Volunteer Profile: Philip Cook

SAO wouldn’t be where we are today without our volunteers. Today I’d like to profile one of our volunteers, Philip Cook. Philip is an Anesthesia Technician. He has been on 6 trips to Ethiopia and 1 trip to Ecuador with SAO. What drives you to do volunteer work: “I enjoy the challenges. As many other [...]

Volunteer Profile: Vangie Alvarez Cupat

“I am a Specialty Charge Nurse of ENT and Maxillofacial service in South Tower Surgery at Swedish First Hill. I have been at Swedish for 19 years. I grew up in a country where healthcare is only for the privileged…insurance is a rare word. There’s a pinch in my heart to see patients and families [...]

Volunteer Profile: Chelsy Cross

Chelsy Cross is one of our awesome volunteers! Thanks for your efforts on behalf of SAO, Chelsy!! Q: What is your job title: A: I’m a Medical Imaging Engineer; I primarily install, perform routine and corrective maintenance and train users on many types of radiology imaging devices including ultrasound, Xray and fluoroscopy. In my recent [...]

Mark Your Calendars! 2016 Fundraiser

Hi! Our 2016 Fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday, September 10 at 6:30 pm. The location is the Seattle Mountaineers Club 7700 Sand Point Way, Seattle WA 98115. Come enjoy an Ethiopian Meal and learn about past and present SAO projects! Share

Photo of the proposed Menelik Hospital

This is the initial design for the AARCA Center. Share

Thank You to Boeing!

Thank You to Boeing for supporting us with their charitable giving campaign. We recently received a check from them for $25,256.00! This brings their total donation to $112,623.00! We are humbled and extremely grateful for the generosity of everyone at Boeing. This money will go far in allowing us to continue our work in Addis [...]

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The 2015 SAO fundraiser is this Saturday!!!

2015 SAO Fundraiser Saturday, Sept 26 2015 6:30pm Northwest African American Museum 2300 South Massachusetts Street Seattle, WA Share

2015 SAO Fundraiser Information!

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 [...]

2015 Seattle Alliance Outreach Fundraiser Info

The fundraiser is coming! The event will be held September 26 at the Northwest African American Musuem, from 6-10pm. Tickets will be available at the door. This is a great opportunity to support a fantastic cause! Share