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Last-Minute Gift Guide for 2019 – Top Gifts that Give Back to Marine Animals

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Holiday 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 choosing to purchase these downloadable gifts, you are supporting medical care for our patients in need, which has enabled the rescue of more than 23,000 marine mammals since 1975.

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For the animal-lover:

Downloadable Adopt-a-Seal®. $20

Adopt-a-Seal® lets you give a gift that gives back. When you symbolically adopt harbor seal Rebel Princess, or one of our other digitally downloadable patients, your purchase will provide the food and medical care our sick and injured patients need to return home for the holidays. Download includes an adoption certificate that features a photo of Rebel Princess and his story. From sea otters to seals to sea lions, find the perfect downloadable Adopt-a-Seal® for the animal love in your life.

For the one who has everything:

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

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Your purchase of any of our Last-Minute Gifts that Give Back will help to support our mission of 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 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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