This past winter, Paul Chavez was at his house in Mequon, Wis. for at least 10 minutes washing dishes when his fiancé Cate came home to the sound of the sump pump alarm blasting loudly throughout the home. The pipes had frozen and Paul was completely unaware there was an alarm blaring. Their basement was flooding, soiling boxes filled with their possessions from their recent move. Paul has been having difficulty with his hearing for 15 years. Unable to hear most doorbells, telephone rings and alarms, Paul resorted to wearing hearing aids with little benefit. Unfortunately, recently his hearing loss …
Archives for September 2015
You made our Woofaroo a howling success!
More than 182 walkers and 86 dogs and 90 volunteer came out to the 2015 Can Do Woofaroo! We just finished tabulating the totals and we raised more than $60,000. That’s enough to fund two new assistance dog teams! Slammer’s Supporter, the top fundraising team brought in $2,218 and the top fundraising individual, Holly Fitzenberger brought in $3,000. Wow! Thank you to everyone who walked, pledged and volunteered. We hope to see you again next year for another great event! Check out the photos from the day on Facebook or Flickr.