Established in 1965, HAWS assists over 6,000 animals and welcomes more than 31,000 human visitors annually. As an "open admissions" shelter we lead the community in animal welfare and assure sanctuary for all animals in need, regardless of age, health or temperament. HAWS is a non-profit, entirely donor-fund organization with an active humane education program, and both wildlife and companion animal rescue services for Waukesha County.
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A great Waukesha eatery has really brightened up the New Year for HAWS!
For the second year in a row, HAWS has received a generous donation from Taco John’s of Waukesha. The downtown restaurant recently presented the shelter with a check for $1,992.00, the result of their December “Nachos Navidad” promotion and sales of Christmas ornaments at the store at 317 N. Grand Ave.
Taco John’s Unit General Manager Dusty Stiefel noted, “The entire crew at Taco John’s worked very hard to make all the customers aware that we were raising money for HAWS. Our customers were a huge part of raising this money this year – we couldn’t have done it without them!”
“We are honored to receive this amazing donation from Taco John’s,” said Lynn Olenik, HAWS’ Executive Director. “Support like this from our community means so much to us – and we have enjoyed all of our associations with Dusty and her staff. They are great friends to HAWS!”
(Pictured receiving the check at the HAWS’ shelter are Dusty Stiefel of Taco John’s and Jessica Pinkos of HAWS, joined by several HAWS adoptable pets.)
Get YOUR business involved in the HAWS cause: Learn more about community partnerships and events to support HAWS’ shelter at hawspets.org!
By the way - World Spay Day is 3 short weeks away. Help save lives through HAWS' Spay-Neuter Initiative Program (SNIP). Sponsor-A-Spay, purchase a t-shirt, enter the pet photo contest - all sorts of things can help! Visit our SNIP webpage to be a part of it!