Tag Archives: Fundraising

Sussex runner is taking on the biggest challenge of her life by competing in 9 marathons in 9 weeks.

Karen Breese, 39, from Eastbourne hopes to raise vital funds to help an East Sussex wildlife charity continue their care for animals in need.

Animal lover Karen has already completed two races, including one in Tunbridge Wells, where she had the privilege in meeting Olympic medallist Dame Kelly Holmes and Team Britain long-distance runner Liz Yelling. » Read more

Jenson Button and a deer named after him called "Button" are helping to raise funds for East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS). Button the deer was rescued at just 2 weeks old last October. She had been caught in stock fencing and her rescuers were very concerned at her condition – at one stage it was doubtful that Button would survive the night. Named after Jenson Button who was crossing the finishing line to win the Formula One World Championship at the time she was rescued, Button made an astounding recovery and in April she returned to the paddock with a boyfriend in tow. "Our" little girl has certainly grown up! » Read more

BBC1 local news presenter Beverley Thompson will be opening WRAS's Christmas fair on Saturday 6th December 2008.

The fair opens at 9.30am and runs until 1pm. There will be refreshments available along with various stalls selling bric-a-brac, toys, cakes as well as a raffle, visit from Father Christmas too. There will also be stalls from Roger's Wildlife Rescue, Southdowns Badger Group and Paws & Claws. » Read more

The Royal Hotel, 4 star AA-rated guest accommodation on Eastbourne Seafront, is offering a 10% discount and helping to support East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS), a local charity rescuing up to 3000 wildlife casualties a year.

The Royal is an original “Sea House” and has offered accommodation and spectacular sea views to Eastbourne’s visitors for over 170 years. The property has been fully renovated with bright, clean and modern facilities including WiFi, and most rooms have a panoramic sea view. » Read more

Revelers at the recent LUNARCY FULL MOON PARTY, held at the Concorde 2 venue in Brighton, raised a whopping £500 for a Sussex based wildlife rescue charity. All proceeds from the event were donated to the East Sussex Wildlife Rescue Ambulance Service (WRAS), who received a cheque for the amount from Lunarcy organisers Chris Natural and Will Power at the weekend. » Read more

WRAS will be holding a Spring Fair on Saturday 18th April from 9.30am till 12noon at the Clinton Centre, opposite Barclays Bank in Seaford Town Centre. Our Christmas Fair was a great success and we hope this one will be too.

We have also booked the Wesley Room, Cross Way, Steyne Road, Seaford for a Waterfowl Awareness Course for Tuesday 28th April 2009 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. We have had great feedback so far about these courses and they are enjoyable too. They cost £7.50 booking in advance or £10 on the door all money goes to help WRAS casualties. Download the poster for more information » Read more

East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service is set to receive another donation from a local Trust. Jessie's Trust was set up in memory of a liver-spotted Dalmatian, Jessie, who passed away on 2nd February 2008. Jessie's Trust is the flag under which fall all of Lavender & Sage's charitable activities. Lavender & Sage sell a wide range of french decorative home accessories and furniture and are based at Alfriston. » Read more

A sheltered housing scheme is being launched by a local charity but rather than for elderly humans the scheme aims to help young orphaned hedgehogs.

East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS) is appealing for funds to help set up a series of sheltered housing and rearing facilities to help over winter at least 50 hedgehogs this winter. » Read more

Trevor Weeks and East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service (WRAS) are joining the national campaign by British businesses to send Christmas wishes differently this year by giving through Everyclick's Considerate Christmas 2008. Instead of sending traditional paper Christmas cards, Trevor Weeks and East Sussex WRAS will be reducing their environmental impact by sending Christmas greetings online. » Read more