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PAWS NY Offering Virtual Volunteer Orientations

With New York City’s stay-at-home orders, PAWS NY continues to connect with potential volunteers via virtual trainings. NEW YORK, May 21, 2020 – Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS) NY is offering Virtual Volunteer Orientations via Google Meet, allowing interested individuals to learn more about the organization and participate as a volunteer in the future. Upcoming Virtual Volunteer…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Mary

Wrap up Volunteer Appreciation Week with this cute story from PAWS NY volunteer Mary. How did you hear about PAWS NY? Why are you passionate about PAWS and our mission of helping people by helping pets? For many years, I had the pleasure of walking Polly, my neighbor’s seeing eye dog. Polly was everything you…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Anne

Get to know Anne, one of PAWS NY’s awesome volunteers, and help us celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Week! How did you hear about PAWS NY? I heard about PAWS through my friend Tara, who has been volunteering for several years and is on the board. Her family is very involved with PAWS and she really inspired…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Lauren

We’re highlighting awesome PAWS NY volunteers in honor of Volunteer Appreciation Week…and next up is Lauren! How did you hear about PAWS NY?  I watched a heartwarming NY1 story about PAWS, their clients, volunteers, and outreach.  Why are you passionate about PAWS and our mission of helping people by helping pets?  I am a passionate…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Hilary

Next up in our Volunteer Appreciation Week series is Hilary, who has been volunteering with PAWS NY since February 2017. How did you hear about PAWS NY? Through my former roommate, a fellow volunteer named Shaynna who has since moved across the pond. Why are you passionate about PAWS and our mission of helping people…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Stephanie

In honor of Volunteer Appreciation Week, we want to highlight some of the amazing volunteers who help PAWS NY strive toward its mission every day. First up: Stephanie! How did you hear about PAWS NY? My best friend told me about it because she knew I loved dogs and helping the elderly. Why are you…

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How Can I Help in the Midst of the Coronavirus / COVID-19 Outbreak?

In order to protect the health of our clients during this crisis, PAWS NY has made the difficult decision to temporarily suspend volunteer visits through our Housecall Program. Nevertheless, we need your help as our other programs are operating at increased capacity, and we are working hard behind the scenes to make sure our clients…

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Updates Regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak

See below for a message from PAWS NY regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. The safety of our clients and volunteers is of paramount importance to us. What PAWS NY is Doing No one in our community has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Effective today, we are suspending Housecall visits to all clients. Please know that this was…

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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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PAWS NY + Strut Your Mutt 2018

We’re thrilled to announce that PAWS NY is participating in the Best Friends Strut Your Mutt event for the fourth year in a row! This year’s event will take place on Saturday, October 6th, and we hope you’ll join us! Strut Your Mutt is a charity dog walk and dog-themed festival benefiting animal welfare groups and Best Friends Animal Society.…

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