In The Spotlight

After the Ball

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Please join us Oct. 4 on the USS Hornet for our 8th Annual After the Ball fundraiser! Enjoy great eats from your fave Alameda restaurants, music from the 70s, 80s, 90s with DJ Dave Stebbins, Jan Wahl of KRON as celebrity auctioneer, and a special animal guest of honor. Go to

Handsome Ghost

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After performing in San Francisco this summer, indie band Handsome Ghost stopped by Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter to perform an acoustic set for some of our dogs. Check out their haunting music video and the canine stars who still need homes! (Thank you, Tim Noyes and Eddie Byun!) While there, check out the band's new album, Welcome Back.

Donate Your Jewelry

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Can you spare your gently used jewelry, scarves, hats or gloves for FAAS volunteer Vali Ebert's annual Jewelry & More Holiday Boutique fundraiser for FAAS?  Email vebert.faas@gmail by October 1. The event is 4-8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15, at a new location.

Pet Food Pantry

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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.


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FAAS always needs more volunteers in a variety of capacities. The next orientation classes are:  

October 9, Tuesday, 4-5:30 p.m.
October 20, Saturday, 10-11:30 a.m.
October 23, Tuesday, 4-5:30 p.m.

Sign up for a class.

Forever Friends

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Help us always be there for homeless pets by making regular monthly or quarterly donations. Please consider becoming a Forever Friend.