EFL (Empathy For Life)

생명공감 보호소
Shelter Director(s): Mia Kang
Location: Goyang - 고양

EFL (Empathy For Life) is a new no-kill animal shelter in Goyang city.

Volunteering: every Saturday 12-4pm.
If you don't speak Korean, but would like to help, feel free to contact Mia Kang 010-7507-4504 (text only) or via their FB page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/empathy.for.life/
In EFl shelter you can meet Korean and foreign volunteers.

Animals Sheltered

  • Cats
  • Dogs (large)
  • Dogs (small)

Getting Involved

Volunteering: Yes
Fostering: Yes
Donations Needed:
  • Funds
  • Wet dog food
  • Dry dog food
  • Wet cat food
  • Dry cat food
  • Food and water dishes
  • Dog leashes
  • Collars
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Grooming supplies
  • Crates
  • Beds and bedding
  • Cat towers

Getting There

Need Appointment to Visit: Yes
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Sunday 10am-5pm

Address: 경기도 고양시 일산동구 장항동 524-6번지 생명공감보호소
강경미 010-7507-4504



Sofia's picture

Goyang shelter, July, 20th.
The shelter needs all the help it can get.

Photos by D. Frawley.

Strawberrymilk7's picture

Hello, I was wondering if there were any volunteer opportunities at EFL for next spring as I will be in Seoul from April-June. I have qualifications in animal care and would love to help where needed.

Thank you, Rosie Price


Sofia's picture

Hello Rosie Price, thank you for your interest in volunteering! I'm pretty sure there are volunteer opportunities at EFL shelter waiting for you! Please contact me at sofiadrush@yahoo.com, and I'll help you to contact the shelter manager.

Sofia's picture

About EFL shelter:

Betheliza's picture

When is the best time to drop off donations?

Sofia's picture

Love this question!
Could you please text Mrs. Kang, EFL shelter manager? 010-7507-4504
Thank you!