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Dude’s Story

Dude has reached new heights of fame! First Cornwall Live and now interviews with Heart Radio and BBC Radio Cornwall!! Dude is a Dartmoor Shetland cross that we rescued from the moorland drifts,destined for the meat market but now visiting care homes and bringing...

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Hugs on Pirate FM!

We're really excited that our Pirate FM radio advert is live! If you haven't heard it on air, please put your sound on and give it a listen ‍🦄🔊💚 #...

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February Half Term Holidays Activities – Pony Fun Day

 Monday 17th February 2020 10.00am – 14.00pm £30 per person Come and have a day filled with fun and learn what it is like to look after your own pony. ∙ Meet the animals ∙ Horse care ∙ Stable management ∙ Equine quizzes ∙ Craft making activities                       ...

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February Half Term Holidays Activities – Farm Fun Day

Thursday 20th February 2020 10.00am – 14.00pm £30 per person ∙ Meet the animals ∙ Woodland based activities ∙ Den building ∙ Tractor fun ∙ Outdoor games ∙ Toasting marshmallows ∙ And much more! Booking essential as places are limited and any cancellations made with...

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Dude in the media!

Awesome footage thanks to Cornwall Live​ of the Hugs team doing what they do best - promoting animal welfare and human well-being. Click on the link below for the full story and heartwarming video. If you would like to sponsor Dude or any of his friends, please go to...

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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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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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