Your chance to Give BIG to Seal Sitters is coming up May 15

Information from Seal Sitters

Seal Sitters Marine Mammal Stranding Network will be participating in the 2013 Give BIG online giving event on May 15th ( We hope the community will support Seal Sitters through The Seattle Foundation's GiveBIG, a one-day, online charitable giving event inspiring people to give to nonprofit organizations in our region. Donations will be partially matched by The Seattle Foundation. This is an easy way to make your donation dollars multiply. Since we receive no funding from NOAA, the State or City for our work, we depend on public donations to help defray our costs for dedicated hotline, stranding materials, educational outreach materials. Additionally, we need to fundraise for materials and site preparation of the Year of the Seal sculpture (

Seal Sitters online link to participate in GiveBIG:
(NOTE:The GiveBIG link is only active on May 15th)

On May 15th, this link ( will take you to the page for Associated Recreational Council which is our fiscal sponsor. Click on DONATE and then fill in your financial and personal information. In the "Comments" box you must type in Seal Sitters. Then we will be credited with your donation. This is extremely important! If you do not type in Seal Sitters, your donation will go to ARC's general funds and Seal Sitters will not receive your donation.

If you have any questions, please email JoDean Edelheit.

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