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12 Dogs of Christmas Update

So our intrepid volunteers have completed their task! Hannah Critchlow has slept, with her Stray Aid rescue dog Jasp...More

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Free Microchipping at Stray Aid

For dogs over 6 months of age that are resident in Durham, Hartlepool or Middlesbrough, they can be microchipped free of charge at the rescue centre. Please ring 0300 9994247 for details

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Pets at Home Middlesbrough

Our volunteers will be at Pets at Home, Middlesbrough between 10-3 on Saturday 5th November. Please pop along and say hello, and learn a bit more about our charity

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Awareness Day at Sedgefield Farmers Market

Our volunteers will be at the Sedgefield Farmers Market on Sunday 6th November between 8am and 12.30. Such an early start shows true dedication! Please come along and speak to our volunteers about ...

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90s night at the Tythe Barn Club, Durham

The Tythe Barn Club in Durham are holding another Charity Night for Stray Aid, on Friday 11th November between 7.15-11pm. Live Vocalist Robbie Raines will be performing, should be a great night. On...

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Charity Auction Night at the Black Horse, Tudhoe

Our volunteers will be holding a Charity Auction Night at the Black Horse, Tudhoe from 7pm on 13th November. These nights are great fun, the prizes are excellent and they raise much-needed funds fo...

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Rock-a-Holics at Park Drive Cricket Club, Hartlepool

The wonderful Rock-a-Holics are performing at the Park Drive Cricket Club, Hartlepool TS26 0DA from 7.30pm on Saturday 26th November to raise funds for Stray Aid. They provide music to suit every t...

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To make a donation and help us to future-proof our charity, please text STRY60 followed by £1, £5 or £10 to 70070 or click on the link below:

https://www.justgiving.com/StrayAid-Charity3

 Here is a message from John Bielby, Stray Aid’s Chief Executive Officer and founder member:    

 This is a very exciting time for the charity. We are raising funds to purchase and redevelop the original boarding kennels site into the new Stray Aid Animal Rescue Shelter. This will complement our existing facilities, allowing us to expand and modernise our kennels. 

Please help Stray Aid raise £250,000 to purchase our site! 

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We have come a long way since the early days of providing support to Durham Council, helping just a few dogs a month. The range of support and services we provide today for Hartlepool and Middlesbrough, as well as social services, police and Durham Council, has led to an expansion in the number of staff and volunteers we need to accommodate. This in turn has led to a direct improvement in the quantity and quality of the Stray Aid services we can provide. 

It is good to know that the charity’s passion and commitment have also grown, allowing us to overcome a range of challenges over the years.

Click www.justgiving.com/StrayAid-Charity3 to donate today and help us raise £250,000 to keep Stray Aid safe. 

Or TEXT STRY60 followed by £1, £2, £5 or £10 to 70070 to DONATE.

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We are justifiably proud of our historical achievements and look forward to improving on them in the future. Since we first rented kennels at our Coxhoe site, our focus has been on raising funds to upgrade the facilities to continue to meet the more specialist needs of the dogs under our care as requirements for the tailor-made support Stray Aid offers in our local community continues to increase.

It has become evident that unless Stray Aid owns the land and property it occupies, applying for grant funding is harder and in many cases impossible, and as we now plan major re-development work over the next 5 years, ownership of the whole site is the best way to ensure that the charity keeps its investment safe, to carry on developing your legacy.

If we can achieve our goal it will put Stray Aid into a much stronger position to obtain the additional funding we need to transform Stray Aid into a more modern facility, which should ensure that the charity will inspire the local community, including business groups as well as individuals and the charity’s staff and volunteers, to continue to support our worthy campaign.

To make a donation and help us to future-proof our charity, please text STRY60 followed by £1, £5 or £10 to 70070 or click on the link below:

https://www.justgiving.com/StrayAid-Charity3

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