Thank you for the incredible outpouring of support after Monday’s flooding in Austin! We could not do what we do without all the help we receive from the community, and that has been especially evident yesterday and today.
If you are interested in helping APA! recover from Monday’s record floods, here are some areas we need the most help:
Foster—We really need long-term fosters (2 weeks+) to help alleviate shelter crowding right now. In addition to the flooding at Town Lake Animal Center (which also directly impacted Austin Animal Center since their kennels also had to be evacuated), the storms … more
Posted in Awareness/ PR, Donations, Foster, Volunteering
Thank you to May’s Volunteers of the Month, Deanne Croan & Ingrid Ellerbee. Deanne and Ingrid have been generously volunteering at APA! for years, they have been invaluable to APA! in so many areas!
This is what their peers have to say about them:
[Deanne and Ingrid] have been with our program since 2010 as feeders, fosters and transporters. Extremely reliable duo who are passionate about our cause! —Cassandra, Neonatal Manager
Ingrid and Deanne are a “unit” and always come together to feed our babies. They transport, they foster so … more
Posted in Volunteering
Sadie needs YOUR help! Poor Sadie is only 1 year old and already needs knee surgery! She is a little pup, so she likely tried to jump off of something and injured her knee in the process. Poor girl! She has a broken femur at the pelvis and needs what is called a femoral head ostectomy (or FHO).
She is a very … more
Posted in Donations, Fundraising, Pets Needing Homes, Special Needs Pets
We are thrilled to announce our unique partnership with First Connect Insurance. First Connect is the “first” auto insurance provider with a heart and mission to give back to the community in your own backyard.
Their mission is to cultivate respect for their customers’ premium dollars by contributing a 10% profit sharing check to each individual who is claims free for the policy year and then giving that individual the opportunity to give back to a nonprofit they support. First Connect shares the same values and social consciousness that you and your family share, which is why they are partnering … more
Posted in Awareness/ PR, Education, Events, Fundraising, Organizational, Outreach, Partnerships, Uncategorized
Thank you to April’s Volunteer of the Month, Sarah Lyons! Among many other things, Sarah leads the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program, implemented the Dog Diaries tool, works with frightened and shy dogs, and fosters!
This is what her peers have to say about her:
Sarah created and manages one of the most useful tools for Volunteers and Staff alike, the Dog Diaries. It is a tremendously helpful resource to learn about a particular dog, as well as contribute findings about a dog that may help others. I … more
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