News & Press

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HAND IN PAW PRESS KIT

 

Quick Find

2019

Pet's love and affection promotes health and healing
UAB - The Reporter - August, 2019

Woof! Attend Hand in Paw’s biggest fundraiser of the year, Picasso Pets, on August 17.
Bham Now - August, 2019

Talk of Alabama | Picasso Pets 2019
ABC 33/40 - August, 2019

Picasso Pets Gallery Party 2019
About Town - July, 2019

Black Warrior Brewing Company Benefits Animal Therapy Program at Weekend Event
WVUA 23 - July, 2019

For Hand in Paw Volunteers, Any Day Is Take Your Dog to Work Day
UAB Medicine - June, 2019

Great Day Tuscaloosa Interview
Great Day Tuscaloosa - June, 2019

Ready for your heart to melt? See how Hand in Paw is making an impact at Children’s of Alabama
Bham Now - June, 2019

Hand in Paw is an Alabama Bright Light covered in fur
Alabama News Center - June, 2019

Marketer On A Mission: Social Media Time Saving Tips with Brittany Jennings
Cindy May Marketing - May, 2019

Hand in Paw therapy team bring comfort to seriously ill patients
CBS 42 - May, 2019

UAB doctor keeps puppy’s memory alive by helping train therapy pets
WBRC - May, 2019

Young dog’s legacy eliminates barriers to volunteering; brings joy to palliative care patients
UAB News - May, 2019

Dogs and owners we saw at Mutt Strut 2019
AL.com - April, 2019

Talk of Alabama | Hand in Paw's "Mutt Strut"
ABC 33/40 - April, 2019

Mutt Strut is 10! Come to Hand in Paw’s dog-friendly run and pawty Saturday, April 20
Bham Now - April, 2019

Life lessons through four legged friends: Hand in Paw visits Burkett Center
WBRC - March, 2019

A Dog's Healing Touch
B-Metro - March, 2019

Hand in Paw’s ribbon cutting brought smiles and wagging tails to Birmingham yesterday
Bham Now - January, 2019

Hand in Paw unveils new headquarters after $2 million renovation
Birmingham Business Journal - January, 2019

Hand In Paw gets a new home; a thankful mom tells why it matters
AL.com - January, 2019

2018

Animal-Assisted Therapy: Big changes are afoot at Birmingham’s Hand in Paw
Bham Now - December, 2018

Inspiring Women On A Mission: Beth Franklin
Cindy May Marketing - December, 2018

Picasso Pets 2018
About Town - August, 2018

Picasso Pets Gallery Party
About Town - July, 2018

Fancy Footwork: Picasso Pets Chairwoman Plans Pop Art Event With Pet-Inspired Paintings
Over The Mountain Journal - July, 2018

5 reasons to attend Hand in Paw’s Picasso Pets, including seeing Pogo, the miniature pony, on August 11
Bham Now - July, 2018

Hand in Paw to host unique Picasso Pets fundraiser at The Harbert Center
Iron City Ink - July, 2018

Awesome dogs and owners we saw at Mutt Strut 2018
AL.com - April, 2018

Mutt Strut Benefitting Hand in Paw
Homewood Star - April, 2018

Grab your pup and support Hand in Paw at the 9th Annual Mutt Strut: 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run
Bham Now - March, 2018

OMES celebrates retiring Hand in Paw therapy team
280 Living - March, 2018

Hand in Paw begins construction on expansion
Birmingham Business Journal - March, 2018

2017

Hand in Paw breaks ground on new headquarters
Bham Now - October, 2017

The Benefits of Animal-Assisted Therapy: Hand in Paw Makes a Difference with Four-Footed Friends
Birmingham Parent Magazine - September, 2017

Hand in Paw opens public campaign thanks to 500k gift from Ken Jackson
Bham Now - August, 2017

Hand in Paw Scores $500,000 Donation
AL.com - August, 2017

Nonprofit plans $2M campaign to expand HQ, lands $500,000 gift
Birmingham Business Journal - August, 2017

Remy Fund Announces 2017 Grants for Companion Animal Organizations
Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham - July, 2017

Hand in Paw Launches Trauma & Grief Response Program
Birmingham Parent Magazine - June, 2017

Hand in Paw Launches Trauma & Grief Response Program
Barry Wise Smith, Portico Mountain Brook - May, 2017

UAB pairs with Hand in Paw to make significant (and snuggly) impact in city classrooms
UAB Reporter - March, 2017

Sister of Civil Rights Martyr Details How Unconditional Love From a Pet Helped Her Cope
Ariel Worthy, The Birmingham Times - February, 2017

Kids’ best friend: Dog helps students improve literacy skills
Stephen Dawkins, 280 Reporter - January, 2017

2016

My Hero
Stephanie Anderson Witmer, USA TODAY - May, 2016

The Good Dogs
Susan Swagler, Portico Magazine - May, 2016

4-Legged Comfort
Tony Stewart Foundation - April, 2016


Cherri Ellis, B-Metro Magazine - February, 2016

2015

Healing Hounds: Therapy dogs brighten the halls at OMES
Molly Davidson, Shelby County Reporter - October, 2015

Four-Legged Comfort
Nick Patterson, Alabama News Center - September, 2015

Dogs fill the streets around UAB during annual Mutt Strut
Mark Almond, AL.com - April, 2015

2014

December’s Heart to Paw Grant Recipient: Hand in Paw
Big Heart Pet Brands - December, 2014

Hand in Paw brings furry therapy to those in need at Birmingham schools and hospitals
Alexandra Scoville, AL.com - June, 2014

Anniston FUMC’s PAWS program spreads comfort and joy through canine therapy
Brooke Carbo, The Anniston Star - February, 2014

2013

Alabaster City Schools adopts four-legged employee
Haley Westbrook, ABC 33/40 - October, 2013

Wells Fargo to award $1,000 grants to 34 Birmingham area nonprofits
Stan Diel, AL.com - October, 2013

Dogs on the Quad provide students break from studying
Jessica Smith, The Crimson White - October, 2013

Meeting Ryder
Joel Gamble, Weld for Birmingham - August, 2013

There's A Dog In My Room!
Carolanne Roberts, Tuscaloosa Magazine - August, 2013

Fighting Summer Slide
YWCA of Central Alabama - July, 2013

Love and Service
Heather Lybrand, Double Oak Mountain Life - April, 2013

2012

Dog therapy program expands local services
Sara Milledge, The Tuscaloosa News - December, 2012

Bonding Exercise
Julie Keith, Birmingham Magazine - July, 2012

2011

Man's best friend also can provide therapeutic care
UAB Reporter - September, 2011

Puppy Love
Cancer.uabmedicineblog.org - September, 2011

Hand in Paw brings animal-assisted therapy to local schools
Shelbycountyreporter.com - September, 2011

Hand in Paw partners with UAB to offer an Animal
Assisted Therapy Workshop - July, 2011

Mutt Strut Raises Funds for Hand in Paw
Laura McAllister, Over The Mountain Journal - March, 2011

Community Leadership Grant: Hand-in-Paw, Birmingham, Ala.
CareFusion.com - March, 2011

UAB to honor Outstanding Women - Claire Peel is one of our volunteers and was being honored by UAB.
UAB Reporter - March, 2011


Tuscaloosanews.com - February, 2011

2010

Extending a Friendly Paw
Rachel Ashcroft, AOTA - October, 2010


UAB Magazine - May, 2010


Regions See The Good - April, 2010

2009

Natural Companions
Cory Diaz, Alabama Alumni Magazine - March, 2009

Pawsitive Living
Kathy Seale, Birmingham News - January, 2009

2007

Pierson’s journey
Sarah Bruyn Jones, The Tuscaloosa News - February, 2007