Give to Get Them Home

Rescue Fundraise Fundraising Rehome Donate Community Speaks Animal Welfare Posted May 19, 2021
Over $1.6 Million raised for RSPCA Queensland thanks to your support

This year's Give to Get them Home one-day matched giving campaign was a massive success thanks to all the generous donations received. During this exciting 24 hours every dollar donated October 3 was quadrupled through matching by corporate and major donor gifts.  We couldn’t believe how generous our amazing corporate sponsors, and major donors were! A special mention to National Storage, Motorama Foundation and Morgan’s Foundation for matching, along with many other businesses and individuals.

In a single day, we received over $1.6 Million in donations. 

While donations alone are always greatly appreciated, it was amazing to see that RSPCA supporters were quick to jump on board to help their dollar go even further!

RSPCA Fundraiser Give to Get Them a Home Update

Our initial fundraising target was $500,000, but this amount was already reached by midday… so we then held a ‘bonus round’ and were able to quadruple donations up to $750,000, only to leave us astonished when even that amount was surpassed! Not only this, but in a surprise act of generosity, an anonymous donor offered to continue the quadrupling up to another $500,000 raised... Amazing!

RSPCA Fundraiser Give to Get Them a Home Update with puppies

Kara with pups and RSPCA Ambassador Susan Seipel

Generous members of the community donated to our cause, resulting in $1,626,858 in donations being reached by RSPCA Qld, just in time for World Animal Day. This result was all the more impressive as this was RSPCA Queensland's first time holding a fundraiser of this nature. 

RSPCA Fundraiser Give to Get Them a Home Update Jack Hingert

RSPCA Ambassador Jack Hingert from the Brisbane Roar taking donation calls

In addition to calling our supporters, RSPCA Queensland also had phone lines open to incoming donation calls. A special thanks to our RSPCA Ambassadors Jessica Stafford, Jack Hingert, Susan Seipel and the Queensland Reds who gave their time to answer some of these calls.

RSPCA Fundraiser Give to Get Them a Home Update RSPCA Ambassador Jessica Stafford

RSPCA Ambassador Jessica Stafford on the phones

All donations significantly help our cause, and every dollar we make contributes to improving an animal’s circumstances. A donation of as little as $26 can provide a homeless dog or cat with a warm bed, a litter tray and a meal tonight. A donation of $75 can transport homeless animals, improving their chance of adoption. $350 could provide emergency treatment for an animal every day for a month, while $758 provides sick dogs and cats round-the-clock nursing care.

RSPCA Fundraiser Give to Get Them a Home Update Queensland Reds

The Queensland Reds meeting Bronson the dog

Thank you to everyone for making Give to Get Them Home such a success in 2019!

Daniel Perotti
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