Paula Fasseas honored as Chicago magazine’s Chicagoan of the Year
In January 2008, PAWS Chicago founder Paula Fasseas was labeled a Transformer by Chicago magazine and honored as Chicago magazine’s Chicagoan of the Year.
Oprah Winfrey Features PAWS Chicago’s Lincoln Park Adoption Center on Her Show
On April 21, 2008 Oprah Winfrey aired her visit to the Pippen Fasseas Adoption Center, showcasing the state-of-the-art facility and lifesaving work. It aired on her show as a part of a three-part series on puppy mills. The show put PAWS Chicago on the map as a national leader in No Kill.
Maddie’s Fund Grants Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine and PAWS Chicago Shelter Medicine Grant
No Kill leader Maddie’s Fund helped launch the field of shelter medicine in veterinary schools through generous grant-making.
In September 2008, Maddie’s Fund granted Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine one of its largest grants, with a portion of the program develop a teaching medical program with residencies and fellowships available for veterinary students at PAWS Chicago. Read more about the grant.