Saturday 5 December marks International Volunteer Day and here at Brooke we’re highlighting some of the amazing people and groups who have helped us through this difficult year.
Despite added challenges caused by the Covid-19 crisis, this year Brooke India has formed partnerships with a number of top veterinary universities and institutions.
Brooke is once again taking part in The Big Give Christmas Challenge from Tuesday 1 December to Tuesday 8 December. The UK’s biggest match-funding campaign will give supporters the opportunity to have their donations doubled during this time, with all proceeds going towards Brooke’s vital work in East Africa fighting the cruel trade in donkey skins.
Broadcaster Alastair Stewart will host Brooke’s first ever virtual Christmas quiz on Facebook Live and Zoom on Wednesday 16 December at 7.30pm.
The misuse of antibiotics and other antimicrobials is a global health crisis, but we can stop it through a well-trained network of people who use antimicrobials responsibly. James Kithuka, Animal Welfare Officer, writes as part of Anti-Microbial Awareness Week.
Claims from slaughterhouse owners that donkey farms are the solution to dwindling donkey population numbers ignore the complexity of donkey welfare needs, says Samuel Theuri, Advocacy and Innovations Officer at Brooke
This year’s Brooke Christmas campaign will celebrate the small acts of kindness which have seen us all through this difficult year. Although the festive season is set to be a little different this year, we’re lining up a bumper range of activities to help us stay connected.
Brooke has appointed Kirsty Hayes as its new Chair of the Board of Trustees.
Yorkshire-based writer and entrepreneur Hannah Russell has released a new hoodie featuring a donkey on the front in aid of Brooke.
Charity founder Dorothy Brooke was honoured on Thursday 15 October with a Blue Plaque in Salisbury, where she lived with her husband British cavalry officer Brigadier Geoffrey Brooke from 1939-1955.