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Jean Turner

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raised of £5,000 target by 41 supporters

Weʼre raising £5,000 to help cover running costs of Hedgehog Rescue Blackpool for 2020 including veterinary bills, food and equipment.

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4 years ago I began helping sick and injured hedgehogs in my home on an extremely small scale. Then, 1 year later, I made the decision to invest in equipment allowing me to expand my care and increase the number of hedgehogs that would benefit. Since beginning this journey I have invested a lot of time and money into the care of these little prickly creatures. I am currently at the stage where I have a number of high quality homes, heat pads, an incubator and other equipment necessary to suit the needs of these endangered animals.In 2017, we took in 121 hedgehogs; and 314 in 2018. In 2019, the sanctuary rescued 545 hedgehogs. Each year appears to be getting busier and busier!

We usually have up to 35 hedgehogs at the rescue at any one time, as well as over 70 hedgehogs in foster care. 

On Monday 24th February 2020, we officially became a registered charity demonstrating our ongoing commitment to the rescue and rehabilitation of local hedgehogs. At the moment we are wholly reliant on the generosity of our supporters and receive no public funding. Your valued donation will be used to help towards veterinary bills, food and equipment.

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    • Lisa Hosie

      Lisa Hosie

      Oct 2, 2020

      Thank you for the wonderful work you do. xx


    • Hayley


      Sep 30, 2020

    • cheryl @Anita

      cheryl @Anita

      Sep 19, 2020

      Thank you for taking pickles in today x hope you can help him/ her such a cutie. These special creatures are so lucky to have you and your volunteers xx


    • Janice


      Sep 17, 2020

      Thank you Jean, Dave and the other volunteers for caring for Dundee and Sophie. You all do such amazing work.


    • Mark & kath O

      Mark & kath O

      Sep 15, 2020

      You do a amazing job... all hero's in my eyes, just want to make this donation to help you out abit, hope the little one is still fighting that we found today 😥🙏


    • Dave Hilliard

      Dave Hilliard

      Sep 12, 2020

      To help the hedgehogs. Thank you.


    • Anonymous


      Sep 6, 2020


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