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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Kelly

July 9, 2021

Today’s Volunteer Spotlight is Kelly, a new member of the team! She joined during the pandemic, participating in a Virtual Volunteer Orientation last fall, and jumped right in to help with delivering Holiday Gift Bags to our clients. “I believe kindness and compassion can change the world and PAWS NY…

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PAWS NY Named an Official Charity Partner of the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon

June 16, 2021

New York, NY, June, 16, 2021—Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS) NY was named an Official Charity Partner for the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon, taking place on November 7. This year serves as the 50th celebratory running of the marathon. PAWS NY will be among the more than 400…

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PAWS NY Receives Grant from The Michele and Agnese Cestone Foundation

June 15, 2021

PAWS NY is excited to announce that The Michele and Agnese Cestone Foundation has awarded the organization a $5,000 grant to support our Veterinary Care Program. These funds will allow PAWS NY to continue to provide preventative and emergency veterinary care to our clients and pets all across New York City.…

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PAWS NY Presents at Best Friends National Conference

June 8, 2021

PAWS NY is thrilled to present a workshop session at the annual National Conference of Best Friends Animal Society! Our Deputy Director of Programs and Strategy, Carrie Nydick Finch, will be presenting the session titled “Keeping Families Together: A Holistic Approach,” which will take place on Wednesday, June 23 at 4pm…

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Sweet Senior Chihuahua / Pug Mix Needs Fur-ever Home

May 24, 2021

You may recognize PAWS pup Peanut, who has been in foster care for the past year while his guardian dealt with complicated health concerns. Sadly, Peanut’s guardian passed away, and PAWS NY is currently working to find him a forever home. Peanut is a gem and would be a wonderful…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Meghan

May 19, 2021

Today’s Volunteer Spotlight is Meghan, who was inspired to volunteer with PAWS thanks to the love from her own pets! She joined the PAWS crew in 2019 and has helped out during the pandemic by delivering holiday gift bags to several clients in her neighborhood.  “My pets bring me so…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Tim

April 20, 2021

Our next Volunteer Spotlight is Tim, who has been volunteering with PAWS NY since June 2019. A regular volunteer up in Morningside Heights, Tim helped Richard and Bella every week (pre-COVID) and is also active with the Upper Morningside Mutual Aid group. “Richard is a really neat guy,” Tim says.…

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A Kinder World Foundation Continues to Support PAWS NY

April 7, 2021

A Kinder World Foundation, a long-time partner of PAWS NY, awarded the organization a large grant. The grant will be used for programmatic support, including veterinary care for our clients’ pets. PAWS NY will also use this grant to help reopen our Housecall Program and maintain, and ideally grow, our…

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PAWS NY Hosts Virtual Benefit: Spring Forward with Hope

March 29, 2021

The Virtual Benefit event will take place on Tuesday, May 11, from 6:30-7:15pm, and registration is now open to all attendees. NEW YORK, March 29, 2021 – Please join Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS) NY as we Spring Forward with Hope and continue to help keep New Yorkers and their pets…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Joanna

March 25, 2021

PAWS NY will celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Week next month (April 18-24), so as we ramp up to that celebration, we wanted to highlight some of our awesome volunteers with a Volunteer Spotlight. First up is Joanna, a long-time volunteer who will celebrate her 10th anniversary as a volunteer this year! …

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