collaborates with after-school programs and summer camps through the city of Eugene's Recreation Services Department.
The fundraiser for PAAWS
- People and Animals who Serve - includes dog washing, pampering, nail clipping and a raffle.
PAAWS is an affiliate of Delta Society Pet Partners, which began in Portland in 1977 as an organization that provided dogs to help ill and disabled people.
It promotes and encourages reading so that kids feel good about it," says Elaine Pray, who started PAAWS in 2003 with Dunlap and three other local women.
The Eugene Active 20-30 Club recently gave to the following charities: LEAD, $1,500; PAAWS
, $500; Pearl Buck Center, $1,000; CASA, $5,000; Candlelighters, $1,200; Sparkplug Dance, $700; Birth to Three, $3,240; Foster Parent Association, $5,000.
Saturday at the Bethel and Sheldon branch libraries; free opportunity for children from kindergarten to sixth grade to build skills by reading to trained dogs for fun, short, one-on-one sessions; pre-registration is now being accepted in person or by phone at 541-682-8316; dogs and handlers come courtesy of PAAWS
(Project Canine and Pet Partner).
The award will help the Kopper Top Life Learning Center fuel its Healing PAAWS
(People and Animals We Serve) program, which transports Kopper Top's animals and therapeutic services to nursing homes and community events.
She was among five women who founded People And Animals Who Serve - PAAWS
- in 2003.
In fact, Cinnamon is new to the program that was started by PAAWS
, which stands for People and Animals Who Serve, said Gina Weyer, the chocolate Lab's owner.
Remembrances to Duchesneau Memorial Scholarship Fund at LCC Foundation or PAAWS