Submitted by Steve on 15:56, 2nd Jul, 2020 | 0

Last week the GSPCA had a very special visitor.

Phoebe West at just 11 years of age during lock down wanted to do something to help animals and the GSPCA saw set up her own vedge hedge stall selling painted pebbles.

She raised combined with some of her own pocket money an amazing £160.

Last week Phoebe popped along to the GSPCA to meet Manager Steve Byrne.

Sally West, Phoebe’s mum said “Thank you very much for Phoebe’s goody bag, she was delighted with everything.”

Phoebe said “I wanted to raise money during lockdown and chose the GSPCA because I wanted to help the animals.”

“I go to Blanchelande School and I am 11 years old.”

“I love to dance and cuddle my two cats, Alfie and Sydney - Alfie came from the GSPCA!”

“I enjoyed painting the pebbles during lockdown as it kept me busy and I love art.”

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “A huge thank you to 11 year old Phoebe from Blanchelande who raised an amazing £160 during lock down for the many animals in our care.”

“At such a young age to do something that makes such a difference during such an incredibly difficult time is truly amazing.”

“With running costs of £2000 a day raising the funds to keep the Shelter going is a daily challenge and without kind supporters we could not carry out our around the clock work.”

“During the lock down we launched our #GSPCACoronavirusCrisisAppeal .”

“We have had some amazing donations towards this much needed appeal and if you would like to donate you can do so by calling 01481 257261, by post or online via our web page .”

“Another great way to supporting is by donating each month and to find out details please visit this web page .”

“Without your support the GSPCA couldn’t achieve so much caring and helping over 3000 animals every year.”

“We thank everyone for their support and understanding.”

“Even though we are in Phase 5 these are still truly incredible difficult days for the GSPCA, as it is for many charities.”

“Hero’s like Phoebe help make a real difference and we cannot thank them and you enough for all of your support.”

Donations by post please make cheques payable to 'GSPCA’ and post to GSPCA, Rue des Truchots, St Andrews, Guernsey, GY6 8UD.

For lots of ways of getting involved and supporting the GSPCA please visit -

In line with States of Guernsey advice please DO NOT visit the GSPCA if have been outside of the Bailiwick of Guernsey in the last two weeks or have any symptoms of Coronavirus and we continue visits to the Shelter for only essential reasons and to please call us on 01481 257261 or email [email protected] before your trip to see if we can help without you coming to the Shelter. For the latest information and advice please visit

The GSPCA continues with all essential services and we plane to phase other services back into operation and to find out more please visit -

With huge challenges on our resources and a drop in income from boarding and donations please help us help animals in Guernsey with our #GSPCACoronavirusCrisisAppeal by donating online via -

During these difficult times help us help animals in need. From donating to Sponsoring a Pen, Buying a Brick for the much needed Wildlife Hospital to our Amazon and main page Wish List, holding a mufti day to a sponsored Christmas dip, here are some of the ways you could help give animals joy.

For lots more ideas on how you can support the shelter and the animals in our care then please visit our fundraising page

To see a list of our volunteer induction evenings which we hold each month and for more information please visit or call 257261

To find out more on trips, talks and our education work please email [email protected] or call 01481 257261


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