The Lend A Heart Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring that the organization operates according to its charter, Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, and Volunteer and Policy Guide.


Stephanie Plucker
Annette Sliwa
Joanne Faist
Patt Hull
Kristine Nymoen
Janet Wright


(Vacant), President
Kim Robinson, Past President
Jannette Phelps, Vice President
Christine Hale, Secretary
Sandy McKaig, Chief Financial Officer

Lend A Heart is a volunteer organization comprised of certified handler and animal teams, and associated volunteers, dedicated to providing compassion and understanding for our clients through animal-assisted therapy.

Think about supporting us – consider donating… Our furry miracle workers and their humans are dedicated to making people smile. We never charge for our programs. We operate on a small budget with no paid staff. Your donation ensures that we can continue to maintain and expand our animal-assisted therapy programs.

Donations to Lend A Heart are tax-deductible! Any amount is greatly appreciated. Click on the button below to donate using PayPal (no account needed), or mail donations to address below.

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