Donated items will be distributed among volunteers in the shelter’s foster-care program, whose sole mission is to rehabilitate sick, injured or other animals who might not otherwise be viable candidates for adoption. Volunteers take animals into their homes and provide temporary care until the animals are ready for adoption. The shelter also encourages the public to support the Help the Animals Fund, which pays for veterinary care for sick and injured foster animals.
“The foster-care program is a proven life-saving program,” says Seattle Animal Shelter Director Manager Don Jordan. “Last year, more than 2,700 animals were saved because individuals opened their hearts and homes to these animals. The community plays a key role in our efforts to get these animals ready for adoption. We rely on our volunteers and appreciate their efforts. We couldn’t do it without them.”
The shelter is open seven days a week and is located at