Volunteer of the Month: Cheryl Samuelson

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Cheryl began volunteering for Last Hope in January of 2017 and has been an asset to our organization ever since. She had been fostering dogs for a different organization when they changed to a shelter-based setup. A person she knew referred her to Last Hope. Cheryl began by transporting and handling dogs at events as well as running miscellaneous errands …

Volunteer of the Month: Barb Dunakey

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Barb began her journey into cat rescue in 2009. She didn’t know anything about trapping and rescuing cats but she jumped right in when she learned about cats being killed in a feral colony. She says, “Learning how to set traps was challenging and getting cats out of the traps once caught was even more so, as I didn’t know …

Volunteer of the Month: Dot Sheldon

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Dot Sheldon has been volunteering with Last Hope for about five years and during that time she has been very dedicated and a volunteer we can depend upon. She got involved with Last Hope after hearing a co-worker talk about the organization and asking how she could get involved. That co-worker is now her foster lead. Dot has fostered many …

Volunteer of the Month: Kacie Herzberg

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Kacie has been volunteering for Last Hope for about two years and she got involved because she had friends who volunteered for Last Hope. She has done dog care shifts, transported dogs to doggy daycare, collected food and monetary donations, walked in parades, and helped out a lot with Barks & Brew for two years. She has also helped a …

Volunteer of the Month: Tara McCormally

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Tara began volunteering for Last Hope during the fall of 2018. She knew some people who had fostered and adopted through Last Hope and after attending an open house one evening, she inquired about volunteering. She really wanted to spend time with the dogs so she went through training and then started to pick up evening volunteer shifts with the …

Volunteer of the Month: Darcy McGuire and Family

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Darcy McGuire has done MANY things for Last Hope: Fostering, events, fundraising, baking, processing applications, transports, adoptions, foster lead, home visits, meet and greets, matchmaking, helping with the intake of dogs, and scanning and uploading medical records. Her husband and two daughters have been involved with some of these tasks as well and have been an enormous help to Darcy …

Volunteer of the Month: Leah Williams

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Throughout the six years of volunteering with Last Hope Animal Rescue Leah has fostered 28 dogs and cats, organized/helped with countless events , completed/scanned paperwork, started/switched/folded hundreds of loads of laundry, attended adoption events, assisted with intakes, given her love to hundreds of cats and dogs, and many more things because she is always willing to jump in wherever when it comes to …

Volunteer of the Month: Kelly Roedema

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We are honoring Kelly Roedema as our Volunteer of the Month for March! Kelly has been volunteering with Last Hope since late 2016 after talking to her neighbors who foster for Last Hope. Her primary duties focus on the dogs at the Adoption Center: Feed, water, clean kennels, play, etc. She has helped at adoption events as well. When asked …