Jun 29, 2021
Drum Roll Please! Da-dum-da-dum-da-dum-da-dum-dum.
It’s time to kick off Austin Pets Alive’s Human of the Month sponsored by RightWorks’ social impression program, KindWorks. Our relationship with this beneficiant firm started once they made a donation throughout Winter Storm Uri. After we reached out to thank their workforce, we have been thrilled that they wished to start an ongoing relationship. KindWorks was born quickly after the dialog and is permitting us the chance to focus on our wonderful people and the work they put in at APA!. It’s our pleasure to launch this characteristic by introducing you to Patty Alexander, our PASS Program Supervisor, and On-line Adoption Supervisor.
There’s lots that goes on behind the scenes at APA! — progressive pondering, a spectrum of feelings, and naturally, the lengthy hours that go into offering lifesaving care and a focus to every animal that walks by our doorways (or lands in our inboxes or social media channels in Patty’s case!).
Patty has been with APA! for practically eleven years and has been a rare asset to our workforce. Because the PASS Program Supervisor and On-line Adoptions Supervisor, Patty is liable for supporting people who’re fighting protecting their pet of their dwelling, and both serving to to find out an answer or serving to to discover a new loving dwelling all whereas supporting the combination of feelings that may floor throughout these delicate occasions. These roles require a variety of time and a focus to element, in addition to challenges alongside the best way, however APA! all the time cuts a brand new path. That is Patty’s favourite a part of being a member of the APA! household as a result of as she places it so effectively, “we’re artistic, exterior the field, problem-solving, progressive workforce.” Being part of serving to individuals discover options is among the greatest components of Patty’s workday.
One in all Patty’s prized reminiscences at APA! was when a superb samaritan reached out asking for assist when he discovered a canine at his building website, who had been shot. She helped increase $5,000 by way of crowdsourcing with a view to assist save the canine. The development employee drove the canine to seek out assist and sadly misplaced his job due to his motion. Not solely did Patty fundraise to supply this candy pup a lifeline, however she additionally helped this hardworking, heroic man discover a new job. Patty encompasses our APA! motto — serving to individuals assist pets.
You might be pondering, “Wow! Patty have to be within the workplace 24/7!” Effectively, form of… After turning into obsessive about blogs by individuals who offered the whole lot to journey the world, Patty adopted go well with in 2014. She offered her belongings, loaded up her four-legged buddies, and set off to work remotely from completely different areas. Discuss an journey!
We’re so thrilled to decide on Patty for our RightWorks’ KindWorks Human of APA! sponsorship. Our workforce and all our expensive animals at APA! thanks in your onerous work and fixed assist!
Make sure you comply with alongside all through the remainder of the yr to study extra about among the wonderful individuals supporting the animals of APA!.