Join PAWS for People to celebrate the finale of the Wag & Walkathon - our biggest fundraising event of the year! Enjoy family-friendly fun, entertainment, food, vendors, children’s activities, and doggie games and contests. This event is open to everyone including well behaved, licensed dogs.
PAWS for People is a nonprofit organization that provides individualized animal-assisted therapy and comfort for children and adults with physical, social, and emotional challenges. Currently, more than 500 PAWS for People therapy teams visit more than 160 sites in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland. Visitation sites include hospices; assisted living facilities; Alzheimer’s units; chemotherapy treatment rooms; physical and occupational rehabilitation; and drug and alcohol treatment centers. In addition, PAWS for Reading teams provide reading sessions in schools and libraries to help children enjoy reading while improving their literacy skills with the comfort and encouragement of an affectionate cat, dog or bunny.