Runner Spotlight: Marisa

A woman in a yellow tank top and black shorts poses on the Coney Island Boardwalk at the end of the Brooklyn Half Marathon, holding up her finisher's medal.

PAWS NY has a team of 17 runners participating in the 2023 United Airlines NYC Half while fundraising for our organization, and today we have the pleasure of introducing you to one of them: Marisa! This newlywed Manhattanite was planning to run the 2020 United Airlines NYC Half before it was canceled due to the…

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The ASPCA Donates $25,000 to PAWS NY

"Thank you to the ASPCA" with a photo of a black-and-white rat terrier dog who is part of the PAWS NY program.

The ASPCA, a long-time partner and funder of PAWS NY, has recognized the organization with a $25,000 grant. These unrestricted funds will allow PAWS NY to continue its important work across New York City, helping older adults and individuals living with illness or disability care for their pets. “The ASPCA is an incredible partner of…

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The Mary Alice Fortin Foundation Awards PAWS NY a $10,000 Grant

A graphic image that says "Thank you to The Mary Alice Fortin Foundation" with a photo of a PAWS NY client sitting on the couch with his dog. The logo for the Mary Alice Fortin Foundation is also included, along with a small PAWS NY logo in the bottom right corner.

The Mary Alice Fortin Foundation has increased its support of PAWS NY through a $10,000 grant, which is designated to support the ongoing expansion of the organization’s Housecall Program. The Foundation has previously funded PAWS NY on several occasions, most recently with a $5,000 grant in 2021. “We’re grateful for the ongoing support of the…

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PAWS NY Raises $114,000 to Support Work Leading into 2023

Fundraising Update: A graphic image with a purple background and teal text that says: "Thank you. We raised more than $114,000 during our year-end holiday fundraising campaign."

All funds raised will allow the organization to continue to provide pet care support to older adults and other New Yorkers in need. NEW YORK, January 5, 2023 – Through a successful year-end fundraising campaign, Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS) NY has raised more than $114,000 from individual donors, corporations, and foundations, surpassing the organization’s initial goal…

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Staff Shoutout: Simone

PAWS NY welcomes Simone as our new Individual Giving Manager! She is currently working towards earning her M.S. in Nonprofit Management from Columbia University and has experience working with several nonprofit organizations, including The Chapin School. Currently living in New Jersey, Simone grew up with lots of pets, including dogs, cats, and frogs, and she…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Tim

In our most recent Annual Report, PAWS NY highlighted volunteer Tim and his work with client Richard and his dog, Bella. Click here to see the full Annual Report for FY 2022 and keep scrolling to learn more about Tim! When Tim first started volunteering with Richard and Bella in July of 2019, Bella was…

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