News Archive: 2015

SASF

December 15, 2015

Now 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: Auction and Events, including planning and executing auctions and other large-scale fundraising events, managing and participating in procurement activities, and partnering with local businesses to co-host smaller events or support…

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December 15, 2015

Santa Paws: a Holly, Jolly Success!

Dozens of people braved the rainy December weather with their dogs, cats and critters in tow to meet jolly old St. Nick. Through photo sales and additional donations, over $2,300 was raised to support the Foundation’s work! We would like to especially thank those that volunteered their time and holiday spirit to make this a…

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November 15, 2015

Thank You to TheVUDE!

Thank you to TheVUDE and Hand of God Wines for hosting Less Bark, More Wine on October 30th at their South Lake Union event space.  There was great wine and fun was had by humans and dogs alike!  

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October 14, 2015

Iggy the Iguana Finds a Foster Home at Pacific Science Center

By Katy Tomasulo The Seattle Animal Shelter is widely known for going above and beyond to help find the most suitable homes for animals in its care. These efforts are in large part to the shelter’s dedicated staff and a strong, extensive network of foster parents and volunteers who house, care for, socialize, and promote…

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Photo Credit: Taylor Gage Photography

October 14, 2015

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

By Laura Walker When her husband Pete Segall asked her how she wanted to celebrate her 40th birthday, Heather Dolin decided she wanted to embrace the occasion with a party. About 200 of their friends came together on August 23rd at Nectar Lounge to celebrate Heather. Guests danced the night away to 80’s hits, performed…

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October 13, 2015

Fifth Annual Raining Cats & Dogs Auction: A record-setting Event

The fifth annual Raining Cats & Dogs auction took place on October 10th at the beautiful Bell Harbor International Conference Center, located on the Seattle waterfront. True to the event name, the day’s weather was stormy. However, the clouds dispersed and the rain showers slowed just in time for the doors to open at 5:00. As…

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September 28, 2015

Thank You EETBAR!

Thank you to everyone who came out on August 20th to support Yappy Hour at EETBAR! From the amazing food to the fantastic raffles, the evening was a huge success, helping to raise $400 for SASF!  A very special thank you to April and Eric, the owners of EETBAR, for their generosity and support. Stop…

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August 18, 2015

Sneak Peek: 2015 Auction Items

The 5th Annual Raining Cats and Dogs Auction is just a little over a month away and we are excited to share some of the exciting auction items we’ll have: Seattle Police Department Canine Unit Ride Along – Back by popular demand, we’ll be auctioning off an evening with a Seattle Police Canine Handler and…

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Ace

August 18, 2015

From Ace to Archie

From Ace to Archie – it often takes a village of caring volunteers, staff and community. When Ace came to the Seattle Animal Shelter in June of 2013, the paperwork indicated he was evidence in a cruelty case. His owner had allegedly been abusing him so the shelter was his new home until his case…

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August 18, 2015

Cat and Critter Room Construction Update

Thanks to our generous donors, SASF was able to grant $220,000 over 2 years to the Seattle Animal Shelter to fund improvements to the Shelter’s cat and critter areas, including the construction of a new, dedicated Meet and Greet Room.  Construction on this project began this past spring and we’d like to update you on…

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