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Top Eco Friendly Valentine’s Day Gifts

January 12, 2024
  • Gift guide

Valentine’s Day Gifts that Benefit The Marine Mammal Center, A Non-Profit that Rescues and Rehabilitates Marine Animals

Show your Valentine you care with help from our Eco Friendly Valentine’s Day Gift Guide! You’ll discover sustainable gifts that are good for the planet and will inspire your loved ones.

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

Order online by February 2 for the best chance of delivery before Valentine’s Day.

Please note that some orders may arrive later than expected due to impacts outside the Center’s control, such as high mail volume or weather. Delivery for international orders generally takes two to four weeks. We appreciate your support and patience.

Shopping at the last minute? Download this gift IOU to give your loved one while they wait for their special present to arrive. You can also find more gifts that give back on our Last-Minute Gift Guide

Bogey Adopt-a-Seal package with harbor seal plush

1. For the animal lover:

Bogey Adopt-a-Seal® with plush

If you just love love, this Adopt-a-Seal® is the perfect gift. When you symbolically adopt harbor seal Bogey (or one of our other popular patients like a sea otter, sea lion or dolphin!) your purchase will provide the food and medical care the next sick or injured patient needs to return to their ocean home. Keep it simple with a personalized certificate that features your animal’s story from rescue to release, or increase your impact by upgrading to a gift package that includes a plush!

Adopt today!

2. For the jewelry aficionado: 

A pair of seaglass earrings

If jewelry is your loved one’s preferred gift, these delicately crafted earrings are the perfect way to show you care. These blue dangle earrings are made with recycled glass and sterling silver. 

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earrings made from blue square glass wrapped in silver wire
three pairs of socks in shades of blue with sea otter design

3. For the loungewear champion:

A pair of cozy sea otter socks

Let your loved one snuggle up and show off their sea otter love with these fun socks. Made with 63 percent cotton, these otterly adorable socks will keep your loved one warm and stylish. 

Cozy up!

4. For the beach lover:

An organic cotton beach towel that shows off what they care about

If your loved one is crazy about the beach, they’ll be thrilled when they open their gift and find marine mammal swag inside. This towel is not only fun and eye-catching, but it’s also lightweight, sand-resistant and eco friendly.

Lounge on!

beach towel with harbor seal design on peach background
mother sea otter with pup

5. For the one who has everything: 

A gift and eCard in their honor

This is perfect gift that gives back for someone who doesn’t need more stuff. A donation 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 how they gave a second chance to a marine mammal. You can even schedule your eCard to be sent immediately or on a specific date.

Give back!

6. For the distant loved one:

Name a whale in honor or memory of a loved one

This is a unique opportunity to name a whale while supporting the conservation of these gentle giants. With your support of $2,500, your name or your designated honoree’s name will be added to a humpback whale’s record in Happywhale, a worldwide whale sighting database used by organizations, institutes and researchers.

Learn more!

whale fluke


Send them something sweet

Our See's Candies storefront has delectable truffles, brittle and more to satisfy your loved one’s sweet tooth while helping ocean conservation. Every purchase from our storefront will help provide the critical care sick and injured animals need to regain their strength and return to their ocean home. Order by January 26 for the best chance of delivery before Valentine’s Day.  

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A purchase of any of our Eco Friendly Valentine’s Day Gifts 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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