The Alberta Spay and Neuter Task Force REALLY needs your help
I was contacted by a friend who works at the Alberta Spay and Neuter Task Force and they REALLY need ticket sales to boost for this event!!!! Here's the message:
Thank you so much again for helping us out! This is a huge boost for us :)
About us- ASNTF has been providing on site spay/ neuter & wellness clinics for First Nations communities since 2010. In 2017 we spayed/ neutered, vaccinated, tattooed and dewormed over 1700 animals. Another 600 animals were surrendered to us at clinics and placed with our rescue partners (like AARCS, Saving Grace, Pawsitive Match, ARF etc etc). Our mandate is humane animal management by "Helping People, Helping Animals" We want to make communities a safer place for kids to play while still treating all animals humanely and respectfully (AKA stopping culls). Aside from our spay/ neuter clinics we also started a community based Dog Care & Control Program. In 2016 Siksika Nation asked for our help after a serious dog attack. This started the program which basically sets up humane and enforceable animal bylaws in communities who didn't have any previously. We build partnerships in the communities and work toward all of our goals through education and respect. We do a lot of hard work so communities in Alberta don't suffer like the ones we've seen in the news lately (Sask culls and Manitoba freezing dogs). Don't get me wrong, that happens here but thankfully not nearly as frequently!
About the event- The event is March 10 @ the Bowness Community Hall (7904 43 Ave NW). I've attached a couple posters as well as our donation request sheet which have some information about us.
- Doors open at 6 pm, show starts at 7 pm.
- Headliner is Todd Ness, Opening act Dale Ward.
- 100% Greek inspired vegan buffet which is included in the ticket price as well as vegan baking & vegan candy bar
- The event is licensed and we'll have two full bars serving drinks for $6
- We're going to have a moc surgery table set up where you can talk to our medical team and learn about how we do surgery in an arena or gymnasium. Photobooth, silent auction, music
- Tickets are 1 for $35 or 2 for $60 until Feb 28th. March 1 to the event tickets are 1 for $45 or 2 for $80
Ticket sales have been really bad, so they also released this press release:
Ticket sales at an all time low for Calgary Animal Welfare Charity, Alberta Spay Neuter Task Force.
Calgary, AB, March 5th , 2018 – The Alberta Spay/Neuter Task Force (ASNTF) is reaching out to Calgarians to encourage them to invite their friends and family to our annual fundraiser, One Night Stand Up. This year our ticket sales are 1/3 of what they were last year. This event is our main fundraiser and funds generated from the comedy night allow us to continue our programs in helping both people and their animals. “We could not do the work we do without the generous support of Albertans” says R.J Bailot Executive Director of ASNTF.” “This past year we were able to help over 2400 dogs and cats throughout the province, this money will allow us to help so many others. We are putting out a plea to all Albertans to please consider buying tickets to our fundraiser, so that together we can make a difference.”
The ASNTF held 7 spay and neuter clinics in 2017. “Our team of dedicated volunteers and veterinarians traveled to First Nation communities all over Alberta, including Blood First Nation, Kehewin First Nation and Janvier First Nation says Bailot. “We plan to make 2018 a successful year - our goal is to help spay and neuter as many animals as we can and re-home stray and unwanted animals through our partnerships with rescue groups.” You can find out more about the event and how to buy tickets at www.abtaskforce.org.
Founded in 2008, the Alberta Spay/Neuter Task Force (ASNTF) is a registered charity that works with First Nation communities in order to assist with their community approach to improve the health and well being of the dogs and cats in their community and to reduce human health issues that have resulted from pet overpopulation. Many of these communities do not have local resources we have in our cities to assist with the care of their animals. One Night Stand Up Silent Auction and Comedy show takes place March 10th at the Bowness Community Association.
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For further information or to find out how you can help, please contact: R.J Bailot Executive Director, Alberta Spay Neuter Task Force; Phone: (403) 837-7442, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: abtaskforce.org