Kildare’s Little Hill Animal Rescue & Sanctuary wins €5,000 in Movement for Good Animal draw

Little Hill Animal Rescue & Sanctuary, a Kildare-based charity, has been announced as the victorious recipient of the 2024 Movement for Good Animal Special Draw, earning a €5,000 grant from Ecclesiastical Insurance and Benefact Group.

Little Hill Animal Rescue & Sanctuary is a voluntary-based charity that provides sanctuary for unwanted abandoned animals and birds through rescuing, rehabilitating, and rehoming whenever possible. This charity has been in operation since 2011. It specializes in rescuing commercial egg-laying hens that are due to be culled and rehomed all over Ireland.

The 2024 Movement for Good Awards opened nominations in January, offering charities a €1,000 boost. With over €5 million donated since its inception in 2019, the initiative remains steadfast in supporting various causes and making a positive impact.

In addition to the general grants, specific sectors receive €5,000 allocations through special draws. Having celebrated the victory of Kildare’s Little Hill Animal Rescue & Sanctuary in the first special draw of the year, attention now turns to the upcoming special draw, dedicated to charities supporting the health sector. Nominations will be open for just one week April 22-26, 2024. To know more just visit www.movementforgood.com

David Lane, Managing Director of Ecclesiastical Insurance Ireland, part of the Benefact Group, said, “I am delighted to see Little Hill Animal Rescue & Sanctuary announced as the winner of the Animal Special Draw category of Movement for Good in Ireland. Little Hill Animal Rescue & Sanctuary is an amazing organization which continues to serve the Kildare area by rescuing and rehabilitating abandoned animals and birds.

Through the Movement for Good Awards, we work to provide organizations like Little Hill Animal Rescue & Sanctuary with the support necessary to continue impacting positive change. This is a year-round campaign, and we are looking to encourage more charities to get involved and take advantage of this opportunity. Remember it is easy to nominate a cause close to your heart, just visit www.movementforgood.com and cast your vote.”

Scott Hayes, Head of Relationship Management at Ecclesiastical Insurance Ireland, recently visited the Little Hill Animal Rescue and Sanctuary and met with the charity’s founder, Susan Anderson and volunteers Freda French and Nikki Good.

He said, “In visiting Little Hill Animal Rescue & Sanctuary, I was deeply impressed by the diverse range of animals under their care, and the dedication of Susan in managing daily operations. The recent Movement for Good win will significantly bolster their ongoing efforts in animal welfare, aiding in crucial expenses such as animal feed, veterinary care, and facility maintenance. It’s inspiring to witness the impact of their work firsthand.”

Movement for Good is funded by EIO plc, part of the Benefit Group.

Visit www.movementforgood.com to nominate a charity now.

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By hadem