Weʼve raised £925 to fund Willow Dog Rescue (registered charity no: 1142064) dedicated to the rescuing and re-homing of abandoned dogs in South Yorkshire.
- Barnsley, UK
- Funded on Tuesday, 19th June 2018
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Willow Dog Rescue are a small charity formed in June 2010, dedicated to the rescuing and rehoming of abandoned dogs in South Yorkshire.
'Our aim is to save dogs from the council pounds in Yorkshire and give them a 2nd chance of a happy life. Each year approximately 100,000 dogs are picked up from our streets. If they are not microchipped or have any identification they are taken to the local pound. From this moment the clock starts ticking....the dog only has 7 days before it is in danger of being destroyed. It is at this point the dog must rely on luck....is he in one of the pounds that humanely care for their dogs? Will his owner find him in time? Or has he been unfortunate enough to be forgotten and forced to live his last few days unwanted and unloved? A dogs time in the pound will often be spent terrified, alone and confused. They will sometimes be kept in filthy, squalid conditions and in some pounds, the dogs won't even be fed the day before they die....why waste the food? It is at this point we try to rescue as many dogs as possible. However, it is a sad fact that we can't save them all. This is why we need help from volunteers and funding from the general public to ensure our work continues. Everyone involved with Willow Dog Rescue is a volunteer so no paid staff! This means that 100% of donations or funds raised go directly to helping the dogs...guaranteed!
- 2 years ago
Andy McGrath2 years ago
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Jun 12, 2018
I never liked even numbers! Well done Andy and well done Willow!
Jun 11, 2018
Well done 👍
May 2, 2018
Heather and Chris Park
Apr 27, 2018
Well done Andy. Lots of love Chris and Heather xxxx
Apr 25, 2018
Well done,. A marvelous achievement & for brill cause.
Darren De Souza
Apr 23, 2018
Congratulations on completing the Marathon!
Apr 22, 2018
Well done. Whatever the result, it's a fabulous achievement for a fantastic cause.
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This year I am running the London Marathon for the first time at 53! My aim is to run it within 4 hours. Please support me by supporting Willow Dog Rescue. Knowing that I am raising valuable funds for them will keep me going during my long training runs. Thank you.