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Category: Volunteers

Top 5 Angel’s Wish volunteer needs

There are many ways to help the cats and kittens of Angel’s Wish. Here are the top 5 volunteer needs we have right now. Please consider joining the Angel’s Wish team! Read more below, and contact the volunteer listed for more information. Customer Service Volunteer:  Welcome weekend visitors to our Adoption Center, help retail customers, cashier, process […]

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Featured Volunteers: Rick and Sharon

As “reverse snowbirds” (Florida residents who spend their summers in Madison), Rick and Sharon began volunteering at Angel’s Wish last summer. Their love of cats and dogs motivated them to share some of their skills with the remarkable and unique cat adoption/resource center. Rick serves in the front Retail area as cashier/adoption processor/answers phones while […]

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Featured Volunteer: Ginger

What is your professional background? I was a Kindergarten teacher for 32 years, never tiring of working with 5-6 year olds! I loved their energy, their innocence and their constant interest in anything new to learn! GREAT choice of a career! How long have you been volunteering for Angel’s Wish? I have been involved with […]

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Featured Volunteer: Izzy

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What is your professional background? I have both an undergraduate and a graduate degree in geology with an emphasis on shale geochemistry and stable isotopes. Why did you choose Angel’s Wish? I chose Angel’s Wish because I truly believe in their mission: to find homes for kitties in need. Everyone at Angel’s Wish is wonderful […]

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Featured Volunteers: Rebecca and Grace

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Grace and I live in Madison and began volunteering at Angel’s Wish shortly after Grace turned 12 (the age at which you can begin volunteering).  We both love animals. We currently have an almost 15 year old dog, an almost 16 year old cat, and a dwarf frog. Prior to volunteering we stopped in from time […]

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Candice and Kathy’s Casino Getaway

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Candice Larabee and her mom, Kathy Leffingwell, know how to put the FUN in fundraising. It is called Candice and Kathy’s Casino Getaway and Angel’s Wish and another local pet rescue, Shelter From the Storm, have been the beneficiaries of their creativity and energy. Candice and Kathy’s Casino Getawa is a twice yearly bus trip […]

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Featured Volunteer: Mary Ann Riggs

Mary Ann Riggs

Mary Ann and a friend saw a need and started their own nonprofit to help organizations like Angel’s Wish. It is called 2 Crazy Cat Ladies. Here is her description of what she does and why she does it: “Cathy and I, both cat lovers, met when we were both volunteering at a local shelter. […]

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Featured Volunteer: Lisa

Lisa is reading up on the skills needed to foster kittens.

Q: What is your professional background? A: I have worked for the state of Wisconsin for the past 15 years in human resources Q: How long have you been volunteering for Angel’s Wish? A: I became a volunteer in November 2015 Q: Why did you choose Angel’s Wish? A: When I moved to Madison 6 […]

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Featured Volunteers: Jaimeson & Holly

Angel's Wish volunteers Jaimeson and Holly

Q: What are your professional backgrounds? A: Jamieson – I am a digital marketing specialist, working for a manufacturer of professional dental products. Holly – I am a student at Madison College, studying to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. Q: How long have you been volunteering for Angel’s Wish? A: We started volunteering at Angel’s […]

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