Help us care for our shelter animals until they find their forever homes...

OVER 28,000 ANIMALS SAVED SINCE 2001!

Sammie's Friends Lead Volunteers

Karen Reif

Shelter Animal Photographer

Facebook Administrator

Karen Pfanenstiel

Volunteer Application Coordinator

Trains New Cat Volunteers

Office Assistant

Cat Care

Marilyn Blom

Cat Volunteer Coordinator

Julie Turnross

Volunteer Training Coordinator


Sammie’s Friends Vision

A safe and caring place for neglected, abandoned, and abused animals to be cared for and rehabilitated, when necessary, and adopted as quickly as possible into loving homes.

Sammie’s Friends Organizational Values


~ Commitment for doing the best things for the animals

~ Sound fiscal policy

~ Commitment to excellence in everything we do

~ Respect for all -animals, volunteers staff and the public

~ A high value placed on safety for the animals,

     volunteers, staff and the public

~ Open and honest communication, focused on mutual

     problem solving and follow-up

~ An open collaborative management style

~ Strong commitment to teamwork