Meet Oscar! RASKC is enormously pleased to shine the spotlight on Outstanding New Volunteer Oscar Avila. He serves as a “red” Dog Walker, which means he walks the dogs in our adoption area who are in most need of skillful guidance. In pre-COVID times, Oscar worked a weekly two-hour shift with RASKC dogs. In his mid-20s, bilingual, a rugby player, and a resident of Kent, Oscar has shown tremendous enthusiasm. He has even assisted with a Warm 106.9 “Wet Nose Wednesday” video for the radio station’s website that featured one of our difficult-to-adopt “red” dogs.

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Meet Kaiya! RASKC is extremely happy to shine the limelight on Exceptional Youth Kaiya Xayavong, who serves as a foster volunteer. She also spent a summer working on RASKC’s Early Morning Cat Crew. Kaiya is a first-year student at the University of Washington, where she’d like to major in biology. Kaiya aims toward becoming a pediatrician.

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We have come up with a few “outside the box” volunteer opportunities for our community. This has resulted in some creative outlets to spruce up our environment. Kye recently dropped off a bucket full of painted rocks. RASKC staff had a blast using them to decorate our upgraded pet food bank, and they have brightened the space up as you’re approaching our front doors. See video below, images and Q&A with the artist: Kye!

Thank you Kye for thinking of RASKC and sharing your hobby with us

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Meet Lynn! RASKC is honored to bestow Outstanding New Volunteer recognition to Lynn Ingalls. Since she began fostering for RASKC in 2019, she has contributed almost 2,600 hours! Lynn lives in Kent. Lynn wrote, “have many fond memories of animals growing up. I was raised around animals. My dad was always a ‘feral whisperer.’ In 2019 […]

On this Mothers’ Day, we honor all mother’s, especially foster moms of our four legged furry animals.

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About 836 people contributed a total of more than 141,180 hours last year. RASKC is tremendously grateful for this service. Special hooray to the volunteers who contributed the most hours in 2019. The volunteer in multiple roles who donated the most time was Pat Davis (3,091 hours). She donated more hours than what many full-staff worked […]