Kingfisher team up with Shelter to lead fundraising drive for emergency helpline

The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated issues of unfit housing, according to a new study by Kingfisher plc, the international home improvement company that includes B&Q. The report finds that some 9.5 million people in the UK (or 18%) live with significant housing issues. Problems range from inadequate heating or insulation, to pests and overcrowding, with the three most common problems being cold, damp, and noise.  Of the 18% who say they live with significant housing issues, 74% say they have little or no control over the situation. This has been…

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Petco Foundation Teams Up With MUTTS And WholeHearted To Send Love To Shelter Pets And The Staff And Volunteers Who Care For Them

The Petco Foundation, a national, nonprofit animal welfare organization working to inspire and lead change for animals, is teaming up with WholeHearted and the award-winning artist and creator of the heart-warming MUTTS comic strip, Patrick McDonnell to celebrate lifesaving animal welfare work nationwide. As part of their annual “Love Changes Everything” campaign, the Petco Foundation invites pet lovers to help create the world’s largest virtual valentine for shelter pets and the people who care for them. Adopters can submit photos and videos with a message to the staff and volunteers of the organization where they adopted…

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Mayor joins charities in fight to ensure no one forced to sleep rough

A coalition of 18 charities has united for the first time and joined forces with the Mayor of London to launch a new campaign to help rough sleepers in the capital. Alongside the Mayor’s record levels of City Hall investment in services to give people sleeping rough somewhere to sleep and access to the support and help they need, the ‘No one needs to sleep rough in London’ campaign raises awareness and sets out how Londoners can help ensure there is a way off the streets for rough sleepers this…

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