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In these challenging times we are all in need of a Hug. We hope our newsletter will bring you a virtual one. Sign up and every month you will receive stories of positive changes and heart-warming photos of ponies and people helping each other heal. Welcome to The Hugs Foundation.

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Hugs Has It’s Very Own Horsebox!

Hugs Has It’s Very Own Horsebox!

The incredible Pets at Home's charity, Support Adoption For Pets, donated an awesome £20,000 for Hugs to buy our very own horsebox! The fab Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust also donated towards the box and the staff at Pets at Home in Bodmin are continuing to do an...

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An Interview With April’s New Family

An Interview With April’s New Family

We interviewed April’s new family to find out why they chose April and what made them want to support our charity. Hugs: Why did you choose to rehome a horse/pony and support The Hugs Foundation when there are so many rescues to choose from? April’s New Family (ANF):...

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Online Dog Show Is Live – Get Your Entries In!

Online Dog Show Is Live – Get Your Entries In!

Bella's Online Dog Show started last Sunday (28th of June) and is running until 9pm on the 12th of July. It's only £1 per class and is quick and easy to enter, plus the proceeds go to Hugs so go and have some fun whilst raising money for a great cause.   How to enter:...

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Online Dog Show Raising Fund For Hugs – Enter Your Pooch!

Online Dog Show Raising Fund For Hugs – Enter Your Pooch!

Calling all dog owners! Want to have some fun with your pooch and help raise funds for Hugs? Why not enter Bella's Online Dog Show? The show will start on Sunday the 28th of June and run for 2 weeks. You can sponsor a class too if you like 🐶 Click the link below to...

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Hugs Secures Funding To Continue ‘A Daily Hug’

Hugs Secures Funding To Continue ‘A Daily Hug’

A Daily Hug We have some exciting news for our Facebook Live project. Not only have the amazing Mind donated funding from their Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund, but we have also been extremely lucky to have secured some funding from the Cornwall Community...

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Please vote for Hugs to win £1000

Please vote for Hugs to win £1000

Your nomination really counts £1,000 will make a big difference to the life saving work we do helping both horse welfare and human well-being. That’s why we’d be really grateful if you could nominate us in the Ecclesiastical Movement for Good awards. The vote takes...

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Hugs Foal Fundraiser – 3 Foals Born, 1 More Due!

Hugs Foal Fundraiser – 3 Foals Born, 1 More Due!

Last year we rescued several abandoned ponies. 4 were pregnant. 3 have now had their beautiful foals during the coronavirus outbreak, one of which is the lovely Tia's, who has been incredibly poorly through her pregnancy, so we have everything crossed that her and her...

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The Hugs 2.6 Challenge – Completed!

The Hugs 2.6 Challenge – Completed!

Thank you to all that took part in the 2.6 challenge yesterday. Here's a video of our completed challenges. We had a lot of fun and hope you did too. There's still time to donate if you would like to. Here's the link:...

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Mumma Mo Has Finally Had Her Foal!

Mumma Mo Has Finally Had Her Foal!

Well it seems like we've waited forever and we were convinced there was a whole litter in there but Mumma Mo has finally had her foal! She was born on the 23rd of April 2020 at approximately 9pm and she is huge!! She's already incredibly curious and confident! Meet...

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Hugs Emergency Rescue!

Hugs Emergency Rescue!

Absolutely massive thank you to Network for Animals and all their supporters for raising funds to enable us to rescue 4 abandoned ponies. Your work is imperative and the difference you make to animals lives is incredible. Huge thank you also, to SAFE (Saving Abandoned...

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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.

Send us a message or email jana@hugsfoundation.org.uk