2018 Christmas Charity Appeal – Help Me Raise £250 For The Dogs Trust By Leaving Me Links To Your Blogs And Books

Hugh and HughsViewsandNews has made a very generous offer to bloggers and authors as a way of raising funds for his favourite dog charity this Christmas. Do pop over to read all about it and take part.

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The Christmas tree is up, but something is missing. There are no gifts under it, and I need your help to put that right.

#christmastree #christmas #charity #dogstrust

For this year’s Christmas charity appeal, I’m asking you again to help me raise some money for The Dogs Trust.

The Dogs Trust, formerly known as the National Canine Defence League, is an animal welfare charity and humane society in the United Kingdom which specialises in the well-being of dogs. Click here to go to their website.

Want to get involved? Here’s what you need to do.

  1. In the comments section of this post, leave the name of your blog and a link to it. This can be a link to your ‘about me’ page, a favourite blog post you’ve published, or the home page of your blog.
  2. If you’re an author, you’re also welcome to leave a link to any books you have published. So, for example…

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5 thoughts on “2018 Christmas Charity Appeal – Help Me Raise £250 For The Dogs Trust By Leaving Me Links To Your Blogs And Books

  1. Sorry to sound like an ‘Appeal-pooper’. I remember this from before, (last year?) and had left Hugh a comment previously. The Dogs Trust hounded (no pun intended) my poor old Mum for the latter years of her life. She paid to sponsor a dog every year for twenty years, (starting during the NCDL days) but that was never enough for them. They constantly wrote to her, or telephoned her to ask her for more money, even though she told them she was living on the State Pension. When she finally agreed to increase her monthly payment, they waited three months, then started on her again.
    One day, she was told that if she didn’t increase her payments, some dogs might not get all the help they needed. That left her in tears, and I arrived at her house to find her worrying about how to find more money to send them. So I complained, and was told that DT use a company to fund-raise for them, and they were sorry and all that, but they really needed lots of money. She carried on paying until the week before she died. But since then, I am afraid that I won’t give them anything.
    If you feel this comment is inappropriate, Mary, feel free to delete it. But I think people should know what they can be like.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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    • No, I’m not going to censor your comment, Pete. It’s a dreadful story. I had not heard about the Dog’s Trust acting this way though I’ve heard similar stories involving other charities. Seeing your mum so distressed is something which will stay with you and I quite understand you not wanting to support the charity. I hope they have tightened up their appeal and fundraising process.

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