Abby’s Paws for a Cause Incorporated
The Girl that started it all
Abby’s Paws for a Cause is named after a black lab named Abby who was donated to Executive Director Kim Stanton by the Kramer Foundation in 2014 as a way to help reach youth in our community. Unfortunately we lost Abby in 2016 but through Abby’s Paws for a Cause her legacy will live on.
Abby’s Paws for a Cause Incorporated Today
We have come a long way since we first started. Abby’s Paws for a Cause is now a 501-C3 organization. Kim Stanton, the Executive Director is now fostering Rodie, another black lab from the Kramer Foundation and will adopt him once he has completed his Therapy Dog Certification
Board of Directors
Alexis Stanton- President
Barb Vandine and Margret Kutchukian -Co Vice Presidents
Joe Golden- Secretary
Abby’s Paws for a Cause
Abby’s Paws for a Cause became an official non profit organization in March 2017. We provide literacy and enrichment programs for youth that focus on the three R’s of Reading, Respect and Resiliency. We also attend several community events.
Our Executive Director
Kim Stanton is the Executive Director and founder of Abby’s Paws for a Cause. She has 25 years of experience in positive youth development programming. She started Abby’s Paws for a Cause after seeing first had the positive impact bringing dogs to her programs had on youth and hopes to continue and grow the organization.
Want to know more about Abby’s Paws for a Cause?
If you would like to request a visit or if you have a question about Abby’s Paws for a Cause email Kim Stanton at