June 17, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Beginning June 14, every one-time donation made to the BC SPCA anywhere in the province will go towards “unlocking” a $500,000 gift from an anonymous animal lover in Victoria. Notes the donor: “It is an honour and pleasure to be able to help the good work of the BC SPCA. If this campaign inspires other people to support the SPCA, I am thrilled.”
In upcoming weeks, every gift made to the BC SPCA will be tracked and added to a campaign thermometer. Once the total reaches $500,000, the $500,000 gift from the anonymous donor will be “unlocked” and will be used to save animal lives.
“This is an incredible chance to raise $1 million for abused, homeless, injured and neglected animals. We are thrilled to have this level of philanthropic investment in the animals we care for and protect,” says Rosemary Conder, chief development officer for the BC SPCA. “We are hoping to reach our goal within four to five weeks and we urge anyone who is considering making a donation to help B.C.’s most vulnerable animals to take this opportunity to double the value of their gift.”
Every year the BC SPCA helps tens of thousands of community animals who are victims of violence, abuse and neglect. To join the campaign to save animal lives, please visit spca.bc.ca/unlock500k.
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