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Do you have any spare towels?

We are running low on towels for our animals! If you have any old or spare towels we would be thrilled to take them off your hands. Thank You!

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Come Along To Our January Fete!

What better way to kick off our 2018 events than with a good old fashioned fete with stalls and lots of bargains. Refreshments will also be available and money raised will contribute towards our increasing veterinary costs.

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All Creatures Great and Small Announced as Monmouthshire Building Society's Charity of the Year 2017

We were contacted by Monmouthshire Building Society to help them with their press release which was released in early May 2017. The entire press release is available to read here.

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Monmouthshire Building Society has named All Creatures Great & Small as its latest Charity of the Year, with the aim to raise as much money as possible for the South Wales based animal sanctuary which helps rehabilitate and re-home injured, abused, unwanted and orphaned animals.

All Creatures Great and Small was found in 1992 and, since its inception, has helped thousands of animals gain a second chance at a new life, free from fear, abuse or neglect. The charity aims to rehome dogs, cats and other animals such as guinea pigs and rabbits, and also allows other animals that can't be rehomed, such as pigs, goats, ducks and horses to live out their lives in a peaceful, safe and secure environment.

The annual running costs of the Sanctuary amount to £250,000 and their team of dedicated staff and volunteers work tirelessly towards a better quality of life for all animals, doing whatever they can to help them avoid any pain or unnecessary suffering. They also rely on public donations of blankets, sheets, towels, cat and dog food.

Monmouthshire Building Society's 180 staff members, based in South Wales and the South West of England are determined to support the various fundraising campaigns taking place, as well as developing additional events which have been scheduled across the next 12 months.

Commenting on the announcement, Chief Executive James Bawa said: "As a regional building society, it's important to actively support our local communities, and it's refreshing to partner up with a grassroots organisation such as All Creatures for this year long programme of events. With costs rising annually, and a seemingly endless number of animals who have been neglected or abandoned, every single penny counts and will have a lasting impact on the many animals who have thankfully been taken into their care."

He continued: "The charity was chosen by our own staff members who were inspired by reported in the local press regarding the difficult financial situation All Creatures had found themselves in during the previous year. It's heart-warming to know that so many animals have been given a second chance at a life with new owners, not to mention the other animals who remain with them on their nine acre farm, and we can't wait to get to work raising as much money as possible to help in some way towards their services continuing for many years to come."

Matt Nicholls, Centre Manager, said: "We're delighted to be Monmouthshire Building Society's Charity of the Year 2017, and I would like to thank their staff members in advance for their support which is essential for us to continue our essential services for animals in need."

He continued: "We receive no support from the Government, so our work wouldn't be possible without the generosity of the public. I'm excited to see what Monmouthshire Building Society plan for the year ahead and i'll also be keeping my eyes peeled to see if any of our animals find themselves a forever home with any Society staff members!"

You can donate to All Creatures Great & Small at any of the Society's branches and agencies across South Wales and the West, or for more information on them visit www.allcreaturesgreatandsmall.org.uk

Give A Monthly Donation

Whether it's £3 or £30 A monthly donation could make all the difference to the animals residing at the sanctuary and help us to continue our with our work. Just £3 a month could contribute to life altering operations, paying for their food or helping find their forever homes.

Click here to download a Standing Order form and set up your regular gift.

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Recruitment ~ Charity Shop Volunteers

Do you have a passion for animal welfare? All Creatures Great and Small are currently recruiting voluntary staff for our Charity shops in the following areas: 

  • Fairwater
  • Usk
  • Risca 
  • Pontypool

If you would like to help support a worthy cause and think that one of these opportunities would suit you, why not give us a call on 01633 866144 or pop into one of the charity shops an informal chat?  We hope to see you and, as always, all money raised by our Charity Shops will go towards helping animals who need us. 
 

Corporate Sponsorship of our dog kennels!

All Creatures Great and Small are thrilled to receive a year's sponsorship of our dog kennels from Cardiff based business Advantage Accountancy and Advisory. Advantage are the first of hopefully many corporate sponsorships we have introduced which will include a certificate, a report sent twice a year of each animal that stays in the chosen kennel, cattery or enclosure, the company's logo on our website and social media channels and a VIP invitation to our annual open day! Advantage Accountancy and Advisory's website: www.adv-accountancy.co.uk 

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Romypets Pet Shop Community Page for All Creatures Great and Small.

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We now have a page on the 'romypets' community site which lists all items on our 'wishlist.' Donating to the sanctuary has never been easier! Simply purchase an items from our wishlist and 'romypets' will deliver the goods to us plus a 5% donation of every sale made!

Follow the link:  HERE

ACGAS Annual Open Day 2017!

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We are thrilled to have received so much amazing feeback about our Edwardian open day on Saturday 15th July. The staff and volunteers worked so hard to ensure the smooth running of the event and we are delighted that it was so well attended despite much competition on the day. There were plenty of activities, stalls and attractions and the costumes looked fantastic. It was a joy to see so much support for such a small charity. Thank you to all who helped on the day, performed live music, Dragon Music and all our wonderful supporters! And many thanks to Tom Harper Photography for this lovely photo of the staff and volunteers in their Edwardian dress.

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Just Giving

Just Giving is a brilliant online tool for sponsored events or even one off donations. You can create your own fundraising page and Just giving's step by step instructions makes it even easier. You will also save time and shoe leather because you don't have to go around collecting money from your supporters! You can also Gift Aid your donation at the same time and Just Giving does the rest. Just click here to get started.

Thank you

Thank You to One Stop Shop Henllys, Cwmbran

All Creatures Great and Small has a page on easyfundraising.org.uk.

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  1. You can buy anything online via easyfundraising.org.uk and opt for a donation to be sent straight to our sanctuary! Click HERE

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Mobile phone app 'GO ACGAS' is now live for 2017!

January 17, 2017

Following the recent launch of our new campaign for 2017 'Raise A Paw For ACGAS' and with new, exciting events lined up for the year ahead, the fundraising team have been busy designing and developing a mobile phone app with Appsme called 'GO ACGAS.' The app allows our supporters to keep up to date with news and events, take a look at animals that are available for adoption and contact us quickly and conveniently.

You can download our app from the Apple App store HERE

Or from the Google Play store HERE

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Multi-functional Room Refurbished and Available For Hire!

January 25, 2017

Here at All Creatures Great and Small we have had our education centre refurbished with brand new worktops and it is available for hire in time for Spring! The area often lends itself for our regular events and famous tea afternoons! Our education centre would be ideal to hire for the following:

* Children's Parties
* Coffee Mornings
* Sunday School
* Parish Council Meetings
* Local Society Meetings
* Support Groups
* Small workshops/classes

£5 per hour. Can comfortably seat 25-30 people. Fridge/freezer, urn/kettle, sink, cups, saucers, cutlery and electric sockets. A 50% deposit is required to secure the room.
If you are interested please call 01633 866144 or email:
enquiries@allcreaturesgreatandsmall.org.uk

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