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A Big Heart Thank You

Big Heart Rescue wishes to thank all the participants from the Vancouver Technical Key Club who held a fundraiser to help the society sterilize and treat dogs and cats who are in desperate need of services.

We are grateful for your incredible support and many companion animals have benefited by your kindness.

A Merry Christmas Thank You

Big Heart Rescue sends  a Merry Christmas thank you to the firm of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Barristers & Solicitors for their incredible donation and for decorating a tree at the Four Seasons Hotel!

The tree is a delightful way to let the general public know about rescue organizations and to promote animal welfare.

With your donations you have ensured many more dogs will be vetted and sterilized.

Happy Holidays!

Doggy Fun Day

Big Heart Rescue is happy to be attending the Annual Doggy Fun Day at Queen’s Park in New Westminster on Sunday, Aug. 29th, 2010 from 12:00 – 3:00pm

Tons of fun, games for dogs and their people and lots of activities to be enjoyed.

Please come out and meet some of the volunteers with Big Heart Rescue!

Hope to see you there!

John B Pub Night

A huge thank you to all the volunteers, businesses and Big Heart supporters that came out and enjoyed a fantastic night at the John B Pub.

A very special thank you goes to Kristen who did a fantastic job leading the team and ensuring that very needed financial support can now be applied to all those vet bills!

We hope to see you again next year.  Thank you for ensuring that Big Heart Rescue can meet the needs of animals who come into our care.


5th Annual Big Heart Rescue Dog Lover’s Gala

Big Heart Rescue thans each and every supporter who attended the Gala, provided gifts in kind, or made financial donations.

Louise, our MC from A Channel Vancouver Island, welcomed all the guests and ran the night so smoothly and Bruce rocked as the Auctioneer!

The room at the Olympic View Golf Club was decorated beautifully, the energy level was high and there was heavy bidding on a few special items. The lucky winner of the 50/50 draw was kind enough to donate back $50.00 The winner of the large dog basket also donated her beautiful prize back to Big Heart Rescue to be used at a future fundraiser!

It was a delight to see so many past adopters and foster families at the event with some guests proudly noting this has been their 5th Gala in a row!

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Special thanks to our Major Sponsors for this Gala event!

Petnership Project 2010

Big Heart had a great time at the Petnership Trade Show and Lecture Series, and enjoyed two days of meeting community members who wished to learn more about our rescue organization and the work we do.

A huge thank you to Angela, Barb, Gayena, Amanda, Judy, TK and Kate for staffing the booth and educating the public about the essential need for vet care in remote First Nations communities.

Easter Fair 2010

Big Heart  and  foster dogs Jamie and Jake had a wonderful time at the Surrey Easter Fair this year on April 3rd.

Lots of people stopped by to give a cuddle to the boys, and to learn more about both the work that Big Heart does on the Central Coast and  rescue in general.

Our thanks to everyone who said hello, and helped to raise $155.00!!

Gabriola Pub Night 2009

Thanks to each and every supporter of Big Heart Rescue who contributed to our amazingly successful Gabriola Pub Night. The event was a sell out and supporters enjoyed participating in a BHR Bingo, balloon game, doggie basket raffle, breed guess game and ticket board raffle.

More than 60 business and art community members from Gabriola/Nanaimo donated live and silent auction items some of which had heated bidding going on!

The owners of the Skol Pub, Bob and Kenner, went above and beyond in providing extraordinary service to the organizers of the pub night. Their donation of the beer fridge with two cases of beer had a few members of the audience going toe to toe for this fantastic prize!  Thank you to Bob and Kenner for your support of Big Heart Rescue.

The volunteers spent countless hours organizing, picking up donations, working the evening and giving so generously of themselves. Thank you for your dedication.  A BHR sterilization fund is well established on Gabriola and will continue to assist those in need of financial contributions towards ensuring their canine companions are spayed or neutered. Big Heart sends our gratitude for  your support and we look forward to seeing you next year !

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