Dogs Trust Essex within paws reach of their £5000 goal
£4992 was the grand total raised by Dogs Trust Basildon staff and their visitors, human and four legged! The team put on a Christmas Fair every year, for a whole weekend.
Families can take their own pooches to see Santa and play games with them at one of the teams’ doggy orientated stalls.
All the staff get involved so that they can raise as much money as possible to help towards vet checks, food and training. Volunteers donate their time to set up and help run the weekend too.
Not only does the Basildon centre hope to raise funds, they like to raise awareness of the dogs they have up for rehoming. More often than not, they have over 50 dogs available at any one time. The extra footfall helps to draw attention to some of their long timers, who are hoping for their fur-ever family.
Keep your eyes peeled for next year, as they plan to organise their annual summer fair, in the hopes to meet their target this time!