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 …

Volunteer of the Month: Alex Magby

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Alex began volunteering at Last Hope in February of 2015 after she saw a post on Facebook about a cat hoarding case we helped with. Since then she has fostered many cats and one dog. She isn’t afraid to take on the tougher cases: pregnant cats and litters of kittens, both of which can be handfuls. She also helps with home …

Volunteer of the Month: Jane Vraspier

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Jane met a volunteer from Last Hope at a soccer tournament. She saw the volunteer’s Last Hope shirt and, being a dog lover, asked her about it. After learning about what Last Hope did for animals, Jane decided to volunteer in July of 2017. She helps with getting dogs from the Adoption Center to our Saturday and Sunday adoption events …

May Volunteer of the Month: Barb Dunakey

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Barb started rescuing with LHAR in early 2017.  She was with another rescue for six years and transported hundreds of kittens down to Iowa Humane Alliance from the Waterloo area where she lives, which is how she met Lori Arbuckle (an LHAR board member). In early 2016 Barb coordinated the removal/rescue of 47 cats from a hoarding situation in rural Grundy …