Paws for Thought

Paws for Thought

Paws for Thought

The Mayhew Animal Home, in North West London, has received £5000 funding from players of People's Postcode Lottery.

The rescue centre in Trenmar Gardens, which rehomes thousands of abandoned dogs and cats each year, was presented with a cheque from People’s Postcode Trust.

The money will go towards students undertaking a work based Diploma in Animal Care and Customer Service. The Mayhew Animal Home has a team of seven vet nurses, which is due to be increased with a clinic expansion over the coming year.

Accepting the cheque on behalf of the animal home, Trusts Officer, Sophia Casciato, said:  “We are really grateful to players of People’s Postcode Lottery for this generous grant. These vital funds will really help us with our training programme and our vet clinic expansion.” 

The Mayhew’s vet clinic carried out a record breaking 9000 preventative care procedures in 2014 including microchipping, vet checks, vaccinations and neutering.

Paws for Thought

Since 2009, People’s Postcode Trust has awarded almost £10 million to around 1500 projects all over the Great Britain. The Trust has supported The Mayhew since 2014 with grants totalling £15,000. Players play with their postcodes to win cash prizes whilst raising money for good causes.

Upon presenting the cheque, Calum Munro, Trust Assistant at People’s Postcode Lottery, added: “We are delighted that players of People’s Postcode Lottery have awarded funding to support Mayhew animals. Players love supporting charities such as The Mayhew and the work they do to save animals”.

If you want to learn more about The Mayhew, make a donation or adopt a pet, visit www.themayhew.org or call 020 8962 8009.

People’s Postcode Trust was established as an independent charity in April 2009. For more information visit www.postcodetrust.org.uk

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