Every day, around 400 donkeys in Kenya are being killed for their skins. Many are stolen from their owners, often overnight, and their hide is shipped off to be used for traditional remedies overseas.
Deborah Meaden represented Brooke with Chief Executive Petra Ingram at the Animals in War Memorial service on 10 November 2017. The Service was organised and funded by Petplan charitable trust and Dogs Trust
A recent survey conducted for Brooke has found that the UK public are largely unaware of how many horses died in the First World War, despite the fact the majority (80%) knew that horses were used in the conflict.
Horse lover Jen Olivier from Grendon, Northamptonshire has been fundraising for Brooke by dressing up as superhero Deadpool whilst competing at a horse show on Sunday 29 October.
Brooke global ambassador Charlotte DuJardin CBE was due to visit Ethiopia to see the charity’s work in October, however due to unforeseen security risks the trip has been cancelled. She was going to be accompanied by fellow elite dressage rider Alice Oppenheimer.
Brooke is excited to launch its 2017 Brooke Shop, featuring virtual gifts and Christmas cards with proceeds going directly to help improve the lives of working horses, donkeys and mules in developing countries.
Pam St. Clement, the actress best known for playing Pat Butcher in EastEnders, is lending her support to Brooke in Remember A Charity Week.
On the United Nation’s International Day of Charity, Brooke is celebrating having been granted Special Consultative Status with the United Nations (UN) Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).