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Shelter Volunteers Make an Impact
Apr 19 2022

Shelter Volunteers Make an Impact

Behind every animal on their adoption day is a volunteer who helped make it happen. We are thankful for the many volunteers who care for…
Volunteer Spotlight: Lynn Williams 2
Mar 17 2022

Volunteer Spotlight: Linda Kurjah

Linda holding two foster kittens. Meet Linda Kurjah! Linda has been volunteering at the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County for 7 years. She…
volunteer spotlight: lynn williams
Jan 27 2022

Volunteer Spotlight: Lynn Williams

Meet Lynn Williams! Lynn has been volunteering at the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County for 4 years. Between answering phones and helping out…
volunteer spotlight: maudy gosnell 1
Sep 16 2021

Volunteer Spotlight: Maudy Gosnell

Meet Maudy Gosnell! Maudy has been volunteering at the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County for 29 years! She has had many roles at…
volunteer spotlight: kenny childs jr.
Jul 29 2021

Volunteer Spotlight: Kenny Childs Jr.

Meet Kenny Childs Jr.! Kenny has been volunteering at the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County for almost two years! He is a dog…
volunteer spotlight: pat pound
May 20 2021

Volunteer Spotlight: Pat Pound

Meet Pat Pound! Pat has been volunteering at the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County for seven years! He was a bath brigade volunteer…
staff spotlight: alex yeatman 2
Apr 20 2021

Staff Spotlight: Alex Yeatman

Alex cuddling with a foster dog, Mimzy (now adopted) Meet our new Kennel Aide Lead, Alex Yeatman! Alex has been working at the Humane Society…
volunteer spotlight: amy coy
Mar 12 2021

Volunteer Spotlight: Amy Coy

Meet Amy and her family (also known as the Mighty Mew Crew), one of our life-saving feline fosters! Amy has been volunteering for the shelter…
staff spotlight: dr. corrine fry 1
Feb 23 2021

Staff Spotlight: Dr. Corrine Fry

Dr. Corrine Fry (pictured with her dog Ezlo) is one of the shelter’s veterinarians and has been with the Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce…
volunteer spotlight: marilou fischer 1
Jan 22 2021

Volunteer Spotlight: Marilou Fischer

Meet Marilou! Marilou has been volunteering at the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County for nearly nine years! She has volunteered in various roles…
staff spotlight: jessica emel 1
Dec 14 2020

Staff Spotlight: Jessica Emel

Meet Jessica! Jessica is the Shelter Services Lead at the Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County. Jessica has always loved helping homeless animals and…
volunteer spotlight: jan schwenger 3
Nov 10 2020

Volunteer Spotlight: Jan Schwenger

  Meet Jan! Jan has been volunteering at the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County for over TWELVE years! Her passion and commitment to…
staff spotlight: bryanna shaw
Oct 08 2020

Staff Spotlight: Bryanna Shaw

Meet Bryanna! Bryanna, or Bry, as we call her, is the Facilities and Purchasing Coordinator for the shelter. Bry started volunteering at the Humane Society…
volunteer spotlight: erik zohn
Sep 18 2020

Volunteer Spotlight: Erik Zohn

Meet Erik! Erik is a local firefighter, and committed volunteer. He’s been fostering dogs for only a few months, but has already made a huge…
staff spotlight: meg kennelly
Aug 24 2020

Staff Spotlight: Meg Kennelly

Notice: Undefined index: file in /code/wp-includes/media.php on line 1676 Meet Meg, our Community Outreach Manager! Meg has been obsessed with animals her entire life, and now she combines her love with animals with her…
volunteer spotlight: jenni thoma 1
Jul 14 2020

Volunteer Spotlight: Jenni Thoma

Meet Jenni, one of our paw-some volunteers! An animal lover for her entire life, Jenni wanted to make a difference in the lives of shelter…

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