Money is coming in slowly but surely for our appeal to build a Spalding Guardian and Lincolnshire Free Press kennel at Jerry Green Dog Rescue’s local centre.
The centre needs your help building new kennels to replace the sad, tired old ones at Algarkirk.
The rescue dogs desperately need bigger kennels at the centre as the current ones have chipped tiles, are noisy and echoey.
We are asking you to help us raise £4,000 to build a Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian kennel.
In total, £200,000 is needed to refurbish the whole block, but with your help we can get the ball rolling.
If you’re stuck for ideas, Elizabeth Hempstock, fundraising and communications officer at Jerry Green, has a few suggestions.
She said: “Why not do a sponsored dog walk, or a bake sale?
“You could ‘gift a gift’ – so instead of a birthday present, perhaps ask for a donation to our charity.
“You could get a team together and do a challenge or hold a disco or event at your house.
“Schools or workplaces could hold a ‘dress down’ day or you could do a corporate challenge.
“That is where a business could come to Jerry Green and spend a morning with the dogs . It’s great for team-building and stress release and the business could pledge a donation.”
○ We’d love to hear about your fundraising ideas and challenges.
Let us know what you are doing by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call the newsroom on 01775 765416.
HOW TO DONATE:
ONLINE via JustGiving - at www.justgiving.com/fundraising/do-it-for-the-dogs
By TEXT - simply text DOGX88£5 to 70070 to donate £5. (Or DOGX88£2 for £2; DOGX88£10 to give £10 etc).
By CASH or CHEQUE at the Spalding Guardian, Priory House, The Crescent, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11 1AB.
Please make cheques payable to ‘Jerry Green Dog Rescue.’
○Via PAYPAL to (email@example.com)
Have you ever wanted to set yourself a challenge - it might be completing a sponsored run, walk or simply holding a charity bake sale?
If so, why not Do It For The Dogs?
• Our latest donation, of £10, has come from a reader who got her ‘wonderful dog’ Millie from Jerry Green eight years ago. “She is still a wonderful companion,” she said.