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Donation from the Collection for Stef (Chillminx) now given.

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by Annealise, Apr 25, 2021.


  1. Annealise

    Annealise PetForums Member

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    Thanks so much to everyone who contributed to Stef’s collection - such a tremendous amount of £1,646.86 after fees withdrawn.

    After monies were paid for the Cat wreath-£200 and the tribute book-£28.50 we were left with £1,413.36. I had a discussion with Stef’s husband as to how he would like me to donate the funds, ie directly to himself or directly to Stef’s particular charities. Without any hesitation he asked me to send the full amount to Sally at the ARC cat refuge, so this is what I have now done.

    Sally, as you can imagine was over the moon with such a large donation from us on behalf of Stef and said it is going to do so much for the cats in the refuge. I asked her if she could do something in memory for Stef at the rescue centre. Sally is going to name a Pen after her and will also notify us of how she plans to utilise the donation.

    Sally said to thank you all so very much.

    Xx
     
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  2. Mrs Funkin

    Mrs Funkin Human mother to Oscar

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    That's lovely @Annealise - thank you for letting us know. I'm very glad that Stef's name will be on a pen in her honour and whilst I would obviously much rather Stef still be in the world, I'm glad that we collectively can provide some help for the cats in her memory. I know Sally will put it to good use.

    Hope everyone is doing okay.
     
  3. SusieRainbow

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    Thanks for that @Annealise and thanks to all who responded so generously to the fund-raiser , the amount collected was way above expectations.
    Times like these it feels a privilege to be part of this forum.
     
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    Wow that’s a wonderful amount and lovely that something good can come from such heartbreak. This forum is very special.
     
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    Thank you for the update @Annealise .
    I've just seen Sally's post on Facebook and saw how grateful she is for this generous donation. She also said that Stef's husband had sent a package of food that Stef had collected for the ARC.
     
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  6. Annealise

    Annealise PetForums Member

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    When Sally contacted me she mentioned about James packing up four boxes of cat food and sending them on to her. I thought how very kind of him considering his circumstances.
     
  7. NaomiM

    NaomiM Love my furry, feathered and finned family

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    Thank you @Annealise for sorting this out. I think it's the perfect tribute to Stef.
     
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    Bertie'sMum Obedient Cat Slave

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    Thanks for the update - I'm glad that we have been able to donate to such a worthy cause in memory of a very special lady.
     
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    Thanks for the update and I know sally has written a lovely thanks for the donation on her Facebook page The Arc. So glad I have been able to donate towards it.
     
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    For those who don’t use Facebook 6CD0587A-AD92-4BFB-AB71-F0C1336C9718.jpeg
     
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    And so Stef’s love and good work goes on and on.

    what a remarkable woman. X
     
  12. Callidora

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    Thank you for updating us @Annealise, that brought a tear to my eye. Even though she’s not here with us anymore, Stef is still able to help the cats and the rescue that she loved so very much xx
     
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  13. huckybuck

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    I'm so glad the donation has been met with appreciation.
    Hopefully we will get to see Stef's name immortalised on one of the updated pens in the not too distant future.
     
  14. TriTri

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    Lovely updates, thank you. I’m wondering how Helix is doing?!
     
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    I think Helix is well looked after and gets a lot of fuss from everyone. He sure must give comfort in the chapel to relatives who have lost loved ones and were Cat owners.
     
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