Animal Sanctuary - A book of toes

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Animal Sanctuary - A Book Of Toes

Project 2012-10-17 00:31:41 +1300



I am organising a fundraising project for HUHA animal sanctuary. HUHA is a charitable organisation that works everyday to rehome and provide foster care for abused, homeless and abandoned animals. They have rescued beagles from a research facility and has found them loving new homes. HUHA has helped rehome animals affected in the Christchurch earthquake and have given ex-circus animals a new chance of life in a natural environment at the sanctuary. These are just a few examples of all the wonderful things they do. If you would like to know more about HUHA you can check out their Facebook page HUHANZ.

In support of the animal sanctuary I have written a children's book featuring some of the animals and their toes. As the children read through the book they have to guess who the toes belong to. As each animal is revealed their story is told. I would like 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the book to go to the animals, therefore I need to raise $2000 to cover publishing costs. So here you find me at pledge me requesting help from all you lovely people out there. If more than $2000 is raised then I will be able to publish more books which means more money for the animals!
A huge thank you to JO MOORE PHOTOGRAPHY for the beautiful animal photos, thanks Jo you rock!

P.S I'm a preschool teacher so have road tested this book. It's really popular with the children, they love guessing whose toes they are. It's also teaching them about empathy for animals and lots of fun facts, such as, goats have no top teeth and pigs are clean, mud is their sunscreen : ) The book appeals to the children's natural sense of curiosity and we have great discussions about why Rodney the rooster's toes are not webbed like Jeffery the goose's. The book is a lot of fun with a very important message x







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Updates 4

It's done!

19/12/2012 at 8:57 AM

A huge thank you to you all for making this happen!  The books were picked up on Tuesday

from the printers and are now ready to sell. Have a happy and safe Christmas and here's to a

fabulous 2013 filled with love, laughter and new adventures.  P.S. Books are $20 if you would like a copy.

Thank you once again for your support for HUHA animal sanctuary.

Sample book has arrived!

27/11/2012 at 5:16 AM

Hi everyone
I have finally received the sample book! It needs a few tweaks but otherwise it looks good. I should be in selling action soon : )  Once the books have been ordered I will be getting onto those rewards!  If Tracey Newton views this update can she please get in touch with me as I have sent several emails with no luck. Thanks.

Almost there!

20/11/2012 at 7:22 AM

Hey lovely people the book has been sent to the printers for a sample to be made, unfortunately several of the pledges have fallen through, so fingers crossed second time round all credit cards are go!  Hope to have the book on sale in time for Christmas!

TARGET REACHED : )

08/11/2012 at 7:43 AM

We've done it!  How awesome is this!  I'm sure we are going to be able to do some wonderful things for the animals from the sale of the book, Yay.
Any extra money that is raised that is not needed for the printing costs will 100% go to HUHA, the lovely people at HUHA will let me know what is needed.
Thank you so much, a wonderful thing has been achieved for a very wonderful organization!!!!!

    Pledgers 31

    Joanne Wilton-Smith
    2012-11-08 15:50:06 +1300
    Tracey Newton
    2012-11-08 14:24:23 +1300
    Anonymous pledger
    2012-11-08 12:56:01 +1300
    Helen Perrett
    2012-11-08 09:05:06 +1300
    Nic Cross
    2012-11-04 06:36:43 +1300
    Sharon Aston
    2012-11-03 22:03:26 +1300
    Annie Thorne
    2012-11-01 20:56:34 +1300
    Anna, Carolina, Marta
    2012-11-01 08:06:56 +1300
    Ali Teo
    2012-10-30 20:53:23 +1300
    Lisa
    2012-10-30 16:02:05 +1300
    Anonymous pledger
    2012-10-30 01:39:51 +1300
    Kate Broome
    2012-10-29 20:52:38 +1300
    Ashleigh Hamilton
    2012-10-28 17:13:16 +1300
    Lullit Getachew
    2012-10-28 03:55:56 +1300
    Ngaire Dixon
    2012-10-27 13:09:01 +1300
    Mandy Evett
    2012-10-27 09:35:14 +1300
    Abby Letteri
    2012-10-26 07:39:18 +1300
    Fiona Schutt
    2012-10-25 22:59:59 +1300
    Samantha Green
    2012-10-25 20:09:43 +1300
    Janine Hyde
    2012-10-25 20:03:06 +1300
    Isabelle Maloret
    2012-10-25 19:51:13 +1300
    Macey and Beth
    2012-10-25 15:40:27 +1300
    Mum and Den
    2012-10-25 12:27:38 +1300
    schaerb
    2012-10-25 11:16:09 +1300
    Pop
    2012-10-25 10:53:31 +1300
    fiona glover
    2012-10-23 21:01:23 +1300
    Gabby Ingham
    2012-10-20 19:26:29 +1300
    Barbara Burger
    2012-10-19 22:11:17 +1300
    Hannah
    2012-10-19 20:56:12 +1300
    fran
    2012-10-19 19:12:41 +1300

    Followers 3

    Followers of Animal Sanctuary - A book of toes

    Animal Sanctuary - A Book Of Toes

    Project 2012-10-17 00:31:41 +1300



    I am organising a fundraising project for HUHA animal sanctuary. HUHA is a charitable organisation that works everyday to rehome and provide foster care for abused, homeless and abandoned animals. They have rescued beagles from a research facility and has found them loving new homes. HUHA has helped rehome animals affected in the Christchurch earthquake and have given ex-circus animals a new chance of life in a natural environment at the sanctuary. These are just a few examples of all the wonderful things they do. If you would like to know more about HUHA you can check out their Facebook page HUHANZ.

    In support of the animal sanctuary I have written a children's book featuring some of the animals and their toes. As the children read through the book they have to guess who the toes belong to. As each animal is revealed their story is told. I would like 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the book to go to the animals, therefore I need to raise $2000 to cover publishing costs. So here you find me at pledge me requesting help from all you lovely people out there. If more than $2000 is raised then I will be able to publish more books which means more money for the animals!
    A huge thank you to JO MOORE PHOTOGRAPHY for the beautiful animal photos, thanks Jo you rock!

    P.S I'm a preschool teacher so have road tested this book. It's really popular with the children, they love guessing whose toes they are. It's also teaching them about empathy for animals and lots of fun facts, such as, goats have no top teeth and pigs are clean, mud is their sunscreen : ) The book appeals to the children's natural sense of curiosity and we have great discussions about why Rodney the rooster's toes are not webbed like Jeffery the goose's. The book is a lot of fun with a very important message x







    Comments

    It's done!

    19/12/2012 at 8:57 AM

    A huge thank you to you all for making this happen!  The books were picked up on Tuesday

    from the printers and are now ready to sell. Have a happy and safe Christmas and here's to a

    fabulous 2013 filled with love, laughter and new adventures.  P.S. Books are $20 if you would like a copy.

    Thank you once again for your support for HUHA animal sanctuary.

    Sample book has arrived!

    27/11/2012 at 5:16 AM

    Hi everyone
    I have finally received the sample book! It needs a few tweaks but otherwise it looks good. I should be in selling action soon : )  Once the books have been ordered I will be getting onto those rewards!  If Tracey Newton views this update can she please get in touch with me as I have sent several emails with no luck. Thanks.

    Almost there!

    20/11/2012 at 7:22 AM

    Hey lovely people the book has been sent to the printers for a sample to be made, unfortunately several of the pledges have fallen through, so fingers crossed second time round all credit cards are go!  Hope to have the book on sale in time for Christmas!

    TARGET REACHED : )

    08/11/2012 at 7:43 AM

    We've done it!  How awesome is this!  I'm sure we are going to be able to do some wonderful things for the animals from the sale of the book, Yay.
    Any extra money that is raised that is not needed for the printing costs will 100% go to HUHA, the lovely people at HUHA will let me know what is needed.
    Thank you so much, a wonderful thing has been achieved for a very wonderful organization!!!!!
      Joanne Wilton-Smith
      2012-11-08 15:50:06 +1300
      Tracey Newton
      2012-11-08 14:24:23 +1300
      Anonymous pledger
      2012-11-08 12:56:01 +1300
      Helen Perrett
      2012-11-08 09:05:06 +1300
      Nic Cross
      2012-11-04 06:36:43 +1300
      Sharon Aston
      2012-11-03 22:03:26 +1300
      Annie Thorne
      2012-11-01 20:56:34 +1300
      Anna, Carolina, Marta
      2012-11-01 08:06:56 +1300
      Ali Teo
      2012-10-30 20:53:23 +1300
      Lisa
      2012-10-30 16:02:05 +1300
      Anonymous pledger
      2012-10-30 01:39:51 +1300
      Kate Broome
      2012-10-29 20:52:38 +1300
      Ashleigh Hamilton
      2012-10-28 17:13:16 +1300
      Lullit Getachew
      2012-10-28 03:55:56 +1300
      Ngaire Dixon
      2012-10-27 13:09:01 +1300
      Mandy Evett
      2012-10-27 09:35:14 +1300
      Abby Letteri
      2012-10-26 07:39:18 +1300
      Fiona Schutt
      2012-10-25 22:59:59 +1300
      Samantha Green
      2012-10-25 20:09:43 +1300
      Janine Hyde
      2012-10-25 20:03:06 +1300
      Isabelle Maloret
      2012-10-25 19:51:13 +1300
      Macey and Beth
      2012-10-25 15:40:27 +1300
      Mum and Den
      2012-10-25 12:27:38 +1300
      schaerb
      2012-10-25 11:16:09 +1300
      Pop
      2012-10-25 10:53:31 +1300
      fiona glover
      2012-10-23 21:01:23 +1300
      Gabby Ingham
      2012-10-20 19:26:29 +1300
      Barbara Burger
      2012-10-19 22:11:17 +1300
      Hannah
      2012-10-19 20:56:12 +1300
      fran
      2012-10-19 19:12:41 +1300

      Followers of Animal Sanctuary - A book of toes

      This campaign was successful and got its funding on 08/11/2012 at 3:50 PM.