Archive for January 2013

Why We Do This:

You know when you have one of those mornings where you simply can’t seem to get going? I’m having one of those. Settling into my new routine has been cramping my usual style of reading everything I can get my hands on. So, this morning as I woke and prepared to write my blog about... Read more »

Getting to know: Chicago's 47th Ward

Most of what I’ve covered so far has been larger scale organizations that cater to specific populations. During the course of ┬ámy research into┬áTree House, I called the 47th Ward service office. (The 47th ward being where the Cat’s at Work pilot program is taking place.) The phone was answered by a bright, cheerful voice,... Read more »

What you can do: Tree House Humane Society

Tree House has a unique problem: too many people. Well, any organization that has too many volunteers doesn’t actually have a problem per se. It’s more a refocus of energy, because really, who doesn’t love spending time with adorable cats? So, if Tree House doesn’t need someone on a Saturday afternoon, exactly how can you... Read more »