Animal charities in Port Elizabeth are giving people glamorous ways to help their favourite causes this month.
A wine-tasting event for Animal Welfare tomorrow night and a movie premiere in aid of Save-a-Pet on Thursday January 29 are two of the innovative ways charities are reaching out to donors.
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Cork Wine Garden in Main Road, Walmer, will be hosting a wine-tasting event in aid of Animal Welfare tomorrow.
Tickets for the event, which starts at 4pm, are R150 each. and include canapés. They will also be collecting dog food at the door throughout the whole day.
“There are still tickets available and we are appealing to anyone who can’t make it to still drop off food,” at the venue,” said Kirsty Reilly, of Cork, said.
There She added that they would be raffles as well as collection tins, she said. in order to raise as much as possible. Kirsty can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Animaltalk and TeenZone magazines will be hosting a preview screening of the movie Annie at The Bridge at the end of the month.
The movie is a remake of the classic tale of an orphan girl taken in by my a rich business mogul, and stars Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx, with Quvenzhane é Wallis, who rose to fame in 12 Years a Slave, taking on the role of Annie.
“We want people to have a fun night out with the family while helping to raise much needed funds for our local animal shelters,” said event organiser Claudia Sherrin said.
Although events like these have been held in other parts of the country, this is the first time Animal Welfare isthey are reaching out to the Port Elizabeth community.
The event will take be taking place at 7.30pm at the Ster-Kinekor at The Bridge.
Although a donation of items such as tinned or dry food, blankets, toys and treats gets you in, seats are limited and bookings are essential.
Bookings can be made through email@example.com by Monday 26 January 26.
– Eleanor Douglas-Meyers