Animal Committee


What We Do


The Animal Committee is devoted to animal welfare for all animals, from pets to farm animals to native and exotic species. Animal  Committee members coordinate and execute campaigns and projects ranging from creating animal shelter calendars to exotic rescue shelter volunteer work. 

Animal Committee Activity

H.E.A.T. Abroad: Costa Rica

This summer H.E.A.T. took 18 members to the jungle in Costa Rica! We worked in an orphanage with the community children, participated in beach clean ups with the municipality, and assisting with eco tourism, the main economic income of this beautiful country. What’s better than cliff-diving, surfing, repelling

Creek Cleanup

Cause: To rid a natural habitat in our community of litter, trash, and other forms of pollution. The Creek Cleanup was held to bring all HEATsters together at a local community hangout spot to socialize as well as clean up all the trash littering the beautiful

Kendalia Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation

For the past two semesters H.E.A.T. has participated in volunteering with the Kendalia Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation center. With so many animals that need to be cared for and with a lot of work that has to be done on the daily, H.E.A.T. has helped

Save More Dolphins (SMD)

SMD is a brand new campaign that H.E.A.T. has begun standing for “Save More Dolphins” this project focuses on fundraising money for the organization, Save Japanese Dolphins, and spreading the word about SMD. The campaign started in the spring semester of 2013 with a simple

Pillows for Pups

Cause: Make beds for sheltered animals out of donated stuffed animals and fabric. HEATsters donated their old and unwanted stuffed animals, as well as quilts/fabrics, and the stuffing from the animals was used to make beds for sheltered animals. The squad used their elite sewing skill

Spay Neuter Awareness

Author: Kirsten Peek Many people don’t understand the hype behind fixing their pets. H.E.A.T. members became aware of this problem after spending time volunteering at the animal shelter. We saw firsthand the importance of spaying and neutering pets in the equation to diminish overpopulation and

Play for PAWS

H.E.A.T. has established a great relation with Paws Shelter & Humane Society in always having members spend their weekends with taking care of dogs and cats and doing much more for these guys. Play For Paws was a project where the Animal Committee took i

Playtoy Calendar

Positive activism means incorporating art, humor and creativity into our projects. Humor, in many cases, is the strongest appeal, and draws in college students much more effectively than depressing pictures and sad statistics. Think of your favorite animal welfare organization… they LOVE to show u

Free Your Meat-Humane Beef on Campus

H.E.A.T. aims to bridge the gap between radicals and average consumers. Our mission targets those who may not already be doing good, but we believe that through positive activism we can attract a larger audience and persuade more people to do better things. Why We



Want to help?


Find the chapter at your school and tell them you would like to join, HEAT chapters are located across the state (See above for complete list).


1. Contact H.E.A.T. Corporate

2. Once approved, you become a ‘Pre-HEAT,’ a recognized inactive chapter. You remain a ‘Pre-HEAT’ until you have established an executive board of directors, including a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and directors for each committee.

3. When you have everything in order, you’re ready to become an active HEAT chapter, gaining members and changing the world!


Donating to the H.E.A.T. Establishment helps us make a bigger impact on the world around us. You could sponsor a student going abroad to clean up an island coast or bring clothes to a self-sustaining orphanage and school.


If you would like to donate to The H.E.A.T. Establishment, contact H.E.A.T. Corporate. If you would like to sponsor an event or project at a specific university, contact that chapter’s president and he or she will be more than happy to work with you every step of the way, from informing you what projects you can support to showing you the positive results your money and time as yielded.


We’re always open to new ideas and are always looking for new opportunites to make a difference. If you have a cause or issue either locally or globally you would like us to be aware of please let us know.