Success at September's Events

The team have been busy over the last couple of weeks.

Saturday 31st August the Fleet team were at Morrisons, raising awareness of our charity and greyhounds in general.

Hammy and Arty at Morrisons.

During the day £333.30 was collecting for Greyhound Lifeline. A big thank you to Elvetham Heath Morrisons Store for allowing us to have this collection.

Saturday 7th September we attended three events:

Blue Cross Charity Day:

The day was a huge success, lots of interest raised and of course the profile of our charity!

The team had fun throughout the day selling merchandise, Aqua Jewellery were in attendance too and the tombola kept everyone busy! They raised £123.59 for the greyhounds in our care.

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you to Amy, Debs, Dec and Abi for their hard work throughout the day and of course little Tilly for being so well behaved around so many other breeds of dog.

The Maltings Craft Fair:

Thank you to the team at The Maltings in Farnham. Diane with Hammy, Sarah with Izzy and Kathryn with Ferret and Arty. All dogs welcomed the fuss and cuddles made of them all.

Sarah with Hammy and Izzy.

The team raised another £176.50, well done!

Alresford Show:

Ricardo has had a very busy day doing his P.R. work for Greyhound Lifeline at the Alresford Show.

He did really well and created homing interest not only for himself, but for greyhounds generally.

Ricardo was joined by a previously homed hound named Billy for the show ground exploration.

Ricardo with Billy and Marie.

Ricardo saw so many new sights he’s utterly exhausted now, but he’s had a fabulous time.

He saw chickens, geese, goats, cattle, horses, ferrets and many other creatures too.

Well done Ricardo, you proved that you’ll make a cracking pet for some lucky family.

Saturday 14th September – Fleet Street Collection:

A big thank you to Fleet town, all of our volunteers who gave up their time to collect for us and all the lovely people who came to say hello, give our gorgeous greyhounds a cuddle and the donations that we received.

Our Fleet Collectors for the event.

We raised a massive £638.77 and lots of interest too!

It was such a lovely day meeting new people and I know we are all very proud of the greyhounds who attended, especially Ricardo and Marshall two of our kennel dogs who took it all in their stride!

Arty and Ferret having a snooze.

Thank you to Debs and Abi with Ice, Izzy and kennel dog Marshall. Paul and Jane with Sparrow. Jo with Lottie and Isaac. Mandy with Razzle. Carol with kennel dog Ricardo. Tanya with Blake. Diane with Hammy and Kathryn with Arty and Ferret. Well done team!

Recycle 4 Charity:

We are now registered with Recycle 4 Charity and can now take your empty inkjet cartridges.

Please spread the word with family and friends, we can get up to £1 for each empty cartridge you donate. Unfortunately we are unable to take ink tanks from Brother, Epson or Kodak and we cannot accept toners.

To donate your empty cartridges please either drop them off at the kennels in the box provided or set up an account through Recycle4Charity, please use Greyhound Lifeline’s unique code to ensure we receive your donations. See link below.

http://www.recycle4charity.co.uk/Register/C93461

Kennel Opening Hours:

Please note all volunteers (kennel hands included), visitors and customers must pre-book visits to our site which will involve bringing a non-resident dog on site.

We are asking for at least 24 hours’ notice of your dog’s arrival, details of the day/time you wish to bring your dog(s) and how many dogs you propose to bring. We will endeavour to give you a suitable appointment time, but please appreciate that we can only be as flexible as our lease permits and you may be offered an alternative time/day instead.

You can pre-book your dog’s visit by:

Email to enquiries@greyhoundlifeline.co.uk, by text or phone to 07828 138378 (Marie) or 07769 348310 (Lucy).

The above pre-booking applies to visiting dogs only.

Volunteers and customers without dogs joining them are welcome during opening hours as per normal. Viewings remain by appointment only as previously.

Events:

Please come along and join us, at one of our fundraising/awareness events. There will be plenty of greyhounds to have a cuddle with too!

Redfields Garden Centre Collection – Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th October

Windsor Street Collection – Saturday 2nd November

Guildford Street Collection – Saturday 16th November

The Meadows, Camberley – Sunday 1st December

Farnborough Street Collection – Saturday 7th December.

Homed Dogs:

Kara, Gadget and Cinders.

Gadget now Archie on his big day!

Dogs in Foster Care:

Tigger.

New Arrivals:

Ricardo, Amigo, Dynamo, Quackers and Flint.

Ricardo “I’m coming!”

If you would like to meet this greyhound or any of our resident greyhounds please call or email Greyhound Lifeline’s Adoption team to arrange a viewing. Please note all viewings are by prior arrangement.

“Look at me play”. Flint enjoying himself.

All our home seeking greyhounds have updated their personal pages, please check them out and find the greyhound waiting for you!

Reserved Dogs:

Ricardo.

Appeals:

Bedding: Thank you for your donations, we are now full up again and we will update this page when we can accept more bedding.

Toys: If you have any soft toys that we could use for the kennel dogs we would be very grateful as our stocks are very low.

Street Collections: If you live local and are already one of our volunteers wanting to support us through fundraising events please let us know. We have a number of collections this year and are always looking for helpers. Some of our collections are permit limited but a bank of fundraising volunteers is always welcome.

Please let us know by emailing us at enquiries@greyhoundlifeline.co.uk and include your full name, contact number and your availability.

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