PAWS ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY INC

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Animals
  • Community
  • People with Disabilities
  • Seniors

Location

7320 RITCHIE HWYGLEN BURNIE, MD 21061 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Our mission is to improve and enrich the quality of life for disabled, elderly, and other residents in need in the Anne Arundel County community. Through support visits from our trained and registered volunteer animal therapy teams, we provide emotional and physical benefits such as companionship, hope, and love. PAWS is a 501(c)3 and relies on grants and donations for funding.

Description

People & Animals Who Serve, will be 40 years strong MAY 2022. We have evolved and continue to help those in Anne Arundel County battling with isolation and loneliness. We are looking for PAWS offers 3 types of volunteer opportunities:
1) Life Enrichment (1 on 1 visits)
2) Mom and Me (parents and grandparents visiting with children)
3) Pet Therapy Teams, also known as animal-assisted therapy, has been shown to reduce anxiety and depression and improve emotional, social and cognitive functioning particularly under stress-prone conditions like COVID-19 has provided.

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by LISA W. from Glen Burnie, MD (Administrator for this Organization) (January 10, 2022)
It is amazing to see right before your eyes the benefits of pet therapy - the teams and animals helps everyone just feel happier and the effects continue even after the visit is finished. So rewarding giving back to those in need. Thank you for the opportunity

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