Helping with fundraising and events

Our team of FOWAS volunteers and helpers

Friends of the
Wingecarribee Animal Shelter

Our ultimate goal is to benefit the welfare of the animals prior to re-homing. To Assist with strategies for re-homing animals at the shelter. To assist management maintain a minimum euthanasia policy. View the animals currently available for adoption or see how you can help.





How can you

Membership benefits include: meeting other like-minded people; receiving quarterly newsletters and up to date event information, invitations to yearly AGM; invitations to events and FOWAS yearly Christmas Party and if you volunteer FOWAS holds an annual morning tea to say thank you for your assistance.

Membership is $15.00 per person and falls due the 30th June each year and contributes to the costs involved in the administration of the organisation. More information

There are several projects and/or events that we need assistance from volunteers, these include Monthly Markets across the highlands, events such as A Dog’s Day Out and the distribution of monthly adoption posters and coin donation tins around the highlands. More information

FOWAS is a registered not-for-profit charity. We rely upon donations from individuals, local businesses and sponsors to support the care of the animals in the Wingecarribee Animal Shelter. Thank you to those across our community and others who assist us through their generous donations. Donations support the assistance of our local Animal Shelter, rehoming of surrendered, abandoned and neglected animals that arrive at the Shelter and the treatment and care of sick or injured Shelter animals. More information

Our Supporters and Sponsors

FOWAS is grateful to the many business, organisations and individuals across the Southern Highlands that support our work. This support comes in both monetary and in-kind donations. Their efforts and contributions have a significant impact on the lives of the dogs and cats at the Wingecarribee Animal Shelter

If you would like to have a FOWAS Coin Donation Tin and/or FOWAS Poster in store please contact us.

If you would like to discuss becoming a sponsor of FOWAS please also contact us.