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' ❤️
- Shawlands, Glasgow
- 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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Mar 19, 2018
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
Vic & Louise James
Feb 28, 2018
Feb 27, 2018
The Family & Friends of Jim Stevenson
Feb 12, 2018
In loving memory of Jim whose little dog Poppy brought him so many wonderful memories.
Feb 6, 2018
Feb 5, 2018
What a lovely idea, your Dad would have been so proud - thinking of you allJonathan, Katie and Harry
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