Operation Blankets of Love (OBOL) is an award-winning non-profit 501(c)3 public charity. We collect, transport and distribute recycled and new pet-related items to comfort stray, sick, neglected and abused homeless animals in shelters, rescue groups, sanctuaries and foster groups. In addition, as an Emergency Response Team, we partner with those organizations to provide relief and comfort to animals that are displaced or endangered by catastrophe.
- Operation Blankets of Love is a Partner Service Provider for The American Red Cross of Santa Monica.
- Provide comfort items to shelters, rescues, sanctuaries, and fosters to improve the well-being of stray, sick, abused, and neglected homeless animals, increasing their chances for adoption which saves lives.
- Provide emergency first-response to shelters and rescue groups.
- Advocate animal welfare through humane education programs, speaking engagements, and public awareness campaigns.
- Decrease animal homelessness by promoting adoption.
- Reduce shelter and rescue operating costs by providing donated comfort items.
Operation Blankets of Love Founder Eileen Smulson ticked off at SB County animal shelter rules