Kelowna canine rescue promoting blueberry bushes in fundraiser – Okanagan
A artistic fundraiser for Kelowna’s Paws it Ahead Canine Rescue will sweeten your summer time.
The not-for-profit group has acquired greater than 500 blueberry bushes as a donation and has turned that success right into a fundraiser.
“Now, now we have a beautiful alternative to have the ability to promote the blueberry bushes and have 100 per cent of all the things that we increase go straight in direction of the animals,” stated Leanne Poon, Paws It Ahead fundraising coordinator.
There are greater than 500 blueberry bushes on the market and they’re solely $12 every or you should purchase two for $20. However there’s a catch. In case you don’t personal a blueberry bush but, it’s important to buy two.
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“They want one another to pollinate,” stated Poon.
It’s all for a superb trigger. Paws it Ahead depends on donations to proceed serving to canine which were deserted or surrendered, and this yr has already been a busy one.
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“Presently, now we have over 43 canine which are in our care searching for properties and now we have already had over 200 canine this yr,” stated Poon.
“It’s elevated sadly due to the COVID canine that had been acquired throughout COVID. They’re being surrendered to us as a result of they’ll’t take care of them, anxiousness points with individuals going again to the workplace, it’s quite a lot of completely different conditions.”
To buy your blueberry bush ship an e-mail to [email protected] or make a donation www.pawsitforward.org