PAWS (Pets Are Wonderful Support)

PAWS (Pets Are Wonderful Support), a program of EFA, provides resources to people living with HIV/AIDS so they can keep pet companions as long as possible.  PAWS strongly supports the deep bond of family between people and pets. PAWS strives to ensure that clients do not experience the loss of pets due to financial hardship, lack of transportation or hospitalization.  Pets are truly a source of unconditional love and support that is irreplaceable to people living with HIV/AIDS.

How PAWS Helps People and Their Pets

  • Supplies pet food, heartworm and flea and tick prevention medications

  • Provides discounted veterinary services through PAWS partner vets

  • Facilitates pet education for people with suppressed immune systems

  • Provides information and other resources to clients in the program to keep their pets healthy and well

How You Can Help PAWS

  • Donate gift cards and supplies            

  • Financial donation

  • Assistance on food day

  • Delivery of food and supplies



                                   Thank you!


Your generous donation will help the animals in our PAWS program!



For more information, please contact Melissa Alper at 314-333-6660.