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Last-Minute Gift Guide for Valentine's Day

January 12, 2024
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Top Valentine's Day Gifts that Benefit The Marine Mammal Center, A Non-Profit that Rescues and Rehabilitates Marine Animals – No Shipping Required!

Our Last-Minute Gift Guide features gifts that give back to marine animals and don’t require shipping. By purchasing these last-minute gifts, you are supporting medical care for a patient in need, which has helped us rescue more than 24,000 marine mammals since 1975 while advancing global ocean conservation.

harbor seal Woody

For the animal-lover:

Downloadable Adopt-a-Seal®. $20

Adopt-a-Seal® lets you give a gift that gives back. When you symbolically adopt Pacific harbor seal Woody your purchase will provide the food and medical care sick and injured animals need to return home. Your download includes an adoption certificate that features a photo of Woody and her story of rescue to release. With more than 40 past patients to choose from – like sea otters, sea lions and more – you’re sure to find the perfect downloadable Adopt-a-Seal® for the animal lover in your life.

For the one you can't decide what to give:

A gift card to The Marine Mammal Center’s Gift Store. Starts at $10

Can’t decide what to give your loved one? Or do they prefer to shop for themselves? A gift card to the Center’s Gift Store will let your loved one choose their perfect present. When you purchase a gift card, you will receive an email that you can forward to your loved one so they can start shopping right away!

retail store gift card with harbor seal and a yellow ribbon
sea otter

For the one who has everything:

A donation in their honor. Starts at $5

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 note with your donation and let them know they gave a second chance to a marine mammal. Your gift can be sent immediately or on a specific date.

Looking for more gift options? Explore our guide to the Top Eco Friendly Valentine’s Day Gifts. Your purchase comes with a downloadable gift IOU to give your Valentine while they wait for their special present to arrive.  

A purchase will help to support global ocean conservation through marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation, scientific research, and education.

Browse all of our downloadable Adopt-a-Seal stories to find the perfect last-minute gift that gives back to 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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