Cold. Scared. Alone.
We need your help.
Every month, we donate food and pet supplies to homeless animals at rescue groups and shelters.
We bring crucial supplies directly to the homeless to help their pets' well-being.
We help the elderly and veterans with food and comfort items for their pets.
We help groups save shelter animals from death row with transport crates and comfort items.
Our Humane Education Learning Programs (HELP) reaches students in K-12.
We help raise awareness about animal abuse and neglect through advocacy.
We love talking about saving the lives of homeless dogs and cats and how you can help.
We are unlike any other animal welfare organization. Every month we donate food and pet supplies to at least 1,000 homeless animals in shelters, rescue groups, and pets of the homeless!
Before and After
Uncomfortable. Depressed. Lonely.
More Relaxed and Adoptable.
OBOL by the Numbers
Since 2008, we have reached thousands of animals and people who care about animals.
Recent OBOL News
OBOL helps homeless pets in the San Fernando Valley with pet clothes, leashes, collars, and TLC!
Early Sunday morning, Operation Blankets of Love (OBOL) responded to emergency calls for the California firestorms (blazing from Shasta County to San Diego County). Animals were being evacuated from the raging fires and taken to safety. OBOL’s Brad and volunteers loaded a tonnage of pet food, blankets, crates, X-pens, toys and towels worth thousands of …
Stephanie Niznik, the OBOL Veterans Team Captain of Greater Los Angeles, gave her star power to help provide vital supplies and food for the pets of homeless, elderly, and needy veterans at the Sepulveda VA Hospital Stand Down Day!
Thank you Operation Blankets of Love for helping people all over with your disaster relief donations and donations to rescuers and rescued! You are our lifeline! ??❤️
School children received bilingual OBOL workbooks on pet care and responsibility upon their visit to the Delano Animal Shelter in Kern County! *Special Thank You to Louis the director of the shelter and Angelica for driving two hours to deliver 100 OBOL workbooks!
October 26, 2016 by Lisa M Homeless dogs (and other animals) have been a lot warmer since Eileen Smulson founded Operation Blankets of Love (OBOL) in 2008. The nonprofit gives away blankets, towels, and a whole lot more to hundreds of shelters and rescues every year. Mission Possible OBOL’s mission is to improve the well-being of homeless animals and …