A love for fashion and furry friends will be the centre of RSPCA Inverell’s upcoming Miller’s fashion parade at the Royal Hotel on May 7.
The fundraiser will help support local efforts, including desexing and vaccination programs and rehoming impounded animals.
RSPCA secretary Margaret Payne is also hoping the event will draw more volunteers to the Inverell branch.
“What we need, more than we need anything else, is volunteers,” she said. RSPCA NSW chief executive officer Steve Coleman will speak at the fundraiser, along with Fiona Brown, who will discuss the role of animals in therapy.
Tickets are $10, and the group are currently looking to fill 50 reserved seats to ensure the event will go ahead.
Margaret promised that all money made will be put to good use in the local community.
“We don’t make money just to sit in the bank,” she said.
“When we get a substantial amount, we say ‘OK, let’s do a program.’”
Millers manager Vicki Berger said the small group work tirelessly but added, “You can’t keep doing these things if you don’t have some money behind the organisation”.
In between programs, the local branch also take submissions from pensioners and low income earners who request financial assistance for vaccination. If approved, the RSPCA cover two thirds of the cost.
“Vaccination is important, parvo kills,” Margaret said. She promised they would “never say no” to valid requests.
“It is a terrible, terrible disease. The animals suffer for the sa
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