|Honoree’s Name: Susan Keyes
Award Category: Live
Why This Volunteer is Extraordinary:
Susan is always willing to help where help is needed, especially when animals are involved. Susan is extremely active in community groups like COAD, OCEMO, and President and Founder of SoCal Animal Response Team (SCART). She also provides training to Community Groups and Individuals in Disaster Preparedness for Pets, as well as Shelter Training to Volunteers.
Since June 2020, she has run the Pet Food Pantry @ the OCACS site every month so that those who cannot afford pet food can get it and don’t have to give up their pets. She gets food donated, hauls it to the site, and supervises every giveaway.