News Archive: 2013


December 12, 2013

Help ensure a happy new year for Seattle’s animals

If you’re an animal lover, this is the time of year when you can’t help but think about the countless unwanted, abused or special-needs dogs, cats and critters in our community who deserve loving forever homes and companions. How can you give these animals the gift of a brighter future? By supporting the Seattle Animal…

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December 4, 2013

Start shopping. It’s for the animals! has launched AmazonSmile, a simple and automatic way to support the Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation whenever you shop on Amazon. What a great way to spread some holiday cheer to our Shelter residents! With every eligible purchase you make through AmazonSmile, SASF will receive 0.5% of the proceeds. There is no cap on the…

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November 29, 2013

Introducing the 2014 SASF calendar

Looking for a great gift for that pet lover on your list—or 12 months of cuteness on your own wall? Pick up a copy of the 2014 Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF) calendar! The calendar features gorgeous images of some of the wonderful pets in our community, produced by acclaimed local photographer (and longtime Seattle…

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November 20, 2013

Fostering older cats: Caring brings second chances

In June 2013, SASF documented the experience of fostering a cat with newborn kittens. Here, Seattle Animal Shelter foster parent Karen L. Lew explains what it’s like to foster older and special needs cats.   Maybe it’s because my youngsters have all grown up and left home. Perhaps it’s because I have arthritis in my…

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November 3, 2013

SASF-funded dog kennel improvements begin

This is the second in a series highlighting upgrades and improvements to the Seattle Animal Shelter funded by a 2012 grant from the Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation.   Dogs at the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS) are about to get a more stress-free living space, thanks in part to the Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF) and…

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November 3, 2013

Record-setting amount raised at SASF auction

All of us at the Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF) are truly grateful to everyone who attended and supported our third annual “Raising Cats & Dogs” benefit auction. Thanks to you, we raised a record-setting total of more than $130,000 to help the animals and programs of the Seattle Animal Shelter! Proceeds will go towards…

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November 3, 2013

Enter Norm’s SASF raffle to win a Fat Tire bike

We’re excited to announce that Norm’s, the popular dog-friendly alehouse in Fremont, has launched a fun raffle promotion to benefit SASF: Order an Accumulation White IPA from New Belgium Brewery at Norm’s, and you’ll be entered to win New Belgium’s classic Fat Tire bike! Here’s how it works: Now through December 11th, visit Norm’s and…

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September 16, 2013

Pearl Jam VIP package available for auction bid

We’re thrilled to announce that Pearl Jam – Seattle rock legends and longtime supporters of animal-related causes – have generously donated a VIP package for bidding during the live auction at SASF’s “Raining Cats & Dogs” benefit gala! Purchase auction tickets now By attending SASF’s third annual benefit auction Saturday, October 19th, you’ll have the…

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September 9, 2013

Enter SASF’s benefit raffle to win a cruise for 2 to Mexico

Here’s a fun way to support Seattle’s animals: Take a chance on winning a once-in-a-lifetime luxury travel experience! The Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF) is hosting a raffle drawing to win an all-inclusive luxury adventure cruise for two to Mexico’s Sea of Cortés, courtesy of Seattle’s Un-Cruise Adventures. (Total prize value: $6,590.) Proceeds benefit SASF,…

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September 5, 2013

SASF is recruiting new board members for 2014

The Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF) is currently recruiting two or more new volunteer board members as well as new committee members. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in development and fundraising, and/or planning and executing auctions and other large-scale events. We will also be looking for applicants interested in moving into leadership…

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