Fundraiser Spotlight: Meet Logan McCool

Logan McCool pictured with a manatee plush at Save the Manatee Club’s headquarters in Longwood.
Logan McCool pictured with a manatee plush at Save the Manatee Club’s headquarters in Longwood.

By Shelby Theisen, Development Coordinator

SMC staff Stephanie Cohen (Left) and Shelby Theisen (right) with Logan McCool (Center).

Logan McCool is just 7 years old and became passionate about helping manatees after symbolically adopting Bama from our Adopt-A-Manatee® program. To raise awareness and support for manatees, Logan handmade manatee-themed bracelets and donated 100% of the sales to Save the Manatee Club. Traveling all the way from Alabama, she visited our Longwood office to donate the funds she raised for manatees in person.

Our team had the honor of meeting Logan and her family; they left us feeling inspired and proud of the work we get to do. We can’t wait to see what else she does for manatees and their habitat. Our team would like to send a very special thank you to everyone who has gone above and beyond for manatees; it makes our days even more enjoyable!

If you have hosted a fundraiser to benefit Save the Manatee Club, we want to hear about it! Please share any photos and information with us by emailing

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