Awards increase our visibility and help us save more lives! Please vote for Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter in this year's Beast of the Bay  competition. Thank you!

Beast of the Bay
FAAS has been nominated in four categories:
Under "Web"  
Best Online Adoption Site: 
Under "Shelter and Rescue" 
Best Humane Organization - East Bay: Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter 
Best Canine Cause - East Bay: Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter 
Best Fundraising Event - East Bay: After the Ball, Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter

Deadline to vote is July 1, 2017. 


Pet Food Pantry
Get kibble and kitty litter for your pet when you qualify as a low-income Alameda family.
When: Second Saturday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Where: Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter, 1590 Fortmann Way, Alameda, CA 94501. Come to the big garage door.

MAY 2017

"Sylvia" fundraiser
The funny and provocative A. R. Gurney play about a man who falls in love with his dog is coming to Alameda and all proceeds from ticket sales go to FAAS. 
WhenFriday and Saturday, May 19-20, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 21, 2 p.m. 
Where: Encinal High School, 210 Encinal Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
Tickets: $10 for students; $15 for adults; sold at the door

The Fido 500 Dog Race & Costume Contest
Rev up your dog for a fun FAAS fundraiser hosted by Hilarious Hound Pet Photography! Prizes for best race car costume and first across the finish line. Get all the details at
When: May 28, 2-4 p.m.
Where: Virgil's Sea Room, 3152 Mission St., San Francisco

JUNE 2017

Alameda Point Concours d'Elegance FAAS Fundraiser 
Do you love cars? Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS) is excited to be the beneficiary of the 2nd Annual Alameda Point Concours d'Elegance car show featuring Camaros and Porsches, plus historical exhibits such as the USS Hornet’s F8 cockpit; special exhibits from Moal Coachbuilders, Canepa, Brizio, and the U.S. Coast Guard; and a special display of Cars of Alameda. 

Proceeds from the following Concours events will be donated to FAAS. Get early-bird tickets now for a discounted price. Thank you, Kathy and Steve Pedone!

2nd Annual Point Concours d' Elegance Show. Spectator General Admission tickets are $20 online, $25 at the door. Children 12 and younger are free with paid adult. Free parking on surrounding streets.Ticket, wine, beer and merchandise sale proceeds go to FAAS.
Sunday, June 11, 2017, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Alameda Naval Air Station, Parade Ground, 950 West Mall Square, Alameda. 

Patrons' Pavilion at the Concours. Enjoy a Champagne continental breakfast and catered buffet lunch with wine and beer, plus ramp-side seating for the Awards ceremony. Ticket sales go to FAAS.
Sunday, June 11, 2017, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Volunteer Orientation Class 
Take the first step in becoming a volunteer at Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS) by attending one of our 90-minute orientation classes.
All classes meet at FAAS, 1590 Fortmann Way, Alameda, CA 94501, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Check back the first week of June for the next available classes.

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