Support the Durban and Coast SPCA fundraising for homeless animals
THE Durban & Coast SPCA is urging animal lovers across the city to go the extra mile this International Homeless Animal Day by booking a night in their kennels.
The International Day of Homeless Animals, which falls on the third Saturday in August, was created in hopes of raising awareness among the homeless animal population around the world.
SPCA Marketing Director Tanya Fleischer said the association sees more than 13,000 homeless animals through its doors each year.
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“Some animals are abandoned, some unwanted, some abused and some live on the streets. This year we want residents to brave our kennels for the night. roughing it in our kennels for the plight of homeless animals.
“We need your support to continue to provide homeless animals with a safe and caring place while they wait for their second chance in life, and we hope to do so with our fundraiser,” she said. . This year, on Saturday August 20, participants will be able to reserve an overnight kennel at the SPCA premises in Springfield Park.
“We urge anyone wishing to support us to take videos/photos and post them to your social media account with the hashtag #helpinghomelessanimals and tag us @spcadbn. We also have great prizes to give away at the event,” said Fleischer.
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To reserve a place in the kennels for fundraising, it costs R125 per human and R25 per dog.
“You can also ask your friends and family to sponsor your ‘adoption’ out of the kennel for R800. Sign up today at Quicket.co.za or visit our website (www.spcadbn.org.za) for more information and how you can support the event,” she said.
Fleischer added that all funds raised will help homeless animals in the Durban and North Coast areas of KZN.