CVS Group practices raised £34,898 for StreetVet in 2019 after colleagues voted StreetVet as the charity of the year 2019.
StreetVet supports homeless pet owners and their pets with veterinary treatment that they wouldn’t be able to afford. They also educate their clients about animal care and responsible ownership to help improve the long term health of their pets.
CVS Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairman commented: “Our colleagues put a huge effort into raising funds for their chosen charity every year. StreetVet deliver an important service with the community and teams throughout our business really got behind them last year.”
CVS put the fun into fundraising with a variety of initiatives including quiz nights, open days, dog shows and even raffles for prized parking spaces!
StreetVet co-founder Jade Statt commented: ”StreetVet have been blown away by the support shown from the veterinary profession as a whole. The amount raised by CVS Group is phenomenal and we are beyond grateful for the combined effort that all the individual practices went to in order to donate such an amazing amount of money. Thank you all so much!”
CVS colleagues voted for The Cinnamon Trust as the 2020 charity of the year. The trust provides practical services for elderly and terminally ill pet owners. This could be daily walking, foster care during hospital stays and ultimately rehoming.