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PAWS NY Receives Renewed Support from Marta Heflin Foundation

Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS NY) is excited to announce that it has been awarded a generous renewal grant from Marta Heflin Foundation for its Foster and Emergency Care Program. Through this program, PAWS NY cares for pets whose guardians are hospitalized or facing medical emergencies. Individuals often neglect medical care and place their health…

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Adoptive Home Needed for Bonded Pair of Black Cats

Inky and Joy are a bonded pair of beautiful black cats who are looking for their forever home. Noticeably shaken up by losing their guardian, both cats are snuggling together and hiding in their current foster home. We are looking for a home that can adopt both Inky & Joy, and help them heal together. We’re positive…

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Senior Chihuahua Needs Forever Home!

This Valentine’s Day, snuggle up with senior chihuahua Midnight, whose favorite pastime is napping! We’re looking for a loving home to adopt Midnight, who lost his guardian a few months ago. At his current foster home, Midnight likes to follow grandma around and curl up at her feet whenever he can. But when the mood hits, Midnight will…

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10th Anniversary Feature | Partner Organization

It wouldn’t be a proper ten year anniversary celebration without mentioning a very special partner organization, Citymeals on Wheels! There are no words to properly express our gratitude to this incredible organization that works tirelessly to provide meals for NYC’s homebound elderly population. When PAWS NY was first getting our start, we reached out to…

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10th Anniversary Feature | Founder & Executive Director

Happy Birthday PAWS NY! Today marks TEN years of helping people and pets in need and we are so excited to celebrate with many of you this evening at our 10th Anniversary Party. Today’s feature is PAWS NY’s Founder and Executive Director, Rachel Herman. Rachel first had the idea for PAWS NY in 2008 after…

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10th Anniversary Feature | PAWS NY’s First Employee

Carrie Nydick Finch is PAWS NY’s Program Director and was also the first employee we hired in 2013. Carrie first learned about PAWS NY when she came across the open job posting on Idealist. “I had been an animal lover and advocate since I was a child. While working as a Clinical Social Worker, I…

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10th Anniversary Feature | PAWS NY’s Longest Running Volunteer

In honor of our upcoming 10th Anniversary, we are continuing to highlight some of the amazing people who helped us get our start. This week, we’re featuring PAWS NY volunteer, Sarah Stevens. Sarah attended our very first orientation in 2009 and is still a volunteer with us to this day, making her our Longest Running…

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10th Anniversary Feature | First Funder

In today’s 10th Anniversary Feature, we’re highlighting a generous supporter that made so much possible: PAWS NY’s first institutional funder, Amie’s Place Foundation! We owe so much to this wonderful organization. In 2011, our founder, Rachel Herman, presented PAWS NY services at an event hosted by partner organization Search and Care. After hearing about our…

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10th Anniversary Feature | PAWS NY’s First Volunteer

In honor of PAWS NY’s 10th anniversary, over the next few weeks we’ll be highlighting a handful of the people and organizations who made it possible for PAWS NY to get its start. From our first volunteer, to our first employee, without the help of these amazing people and organizations who believed in PAWS NY,…

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