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The Cat in the Hat is running for President as the kids’ candidate,
and he wants you to help choose his first order of business when he gets into office!

Kids across the nation are encouraged to vote for The Cat to work with a fellow Dr. Seuss character(s), and the organization and cause that they represent. The character(s), organization, and cause with the most votes will receive $10,000 from Dr. Seuss Enterprises and Random House Children’s Books. Learn about the causes below, and then vote for your favorite! An informed voter is a responsible voter!

First Book is a nonprofit social enterprise that has provided more than 150 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children in need. By making new, high-quality books available, First Book helps kids in need read, learn, and succeed. firstbook.org

When you vote for Dick and Sally, who represent First Book, you support education.


Oceana is the largest international advocacy group working solely to protect the world’s oceans. Oceana wins policy victories for the oceans using science based campaigns. Since 2001, we have protected over 1.2 million square miles of ocean and innumerable sea turtles, sharks, dolphins, and other sea creatures. oceana.org

When you vote for the fish, who represent Oceana, you support ocean conservation.


Forests provide the air we breathe, filter the water we drink, reduce carbon pollution, and support the livelihoods of people around the world. Conservation International works to protect the well-being of forests, oceans, and wildlife around the world. conservation.org

When you vote for the Lorax, who represents Conservation International, you support the environment.


Feed the Children believes that it can create a world where no child goes to bed hungry. Through its network of agencies, Feed the Children distributed more than $344 million in food, essentials, educational supplies, and medicine, for a total impact of 13.9 million individuals globally in fiscal year 2014. feedthechildren.org

When you vote for Sam-I-am, who represents Feed the Children, you support the fight to stop hunger.


Founded in 2006, PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center actively leads social change, so that bullying is no longer considered an accepted childhood rite of passage. PACER.org/Bullying

When you vote for Horton, who represents PACER, you support kindness toward all.

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