was writing a piece on the online mini-series produced by the "A2WS" executive director Tom McPhee. Subsequently doing research on the project I was pleased to find that The World Animal Awareness Society is a great organization with a great cause. I whole heartedly support their efforts to save animal lives and would recommend the charity to anyone with a philanthropic bone in their body.

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My children and I are very passionate about animals. We frequently search the web looking for non-profits that show concern and interest in the well-being of animals. The World Animal Awareness Society came up in one of our searches. Based on our findings, we believe this non-profit organization to be a dedicated organization that truly cares about and for animals. Keep up all of your hard work and efforts for the sakes of the animals. We enjoyed the videos and tips. Thank you for all that you do. DEIDEIBOLTZ

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The World Animal Awareness society is an organization that works tirelessly day in and day out for the animals. They do a wonderful job and post some fantastic and enjoyable videos. Thank you for all that you do World Animal Awareness Society. Keep doing what your doing it is appreciated by both our furry friends and humans alike.

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I saw “An American Opera” on January 29, 2009 at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Michigan. "An American Opera" is a documentary made by Tom McPhee of World Animal Awareness Society about the crisis facing domestic animals in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. It was an amazing movie which moved me to tears, opened my eyes, and (eventually) moved me to action on behalf of another group of helpless animals. One of the messages that I took away from "An American Opera" - and World Animal Awareness Society in general - is that you have to get out there and do something. As corny as it sounds, everyone can do something - everyone has some resource (if not money, then time or skills) that can help animals, which subsequently can make our world a better place. I realized that I needed to utilize my professional skills to advocate on behalf of animals who do not have a voice and to make people aware of the many injustices that still face animals today. I have always considered myself an "animal person," but after becoming aware of the amazing work done by the World Animal Awareness Society I realized how passive I was in this belief. Tom McPhee and World Animal Awareness Society are doing important work to raise awareness of the many, many issues facing animals around the world. I encourage everyone to familiarize themselves with the stories told by World Animal Awareness Society and then to reflect on what resources you have that you can utilize to help remedy some of the problems identified by WA2S.

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WA2S is the pillar of all animal information. I love all their videos and trust the infomation as true.

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The World Animal Awareness Society is an incredible non-profit asset to our community and the animals. Their work is a well-needed shot in the arm to the general public. Any way can can assist them is assisting the animals!

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I am an educator in the Pinckney Community Schools. My contact with Tom McPhee and the World Animal Awareness Society began several years ago. Before Mr. McPhee founded the WA2S he worked with my class on a documentary entitled "Homeless Pets: An Economic Epidemic" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MDD6AmpnXU). After he began WA2S he came to speak to another class regarding the oil spill in the Gulf. The WA2S takes animal/human interactions and shares them with the general public. I have learned about a variety of events and interactions in a objective format...I am able to share information with the children I teach. It is exactly what the title implies, "world animal awareness".

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