SUCCESS STORIES

Shedding Light on Front-Line Heroes: National Stress Awareness Month 2024
As April marks National Stress Awareness Month, we want to shed light on the immense challenges faced by front-line rescue workers. The theme for 2024 is #LittleByLittle, which highlights the transformative impact of consistent, small positive actions can have.
Unveiling the Power of One: Ambassador Nathaniel Wood’s Journey
Power of One Ambassador Nathaniel Wood knows all too well the importance of never backing down. In his documentary series, ‘Before The Bell,’ Nathaniel opens up about his personal battle with mental health, shedding light on his struggles with anxiety.
Meet Oriana Samuelsen
Oriana’s journey to becoming a firefighter in Washington State started with a harrowing experience on a remote highway. She found herself face to face with a trapped woman, Darlene, after a devastating collision. Despite lacking formal training, Oriana’s instinct to help kicked in, but the experience left her feeling powerless.
Discover the Unseen Struggles of Pawpers in the Ruff
Join us in unraveling the untold challenges faced by Ivana and Marija, the dedicated rescuers behind Pawpers in the Ruff. For over a decade, they’ve been the unsung heroes, rescuing dogs from unimaginable conditions and providing them with a second chance at life.
Discover “Before The Bell” with Our Ambassador, Nathaniel Wood
Join us on a journey of courage and vulnerability as our Ambassador, Nathaniel Wood, shares his story in the documentary series titled “Before The Bell.” In this series, Nathaniel fearlessly delves into his battle with mental health, highlighting the crucial role of support networks in overcoming adversity.
Celebrating Success: The English Channel Winter Relay Race 2024
A HUGE thank you to all who embarked on the remarkable challenge of The English Channel Winter Relay Race 2024 on January 13th! Your participation and dedication have made this event truly special.
The Heartwarming Journey of Miaplus7 Founders, Ingrid and Steve
Meet Ingrid and Steve, the founders of Miaplus7, whose journey began in 2014 when they embarked on a retirement adventure to Bulgaria, seeking serenity and a chance to give back. Their story took a poignant turn when a stray dog named Mia entered their lives, pregnant and resilient despite the hardships of survival. Mia soon gave birth to four precious puppies, marking the start of their journey with Miaplus5.
Introducing Meow Paws North Macedonia
The streets of Skopje are teeming with stray animals, facing the daily challenges of survival, desperately seeking food and shelter. Iva and Misko have devoted their lives to alleviating the plight of these animals, working tirelessly to feed them twice a day, providing essential medical care, vaccinations, and sterilizations. For the most vulnerable, they offer a temporary home, with the ultimate goal of securing them forever homes across Europe.
Lisanne’s Compassionate Journey: Transforming Lives One Dog at a Time
In the heart of Aydin, Turkey, resides force behind Melez Dog Rescue, a story woven with dedication, empathy, and an unwavering love for animals. Lisanne’s journey spans continents, but her story isn’t just about geographical transitions; it’s a testament to the transformative power of compassion. Hailing from the Netherlands and journeying through England before finding her calling in Turkey, her childhood fascination with caring for animals evolved into an unyielding passion.
The Hoda Effect: Transforming Lives at Heart of Life Rescue
In a land where the cries of animals often fade into the background, there stands Hoda. She is the driving force behind Heart of Life Rescue in Egypt, dedicating her life to rescuing and nurturing abused and neglected animals. For 15 years, Hoda has been a guardian angel for over 500 dogs, offering more than just shelter and sustenance. Her sanctuary is a haven filled with boundless love and healing for these vulnerable creatures.

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"This is the power of you – you can be the one responsible for making their lives better by simply reaching out and offering to help. All you have to do is open your eyes, see and support."
Samantha Hutchinson
Founder - Power of One