Raising Money for Local Animals in Need
Fundraising events are a vital part of our efforts to raise the £1,000 per day it takes to pay for our work with local animals in need. If you would like to help with fundraising in any way, from donating a raffle or tombola prize or helping run a stall at an event, to organising an event or joining the fundraising committee, please contact Kate on 01449 614057 or email@example.com
Sincere thanks to the East of England Co-op for allowing us to hold collections at their stores again in 2019. We are always looking for volunteers to help us with our collections. If you can help with any of the following, please call 0300 999 7321, option 4 (between 9am and 4.30pm). All we ask for is 2 hours of your time and friendly dogs are most welcome to help too!
We will be collecting as follows:-
- 22nd February at Hadleigh Co-op
- 29th March at Framlingham Co-op
- 26th April at Needham Market (Barking Road) Co-op
- 31st May at Debenham Co-op
*More dates and locations with be added through the year!*
We are delighted to let you know that Play2Day in Martlesham held a lovely Christmas Market on Wednesday, November 28th, we joined in and raised £64 which will all go towards our Animal Centre and Clinic.
We had a great time at our Branch Quiz in Martlesham on 10th November.
83 players (17 teams) took part and the winning team “I Said That” scored an amazing 111 out of 130 – well done to them.
The baked potato supper went down well on a chilly wet evening and, most importantly of all, we raised £761 for the Branch.
Thank you to everyone who came along and helped make the event a success.
Keep an eye out for our Quiz dates for next year!
Our Autumn Fair at Holbrook on 3rd November was a great success. We had some lovely stalls, from jams to Christmas goodies, and made a brilliant £1,272! Thank you to everyone who helped and who came and supported the event.
Start getting in the Christmas spirit with our fabulous Autumn Fair / Shop Early for Christmas event on Saturday 3rd November at Holbrook Village Hall, Holbrook (10am to 2pm). Entry is free.
In addition to our usual suspects – raffle, tombola, bric-a-brac and new goods including Christmas cards, diaries and calendars, we have a great range of brilliant craft and food stalls. These include organic dog treats, Animals Asia raffle, delicious homemade jams and chutneys, and Christmas wares including elegant felted gifts and carved wooden items, glass ornaments and suncatchers, jewellery and fabric items (like bunting & aprons) and wooden reindeer. Plus hot and cold refreshments.
Help support our local animal welfare work as well as beginning the run-up to the festive season.
To download a poster, click here.
We have had to take the difficult decision to cancel our Open Day & Fun Dog show, due to take place this Sunday (23rd Sept)
We were hoping the weather forecast would improve, but with high winds and heavy rain predicted, it would be too unsafe to go ahead.
It’s a huge disappointment, as we were hoping to raise a lot of money for our Animal Centre and to show off the new Project Winston paw plaques. However, we hope to see you all at our Autumn Fair / Shop Early for Christmas event on Saturday 3rd November at Holbrook Village Hall. Keep an eye on this website and our Facebook page for further information.
Many thanks to the Mendlesham Internet Café who donated funds for us to buy a set of display boards. These will help us promote our animal welfare and education work.
Pictured are John Player who runs the café with Branch Hon Chairman, Jean Short.
Here are some results from our lovely volunteers taking the RSPCA stall to various fundraising events around the area.
We’ll kick things off with a completely new event – the Fun Dog Show at Castle Hill Park on 9th June. With a lovely atmosphere and even lovelier dogs, we raised a magnificent £115.
Whitworth Vets Fairy Tale themed Open Day and Fun Dog show on 8 July was, as always, a lively event and raised £86.75. Many thanks to Jean, Sue and Bekkie for running the stall and a huge thank you to Whitworth vets for inviting us and donating a share the takings from the gate, raffle and refreshments to our rebuild campaign, Project Winston.
On the same day, Stephen and Mary took a selection from the main stall to the Woodbridge Royal British Legion Centenary Commemoration of the Ending of WW1 and raised £34. Full marks to the band, standard bearers, performers and cadets for holding it all together on such a scorching day.
Martlesham Fete on 14 July raised an excellent £122.90. Many thanks to the organisers for putting on such an entertaining, friendly and well supported event and it was lovely to meet several dogs who had been adopted from the MAC.
The following day saw the stall at a new event for us, Old Newton Village Fayre. We raised £55.60 which wasn’t bad considering how hot it was and that we were in competition with the tennis and some football competition final. Many thanks to Becky for her help on the day.
All the monies raised go directly to helping animals in our local area.