Meet Anne! RASKC is extraordinarily happy to honor Anne Watanabe as Volunteer of the Month. She is very generous with her time, super skilled, and awesome in so many ways. Last year Anne contributed the most number of volunteer hours on RASKC’s Tukwila Petco Cat-Care Team. In addition to faithfully working weekly shifts pre-COVID, she serves on the leadership team, filled in frequently, and provides so many cat transports!

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Meet Laura! RASKC is extremely pleased to honor foster volunteer Laura Weaks as Volunteer of the Month. For each of the past two years, she has contributed well over 2,000 hours. In fact, last year Laura contributed more than 2,600 hours. Since she began with RASKC in 2016, Laura has contributed over 6,800 hours: Absolutely amazing! […]

Meet Jeannie! RASKC is super happy to honor Jeannie Dykstra as Volunteer of the Month. In only two years, she has contributed nearly 2,600 hours- as a foster volunteer extraordinaire and also by contributing weekly shifts in RASKC’s Vet Clinic and on RASKC’s Covington Cat-Care Team. Jeannie has also trained quite a number of new volunteers. […]

Meet Joyce! RASKC is extremely pleased to honor Joyce Grajczyk as Volunteer of the Month. She is one of the hardest working volunteers and one of the very few volunteers who has received at least three written kudos from staff. Animal Control Officer Diana Fowler wrote, “Has shelter helper Joyce been a Volunteer of the Month […]

  Meet Susan! RASKC is super happy to honor Susan Coffman as Volunteer of the Month. Having begun as a volunteer in 2011, Susan is incredibly dedicated, extremely reliable, and very skilled— both on the Cat Meet & Greet team and in her role as Shelter Tour Lead Volunteer. Susan is exceptionally conscientious—the volunteer who raises […]

Meet Pamela! Pamela is the founder, leader, and organizer for Feral Cat Assistance & Trapping (FCAT). For the past 25 years this all-volunteer organization has been work to limit the population of feral cats through trap, neuter, release, taming, and fostering. Pamela also fosters for RASKC, providing especially skilled care in transforming feral cats and kittens […]

Meet Tessa! RASKC is extraordinarily pleased to honor Tessa Higgins, who serves as a “red” Dog Walker, on our new Dog Behavior Modification Team, as a Dog Walker mentor, as a Dog Skills Assessor, and as the Dog Team Co-Lead. She also contributes weekly shifts as an office volunteer. Tessa has contributed more than 520 hours […]

Meet Karen! RASKC is very happy to honor Karen Pilarc, one of RASKC’s longest-serving foster volunteers. Karen has contributed, on average, over 450 foster hours virtually each year since 2010, in addition the foster hours she contributed in previous years. “Karen is just amazing,” says RASKC Foster Care Coordinator Lori Mason. “For many years she has […]

Meet Karolyn! RASKC is extraordinarily pleased to honor Karolyn Grimes, who has been serving delightfully since 2014. Karolyn comes in at least once a week for Cat Meet & Greet work, and she contributes many fill-in shifts to help cover other volunteers’ absences. She also helps to train new volunteers. When RASKC hosted holiday giftwrapping fundraisers […]

Meet Shawn! RASKC is super happy to honor Shawn Lee, who serves on four RASKC volunteer teams. Shawn started as a foster in 2014. Since then he has stepped up to work weekly shifts on RASKC cat-care teams at Reber Ranch and Tukwila Petco. He also volunteers on weekly shift on the Early Morning Cat Crew […]