In The News

Hello! We are pleased to announce that the 2015 SAO Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the Northwest African American Museum located at 2300 South Massachusetts Street, Seattle WA. Tickets are available at the door for $100. Included is dinner, live music, auction, presentation of current SAO projects. You can also [...]

SAO has been very active the past several years in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Here is a summary of our work and some of the projects we have completed: At the request of the Black Lion Hospital, SAO established the first PACU (Post Surgery Recovery Room) at the Black Lion. This included donating supplies, cleaning, painting, [...]

Greetings! SAO is gearing up for some great things this fall!  We will be making 2 trips to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2015…a small group will visit in October for some preliminary teaching of Peritoneal Catheter placement, and then a larger group in November for several projects involving teaching, catheter placement procedures, and some ENT education.  We [...]

Seattle Alliance Outreach March 2015 Update Fifteen SAO volunteers have just returned from another mission to Addis Ababa.  The SAO Board of Directors and I are excited to share the highlights from this recent trip, to update you more generally on our ongoing efforts to improve healthcare in Ethiopia, and to thank you for making [...]

Mission Statement
To provide support for the improvement of medical care in developing areas of the world. SAO has no religious affiliation.
Annual Report
Our goals are: To continue to sponsor two trips per year; to focus on improving the teaching capability of AAU; to purchase and acquire equipment as possible; and to facilitate strategic infrastructure improvements when feasible. Download the full 2012 report here (PDF).