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1st Grant Funding For Hugs!

1st Grant Funding For Hugs! Hugs are incredibly excited and thankful to have been awarded our first grant from Cornwall Rural Community Charity, Together For Families. We have been granted funding that will be used as bursaries for 12 families to have a course of 8 x...

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Dartmoor Ponies Need Your Help

Dartmoor Ponies Need Your Help Many of you may be aware that the horse market season is upon us. Many of horses and ponies will be drifted from the moor and end up at the market. The ponies that end up at the market are normally stallions, unclaimed or simply not...

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Headteachers say it is going to take the death of a child before people take mental health seriously and give access to support - you can make a difference now! Sadly the shocking evidence below is becoming more and more common for children and young peoples mental...

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LegaciesA gift in your will is an investment in our future. In making a Will, naturally your first priority has to be taking care of your family and loved ones. If you don't have a Will, having one written is a lot easier than you think through your chosen solicitor....

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Summer Activities 2019

Summer activities We are fast approaching the end of the academic year with summer holidays on the horizon. If you are at a loose end with what to do with the young ‘uns, rain or shine, we are here. Lots of fun activities such as; Grooming the horses and ponies...

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Successfully Rehomed!

Succesfully re-homed!After spending 1 year and 9 months here at Hugs Batman & Robin have finally found their new forever home! Batman & Robin were broken in by Sue-Joy Keeping and before they had even finished their training they were reserved! They finally...

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Proper Cornish

THANK YOU! Proper Cornish has recently picked us as their chosen charity of the year. They have already done some amazing things to help us, including donations of pasty vouchers! However their most recent fundraising event was Bodmin's Ten Tours! Wow! The Proper...

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Bank/Direct Debits/ Regular payments

Bank/Direct Debits/ Regular payments FACTS As a horse rescue charity we often take in horses that have serious and long term health conditions or in the 'golden oldies' categories. These horses need a lot of care with ongoing vets fees, remedial farriers, regular...

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Volunteers needed 🙂

The Hugs Foundation has been offered the opportunity to collect donations in different supermarket chains in Bodmin.

🗓️ Volunteers needed for bag packing (weekends too)

🗓️ All proceeds go towards the animals!

🗓️ Volunteers needed for foyer collection (between the exit doors in most shops)

We are a small team of staff and with the daily routine of working the horses, field checks and mucking out it can be really difficult to get enough ‘hands on deck’ to go collecting. We are asking if there are any volunteers that can bring a smile and cheery dispersion to help raise crutial funds for us.

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With your help The Hugs Foundation can reach its goal to continue to grow and touch the lives of many.