about us
Animal Assisted Happiness
CORPORATE INFO
Copyright © 2009-2018 by Animal Assisted Happiness. All rights reserved.
Our mission is to enrich the lives of youth with needs through barnyard animal interactions at our Smile Farm and mobile visits, creating moments of joy and happiness throughout our AAH community. We provide barnyard friends so children and their family members can interact with animals to bring moments of happiness and smiles into their lives. Our vision is "A Million Smiles".
OUR TEAM
TEAM:
Programs Manager: Simone Haroush
Assistant Program Manager: Nick Coleman
Programs Administrator: Christine Culine
Farm Manager: LeeAnn Wilson
Volunteer Coordinator: Maya Higa
Caretaker: Jon Coleman

OFFICERS:
President: Vicki Amon-Higa
Vice President: Peter Higa
Chief Financial Officer: Theresa Clark
Secretary: Maret Delf
LOCATION & HOURS
AAH Smile Farm
  Baylands Park, Sunnyvale


Hours:
  Open to AAH clients by appointment.
  Open to public 2nd Sunday of each month from    
   10am-4pm as well as every Tue from 1-5pm.
ADVISORY BOARD:
  • Allison Aldrich
  • Andrea Church
  • Cyndee Blockinger-Lake
  • Deborah Crouse
  • Dianne Doolittle
  • Gail Ewell
  • Jeanine Lenihan
  • Lisa McClenahan, MA, CMT
  • Kathy Rowan, RN
  • Nancy Clifton, DVM
  • Richard Walker
  • Rita Estrada
  • Sawako Agravante
  • Tim Lenihan, CPCU
  • Terry McQueen
  • Tom Raffin, MD
  • Trenna Sutcliffe, MD
  • William Seals, DVM
IN THE NEWS
© 2013. Produced by Intuit Network
© 2015. Produced by NBC Bay Area Proud with Garvin Thomas
© 2015. Mountain View High School
© 2015. KMVT - Silicon Valley Nonprofits
© 2015. The Sunnyvale Sun, Oct 2015
TESTIMONIALS
© 2017. San Jose Mercury News, Mar 2017
Corporate Mailing Address:
1030 E El Camino Real #279, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
650-887-0887

© 2017. San Jose Mercury News, Oct 2017
Registered 501(c)(3)
EIN: 26-4100791
Sunnyvale Business License: 073522
Founded: 2009
© 2017. Animal Assisted Happiness, produced by Sandra Herchen, Erica Higa and Maya Higa
© 2017. Produced by National Charity League Almaden Blossom Hill Chapter
© Mar 2018, Produced by Danica Dileonardo
© May 2018, Produced by Marisa Novotarski and Elayna Parkhurst for MVHS Freestyle
BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
  • Alexis Colker, PhD
  • Lisa Zuegel
  • Maret Delf
  • Michelle Molotsi
  • Peter Higa -- Vice Chairperson
  • Rachel McBrearty
  • Sheila Tolle
  • Shirli Hee
  • Theresa Clark
  • Vicki Amon-Higa -- Chairperson