We are always looking for people to support us in whatever way they can, big or small. Here is a list of some of the ways in which you could support us in our work.
Collect / donate items to sell on stalls or in our Charity Shop such as:
- CDs & DVDs
- bric-a brac
- homemade goods
- unwanted presents
- books & magazines
Give your time by volunteering to help at one of our many fundraising events or organise your own such as:
- run a stall at a local fair or bazaar
- help on such a stall
- hold a coffee morning
- organise a sponsored activity
- help in our Charity Shop in Street
PLEASE call Gill on 01749 850660 if you could help or Janet on 01275 838169 if you could organise an event.
Make a Donation
Every penny makes a difference to the cats that pass through our branch. To make a one-off donation or a regular monthly payment then our branch details are Barclays Bank, Account number: 40189596, Sort code: 20 42 66. But please note that the branch name 'Glastonbury & Wells Branch' must be EXACTLY as shown. If you use 'and' instead of '&' it will be rejected. Also, please use the word 'donation' as the reference. Thank you!
It costs us (2015 prices):
- £5 for a cat's litter tray, scoop and dish.
- £20 to feed a rescue cat for a month. £55 for a kitten's vaccinations against cat flu, feline enteritis and feline leukaemia.
- £75 for 3 heated cat beds to ensure our rescue cats have a warm place to sleep.
- £250 for one week's vet bills for the whole branch.
Cats Protection Lottery
Why not enter our Cats Protection Lottery? The odds are fab and you will be helping cats too! As a charity, Glastonbury and Wells branch relies on the generosity and kindness of public donations to enable us to go on caring for cats and kittens. Why not join our Weekly Lottery, or sign up someone you love as a unique gift? It’s just £1 to play each week and you have great odds of winning! There are 100 cash prizes each week to be won from £5 to £1,000. All players are automatically entered into the Quarterly Super Draw, with a top prize of £10,000!
You can support Glastonbury and Wells branch online by selecting us from the drop down menu at
http://www.cats.org.uk/get-involved/support-us/lottery/ (follow the links on that page for full terms and conditions) or download your own form here and post it to: RTJY-JUCB-AATE, Cats Protection, PO Box 1127, MAIDENHEAD, SL6 3LN.
Become a Fosterer
This is not for the faint hearted, but makes a huge difference if you can spare the time. It is a long-term commitment and not to be entered into lightly! You will be fully supported at all times and your expenses reimbursed. Contact Gill on 01749 850660 for more details about Fostering. Or read more on our 'Volunteering' page.
Amazon Wish List
Please take a look at our Amazon Wish List where items can be ordered and delivered to our branch that will enable the cats in our care to have a more comfortable stay while they wait to be adopted.
Become a Member
Phone Gillian Salmons on 01458 223124 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to join our local branch and become a member. We currently have around 200 members who receive a newsletter every 4 months, in return for a membership fee of £6 per year. This is an A5 publication of around 35 pages, which details all our activities, future events and news of the cats in our care. Members are encouraged to contribute articles and pictures of their cats for inclusion in the newsletter.
You can print off the membership form below by right clicking on the document to view or save image and then print it. Once you fill in the details, scan and email to Gillian. Or alternatively if you want to post it, send to Rose Cottage, Babcary, Somerton, TA11 7ED.