NEW FAIRFIELD SHERMAN ANIMAL WELFARE SOCIETY INCORPORATED

Rating: 4.95 stars   88 reviews

Issues: Animals

Location: PO Box 8232 New Fairfield CT 06812 USA

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2011 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 1 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

As an animal cross poster open your eyes this place is fake there is a long recent article on them how they are liars and murders. Wake up this place is terrible. Google it learn please

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Get compassionate staff, get rid of the happy cold blooded killers

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

No

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

None

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

I ADOPTED A CAT,TWINKLETOES.SHE IS A SENIOR CAT.SHE ALWAYS WAS IN A HOME AND WHEN HER OWNER GOT PLACED IN A NURSING HOME,SHE NO LONGER HAD A HOME.SO,I TOOK HER HOME ALL 22LBS. OF HER.SHE VERY QUICKLY BECAME A MEMBER OF THE FAMILY,AND IS REALLY HAPPY HERE.THE SHELTER IS ALWAYS CLEAN AND NEVER HAS "THAT SMELL" TO IT.THE MANAGER DOES A REALLY GOOD JOB,AND KEEPS COMING UP WITH NEW IDEAS TO HELP WITH TAKING ANIMALS AND GETTING THEM ADOPTED.SHE REALLY HAS A LOVE FOR THE ANIMALS AND ALWAYS GOES THE EXTRA DISTANCE FOR THEM.ALL OF THE STAFF THERE ARE ALL SO CARING.THE SHELTER IS LUCKY TO HAVE SUCH A CARING STAFF.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

ADOPTIONS AND MANY VISITS.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

TRY AND GET MORE ROOM TO BEABLE TO HELP MORE ANIMALS.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I really appreciate how active the members of the New Fairfield shelter are in raising public awareness for animals not only in its own shelter, but in rescue sites all over the country.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Facebook

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

change the background color to its website

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Rating: 5 stars  

This organization has volunteers who are very dedicated to helping the animals in need in their area, and these people also are very fun and welcoming to newcomers. I participated in a fund raiser last spring, just as I was visiting a relative who is involved with the organization. I was welcomed and had a fun time, all the while knowing it was for a good cause.

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I participated in one of their fund raisers. They are fun and welcoming people who are very dedicated to their cause.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I don't know of any changes I could offer.

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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars  

I am very appreciative of all that the NFSAW does for the needy animals and our community. Not only do they help with the welfare of uncared for or lost animals, but they also contribute to their community through other recycling activities for cell phones and computers. You can find the donation boxes at various places around town in New Fairfield and Sherman. I am very thankful to the NFSAW, as I know that the volunteers work very hard, dedicating their own personal time for an important cause. It takes a lot of work to organize and manage the various fundraising and community events required to help the NFAW shelter survive, such as the Holiday Boutique at the Senior Center and the wine tasting event held in Sherman.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

many ways, one of which is placing pets in forever homes that might not have had a chance at a good life.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

not do a thing.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I am a citizen o New Fairfield and I have know for years the wonderful work that the shelter does. Our town is better because of the work that the staff and volunteers do.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I live in New Fairfield

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

More support from the town

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Rating: 5 stars  

I am a citizen o New Fairfield and I have know for years the wonderful work that the shelter does. Our town is better because of the work that the staff and volunteers do.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I live in New Fairfield

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

More support from the town

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Rating: 5 stars  

I am friends with Suzanne Poscich Glynn who has told me the most wonderful stories of animal rescue and foster care during her tenure as a volunteer at the NFSAW. As a Dog and Cat person myself, it makes me really happy to see people like Suzanne, a busy professional during the day preparing our youth for life as a teacher spend her precious spare time to help these beautiful animals that are in need of TLC, a meal, a place to sleep and eventually a permenant home. It makes me feel guilty that I don't have the time to get involved myself, but seeing the passion in which she brings to our discussions about the animals that have been saved from abuse and abandenment, has had a profound impact on me personally. The work that Suzanne and the other volunteers do at NFSAW is pure selfless love and kindness.

Thanks guys - Monty Nebinger

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Through several heart breaking stories of animal cases that went from bad to good. Without this organization and the volunteers; I can't imagine the amount of suffering that would take place.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would find a way to get more funding

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Rating: 5 stars  

I personally give to many charities and the one I love the most is New Fairfield Sherman Animal Welfare. Of which I have attended many fundraisng events and donated funds, the best I can afford to do. It is wonderful to see the community rally together to support these orphaned animals. The most recent event I attended was at the New Fairfield Senior Center where there were art & crafts, baked goods, art by local artists/residents, and many auction items that I spent/donated my money to. Not to mention the amount of volunteers and the incredible job all the volunteers did. Unfortunately, it never seems that there are enough funds raised for the NFSAW to address all that's needed to support these orphaned animals & help find them homes. I certainly hope that the NFSAW is fortunate enough to be the recipient of this very generous grant. Thank you.

John Glynn
New Fairfield, CT 06812

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Unfortunately, my significant other is alergic to animals, other wise I would jave adopted a dog a long time ago!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Add more days to the calendar.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Who is better than the NFAS? The humane caring and loving of the staff there to the animals is unique. The animals look happy even in their circumstance. If it weren't for their abundant support I would be able to volunteer there on the weekends, but they have too many volunteers. That says it all for me. You go NFAS! Your community loves you and all your paws!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Yes - they are awesome!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Let people volunteer to be dog walkers, so dogs can get some exercise and learn basic commands.

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