Best Volunteer Opportunity

Paws for Life

Owner Lesly Giannetto plays ball with Daisy the husky in the indoor play area of Elite Paws Pet Resort on June 6, 2017 in Pueblo, Colo. (Chris McLean, The Pueblo Chieftain)

Gold: Paws for Life Animal Shelter

800 N. Pueblo Blvd., (719) 543-6464

Volunteering is a great way to get involved in your community and PAWS is a chance to help this private, no-kill animal shelter. The challenges of maintaining the facility are significant which is why volunteering here is a terrific way for animal lovers to help their less fortunate four-legged friends. Check their website,, for information on ways you can help.

Silver: CASA of Pueblo

130 W. Abriendo Ave., (719) 583-6326

Bronze: Miss Pueblo County Scholarship Pageant (719) 543-5472