PAAWS dogs not only visit the library but also spend time with people in hospitals, nursing homes and schools, she said.
Information about PAAWS: info@PAAWSoregon.org; paawsoregon.org, P.O.
The program is a part of PAAWS' Reading Education Assistance Dogs program, known as READ, where children read to therapy dogs and their handlers.
PAAWS 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.
Featured organizations: PAAWS
(People and Animals Who Serve) and FAN
Donations of quality dog food will be collected to support PAAWS
for Pets and FOOD For Lane County.
Dogs and their trainers are available courtesy of PAAWS
(People and Animals Who Serve), a local chapter of the Delta Society.
For information about 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.
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.
Implementing these accounts requires the creation of a new kind of derivative security (which they call a PAAW
for Personal Annuitized Average Wage security)--it pays its owner one inflation-corrected dollar during every year of life after the fixed retirement date, multiplied by the economy wide average wage at the retirement date.