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111% of $50,000 goal
469
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This campaign ended on July 01, 2017, but you can still make a gift to The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by clicking here!
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Receive whimsical hand painted dog statue "Dog Tired," a German Shephard pup looking for a home. View picture at http://go.unc.edu/statues (market value: $410)

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Receive whimsical hand painted dog statue "Pastel Pup," a German Shepherd pup looking for a home. View picture at http://go.unc.edu/statues (market value: $275)

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Receive whimsical hand painted dog statue "Gia," a pup looking for a home. View picture at http://go.unc.edu/statues (market value: $275)

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Receive whimsical hand painted dog statue "Tar Heel," a boxer pup looking for a home. View picture at http://go.unc.edu/statues (market value: $395)

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Receive whimsical hand painted dog statue "Rainbow," a playful pup looking for a home. View picture at http://go.unc.edu/statues (market value: $275)

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About

This campaign is now closed. To make a donation to UNC PAWS, please visit our website. Thank you for your support!


UNC PAWS is a Personal Support Dog (PSD) program that provides therapeutic benefit to our clients and has become a key part of the recovery process for many suffering from mental illness. The program rescues dogs from local shelters and works with a nonprofit that supervises inmates who train the dogs to become PSDs.  

Once trained, the dogs are placed in a forever-home with a carefully screened client in order to provide companionship and support. Having a Personal Support Dog can improve physical and mental health, as well as relief from depression, anxiety and isolation.

Unfortunately, if UNC PAWS is unable to raise $50,000 by June 30, the program will be suspended. 

You can help us save UNC PAWS and, in turn, PAWS can save dogs from shelters and give them a new life as Personal Support Dogs for people in need. 

For more information, please contact Ed Binanay, Director of Development,
at 919-523-1547 or ebinanay@med.unc.edu.

To make a gift by mail, you may send a check made payable to The Medical Foundation of NC with UNC PAWS in the memo line. 

The Medical Foundation of NC
880 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC  27514

Updates
A Special Thank You from UNC PAWS Coordinator Sunny

2560 days ago by Cate Meno
​​🎉YOU DID IT!🎉

#UNCPAWS hit its $50,000 fundraising goal and we have confirmed that the program will be sticking around! Thank you so much for all your likes, shares, and support. Stay tuned for more updates!




2572 days ago by Cate Meno
Three days left!

The UNC PAWS team is so excited to see all the support coming in as we have 3 days left! 


Are you excited? 


If the answer is "Yes!" -- make sure to tell a friend and help us get even closer to our goal. 


2573 days ago by Cate Meno
75% of goal!

With just over one week out, we are 75% of our goal. So close!! 

Thank you for all you've done so far!

2578 days ago by Cate Meno
Wow! The UNC PAWS campaign is halfway there!

With about two weeks left, you can help us raise another $25,000 to reach our goal.


Can you take 5 minutes today to get us to the finish line?


How you can help:

  1. Like the UNC PAWS Facebook page and share a #UNCPAWS post from our page.
  2. Personally ask 3 friends to donate the same amount that you generously gave.

Thank you so much! Let’s keep up the energy until June 30!



2587 days ago by Cate Meno
WRAL Segment

"Through the dogs, people have a chance to do something meaningful with their day. To get out of the house, to interact with other people. To become a part of the community again."

--Dr. John Gilmore, Director


WRAL TV took a trip to the Farm at Penny Lane to meet members of the UNC PAWS family. Check out the full segment featuring client Heather and director Dr. John Gilmore. 

2587 days ago by Cate Meno
Almost there! Starting off the weekend at over $18,000!

Thank you to all the wonderful supporters! Keep spreading the word!


2591 days ago by Cate Meno
Did you see this article on UNC PAWS?

The Durham Herald-Sun heard about our campaign and wrote a feature -- check out the article here. Share it on social media, too! 


Herald-Sun Article


2599 days ago by Cate Meno

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