Be inspired. Bham Now Facebook Live interview at Hand in Paw

Hand in Paw
This morning, Bham Now Director Pat Byington interviewed via Facebook Live Beth Franklin, the founder of Hand in Paw.

Hand in Paw is the designated charity for December’s Bham Now’s BOLD Speaker Series presenter, polar explorer and UAB researcher Jim McClintock (Purchase tickets for the Dec. 6th event  – here).

Checkout this inspirational video that includes Beth describing how she started organization two decades ago, from funds raised by selling her home. Today, Hand in Paw serves nearly 100,000 people throughout the region and has been recognized nationally and internationally for its innovative programs.

As an added bonus, meet at the end of the video, two dogs, Toby and Fred, becoming therapy dogs.

  • We apologize the video starts sideways. It is corrected within the first minute.

Author: Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.