6/6/2019 • Our 27th Annual Seal Day Festival – June 22nd!

This year we are having SEA Lab touch tanks, the Aquarium of the Pacific mobile aquarium, the Marine Animal Rescue truck, dozens of professional costumed people for photo ops, face painters, artists, Star Cars, 6 food trucks (including Coco’s Cupcakes, & India Jones), several live musicians (including FlaviyakeDani W & Drew, and our headliner Kyle Smith!), awesome kids’ crafts, sculpture silent auctions, raffles, trick- or- treating, vendors, costume prizes, light saber battles, lectures, sea lion and seal viewing, and much more!

Music, food and fun all day!

Check out our Hospital Wish List and bring by a donation with you!

Community Service Programs

Our Community Service Helpers!

We can’t thank enough all of the people that helped us with their community service hours this spring! We always have more spots available (including on Seal Day!) –
Visit our Community Service page for details!

Upcoming Events!

Seal Day – June 22nd 10-4 at MMCC LA
3601 South Gaffey Street, #8 San Pedro, CA 90731

Shark Week – Beach Clean Up
July 20th 3pm-6pm

Ocean Park, Santa Monica

See all events & details on our web site ]

Your Donations – Picked Up!

Now we can pick up your donations! 
The new MMCC LA Wish List Wagon is on the road!
Check out our Hospital Wish List here and schedule your pick up today!

Hospital Volunteers Welcome!

Husbandry Volunteers Needed!
Animal Care volunteers are the manpower that provides a clean and safe hospital environment for our patients. Previous pinniped husbandry experience not required.  Training is performed “on the job” under supervision of the husbandry and veterinary staff, after orientation, Animal Care volunteers commit to a weekly shift from either (approximately) 6am-12pm or 12pm-6pm for at least one year.

[Learn about the position info and requirements here ]

If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, contact hstambaugh@marinemammalcare.org 
for more information!

We Need Gift Shop Volunteers!

Love retail and have a few extra hours you’d like to spend helping your favorite sea lion hospital?  The gift shop at Marine Mammal Care Center Los Angeles is busier than ever, now that Spring has arrived (along with lots and lots of patients)!

We are looking for a few gift shop volunteers for weekends or occasional weekdays. Gift shop open daily 10 AM – 4 PM.

Duties include:Organize, clean, and stock with items before opening and after closing • Operate a cash register • Attend mandatory volunteer training to become familiar with Marine Mammal Care Center Los Angeles in order to respond to basic questions about the sea lion hospital • Experience in retail is a plus, but not required • Volunteer for one four-hour shift per week

For more information about this  volunteer opportunity, contact hstambaugh@marinemammalcare.org

Community Presentations

You can help raise awareness by scheduling us to visit your group!


A provocative  presentation for your business, social group or neighborhood council.

MMCC Los Angeles is a hospital for sea lions that treats an average of 300 patients every year. That’s nearly one a day! 

This lively 25-30 min presentation is designed to alert your members on how these animals impact their communities and beaches.  

Contact: Allan Colman at AColman@marinemammalcare.org 
for more information and scheduling.

Our Seal Day Music Headliner – Kyle Smith!

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