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Your Impact Will Go Twice as Far for a Pup

Do you notice all those folds of skin? They tell a heartbreaking story of a pup far too thin. 

Right now, there’s a $5,000 gift match waiting for the pups, and your support is needed to unlock it. 

Yes, your $5 = $10 today, meaning you can provide double the fish meals for a pup like Horseshoe. 

Get your gift matched
elephant seal pup Horseshoe
Sarah Wood

Sarah Wood

Monterey Bay Operations Coordinator

Sarah serves as a primary staff liaison for Monterey Bay Operations volunteer crews and supports day-to-day operations, including marine mammal care, response and volunteer training. 

Sarah graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a degree in ecology in 2020, and has been volunteering on Monterey Bay Operations Monday Crew with the Center for almost four years. 

Sarah has a strong background in education and volunteer management through her work as a youth programs instructor at the Seymour Center in Santa Cruz. She also has research experience at Año Nuevo Island studying elephant seal populations, as well over a year of experience in veterinary medicine from her time as a veterinary assistant at Santa Cruz Vet Hospital. 

Outside of work, Sarah enjoys tide-pooling, swimming and exploring new places in Santa Cruz.