American Humane sponsors Kind Kid contest

American Humane Be Kind to Animals Week® is featuring a Be Kind to Animals™ Kid Contest.  

The annual Be Kind to Animals Kid Contest honors young people who have demonstrated extraordinary kindness to animals.

The grand prize winners will each receive $1,000.

Nominate a Kind Kid in one of two categories:

• Children: Ages 6 to 12.

• Teens: Ages 13 to 17.

Submit a 300-word description of how the child you are nominating has shown extraordinary kindness to animals. You may also submit supporting documentation and no more than two color photographs of the child participating in the kind act. For important details, official contest rules and official nomination entry form go to

Mail-in nominations must be postmarked no later than April 15.

Winners of this year’s contest will be announced during Be Kind to Animals Week, May 3 to 9.