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Get Involved

There are so many ways to get involved with the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County. 

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Volunteers are an essential part of our mission and there are always positions available - so find one that fits

into your schedule!


Making a gift to the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County directly impacts those experiencing homelessness. Learn how you can make a gift today!

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Help us advocate for our community's most vulnerable individuals by taking part or organizing an event to raise awareness and initiate change!

Easy Ways to Make a Difference


We are participating in the Target Circle program! You can vote for us and help direct Target’s giving to benefit our Washtenaw County nonprofit. For full program details and restrictions, visit Target Circle by clicking on Once there, go to the Community Support tab and search for the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County. Additionally, you can open the Target App, go to your Circle benefits, and Vote For Nonprofits. Nonprofits will display in a list with name, logo, mission, and website link.

Please sign up today!

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Are you a Koger Rewards member?
SAWC has just been accepted into the Krogers Rewards Program! This provides our supporters an easy way to support SAWC while just doing your weekly grocery trip.
To sign up please follow these instructions:
-Go to
-Log in using your Kroger rewards
-Go to My Account
-Then click Community rewards
-You can then add The Shelter Association of Washtenaw County or search SE146

Please sign up today!


Looking for a fast, convenient and easy way to donate to the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County? Now Amazon has the answer! While doing your on-line shopping, you can also donate at the same time. Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase price!


Just follow the steps below:

  1.  Go to smile amazon page:

  2.    Sign into your account or create an account

  3.   Hover your curser over the "accounts and lists" at the top              right corner of the page.

  4.   From the "lists" drop down, choose "amazon smile charity              lists" - that will take you to the Smile page.

  5.   In the "search" box, type Shelter Association of Washtenaw          County.

   6.  That will take you to a page, where you can "choose"                    Shelter Association of Washtenaw County.

   7.   Scroll down to the "Smile Amazon" icon at the bottom of               the page, and it will take you to the shopping page.

Please sign up today!

For more information on how you can get involved with the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County,

please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Dawn Gemler at

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