Winning local awards increases our visibility and helps save more lives! Please vote for Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter in this year's Beast of the Bay and Alameda Magazine's Best Of competitions. 

Beast of the Bay
Please nominate FAAS in three categories:

- Woofing the Web. Scroll down to Best Online Adoption Site and type in
- Shelter and Rescue. Scroll down to Best Humane Organization - East Bay and type in Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter
- Shelter and Rescue. Scroll down to Best Fundraising Event - East Bay and type in After the Ball (FAAS).
Deadline: April 30, 2017

Alameda Magazine "Best Of" Readers' Choice Awards
Click on the above link. Alternatively, go to and click on the menu item Best Of. On the next page click on We Don't Have an Electoral College.
Scroll down to Lifestyle & Families and please vote for us in:
- Best Charitable Event (choose After the Ball, Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter.
- Best New Cause (choose Saving FAAS)
- Best Nonprofit Group (choose Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter)
Deadline: May 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

Living Color Garden Tour and Charity Plant Sale 
Stop and smell the flowers while helping our shelter animals! This annual FAAS Fundraiser is generously sponsored by the Alameda Support Foundation. All ticket and plant sales proceeds go to FAAS.
May 6, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
10 beautiful drought-tolerant gardens in Alameda. Map provided at the starting location on your ticket.
Sold at Friends of the Alameda Animal, 1590 Fortmann Way, Alameda, and online.

Volunteer Orientation Class 
Take the first step in becoming a volunteer at Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS). Attend 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. 
Dates and registration URLs for May classes will be made available the last week of April.

"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 
Tickets: $10 for students; $15 for adults; sold at the door

JUNE 2017

Alameda Point Concours d'Elegance FAAS Fundraiser 
Do you love cars? Enjoy mingling with other afficionados of classic and exotic automobiles? 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!

Cool Catz Kickoff Party. Travel back in time for an evening of style, glitz and glamour as you dine, drink and dance the night away. The Alameda Officers Club is the perfect backdrop for this Rat Pack-inspired event. Get ready to experience the rebirth of cool! Ticket, auction and raffle proceeds go to FAAS.
Saturday, June 3, 2017, 7 - 11 p.m., Alameda Officers Club

MAIN EVENT: 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.

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