Donating

Why Donate? We know the ‘true’ costs incurred in helping homeless dogs become healthy, neutered and ready for their forever homes. The main costs are in holding them in boarding kennels @£8 per dog per day and we regularly hold in excess of 70 dogs in boarding kennels at any one time. The recession hit our rescue, slowing homing rates with more dogs being dumped at vets or on our streets. Councils are giving dogs even less time and putting dogs to sleep more readily, to cut their costs as their budgets are squeezed. We have dog wardens in tears begging for a rescue place, offering their own money to support us, as they know their dog in our care will be safe. We set up the Rescue in 2003 from small beginnings and have a fabulous and hard earned reputation. Our HEART IS BIG; and we have strong ethics and high standards. We are experts in working Terriers and bull breeds and they need us most because they are harder to home than more popular breeds. Donations go straight to pay vet and kennel bills. Our suggested adoption fee of £175 hardly covers our neutering, vaccination and chipping costs. Some dogs need a lot more vet care. Question any rescue presenting their dogs as unneutered. We set our dogs up for life and take the most needy ‘death row’ dogs and turn their fortunes around. All rescues are struggling, as a small rescue we don’t have big benefactors behind us. We live under great financial pressure and continue to take more dogs than perhaps we should. People donate because they can trust us and so we survive, as do our dogs. We really need your emotional and financial help. Donations can be made in the following ways. Every penny will be gratefully received and spent on our dogs.

By Paypal

Please click on the Donate button at either the top or the bottom of this page and complete the on-line form presented to you. You will receive acknowledgement of your donation from us once we receive confirmation from Paypal. Please see online Gift Aid form

By Standing Order

If you wish to provide a continuing life line to our dogs you can do so by setting up a standing order using our on-line Rescue Remedies Standing Order Form and submitting it to your bank STANDING ORDER. Please see Gift Aid below.

By Cheque

If you are donating by cheque they should be made payable to “Rescue Remedies” then email lynne@rescueremedies.co.uk for an address to send the cheque to. Please include a note of the dog’s name in the email if it is a donation for a dog you are homing. Please see Gift Aid form below.

By Text Message

The rescue has a very quick and simple way you can donate Just text RRSR14 and your donation amount of £2/£5/£10 to 70070 You will then get a text thanking you for your donation and providing a link for you to sign up for Gift Aid so we can claim an extra 25% from the government.

Gift Aid

Rescue Remedies became a registered charity Company No – 7410743 Registered Charity No 1139407 in October 2010. We are able to reclaim Gift Aid on any donations given to us by persons paying tax. This included Adoption donations. Gift Aid increases the value of donations to charities by allowing them to reclaim 25% on your gift. If you have very kindly given us a donation that qualifies for Gift Aid, we need you to complete a gift-aid declaration. For your records, please print the form before submitting it. Thank you very much for taking the time to do this. As you know we are all volunteers and no one takes a wage or claims expenses so every penny goes directly to helping homeless dogs. With many thanks N.B. Higher rate tax payers: You can claim the difference between the higher rate of tax 40 and/or 50 per cent and the basic rate of tax 20 per cent on the total ‘gross’ value of your donation to the charity. Find out more details at HMRC Gift Aid info

And Finally

Just look at our beautiful dogs … we can’t save them without you! Our future dogs deserve to stay alive. Thank you, and many licks from our dogs.

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Other Ways To Donate

Easy Fundraising!

Hey BIG Spenders… Many people who are out there buying necessities do so in the knowledge that they are asking the large corporations to support us when they buy their goods. Yes your daily spending becomes a beneficent act..goodness gracious! You need to nominate Rescue Remedies as your chosen charity through the easy fundraising scheme link here So go ahead and spend but know automatically you’ll be doing good and not even feel the pinch. Imagine our joy when we receive a cheque through the post knowing that kind people out there have thought of our dogs and asked the big companies to donate to us too. Sounds too good to be true! Rescue Remedies Easy Fundraising

Earn and Smile

Payroll Giving is a way to know the harder you work, the more you can give, you are actually helping the needy homeless dogs we are out there working hard to save and home. It is a flexible scheme which allows anyone who pays UK income tax to give regularly and on a tax free basis to charity. Payroll Giving donations are deducted before tax so each £1.00 you give will only cost you 80p (60p if you’re a higher rate tax payer). Just follow this link and you will optimise your giving and our dogs will be direct beneficiaries of your generosity and hard graft! More details can be found at: Payroll giving in action We asked a few of our friends if they think it would be a good idea to be able to save a few more of their cousins. Payroll Giving

Engine Change

Easy Search improves your search engine by combining the results of several search engines such as Ask, Bing and Yahoo to ensure you can always find what you’re looking for. The fantastic thing is that EVERY TIME you search, half a penny is raised for Rescue Remedies Dog Rescue. Search just 15 times a day and you can raise around £25 a year for us. Seems to us it’s a good deal try it and see. Rescue Remedies Easy Search

Give a Car-e

We have recently teamed up with Giveacar, the UK’s largest car donation service. The service arranges the free collection of and recycling of all cars, anywhere in the UK. Cars are either recycled, and the value of the scrap metal donated, or placed into an auction, and the sale price donated. To donate a car to Rescue Remedies, please click here and it will lead you to our page on the Giveacar website We actually have had three decent cheques already since we started which has surprised us again it is people just knowing and having a thought to help us as they go about their daily lives. Rescue Remedies Giveacar