A Day of Compassion for the Sportworks Sales Team

Sw Sales Team

Jana Anderson // 06.20.2017

As a team building exercise, to promote an interactive, engaging activity outside of work, the Sales Team at Sportworks Northwest, volunteered half their work day to help a local rescue sanctuary, Pasado’s Safe Haven.

Although everyone’s hope was to work with the animals and clean their stalls, we ended up completing some much-needed landscaping;  and we were still able to meet several of the Safe Haven family and have a private tour.

At Pasado’s Safe Haven they work hard to end animal cruelty and become the voice of those who cannot speak for themselves. Here are just a few items with which their tireless efforts are supporting:

  •  Investigations and Rescue: They are helping improve the response to crimes against animals through investigations, rescue and training programs.
  • Sanctuary: Their 85-acre sanctuary is home to over 200 dogs, cats, and farmed animals, most of whom arrived from cases of cruelty or neglect.
  • Outreach: They connect people with online and sanctuary-based education and advocacy initiatives designed to reduce animal suffering and grow compassion.
  • Homelessness Prevention: They are preventing unwanted animals and shelter overpopulation through targeted spay and neuter and food bank programs.

As a shout out for Pasado’s Safe Haven and supporting their immediate and future endeavors please consider keeping up our day of compassion by supporting them with:

  • Sponsor an animal! Sponsoring an animal is a great way to support their work with a monthly gift, while knowing that your gift gives back to the animals.
  • Find out if your company participates in Workplace Giving What’s better than making a donation to help end animal cruelty - when that same donation is matched by your employer!
  • Start changing lives with their 7Lives in 7Days challenge and make the world a more compassionate place.
  • If in the Seattle WA area, become a VolunteerHost a Benefit, or check out their Rental Space for your next team retreat!

Overall, this unique team building day was a great day of volunteering and learning about my co-workers on a new level. I look forward to another Compassion Day with my team at Sportworks.