Category: Events

The Goat Games 2021: Farmed Animal Sanctuaries Across the Nation Unite to Raise Funds and Awareness

Co-hosted by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries, The Goat Games will rally the support of animal welfare champions across the U.S. SAUGERTIES, N.Y. July 9, 2021 – Ready. Set. Goat! Catskill Animal Sanctuary, a non-profit, 155-acre farm animal refuge in New York’s Hudson Valley, is hosting the second annual Goat Games from August 14… Read more »

Photo contest to celebrate International Tiger Day

Tigers in America and the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries are pleased to announce our annual photo and video contest to celebrate International Tiger Day, July 29, 2021. The contest provides a platform for visual storytellers to highlight the plight of tigers living in captivity in the United States and promote the rescue of tigers… Read more »

Recipients of the 2020 Carole Noon and Outstanding Sanctuary Awards Announced

Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries honors sanctuaries, rescue, rehabilitation, and transition centers for exceptional animal care, professionalism and ethics. October 23, 2020 – (Washington, DC) The Board of Directors of the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) today announced the recipient of the 2020 Carole Noon Award: Kathy Stevens, Founder of Catskill Animal Sanctuary in… Read more »

Photo contest to celebrate International Tiger Day

Photo contest to celebrate International Tiger Day July 1, 2020 Tigers in America and the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries are pleased to announce a photo and video contest to celebrate International Tiger Day, July 29, 2020. The contest provides a platform for visual storytellers to highlight the plight of tigers living in captivity in… Read more »

Fourth Annual Sanctuary Caregiver Day on June 12, 2020

GFAS and NAPSA (North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance) are partnering again to celebrate our fourth annual Animal Sanctuary Caregiver Day on Friday, June 12th! GFAS and NAPSA established this event in 2017 to recognize and highlight the important work of animal caregivers – the caring and compassionate heroes – of animal sanctuaries, rescue centers, and… Read more »

Founder of Big Cat Rescue Recipient of Global Award for Sanctuary Excellence

Carole Baskin of GFAS-accredited Big Cat Rescue is the eleventh recipient of the Carole Noon Award for Sanctuary Excellence given annually by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries. October 22 – Washington, DC – The 2019 Carole Noon Award for Sanctuary Excellence recipient was announced by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS). This year Carole… Read more »

Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries and North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance Announce Third Annual Animal Sanctuary Caregiver Day June 14, 2019

Animal Sanctuary Caregiver Day was founded in 2017 to recognize the important work of animal caregivers, the unsung heroes of animal sanctuaries and rescue centers worldwide. (May 14, 2019) The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) and North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance (NAPSA) announce the third annual Animal Sanctuary Caregiver Day, to be observed on… Read more »