Tag archives: The Elephant Project

The Elephant Project Continues its Mission
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   February 7, 2023

Kristina McKean, founder of the philanthropic toy company The Elephant Project, is proud to share that she has returned from a life-changing, successful journey to Chiang Mai, Thailand. She just completed a visit to the source of her company’s initial inspiration, Elephant Nature Park.  McKean crossed the globe to meet the world-renowned sanctuary’s staff and […]

Animal Planet
By Zach Rosen   |   April 2, 2021

Kristina McKean’s passion project is saving one elephant at a time in the United States and abroad Kristina McKean has funneled her lifetime passion for helping animals into a full-time profession by creating The Elephant Project. McKean had always felt drawn to animals and their related causes but it wasn’t until her honeymoon to Thailand with her […]

The Elephant Project
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   November 23, 2017

Local Montecito mom Kristina McKean has launched The Elephant Project, an organization dedicated to supporting various nonprofits that help aid in fighting the elephant poaching crisis and also provide care to injured, abandoned, orphaned, and abused elephants around the world.  An animal advocate for many years, McKean was prompted to get involved with saving the […]