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Africatadoptaspot's fundraising page

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Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

[lt]h2[gt][lt]img src="http://www.africat.org/images/koolfish_uploads/images/adoption/abbey_6years.jpg" alt="" width="112" height="77" /[gt][lt]img src="http://www.africat.org/images/koolfish_uploads/images/adoption/shakira2_2006.jpg" alt="" width="135" height="77" /[gt][lt]img src="http://www.africat.org/images/koolfish_uploads/images/adopt_a_spot/adopt_a_spot6.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="77" /[gt][lt]/h2[gt][lt]h2[gt]Adopt a Spot for AfriCat on Giving Tuesday [lt]/h2[gt][p]On Tuesday 1st December as a part of [b]'Giving Tuesday'[/b] the international community will get a chance to support a key part of the work of AfriCat Foundation that is undertaken at Okonjima, the home of AfriCat in Namibia – namely the rehabilitation and welfare of these large cats. [b]Adopt-A-Spot[/b] is an enjoyable and fun way of helping AfriCat help Namibia’s spotted cats. It’s an easy and affordable opportunity to contribute to the conservation of large carnivores in Namibia.[/p][p]The [b]Adopt-A-Spot[/b] for ‘[b]Giving Tuesday’[/b] allows a donor to receive a photo of their special spot being painted soon after they send their donation. The new Carnivore Care and Information Centre at AfriCat HQ have 2 huge cats painted on our wall. One is a CHEETAH and the other a LEOPARD. Their spots and rosettes are not coloured in yet – but as soon as you [b]ADOPT-A-SPOT[/b], the cheetah and leopard will slowly get their spots back![/p][p][b]You can Adopt-a-Spot for one two or three years at £16, £32 or £40 respectively –[/b] the amount you donate will inform the team of length of time you wish to adopt. You can 'adopt a spot' as Christmas present or on behalf of an organization, school etc. Your name and where you are from will be added to each spot. You will be sent by email a photo of your spot![i][b]  [/b][/i][/p][p][i][b]Hints and Tips for completing the boxes when you donate! [/b][/i]enter the amount in the 'other' box when you get to the donation page. Add your name or the name of the person/orgnization - if a present - in the 'message' section and whether you want to 'adopt' a leopard or cheetah spot. To get the photo you need to say 'yes' to sharing your email address. We suggest you sponsor the team when given that option! [/p][p]More options for other forms of sponsorship can be found at [url=http://www.africat.org/]www.africat.org[/url][/p][p][b]By ADOPTING-A-SPOT[/b] you are helping the cheetah and leopard during a challenging time in their existence such as when they are being released into the wild, recovering from injury or being ambassador cats to those visiting the Care Centre. The funding goes towards the AfriCat Foundation’s general running costs, veterinary expenses, computers, vehicles, cameras, collars, telemetry, research and fuel.[/p][p]For those of you preferring [b]Lions [/b]you can make a donation to support Africat’s work with lions for Giving Tuesday by visiting [url=http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/africatlions]http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/africatlions[/url]  [/p][p][b]Tusk Trust[/b] is a long term supporter of the AfriCat Foundation and they are kindly helping us with the Adopt-a-Spot programme. The funds raised through this page will go directly from Tusk to AfriCat in Namibia. For more details of the Tusk Trust see [url=http://www.tusk.org]www.tusk.org[/url] [/p][p]Hi, thanks for visiting our page. Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor us and donations will be quickly processed and passed to charities. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. We really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.[/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

01 Dec 2015



Dec 1, 2015

Mike Blundell

Leopard Spot Please

£40.00 plus £10.00 Gift Aid

Dec 1, 2015

Keith Bardoe

A leopard spot please. Thank you!

£16.00 plus £4.00 Gift Aid

Dec 1, 2015


£32.00 plus £8.00 Gift Aid

Dec 1, 2015

Jacckie Downey

Go Spots!! It gives me great pleaseure to Adopt-A -Spot today! I know every penny helps the Cats!

£32.00 plus £8.00 Gift Aid

Nov 29, 2015


The AfriCat team does great work with big cats and conservation through education.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Nov 10, 2015


A leopard for Catherine Finlayson please


Nov 9, 2015


£40 for Miss Sheila Day a cheetah Miss Amelia Grace Legg a leopard Cedar Primary School in Kent a cheetah

£40.00 plus £10.00 Gift Aid

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