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Project Dog House Before Winter

From: Emilia Hanley
mailto: emilia2280@yahoo.com
Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 2010 4:54 PM
Subject: Project Dog House Before Winter

Project "Dog House before Winter" - the aftermath of summer 2010 flooding in
Poland

Flooding in Poland, especially at the economically poorer Southern part of
the country, was a tragedy that took away the lives of many pets and
animals. Many people lost their homes and had to flee to dry land taking
small essentials, or sometimes being rescued last minute, with only the
clothes they had on. The more fortunate survivors managed to secure their
household items, memorabilia, documents, some clothes. Who could have had
their mind set to remember such "trivial things" as dogs chained to the
ground outside their small wooden sheds in the backyard that shouldn't have
died, trapped by the chains preventing them from escaping the wave. Cows and
swine locked in the barn should have been let out to at least have a chance
to swim for survival - some of them could have made it into safety, but they
were never given that opportunity. Chickens in sheds shouldn't have choked
in the deep sewer water that the flooding rivers turned into. Who could have
prevented those unnecessary deaths, by simply letting their own animals free
during when others were hysterically packing their belongings and saving
what they had worked hard for over the past 60 or more years, sometimes over
generations. There weren't many "fools" who chose to save lives of innocent
animals trapped and sentenced to become a part of the Polish summer floods
grim harvest. Yet, there were owners who had a heart to give the gift of
life to those animals who had faithfully served their master over the past
years.  Those owners were not "fools", they were Heroes that gave up their
own well-being in order to save lives of the innocent animals and now it's
our turn to give the goodness back to them, like a returning wave of
goodness they started.


Project "Dog House before Winter" aims to provide shelter before winter to
dogs who lost their sheds during last summer's Polish flooding - their
owners, having lost their own houses and crops, have no means to provide a
roof over their dog's head. At the same time this project is a binding
agreement that obliges the owner of a dog presented with a new dog house to
sterilise/castrate the animal and provide necessary care after the operation
(the cost of both a dog house and its sterilisation is to be covered by the
Project fund).

The funding is based entirely on voluntary contributions to the collection
and this alone will determine the number of dog houses + sterilisations we
can provide to the needy dogs before, and during, winter.

A transparent income/expenditure report will be provided on an on-going
basis.

How can you help?
- by helping with PR for the Cause, i.e. sending the link to your friends
and organisations that may be interested in supporting the Project in
various ways
- by becoming a Member of the Cause on Facebook:
http://www.causes.com/causes/539373/about
- by one-off donations (every single penny counts and will be appreciated)
- by regular donations, i.e. monthly



To avoid any ambiguity about money collection and credibility of the bank
account, this Cause's account belongs to and is fully administered by a
Polish Animal Association that is one of the most credible charities I have
dealt with in my four years' full-time daily experience with Polish dogs'
charities.

To friends who know and trust me and to those who joined the Cause as
friends of the friends I can certify that I take full responsibility and
liability for actions taken within this Project.


If you wish to donate to the Project, you can make a transfer to the
Association's account:

Receiver Name:   Sandomierskie Stowarzyszenie Przyjaciol
Zwierzat
Receiver Address:   ul. Rynek 3, 27 - 600 Sandomierz
(some banks don't require this address)
Receiver IBAN:                           PL98942900042001001460010002
Receiver bank SWIFT address/BIC:   POLUPLPR
Message for the receiver:                dog house before winter project

Payment currency:      your own currency, i.e. EUR
Payment type:            standard (urgent type adds unnecessary fee)
Transaction fee type:   SHARE (some banks have no transaction fee but if they do, option SHARE splits the fee into two between the sender and the receiver)

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