Published on: 12 Oct, 2020
The winning rescue organisations of PetHack 2020
Here are the lucky PetRescue member rescue organisations who walked away with the final prize donations at PetHack 2020 🎉 :
Best Friends Felines is dedicated to rescuing cats and kittens (and the occasional special needs puppy) from all over Brisbane and coastal areas. Best Friends Felines takes in pets whether they are surrendered by their owners or saved from an unsafe future in the pound and will look after them for whatever time it takes to find them a loving home.
Award prize: $4,000
Nominated by: Kitty Coders
What these donations will support: Their last litter program, having already taken in 30 mums and their kittens this year and bracing for the kitten season about to hit. Seeing a high demand to support those experiencing domestic violence, BFF next plans are to establish and formalise a program to meet this need.
Liberty Foundation Australia exists to rehome animals specifically from research establishments so they can go on to lead happy, healthy and fulfilling lives as cherished pets. Since 2017 Liberty Foundation have saved more than 250 animals from euthanasia rehoming rats, guinea pigs, mice, fish and a dog!
Award prize: A total of $2,000 (nominated by two teams)
Nominated by: The Baha Men and Team Pawwow
What these donations will support: Expanding operations and securing essential business structure such as insurance In order to expand their operations.
Since establishing themselves in 2008, Second Chance Animal Rescue has found homes for over 10,000 cats and dogs. Through their large Community Animal Hospital, they are also able to offer low-cost care to disadvantaged pet owners in the local area and are focussed on progressive community programs to keep pets in homes with their owners and out of pounds.
Award prize: $4,000
Nominated by: The Phantoms and 9 Lives - Chips Away
What these donations will support: Their community outreach programs supporting members of the public that are currently facing financial hardship.