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Helping Hands Humane Society

As advocates for animal welfare, Helping Hands Humane Society, Inc. provides sanctuary for animals in need of compassionate care and protection. We reunite lost pets with families, adopt animals into new homes, reduce pet overpopulation, serve the community through education and addressing animal welfare issues, and more.

Address: 5720 SW 21st St Topeka, KS 66604

Registration/Questions: Unless stated otherwise in program description, contact Emi Griess at

Registration Requirements: All girls participating as a Girl Scout in this activity must be registered Girl Scout members. If attending as a troop, all volunteers also need to be registered members and/or have completed and approved background checks. If non-registered individuals (adults or tags) are allowed to participate in this activity supplemental insurance is required. Use the Insurance Purchase Form to purchase insurance at least 3 weeks prior to the event. Completed forms can be emailed to

Give & Learn on National Pet Day

All levels
Sat Apr 11, 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM CST
Badge/Journey Connections: Brownie Badge: Pets, Cadette Badge: Animal Helpers, Daisy Journey: 5 Flowers 4 Stories 3 Cheers for Animals!



Helping Hands Humane Society Spring Collection Drive

All levels

From March 1-April 11, 2020, Girl Scouts are invited to participate in a spring collection drive for Helping Hands Humane Society. There are so many ways to donate, from an empty cereal box to cleaning supplies to DIY pet toys to gift cards! Visit our wish list for a complete list of items we need at the shelter.

Troops are invited to drop off their collected items on April 11 and receive an educational tour of our facility. If you are not available on that day please contact Emi ( to schedule another time to come by.

Understanding Pets


Daisy’s will learn how to “read” animals and begin to understand what their pets are trying to say to them. We will also go over how to properly give and show love to animals in a way that works well for those animals. 

How to Register: Contact Justin Brokar at 785-233-7325 or at to arrange an event time, date, and activity schedule.

Journey Connections: Daisy 5 Flowers 4 Stories 3 Cheers for Animals!

Pets and Animal Welfare

 Brownie   Cadette 

Time: Tuesdays through Saturday between 11:30 a.m. -6 p.m.

Girl Scouts will visit the Helping Hands Humane Society where they will participate in a volunteer activity and do hands-on projects that will help the Girl Scouts take one or two steps towards completing their “Animal Helpers” or “Pets” badge.

How to Register: Contact Emi Griess at 785-233-7325 or at to arrange an event time, date, and activity schedule.

Badge Connections: Brownie Pets, Cadette Animal Helpers