News Archive: 2014

December 17, 2014

SASF is recruiting new volunteer board members

The Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF) is currently recruiting new volunteer Board Members. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in the following areas: Development and Fundraising—including individual fundraising efforts, such as direct mail and major gift solicitations, creating and implementing strategies for donor acquisition, and knowledge of fundraising cultivation and stewardship practices. Auction…

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October 30, 2014

SASF’s 2014 auction reaches new heights in support of Seattle’s animals

Raining Cats & Dogs, the fourth annual benefit auction hosted by the Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF), took place recently, and all of us at the organization are humbled and amazed by the outpouring of support from our donors. A total of more than $159,000 was raised that night—a record-setting amount for the event! Proceeds…

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October 27, 2014

Order the 2015 SASF Wall Calendar!

Size: 8.5″x11″ Price: $15 (includes tax and shipping)                                     Beautiful photos of local pets, year round! Want to stare at photos of adorable Seattle pets 365 days a year? Order a copy of the Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation…

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October 25, 2014

Video: SASF—A Community of Caring

The Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF) isn’t just about helping Seattle’s animals… It’s also about helping the people who love animals. In this video, learn about how SASF has helped to fund low-cost spay/neuter, among other programs, at the Seattle Animal Shelter. Your support of SASF allows people from all walks of life to hold…

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October 5, 2014

SAS cat adoption program expands to Petco Interbay

By Katy Tomasulo When Petco opened a location next door to the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS) in early 2013, it didn’t just create a convenient spot for new adopters to pick up supplies. It became an opportunity to showcase adoptable cats and increase overall visibility for the Shelter. Petco Interbay, located next to Whole Foods…

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August 25, 2014

By the hair of our Chinny-Chin-Chinchillas

By Karen Jasper When Foster Critter Team Lead Danielle Hursh got a text message that twenty-one chinchillas had just arrived at the Seattle Animal Shelter one afternoon last April, she was sure the volunteer who had contacted her had made a typo. “You mean 1 to 2 chinchillas, not 21, right?” she texted back. No,…

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August 24, 2014

My day on the road with a Humane Animal Law Enforcement Officer

By Kent Margulis My wife and I attended the Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation’s auction last October, and we were very fortunate during the live auction to win a ride-along with a Humane Animal Law Enforcement Officer. I had wanted to participate on a ride-along ever since becoming a Shelter volunteer four years ago. I wasn’t…

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August 1, 2014

SAS Staff Spotlight: Ann Graves, Manager of Field Services

Periodically, we’ll introduce you to some of the wonderful staff members at the Seattle Animal Shelter. Today we’re spotlighting Manager of Field Services Ann Graves. Tell us a bit about the personal and career paths that have led you to your current role at the Seattle Animal Shelter. While working to build a career at…

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July 15, 2014

SASF is recruiting new board members: Treasurer and Auction/Events

Are you passionate about helping animals and have strong professional credentials that can benefit a fast-growing nonprofit organization? The Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF) is currently recruiting two new volunteer board members to fill critical roles within our organization. If you are interested in either of the volunteer board positions described below, please submit a…

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July 5, 2014

Local firms match SASF volunteer hours with donations

Volunteering for the Seattle Animal Shelter or Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF) is a rewarding experience. When employers match volunteer time with monetary donations, your hard work benefits the animals even more! A number of Seattle-area companies offer volunteer matching programs, in which the company donates to pre-approved organizations such as the Shelter and SASF…

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