Dogs and staff at a South Lincolnshire rescue centre will travel in style thanks to the surprise gift of an eye-catching new van by loyal supporters.
The van, which features photos of two of Jerry Green Dog Rescue’s success stories, was donated by the PawPrint Charitable Trust to celebrate a 20-year association between the two charities.
Jo Hickson, manager at Jerry Green Dog Rescue’s South Lincolnshire Centre in Algarkirk, said: “This donation came right out of the blue. It was a wonderful surprise. PawPrint also offered to pay for signwriting the van and asked me to choose two dogs to feature on the sides of the vehicle.
“Poppy is a beautiful black lurcher who had a tough start in life but now has a fantastic home at the seaside. And terrier Ginny originally came to us as a stray but is now flourishing with her loving new adopter. Both dogs are real characters and like to be centre of attention, so they were a natural choice!”
People in South Lincolnshire will have a chance to see the striking images of this lovely duo as the van will be used for bringing dogs into rescue care, vet and home visits, picking up gifts of food and bedding, as well as for fundraising events and activities.
Jacqui Bell, CEO at Jerry Green Dog Rescue, said: “PawPrint has been one of our most loyal supporters since 1997 and we are delighted it chose to mark our 20-year association in this generous way. It will make a huge difference at the South Lincolnshire Centre.”
The Peugeot Partner van was purchased from Taylors of Boston and the signwriting was added by Espin Signs of Scunthorpe.