AID (Animals In Distress) Rescue has a new pet rescue ambulance thanks to a Celton Manx Recognition award.
The vehicle is used by the charity’s volunteers to transport anxious, ailing and vulnerable animals to AID Rescue’s headquarters, the Sanctuary, in Glen Auldyn.
Fiona Feeney, one of the charity’s founders, said: ‘The ambulance is invaluable to our rescue and rehoming work; this includes collecting lost and found dogs, acting as volunteer dog wardens seven days a week between 5pm and 8am and working with the police and the emergency services.
‘We’re very grateful to Celton Manx for their support in funding the ambulance, which not only provides safe and secure transport for animals in distress, but also, with its eye-catching branding, is helping to promote the charity to a much wider audience.’
Celton Manx executive director Bill Mummery said: ‘Fiona and her team of dedicated volunteers work tirelessly to help animals and owners in need. They are also succeeding with their specialist strategies for managing animals with behavioural problems which, in many cases, leads to them being found new and loving homes. AID Rescue is performing a vital community service, which Celton Manx has been pleased to recognise with this award.’
To find out more visit aidrescueiom.org or search ‘AID Rescue – Dogs Auction – Registered Charity 1232’ on Facebook.
Funding of AID Rescue’s ambulance was also supported by Microgaming and Bespoke Vehicle Sales.
Recognition is the corporate social responsibility programme of Celton Manx and, in 2019, is benefiting 22 local good causes.
Celton Manx executive director Bill Mummery is pictured with AID Rescue’s Fiona Feeney and ‘Rex’ in front of the charity’s new pet rescue ambulance. Photo Matt Mosur