Saying Good-bye to the Old AWA Shelter

Time to say good-bye It is time to look to the future with the building of a new 25,000 sf. ft. shelter and education building, but first we wanted to say good-bye to a building that served AWA well for many, many years. Demolition Begins on the Old Shelter – October 19th Whack the Walls […]

Ravitz Family Markets Register Donations

Where do you get your groceries? While shopping for groceries you could be raising money for AWA with Ravitz Family Market ShopRite’s Register Donations! The Register Donation program at Ravitz Family Market ShopRite locations shoppers can make a donation to Animal Welfare Association at the register during checkout now through October 31st, 2020. We encourage […]

Now Is A Great Time To Give

New Charitable Rules Incentivize Generosity During COVID-19 Part of the CARES Act acknowledges and incentives the desire of individuals, foundations, and businesses to support non-profit organizations during these difficult economic times. Donor can enjoy new added tax benefits for aligning their dollars with their values right now. Individual donors should know there is now no […]

Pet Recovery Plan

Promise to Save Pets! Promise to help homeless animals and share your commitment with others so the SJ Pet Recovery Plan becomes a movement.  Tomorrow’s dogs and cats will need you more then ever until life starts to get back to normal.  Please share. PROMISE TO HELP PETS Your Gifts are Urgently Needed If you […]

Subaru Share the Love Events

*Note: this event has passed We are excited to be partnering with Miller Subaru (Lumberton, NJ) to host several events during the Subaru Share the Love Event after receiving a generous event grant from the ASPCA and Subaru! HOME TOWN HEROES AT MILLER SUBARU When you purchase or lease a vehicle from Miller Subaru in […]

Hurricane Harvey Rescue

AWA is joining forces with national and regional animal welfare rescues to help save dogs affected by Hurricane Harvey. National organizations are on the ground in Houston trying to rescue all of the pets that were left behind during the massive floods. The next stage is to move all the adoptable animals from the local […]

Comfort Companions: The Benefits of Pet Therapy

As an animal lover, many of us seek comfort from our cute, cuddly companions, so it’s no wonder that spending time with them makes us feel better when we’re down, right? While it may seem that simple, the science behind pet therapy and why it works is actually much more complicated. Pet therapy, also known […]

AWA’s Response Efforts to Hurricane Florence

UPDATE: Tuesday, September 18th – 3:00pm AWA received a transport from St. Hubert’s on Monday afternoon with nine dogs from the hurricane affected areas. These dogs were transported from shelters in North Carolina in order to make room for pets that have been displace during Hurricane Florence. Many of the dogs have medical needs, including […]

Special P.A.W.S. – Achieving More Together

As a charitable animal welfare organization, people may think of AWA as assisting only animals, but many of the programs we create are meant to benefit not only the pets in our community, but people too. AWA’s Special P.A.W.S. program, which formally began the Fall of 2017, is a great testament to our tag line, […]