How far will your volunteering reach?

Where do you want your volunteering to have an impact?  At home? In your area? Nationally? Overseas?  Here are a few ideas...

UK Politics

Thursday 8th June 2017 was the UK General Election.  So what do animal charities have to say?

Sign the petition started on Care2.com asking for Gove to be removed as Minister for the Environment - Care2.com will tell you why.

List of Animal Charities
Koalas need your help

Koalas are being left homeless, thanks to excessive tree clearing. 

Click here to find out how you can help

SUCCESS: Elephant Corridor Appeal

Give elephants a wildlife corridor in India

SUCCESS: 
The World Land Trust has reached its target to help Indian elephants.  Find out more here

Organic Beauty Gifts

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Help Butterfly Conservation with organic beauty gifts from Green People. Find out more here

Wildlife News

Please help animals in disasters.  World Animal Protection (previously the WSPA) help animals around the world in times of disaster e.g. flooding, earthquakes etc.  Click here for more info

Planning for disasters for your pets, livestock & zoos.  More...

Looking for wildlife charity Christmas cards? Here are a few wildlife charities to check out

 
 

There are some great ways to help with wildlife conservation and one of these is to support their efforts when you do  your online shopping.  If you're looking for Christmas cards to help wildlife, there are several wildlife charities which sell them.  Here's a round up!  More will be added as we find them so please keep coming back to check   You could visit the charities listed on Countryside Charities, HorsesWorking Animals,  Pets and Wildlife Charities to see whether they have Christmas cards available. 

Please keep your stamps & Christmas cards to help animals.. More info will follow

Buy cards from the World Land Trust

The World Land Trust is involved in conservation projects worldwide.  As well as sponsoring rainforest as a gift for a wildlife lover, you could also look at their Christmas cards, which will all help with their work to protect rainforest and habitat around the globe. 

At the moment, they have Seasons Greetings cards, some of which have been created by children in a competition!  Visit the World Land Trust website here to look at their cards.  

You could also look at sending their e-cards (not even for Christmas, just to raise awareness!)   And please take a look at their Elephant Corridor Appeal - donate between 5 and 19 October 2016, and all donations will be matched. 

Click here to see the range of Christmas Cards from the RSPB

The RSPB online shop now has their Christmas pages up on their website for 2016.  They've got Christmas cards and wrapping paper, gift tags and crackers, calendars and diaries, Christmas decorations and gift bags.

Their Christmas cards feature a variety of birds (including puffins, robins, owls and geese), woodland wildlife and hares, as well as traditional scenes.  You can also buy packs such as their Fab 40 Christmas Card Pack for £8.99.  

Fly away here to see the range of Christmas cards from the RSPB.

Click here to go to the National Trust Online Shop to see their range of Christmas cards The National Trust Online Shop has a great range of Christmas cards, including this one pictured left featuring Santa Clause and Rudolf.  There are all sorts of themes, from cards featuring puffins, garden birds, hares and dogs for animal lovers, plus village scenes and more.  Visit the National Trust Online Shop here. 
Visit Sussex Wildlife Trust to see their Christmas Cards Check out your local Wildlife Trust's shop and see if you can support them by buying Christmas cards.  This one of the fox is from the Sussex Wildlife Trust and there are also Badgers, Seals and Robins to choose from.   There are 47 Wildlife Trusts throughout the UK, the Isle of Man and Alderney in the Channel Islands.  Click here to find your local Wildlife Trust to see if they have a shop and what it has to offer.
Click here to see the Christmas cards from the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT)

The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust  saves wetlands, which are the primary source of drinking water for people and wildlife and home to may species of wildlife.  They have some great gifts in their shop, including animals to adopt.  

Click here to see the Christmas cards from the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) featuring penguins, barn owls, robins, modern trees and modern owls. 

Christmas Cards from Born Free

The Born Free Foundation has a small number of wonderful Christmas cards depicting big cats, including the one pictured left called "We Three Kings".  Help Born Free help wildlife around the world with your Christmas shopping!   The charity is dedicated to compassionate conservation and wild animal welfare.  

Visit Born Free to view their Christmas Cards

 
 
Give wildlife a pond

Wildlife need water as well.  Give the wildlife in your garden a pond - it doesn't have to be a big one!  More info

Dogs DIE in hot cars

Would you know what to do if you saw a dog in a car on a hot day? Find out more here

Give the gift of water

Give working animals the gift of water - here's how you can do it. 

Cat Care in Hot Weather

Cats Protection have advice for cat owners and carers in hot weather.  Click here to pounce on it!

Art World Conservation

Art World Conservation are having an amazing charity event in August to raise awareness about wildlife, conservation and climate change. More Info

Ways to help
Avoid plastic

Plastic and litter can really damage wildlife and the world around us.  Find out more here

Insure your pet & help animals

Animal Friends have policies for pets & horses. A good whack of any profits they make goes to help registered animal charities around the world. Like them on Facebook, & they will give £1 for every "Like" they get to animal charities. Get a quote from Animal Friends.