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What is a Youth Ambassador?

If you're between the ages of 8 and 18, and you love to get active, have fun, raise money and save animals, you could be a
Walk4Animals Youth Ambassador! 

As a Youth Ambassador, you'll create your very own team online fundraising page (don't worry, it's EASY!), then you'll rally your friends and family to join or donate to your team.  After that, all you need to do is get outside and WALK...or run, ride your bike, hop, skip, jump or just roll around in the grass, we won't judge!

Bring your dog along (if you don't have one, borrow your neighbor's dog).  Be sure to pay attention to the wild animals you see when you're outside - after all, this is about saving and celebrating pets and wild animals!  

Anderson's Youth Ambassador Program will qualify as service hours for church groups, sports teams, college applications, etc. 

All Youth Ambassadors receive:
Top 100 Fundraisers
(age 18 and younger)
receive a
Walk4Animals branded Chromebook cover!
How it works:

Step 1:


to become an Anderson Youth Ambassador.

Once approved, you will receive a Youth Ambassadors Starter Kit with further details.

Step 2:


to create your Walk4Animals 

fundraising team and customize your event page.

Step 3:


Anderson's mission and get your school, friends, family, and everyone you can think of involved to help save animals in need!


Shelter Holidays

New Year's Day  ·  Memorial Day  ·  Fourth of July  ·  Labor Day  ·  Thanksgiving Day  ·  Christmas Day

We will close at 3pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.


Adoption Center

180 N Randall Road

North Aurora, IL 60542

Next to Pet Supplies Plus

(847) 697-2880 ext 80

Adoption Center Hours

By appointment only.


Main Shelter

1000 S La Fox Street

South Elgin, IL 60177

(847) 697-2880

(847) 697-8229 fax

Adoption Center Hours

By appointment only.


Adoption Center

412 W Army Trail Road
Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Inside Petco

(847) 697-2880 ext 90

Adoption Center Hours

By appointment only.

New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Anderson Animal Shelter is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit recognized by the IRS.

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