Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight – Sandra Zamora: Right Where She Belongs

As a lifelong animal lover, Sandy Zamora has always wanted to be involved in animal welfare, but she didn’t know how she could make a difference. Luckily her life path led her to a critical thinking and writing class at Cal State LA where her Professor, Lollie ...

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Angie Groom – Volunteer Spotlight

Angie Groom is a lovely Brit who moved to California 24 years ago and thankfully she did as she has “always had a deep love and empathy for animals, but only really got actively involved in animal welfare when I moved to Glendale in 2002 and started volunteering at Glendale Humane.  After s ...

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Tales of Tails – Volunteer spotlight: Stephanie Wescott

Stephanie Wescott has been writing about pets – and people – since…well, since she could hold pencil to paper! In fact, you might say (she does) that it’s always been her purpose: ‘Story and animals have always been intertwined for me, and while I know ...

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Volunteer Spotlight – Nancy Lewis

Some people might call BAF volunteer Nancy Lewis a “hippie.” If believing love is the most powerful force in the universe makes her one, then she’s proud to hold that title. She says, “If we were all able to live with that attitude, we’d see the end of ...

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Volunteer Spotlight – Annie Wiebe

Animal advocate and Jane of all trades by day and stand up comedienne at night, Annie Wiebe knows the bond between people and their pets is no laughing matter. Since 2016, Annie has been with Bark Avenue Foundation, volunteering her time at numerous BAF events a ...

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VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT – CAROLYN MALDEN, CAT ANGEL

Having committed volunteers who show up at the same time every day, every month is integral to the success of any non-profit. But also necessary, and often less noted, is the volunteer who may not have a permanent schedule but always picks up the phone in a crisis and ...

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