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PAWS NY – A Day in the Park, Happy Hour and a Raffle with Great Prizes!

May 12, 2011

Come to our first official PAWS NY Happy Hour at The Local 269! For every drink you purchase, The Local 269 is generously donating 20% to PAWS NY. So come on down, have some drinks and do something good while you are at it! The more the merrier – tell…

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Staten Island Yankees Will Dedicate its Friday Night Game on July 8th to PAWS NY – Portion of Ticket Sales Goes Directly to PAWS NY

May 4, 2011

The Staten Island Yankees are rallying around nonprofit organization Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS NY) by dedicating its Friday night game, The Staten Island Yankees vs. The Connecticut Tigers, on July 8, 2011, at 7pm EST, to PAWS NY. The Staten Island Yankees want to help raise awareness of PAWS…

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"Emotional Support Dogs" for New Yorkers in Need

February 27, 2011

An article was published today in The New York Post about the healing power of pets for people in need.  Click here to read more!

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Groupon Featuring PAWS NY January 5th through 7th!

January 5, 2011

We are so pleased to announce a partnership with Groupon here in NYC.  Through this partnership, Groupon subscribers will be encouraged to make an $11 donation to PAWS NY.  In order for the donations to be processed, we need to raise at least $500 by this Friday. We need your…

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Stay home and support PAWS NY!

October 26, 2010

This year, PAWS NY’s annual event is… A non-event. That’s right! You get to stay home while still donating to PAWS NY. By having a “non-event”, all the money you would have spent for your ticket and drinks will instead go directly to PAWS NY – no overhead and no…

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Help PAWS NY Receive a Grant of $50,000

August 1, 2010

With the Click of a Button, You Can Help Us Receive a $50,000 Grant through the Pepsi Refresh Project! Voting is open for the entire month of August, and you can vote for us once a day. So please visit the site daily to help us secure a $50,000 grant,…

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Citymeals-on-Wheels and PAWS NY Announce Partnership

July 7, 2010

[one_half] Citymeals-on-Wheels and PAWS (Pets Are Wonderful Support) NY have announced a new partnership to provide the homebound elderly with much-needed pet care assistance.  The partnership will help Citymeals recipients by providing pet care products and trained volunteers who will help with daily tasks like walking, feeding and grooming. Marcia…

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Baking for Good & PAWS

May 26, 2010

We are pleased to announce that PAWS NY has been chosen as one of the nonprofit organizations supported by Baking for Good. Baking for Good is a company that takes the idea of an old-fashioned bake sale to a whole new level, donating 15% of all sales to a participating…

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PUPP is now PAWS NY

April 15, 2010

The PUPP Board of Directors is pleased to announce that we have officially changed our name to PAWS (Pets Are Wonderful Support). This change reflects a partnership with PAWS San Francisco, an organization that has been providing services to pets and their people for 24 years. PAWS SF senior staff have…

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PAWS NY Pilots Take Off!

April 4, 2010

Thanks to our wonderful volunteers and donors who are funding our pilot programs (our “pilots”), we’ve been able to provide comprehensive, hands-on training to those who have volunteered to make home visits to PAWS NY clients. Volunteers attended training with PAWS NY founders and board members, plus feline behavioral expert…

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