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£1,333raised of £10,500 target by 63 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,333 to allow the Give a Dog a Bone charity to rent a space for a year, to offer its new project - 'Companionship in the Community' ❤️

    Location
    Shawlands, Glasgow
    Time left
    Funded on Saturday, 31st March 2018

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    For the past 4 years, the Give a Dog a Bone charity has been supporting the over 60s to afford a rescue pet companion - tackling loneliness for the individual and homelessness for the animal ❤️

    On the 1st December, we took the keys to a small unit in Shawlands, Glasgow.

    In January, we plan to open our doors to kindness and launch our 'Companionship in the Community' project, by offering a small space where retired people can drop in with, or without their dog, for a cup of tea and a chat.

    Some of the activities we are investigating at the moment are:

    Group dog walks; Meet the rescue animal sessions; Health checks with an Occupational Therapist and subsequent 1-2-1 and group sessions with an OT; Yoga for Seniors, and a Pet Food Bank for people who need help to feed their pet.

    All activities will be free.

    The aim of the community space is to reach retired people in the area, and beyond, to give them an anchor in their week and a place where they are welcome and someone will be pleased to see them.

    PLEASE SUPPORT THIS PROJECT ❤️😇❤️

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    Supporters

    63

    • Victoria Sumner

      Victoria Sumner

      Mar 19, 2018

      £10.00

    • Lynda Walker

      Lynda Walker

      Mar 2, 2018

      Hope u roll it out country wide .cornwall has a high percentage of elderly and poverty is high.it would be a God send .keep up the great work x

      £10.00

    • Vic & Louise James

      Vic & Louise James

      Feb 28, 2018

      £20.00

    • Rachel Welsh

      Rachel Welsh

      Feb 27, 2018

      £10.00

    • The Family & Friends of Jim Stevenson

      The Family & Friends of Jim Stevenson

      Feb 12, 2018

      In loving memory of Jim whose little dog Poppy brought him so many wonderful memories.

      £150.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 6, 2018

    • Katie Pender

      Katie Pender

      Feb 5, 2018

      What a lovely idea, your Dad would have been so proud - thinking of you allJonathan, Katie and Harry

      £30.00

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    Louise Russell

    Louise Russell

    Shawlands, Glasgow

    Founder of the Give a Dog a Bone charity. www.giveadogabone.net

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