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UCLA People-Animal Connection

Participation Drive
47 Animal Lovers
Towards goal of 50 Animal Lovers
$14,077.00 Raised
Project has ended
Project ended on January 01, at 12:00 AM PST
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February 01, 2019

47 donors (including you!)

15 new People-Animal Connection (PAC) teams brought on board

48 volunteer hours clocked for each team

4 patients seen every hour

= nearly 3,000 more patients seen this year – thanks to YOU!


We are so incredibly grateful for your support of the UCLA People-Animal Connection Program. Thanks to your gift and the gifts of other animal lovers like you, PAC will be able to expand this year and bring joy to more patients than ever before. Your generosity made this possible!


Hospital stays can be difficult or overwhelming to our patients and their loved ones. While we can’t prevent people from being in the hospital, we can strive to bring them happiness and improve their experience however we can. Every dollar raised from this campaign helps keep the PAC program available for UCLA patients - at no cost to them.


Thank you for your support. You have truly made a difference for this program, our incredible volunteers, and most importantly, the thousands of UCLA patients who benefit from the healing power of a loving dog visiting them during their hospital stay.



Erin Rice

Director, UCLA People-Animal Connection

Choose a giving level


The Chihuahua

Size is just a number - even the smallest donations and dogs can make a difference! Just $15 can help cover parking when volunteers come in for their hospital shifts.


The French Bulldog

Our dogs take their jobs seriously. $20 will print a set of PAC Trading Cards that teams give out like business cards.


The Poodle

PAC volunteers need to represent in style. $50 will provide PAC Bandannas for dogs to wear proudly as they make their visits.


The Golden Retriever

PAC's goal is to reach 100 teams in the program so they can get more visits to the many people who would like them. Donate $100 to aid with the program costs of adding those teams.


The Labrador

Costs to become a PAC Team member can be ruff. $250 will help cover a new team’s uniform, registration, special lab requirements, and evaluation fees.


The Great Pyrenees

PAC Teams are committed to making a PAWsitive impact. $500 would help fund supplies, training and education for PAC’s numerous sub programs such as the PAC Literacy program and Tuck-in-Teams.


The Mini-Horse

Blue Moon is the first non-canine animal that has visited the hospital and joined the PAC team. $1,000 could help with the expansion of the program to offer different types of animal therapy experiences and support the growing need of teams.

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