December Grant Winners
🐨🐸🐬Australian Animal Charities
Pound Patrol – $2,000
24/7 365 days a year Pound Patrol is the voiceless for the voiceless animals that are in pounds being killed for no fault of their own. We rescue, rehabilitate and rehome. One by one till there are none
Action for Dolphins – $1,000
Action for Dolphins is working to bring an end to dolphin hunting and captivity using a combination of strategic litigation and political activism. In 2015 they launched ground-breaking legal action that stopped 62 aquariums purchasing dolphins. Now they are raising funds to launch a legal action against the Japanese government with the aim of shutting the hunts down completely.
Cat Haven WA – $1,000
As Western Australia’s largest cat shelter, Cat Haven WA takes in and look after over 8,500 stray and unwanted cats every year. They work with the community and government to continually improve cat welfare and reduce the feral cat problem in WA
🌻🌹💐 New Zealand Charities
NZAVS sees a world where science can advance without causing any suffering, for both animals and humans. A world where no animals are subject to cruel and painful experiments. And this is only possible, with the help of supporters like you.
Christchurch Bull Breed Rescue – $1,000
Christchurch Bull Breed Rescue provides temporary shelter, food, medical attention, and comfort to neglected and rejected dogs. They seek out new homes for these dogs and try to educate the public about the humane care of dogs.
Bay of Islands Animal Rescue – $1,000
BOIA Rescue provides facilities for the care and rehabilitation of homeless domestic animals. They foster and encourage by education and example the kind and humane treatment of animals.
🐱🐶🐰 USA - Domestic Animal Charities
Saving Huey Foundation – $2,000
Saving Huey Foundation specializes in the rescue and rehabilitation of abused animals. Thry also run a “Read to the Shelter Animals” reading program at their local shelter.
No Dogs Left Behind – $1,000
No Dogs Left Behind is fighting the dog meat trade on the front lines, and leading the way to ending animal cruelty around the globe.
Voice for the Needy – $1,000
Voice for the Needy main focus is to increase compassion and responsible pet ownership in countries where animals are traditionally regarded as property. To achieve this goal, they created a network of volunteers willing to offer their time and resources to rescue homeless animals.
🐭😸🐶 Canada - Domestic Animal Charities
Healing Animal SCARS – $2,000
“We are absolutely thrilled to be the recipient of a MyGivingCircle grant. Like for all not-for-profit groups, fundraising has been a struggle since Covid-19 hit, and we are in dire need of funds to continue to rescue kittens in our harsh Eastern Canadian climate.
The day before New Year’s Eve, we rescued a pair of kittens from a military base, and tonight we rescued some six weeks old kittens that have frostbite on their nose. These funds will be used towards the cost of veterinary care, full vaccinations, spaying and neutering and treatment for any existing health issues.
Thank you so much to all of our supporters who voted for us and made donations! The kitties send sandpaper kisses.”
Rabbitats Rescue Society – $1,000
Populations of abandoned domestic rabbits and their feral offspring are burgeoning across North America. Rabbitatas Rescue Society focuses on developing methods of control and rescueing – for the benefit of the rabbits, the humans and the environment.
Warren Peace Bunny Santuary – $1,000
Warren Peace Bunny Sanctuary (WPBS) is a place where hundreds of furry, feathered friends , two legged and four legged animals have found a home .
…about MGC they said: “As with, I’m sure most places like us, this has been an extremely difficult year. Fundraising has been so limited, and unfortunately our bills never seem to be limited like that! What you guys are doing is such an amazing help for so many of us. So again, than you so very much for EVERYTHING you do”. Barb, volunteer.
🐹😺🐶 UK & Ireland - Domestic Animal Charities
Joey’s Legacy Boxer Rescue Liverpool – £1,000
Joey’s Legacy Boxer Rescue is a charity dedicated to helping boxer dogs and boxer cross breeds. They are run entirely by volunteers and receive no government funding. Joey’s Legacy Boxer Rescue rescues old, ill, injured and unwanted boxers and ensure that they find loving forever homes for the rest of their lives
Hope Rescue Llanharran – £500
Since 2005 Hope Rescue has been saving the lives of stray, abandoned and unwanted dogs that, through no fault of their own, need a second chance. They commit to take all the stray dogs from six Local Authorities in South Wales , irrespective of their age, breed or medical condition.
Oakwood Dog Rescue – £500
Operating since 2009, Oakwood Dog Rescue helps as many dogs as possible. Their goal is to rehabilitate and re-home dogs with new responsible owners, where they can live out the rest of their years in a happy, loving home.
🐐🦉🌳 Animal and Environment Charities
Prince Fluffy Kareem – £1,000
A UK registered charity helping horses, donkeys and camels in the Pyramid in the area of Cairo, Egypt.
About the grant they said:”We’re very grateful! The timing is fantastic; the extra £1000 is a huge help as our land rent has just increased and January is traditionally a horrid month for donations!”
Brent Lodge Wildlife Hospital provides care and rehabilitation to sick, injured and orphaned Wildlife with the aim to release healthy Wildlife back to the wild. Established in 1971 they now have the knowledge and facilities to treat over 3,500 casualties and over 120 different species.
Animal Haven Ireland – €500
Ireland based Animal Rescue
💃🕺✨ Community and Health Charities
Assistance Dogs Australia – $2000
Founded in 1996, Assistance Dogs Australia is the only national charity in Australia to provide internationally accredited assistance dogs across a diverse range of disability needs. To date they have placed more than 200 Assistance Dogs, free of charge, across Australia.
L’Arche Australia – $1,000
“For the past few years My Giving Circle has been consistently important in increasing the profile of L’Arche in Australia and as a means of collecting donations from supporters. In the most recent round, L’Arche Australia was the beneficiary of an extra $1,000 from My Giving Circle. This was a very significant boost to our fundraising efforts. We rely on the support available through this platform to attract new supporters and to provide life-enriching opportunities to people with intellectual disabilities across five states including in our four homes in Sydney.” Eileen Glass, L’Arche Australia
Black Dog Institute – $1,000
Founded in 2002, the Black Dog Institute is internationally recognised as a pioneer in the identification, prevention and treatment of mental illness, and the promotion of wellbeing.