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!  “Finding something that you’re passionate…

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Get to know Suchita, who has been a volunteer with PAWS NY since July 2019. A major animal lover, Suchita has fostered several dogs through PAWS, in addition to her work through the Housecall Program, and she adopted her own pup, Sasha, last year. She even has a tattoo of paw-prints on her wrist! Originally…

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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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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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Wrap up Volunteer Appreciation Week with this cute story from PAWS NY volunteer Mary. How did you hear about PAWS NY? Why are you passionate about PAWS and our mission of helping people by helping pets? For many years, I had the pleasure of walking Polly, my neighbor’s seeing eye dog. Polly was everything you…

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Get to know Anne, one of PAWS NY’s awesome volunteers, and help us celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Week! How did you hear about PAWS NY? I heard about PAWS through my friend Tara, who has been volunteering for several years and is on the board. Her family is very involved with PAWS and she really inspired…

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We’re highlighting awesome PAWS NY volunteers in honor of Volunteer Appreciation Week…and next up is Lauren! How did you hear about PAWS NY?  I watched a heartwarming NY1 story about PAWS, their clients, volunteers, and outreach.  Why are you passionate about PAWS and our mission of helping people by helping pets?  I am a passionate…

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Next up in our Volunteer Appreciation Week series is Hilary, who has been volunteering with PAWS NY since February 2017. How did you hear about PAWS NY? Through my former roommate, a fellow volunteer named Shaynna who has since moved across the pond. Why are you passionate about PAWS and our mission of helping people…

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In honor of Volunteer Appreciation Week, we want to highlight some of the amazing volunteers who help PAWS NY strive toward its mission every day. First up: Stephanie! How did you hear about PAWS NY? My best friend told me about it because she knew I loved dogs and helping the elderly. Why are you…

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