Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Emily!

March 7, 2017: Meet PAWS NY volunteer, Emily Roy! Volunteering With PAWS Your name: Emily Roy Who you help (Client & Pet): Buj and Jake Volunteer since: August, 2015 A typical visit with your client and pet: Jake leads the way on our walk and we go where he wants, when he wants. After a…

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Summer Success!

Summer 2016!  PAWS NY takes great pride in our volunteers and partners, and we understand that our supporters, like you, allow us to fulfill our mission of helping to keep people and their pets together. We are thrilled to announce that the shared belief in the power of the human-animal bond led to an exciting…

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PAWS NY 2016 Annual Fundraiser

Join us for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction in support of PAWS NY!  All proceeds go directly toward helping our clients and their pets stay together! When: Tuesday, June 28th from 6:30 to 9 pm Where: The Winslow, 243 East 14th Street, NYC 10003 For more information, to purchase tickets, or to make…

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Spa Day for Angel

April 27, 2016 Pet health is important to us here at PAWS NY. We know that a healthy pet is a happy pet, and through generous supporters and volunteers, we can sometimes provide medical and grooming assistance to our clients when needed. We have many successful partnerships with amazing veterinarians in NYC and we are…

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Milestone Celebration

April 20, 2016 PAWS NY is excited to announce we have trained our 1,000th volunteer since our first orientation in the fall of 2009! This fulfilling moment marks a milestone in our organization’s history and represents the dedication of our volunteers, helping to provide much needed services to a vulnerable population in NYC. Many of…

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PAWS NY joins 2016 United Airlines NYC Half

March 20, 2016 PAWS NY was thrilled to be named an Official Charity Partner of the 2016 United Airlines NYC Half, which took place on March 20th, 2016.   This marked the first time, PAWS NY participated in a NYRR (New York Road Runners) event and we couldn’t be more proud of our team! PAWS NY…

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BronxNet Interviews PAWS NY Founder

March 15, 2016: PAWS NY Founder/Executive Director, Rachel Herman, was interviewed on BronxNet TV.  Host Bob Lee interviewed Ms. Herman to learn more about how our organization connects and empowers people and animals. Click here to view the interview.    

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PAWS NY Receives $30,000 Grant from ASPCA

January 21, 2016 – PAWS NY is thrilled to announce that the ASPCA has awarded us a $30,000 grant for program expansion. For the full, press release, please click here: PAWS NY ASPCA Press Release – 2016.01.21 – FINAL ASPCA Provides Program Expansion Support to PAWS NY Grant Will Help Keep Pets at Home and Out…

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PAWS NY is Hiring!

January 21, 2016 – PAWS NY is hiring, and we’re looking to grow our 2 person staff by 100%!  We are seeking a full-time Program Manager and Program Assistant.  For more information, or to apply, please visit: https://pawsny.org/join-our-team/!

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PAWS NY Featured on Littlethings.com and Huff Post!

November 6, 2015: LittleThings.com wrote an article and created a video to highlight the work we’re doing! AND to top it off, HuffPost Good News also posted the article and video on their website!  Here’s a link to the article, and below is the video: http://www.littlethings.com/paws-ny-beatrice-anderson/

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PAWS NY Founder Named 40 Under 40 Rising Star

October 19, 2015: We’re thrilled to announce that our Founder/Executive Director, Rachel Herman, has been named by New York Nonprofit Media as one of the 40 Under 40 Rising Stars in the nonprofit world! http://nynmedia.com/news/nyn-presents-40-under-40

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PAWS NY Founder Interviewed on NASH FM!

9/6/2015: We are honored and excited to have been featured on NASH FM 94.7 with Kelly Ford on NASH Matters! Check out the radio interview by our Founder/Executive Director, Rachel Herman, here: http://bit.ly/PAWSonNASHFM

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PAWS Listed on Forbes.com Blog!

December 31, 2014: PAWS NY is on the Forbes “12 Days of Charitable Giving” list! We’re the 12th and final organization! This is such an honor! To read the article, please visit: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/2014/12/31/12-days-of-charitable-giving-paws-ny/

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Check Out Our New PAWS NY Promo Video!

Our new video is ready! Check it out and learn more about the great work we’re doing to help keep people and pets together.  Huge thank you to Aaron Langley for putting together the video and to Idealist for the footage.  Enjoy!

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"Mondays with Nora" – A Volunteer's Story

November 6, 2014: Sue Hurell Nickles is one of our dedicated volunteers, and she recently wrote an article called “Mondays with Nora” about her weekly visits with one of our clients.  It appears in the November issue of The Healthcare Marketer’s Exchange, which is a monthly digital and print magazine written by and for members of a…

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Volunteer Spotlight Series

October 29, 2014: We are pleased to announce the launch of our new monthly Volunteer Spotlight series! Each month we will share with you a story of one of our dedicated volunteers. Our volunteers are the backbone of our organization, and it is because of their commitment that we are able to carry out our mission each and…

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PAWS NY Founder Featured in Fast Company Article

October 9, 2014:  PAWS NY Founder and Executive Director, Rachel Herman, is featured alongside other nonprofit leaders in Fast Company article, “What You Need to Know Before Getting Your Dream Job Saving the World”!  Check out the article here: http://bit.ly/1EuO2mf

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Seeking Homes for Cats

October 8, 2014: Sadly, we are looking for new homes for 3 cats.  If you or anyone you know is interested, please contact us at (212). 203.4760, ext. 302 or at carrie.nydick@pawsny.org. Meet Gracie One of our beloved clients recently passed away, leaving behind her sweet 4 year old cat, Gracie (pictured left).  Gracie would…

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PAWS NY in The Daily Kibble

September 10, 2014: PAWS NY is pleased to announce that it is “Today’s Scoop” in The Daily Kibble!  We are thrilled to be featured in this great email newsletter that focuses on our furry four-legged friends! Big thanks to The Daily Kibble!

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PAWS NY Receives Grant from Cestone Foundation!

PAWS NY is thrilled to announce that The Michele and Agnese Foundation has donated a $2,500 grant to our organization, which will provide critical support that will enable our clients and their pets to stay together through thick and thin.  We are so grateful for their generous support!

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PAWS NY Founder's Story Featured in Idealist Blog and Video!

We are so pleased that Idealist has featured our Founder and Executive Director, Rachel Herman, and her story for starting the organization on their Careers blog and on a new video! Check out the video below, and you can find the blog post here: http://idealistcareers.org/what-does-it-take-to-start-a-nonprofit/.

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PAWS NY Featured in Idealist Video!

We are thrilled to announce that Idealist’s latest video features our organization and tells the story of why our Founder, Rachel Herman, started our organization and how Idealist has helped us get to where we are today! Big thanks to Idealist for telling our story!

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PAWS NY Contest! Be The Next Voice For Animals!

Spread the word! We’re looking for a great theme, event title, or idea for our next annual fundraiser! Your idea could be the official title of the big event and will be seen across the globe. Our team will select a group of finalists and then we’ll let the public (that’s you!) vote on the…

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PAWS NY Founder Named NY1's New Yorker of the Week!

We are happy to share the news that our Founder and Executive Director, Rachel Herman, is this week’s NY1’s New Yorker of the Week!  The segment, along with Ms. Herman’s live interview, aired on The Call on Friday night, January 31st.  To read the article and view the video, please click here.

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Daisy's Journey

A beloved friend and client named Charles passed away recently, and he left behind Daisy, a 16 year old labrador who was his best friend.  We reached out in search of a new home, and we were touched by the outpouring of support we received. Throughout the process, our amazing volunteers continued to provide top-notch care for…

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PAWS NY Receives Second Two-Year Grant from Amie's Place Foundation!

New York, NY, January 2014 – Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS NY) is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded a second two-year grant from Amie’s Place Foundation, a foundation who funds organizations that create programs dedicated to keeping families and pets together.  At an increase of $20,000, this new two-year grant totals $170,000. In…

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Updated PAWS NY Video!

We are pleased to present our new updated promo video, generously created for free by film student Amanda Robertiello with edits by Gala Matorina.  We hope you enjoy learning more about how we help our clients and their pets stay together through thick and thin!    

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First Annual PAWS NY Holiday Pet Stocking Party!

Our Holiday Pet Stocking Party was a huge success!  Volunteers came together at our office in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and they decorated and filled more than 60 stockings for our clients’ beloved pets!  In addition to the stocking activities, volunteers had an opportunity to meet other volunteers as well as PAWS NY staff and Board Members.…

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PAWS NY Holiday Pet Stocking Drive and #GivingTuesday!

#GivingTuesday is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.  Thanksgiving is for giving thanks, and #GivingTuesday is for giving back.  PAWS NY is participating in #GivingTuesday, and we hope you will support us. For the first time ever, we have organized a Holiday Pet Stocking Drive so that we can give stockings to all of our clients’ pets.…

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PAWS NY Awarded ASPCA Staffer's Choice Grant of $500

We are thrilled to announce that PAWS NY has been awarded a $500 ASPCA’s Staffer’s Choice grant for general operating support!  This grant will be used to help further our mission of preserving the human-animal bond by keeping our clients and their pets together during times of need.  We are so grateful for the ASPCA’s…

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New PAWS NY Promo Video!

We are pleased to present our new promo video, generously created for free by film student Amanda Robertiello.  We hope you enjoy learning more about how we help our clients and their pets stay together through thick and thin!

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Volunteer Happy Hour!

Please join us for happy hour at SideBAR on Tuesday, October 15th. This will be an informal, fun night of cocktails and conversation amongst volunteers and friends. To RSVP, please CLICK HERE! Feel free to invite whomever you wish as this is open to active volunteers, friends of volunteers, those thinking of volunteering, and friends of those…

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$500 Grant Received from ASPCA!

We are pleased to announce that PAWS NY has been awarded a $500 ASPCA’s Staffer’s Choice grant for general operating support!  This grant will be used to help further our mission of preserving the human-animal bond by keeping our clients and their pets together during times of need.  We are very grateful for the ASPCA’s…

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Get Your Tickets to the PAWS NY Annual Event!

Tickets are now on sale for our PAWS NY Annual Event, and everyone’s invited! Online Tickets Sales Have Ended, But You Can Purchase Tickets at the Door! Follow event updates or post about the event on Twitter at #PAWSNYevent When: Monday, May 20th from 6:30 to 9:30 pm Where: Slate, 54 West 21st Street, NYC Details:…

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PAWS NY Receives Pivotal Two Year Grant from Amie's Place Foundation

New York, NY, December 30, 2011 – Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS NY) today announces that Amie’s Place Foundation has awarded them a game-changing two- year Grant of $150,000. This new partnership will allow PAWS NY to make the transition from an all-volunteer management group to a professionally funded and managed nonprofit organization.  Click here…

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PAWS NY Featured in Article for The Midtown Gazette

PAWS NY was featured in an article by Simone Scully of The Midtown Gazette.  The artice, “New Nonprofit Helps New Yorkers Care For Their Pets”, talks about our mission and highlights some of our volunteers and the clients we serve.  To read the article, please click here.

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PAWS NY Receives $500 Grant from ASPCA

We are pleased to announce that PAWS NY has been awarded a $500 general operating support grant from the ASPCA!  This grant will be used to help further our mission of preserving the human-animal bond by keeping our clients and their pets together during times of need.  We are very grateful for the ASPCA’s support!…

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Sibling Cats In Need of New Home – Can You Help?

Sadly, one of our clients was moved to a facility and sadly, she can no longer keep her two beloved cats. Meet Horatio and Jane, beautiful 10 year old brother and sister in need of a loving new home. If you or anyone you know might be able to give these two a new start,…

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PAWS NY Founder Interviewed by NASH FM!

May 7, 2017: PAWS NY Founder/Executive Director, Rachel Herman, was interviewed by NASH FM and spoke about our work in the community.  To listen, visit the below link, scroll down and click on the link titled “NASH Matters: PAWS NY (5/7/2017)”. http://www.nashfm947.com/2017/05/09/nash-matters-paws-ny-5717/  

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