Impact Stories

Your Gifts At Work

We are thankful for those who have made an estate gift to the San Francisco SPCA. Learn more about how their gifts have made an impact.

Making a Difference: Improving Access to Veterinary Care

Meet our dedicated Central Valley Engagement Manager, Kylie Ramos. Because of her compassion for animals and commitment to collaborating with diverse stakeholders, there is now greater access to low-cost SF SPCA spay and neuter services, and it continues to grow.

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For Ellen Carroll, the San Francisco SPCA is a Family Legacy

Discover why the San Francisco SPCA is such a meaningful place for Ellen.

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Breaking Down Barriers to Access to Care

One of the major issues we see in companion—animal welfare today is a lack of access to basic medical care. Thanks to your generosity, in the past year alone, we awarded more than $1 million in financial assistance to help pets receive medical care.

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Making a Difference: Hope to Animals in Need

Marti Watts started as a volunteer and applied for a job as soon as an opening came up. Learn more about the impact of Marti Watts at the San Francisco SPCA.

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Dedicated for Decades

It’s been 40 years since Nancy Duncan first began volunteering with the San Francisco SPCA. When she started, she volunteered twice a week socializing kittens.

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When You’re No Longer There for Your Pets

The SF SPCA offers a way for families to plan for their pets’ future. When pets outlive guardians, cats and dogs enrolled in the Sido Pet Protection Program are taken into the San Francisco SPCA for adoption.

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Honoring a Lifetime of Generosity

Longtime San Francisco SPCA volunteer and generous supporter Maureen McClain will always be fondly remembered for her outstanding commitment to shelter animals.

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Transforming the Future of Veterinary Medicine

Thanks to our new Community Medicine Education Training (CoMET) program, a more diverse population of aspiring animal care professionals is now entering the veterinary field.

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