It wouldn’t be a proper ten year anniversary celebration without mentioning a very special partner organization, Citymeals on Wheels! There are no words to properly express our gratitude to this incredible organization that works tirelessly to provide meals for NYC’s homebound elderly population. When PAWS NY was first getting our start, we reached out to…

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Happy Birthday PAWS NY! Today marks TEN years of helping people and pets in need and we are so excited to celebrate with many of you this evening at our 10th Anniversary Party. Today’s feature is PAWS NY’s Founder and Executive Director, Rachel Herman. Rachel first had the idea for PAWS NY in 2008 after…

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Carrie Nydick Finch is PAWS NY’s Program Director and was also the first employee we hired in 2013. Carrie first learned about PAWS NY when she came across the open job posting on Idealist. “I had been an animal lover and advocate since I was a child. While working as a Clinical Social Worker, I…

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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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In today’s 10th Anniversary Feature, we’re highlighting a generous supporter that made so much possible: PAWS NY’s first institutional funder, Amie’s Place Foundation! We owe so much to this wonderful organization. In 2011, our founder, Rachel Herman, presented PAWS NY services at an event hosted by partner organization Search and Care. After hearing about our…

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