Category Archives: Volunteer Profiles

Volunteer Profile: Lindsay W

feeding colony cats

What’s your story? Why did you first get involved with ACR? I wanted to help cats in Toronto and sought to join caretaking feral colonies. How are you helping now? What volunteer position are you filling? What does your work involve? I go and visit a cat colony and feed them, make sure they seem […]

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Volunteer Profile: Deborah K

my current two boys, Buckingham (Bucky) and Stanley C. Panther (Stanley) helping out in the kitchen

What’s your story? Why did you first get involved with ACR? I just wanted to do something that gives back to the community and helps cats. How are you helping now? What volunteer position are you filling? What does your work involve? I am still working on the same position I was doing when I […]

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Volunteer Profile: Tova E

Tova and Sparta

What’s your story? Why did you first get involved with ACR? I’ve been volunteering with ACR for 4.5 years. I joined because I was tired of seeing all the bad that happens in the world and wanted to do my part to make something good. The whole “Think globally, act locally” thing. I had just […]

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Volunteer Profile: Barbara I

chillin' at foster mom Barbara's

What’s your story? Why did you first get involved with ACR? I took in an old feral tom then got interested in helping other homeless cats. How are you helping now? What volunteer position are you filling? What does your work involve? Colony coordinator and occasional fostering. Describe a real winning moment for you as […]

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Volunteer Profile: Anna S

Alfie

What’s your story? Why did you first get involved with ACR? My stepmother volunteers with the Toronto Humane Society and has worked with volunteers from ACR in TNR clinics, etc. She recommended the organization as a great place to volunteer. I am a cat lover (of course) and grew up with cats. I currently have […]

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Volunteer Profile: Brianna G

Mr Handsome Pants

What’s your story? Why did you first get involved with ACR? After moving to Toronto and adopting “Mr. Handsome Pants” from THS, I wanted to help other cats in need and found ACR. Through ACR I found out that there are over 100,000 homeless cats in TO! At the time, ACR was doing a partnership […]

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Volunteer Profile: Carmen T

Carmen and Simba

What’s your story? Why did you first get involved with ACR? I got my first pet Simba (formally Pippen) from ACR and had a great experience so I wanted to support this organization .   How are you helping now? What volunteer position are you filling? What does your work involve? Volunteer at fundraising events […]

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Volunteer Profile: Laura L

the modern family

What’s your story? Why did you first get involved with ACR? I started dating a guy who fostered cats for ACR. Cute guy and cute cats, I couldn’t resist! I started fostering myself soon after, and now we’re living together, and have adopted one of our former foster cats, Camille, and still foster together now. […]

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Volunteer Profile: Rondi A

colony cats

What’s your story? Why did you first get involved with ACR? I got involved in 1998. I was looking for a way to help cats and heard about the group through an article I was writing for a newspaper. How are you helping now? What volunteer position are you filling? What does your work involve? […]

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Volunteer Profile: Ruth B

patches and shreddy

What’s your story? Why did you first get involved with ACR? My own cats (not that we “own” cats) died at ages 16 and 17. I was then 68 years old, and unwilling to adopt again and undertake a long-term commitment. An animal-loving friend recommended that I foster with ACR, which I began to do […]

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