Paws For Learning, Inc

A nonprofit organization

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$10,000 Goal

Hello awesome human! 

Welcome to Give to the Max Day 2023!

Paws For Learning has a $5000 matching gift available! Will you help us complete our match? Your tax deductible donation will support the specialized assistance that Paws For Learning teams provide in Minnesota and neighboring states.  

Paws For Learning provides four legged, tail wagging partnerships for medical students, primary - post secondary students and staff, first responders, behavioral health and wellness staff, and hospice and palliative care communities. 

Thank you so much for considering a matched donation to Paws For Learning!  Every donation matters to us as we  serve individuals and communities with our canine and feline partners.

Gratefully yours,

The Paws For Learning Pack

Since 1998 Paws For Learning packs have assisted in communities for:

  • Student literacy and academic engagement
  • Wellness support for first responders, behavioral health departments, disaster response organizations, schools,  universities, and medical school programs 
  • Disaster and trauma recovery partnerships following: tornadoes, floods, fires, mudslides, suicides, drownings, school bus crashes, auto crashes, overdoses, bridge & building collapses, gas explosions, riots, assaults, missing persons, and shootings.
  • Critical incident stress debriefings, compassion fatigue education, psychological first aid
  • Chemical dependency recovery 
  • Physical and mental health preparedness and recovery
  • Chaplaincy, hospice, and palliative care 

"It takes our mind off the last call we had and we actually spend some time connecting with each other and with the dogs...we love it when the dogs are here!" 

- Veteran Fire Fighter  

“This is exactly what I needed today! Thank you for bringing the dogs!”

-University of Minnesota 2nd year Medical Student

“I showed a picture of me with your dog Willis to my family. They said it was the first time they have seen me smile in weeks…”

-Police officer

"...This is one of the most effective interventions that I’ve seen happen professionally with kids around reading.”

-Clinical Social Worker  

"I feel like I stumbled upon such a thank you!"

- School Counselor following a death of a student

"It was the best thing I ever provided for my staff and students."

-School Principal following a school crisis


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Organization name

Paws For Learning, Inc

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Education Animals Health Children & Family Community Volunteer Emergencies


PO BOX 17436



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