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Chicago Waldorf School alum, Ashlynn Boyce, has turned her senior project into a thriving non profit animal rescue. Her organization has saved 414 kittens, puppies, cats and dogs by placing them in foster or forever homes.

Ashlynn created her nonprofit in May 2020 and the pandemic had drastically increased the need for more animal foster families. Now, almost 2 years later, she has decided to forgo a traditional college education to focus on running on Paws & Claws.

To those who question her decision, she reminds them of how much she is learning through her important and gratifying work.

Read more at Evanston RoundTable
Photo Credit: Paws and Claws Chicago Rescue

  • Waldorf Alum