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Top Eco Friendly Father’s Day Gifts that Give Back

May 19, 2022
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Father’s Day Gifts that Benefit The Marine Mammal Center, A Non-Profit that Rescues and Rehabilitates Marine Animals

Show the dads in your life that you care with help from our Eco Friendly Father’s Day Gift Guide.

Not only are you helping protect our planet with these green gifts, but your purchase also gives back, supporting medical care for our marine animal patients, which has helped us rescue more than 24,000 marine mammals since 1975 while advancing global ocean conservation.

For delivery before Father’s Day, order online by Sunday, June 5.

Shopping at the last minute? Your purchase comes with a downloadable gift IOU to give your loved one while they wait for their special present to arrive. Find more gifts that give back on our Last-Minute Gift Guide. 

Adopt a Seal certificate in a mailbox

For the animal lover:

A six-month Adopt-A-Seal® subscription

Put a smile on their face when you give them a 6-Month Adopt-a-Seal® subscription! Each month they will receive a heartwarming patient story in their mailbox, complete with an adoption certificate and patient photo. This is the perfect gift that gives back because your purchase will help provide the food and medical care the next sick and injured animal needs to return home. You can adopt individual past patients, too!

For the one who's on-the-go:

An aluminum water bottle to bring along

Whether your loved one is a hiker, runner or just generally on the go, you can help them reduce their use of single-use plastic with a reusable water bottle. Made in the United States, this aluminum water bottle is perfect for the animal lover in your life as it features Notebook, a California sea lion pup that got a second chance at life. Be sure to check out other on-the-go items like this portable set of bamboo utensils.

aluminum water bottle with sea lion pup
baseball cap with The Marine Mammal Center logo

For the outdoors enthusiast:

A casual baseball cap for a sunny day

With more sunny days ahead, your loved one will appreciate this practical gift. Embroidered by a small business near The Marine Mammal Center’s hospital, this baseball cap features a Velcro back for an adjustable fit and comes in three colors, keeping the dads in your life stylish. 

For the ocean lover:

A classic t-shirt that shows off what they care about

If your loved one is crazy about the ocean, they’ll be thrilled when they open their gift and find marine mammal swag inside. This vintage style t-shirt features sea lions and is made with 100% cotton. Looking for a warmer option? Check out the long-sleeve version.

teal t-shirt with vintage-esque The Marine Mammal Center design featuring sea lions
two elephant seal socks -- one shorter and light blue and one taller and darker blue

For the lounger:

A pair of cozy seal socks they can snuggle up in

Let your loved one show off their passion for our ocean with these fun socks featuring a special elephant seal design! Made mostly of cotton, these socks will keep the dads in your life warm and cozy.  

trio of harbor seals

For the one who has everything:

A gift and eCard in their honor

This is the perfect gift that gives back for someone who doesn’t need more stuff. A gift to The Marine Mammal Center in honor of your loved one has a big impact on ocean conservation. Send a personalized eCard with your donation and let them know they gave a second chance to marine mammals. You can even schedule your eCard to be sent immediately or on a specific date!


Round out your collection of marine animal gear with a protective face mask.

You and your loved ones can stay safe and stylish with your very own marine mammal face mask. Choose from a range of ocean-themed prints, like sea otters, dolphins, sea lions and more!

mask with sea lions and The Marine Mammal Center logo

A purchase of any of our Eco Friendly Green Gifts that Give Back will help to support global ocean conservation through marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation, scientific research, and education.

Browse all of our gifts that give back to help save seals, sea otters, sea lions and other marine animals.

Yes, I want to save a life!

Yes, I want to save a life!

You’ll be giving sick and injured animals the best possible care at the Center’s state-of-the-art hospital. With your gift today, you are giving a patient a second chance at life in the wild.

  • $35 You'll buy food for a hungry animal
  • $45 You'll provide life-saving medical care
  • $65 You'll make second chances possible

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