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Our Mission

The mission of SOAR is to rescue purebred Airedale Terriers who have found themselves without a home, and help them get started on the road to a happy, new life.

SOAR's Diana Muldaur Fund

Fund raising with star power. 

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Second Chance

Written especially for SOAR, click here to listen, read the words, and see Ryan Humbert's photo.

SOAR's Cindi Mysyk Fund

Click here to read about this special fund for Senior Airedales.

2020 Aire Affaire Event

April 25, 2020

Details Here

Layla's Fund

Layla's Fund helps adoptive families with unexpected expenses.
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1938 - 2015

Karolyn was born on December 19, 1938 in Chicago, IL the daughter of the late Raymond and Eleanor (nee Fukar) Worcester and passed away unexpectedly at her home, on Monday, January 26th, 2015. Loving mother of Kathy (Daniel) Sladek, Jamie (Katie) Simoneit, Laura (Bob) Schroeder and Carrie (Jamie) Colombo; cherished grandmother of Jonathan and Amy Sladek, Elizabeth, Daniel and William Simoneit, Joshua and Hope Schroeder, Caroline, Jimmy, Caden, Jack, Joseph and Chase Colombo; also survived by many other loving family and friends.

"Karolyn was a wonderful friend and truly devoted to Airedales."  ---Mary Lou Johnson

"I've known Karolyn and her work with Airedale rescue back to the early days of rescue.  Many Airedales were saved because of her dedication to helping her favorite breed.  She loved to attend rescue functions and fundraisers and donated to many of them.  I will miss her."  ---Lynn O'Shaughnessy

"Karolyn passed away one year ago today. A truly wonderful woman who adored these dogs."  ---Diane Scott

Donations made to SOAR in memory of Karolyn by...

Demetria & Robert Laatsch
Mark & April Fecht
Kelly Reynolds
Mary Lou Johnson
Richard Harig
Ruth Mirza
Caryn Worcester
Diane & Donald Cook
Robert & Yvonne Crawford
Helen & Laura Edwards
Lauren Dettmann Fosbinder
Loraine & Alfred Harig
Leon & Cynthia Edmunds
Thomas & Linda Simak
Bill Coduto & Eric Van Nevel
Patricia Rosen
Carl & Kimberly Gongoi
William & Barbara Lidinsky
Linda Lusk
Bill White 
Diane Scott
Karolyn's children:
   Kathy Sladek
   Jamie Simoneit
   Laura Schroeder