Runner Spotlight: Jacob

After completing the 2015 TCS NYC Marathon, Jacob fell in love with running and is excited to run the NYC Marathon again this year, in support of PAWS NY. He understands the importance of being able to help an organization by doing something he loves and in 2015, Jacob raised more than $2,000 Trans Lifeline.…

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Runner Spotlight: Gia

As a veterinary student, Gia knows the importance of the human-animal bond and wanted to support PAWS NY by running the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon on November 6! Although Gia is a new runner, she’s found a true connection with running and wants to be a part of future marathons, and we’re happy…

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Runner Spotlight: Nicole

Nicole standing behind the street.

Introducing Nicole, another one of the amazing individuals running the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon on our behalf on November 6! After supporting PAWS NY as a volunteer and realizing the impact it has on the NYC community, Nicole wanted to expand her support a bit more, so she is fundraising on our behalf…

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Runner Spotlight: Bri

Bri and her dog hugging

Running the NYC Marathon is a true feat, so we’re excited to give a shoutout to Bri, who is running this year’s TCS New York City Marathon with her husband Peter! From Fillmore, California, Bri ran her first half marathon in 2007 and she has been hooked on running ever since. Read more about Bri in…

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Runner Spotlight: Shay

A woman with dark hair and sunglasses stands in front of a balloon archway with her dog, a black lab mix. She is wearing a white tank top and black shorts, while the dog has a yellow harness.

PAWS NY is excited to once again have a team running in the TCS New York City Marathon this year—and we want to introduce you to our fabulous runners. First up is Shay from Brooklyn, who is excited to fundraise and run on behalf of PAWS NY in the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon. …

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Staff Shoutout: Dalilah Gonzalez

PAWS NY is excited to welcome Dalilah as our Community Outreach Intern for the summer! Originally from Upper Manhattan, Dalilah is a college student studying psychology and she will be helping with all areas of communication and community outreach this summer, including social media, partner events, and more! Learn more about Dalilah and her pup…

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Staff Shoutout: Victoria

A woman in a black winter coat and grey hat crouches down in the snow, with a large fluffy dog next to her.

Get to know the newest member of PAWS NY: Victoria! Victoria joins the staff as our new Program Manager, who will be connecting with clients all over NYC and helping them get the support they need. As our Bilingual Program Manager, she will also be supporting all of our Spanish-speaking clients and helping to connect…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Amy

It’s time for another Volunteer Spotlight, and this time we want to recognize Amy, who has been a volunteer since early 2019. Overall, our volunteers help our clients with day-to-day pet care and some sign up for longer-term foster care. Amy, a superstar volunteer, has done both! Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Amy grew up on…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Simone

It’s time for another Volunteer Spotlight! A huge shoutout to Simone, who has been volunteering with PAWS NY since 2015! A longtime supporter, Simone grew up with dogs and is thrilled to volunteer with John and his Whippet Tucker.  “Having seen the companionship, comfort, and joy that my mother’s dog brought her as she got…

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Staff Shoutout: Rachel Herman

We’ve saved the best for last with today’s Staff Shoutout: our Founder & Executive Director Rachel! PAWS NY celebrated its 10th Anniversary last November, and Rachel has been here for it all! She’s spending quarantine with her family and two cats, and has been a strong leader throughout these challenging times. “Rachel’s dedication is astonishing,”…

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