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Festive Fundraising

Posted December 2020

Festive Fundraising

This Christmas we need your support more than ever. Our Christmas fair, one of our biggest fudnraising events of the year has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus.

So instead we've put together a whole load of new festive fundraising ideas you can get involved with and help support the animal home this Christmas.

Christmas Campaign

If you want to make a donation to support the home this Christmas the easiest wa to do so is by heading over to our Christmas appeal on just giving. Every peny helps and don't forget to GiftAid to increase your donation by 25%

Sponsor a Bauble

Help us decorate our Christmas Tree this year by sponsoring a bauble in honour of a furry friend or loved one. £5 will get a lovely handmade bauble displayed on the Animal hoem's Christmas tree and help look after animals at the home this Christmas.

Festive Hamper Raffle

The wonderful Dawn has put together another hamper for us, which you can win this Christmas. 100 chances to win. £3 per entry.

Big Christmas Prize Drawn

Strike it lucky with our big Christmas prize draw. The money raised is split 50/50 between the aimal home and the winner. 100 numbers available with a max prize fund of £1000. £20 per entry.

Ruth's festive Jams

Anyone worried about missing out on Ruth's festive jams will be pleased to hear that you can get them online and have them delivered to your door this Christmas.

Charity Shops

If you're looking for a bargain or the pefect sustainable christmas gift this year, our charity shops are open and ready to help. We've got lots of festive treats, cards and presents

Christmas eBay Auctions

We have lots of new items going up on our eBay site which could make the perfect gift for someone this year. Grab a bargain today.

Adopt an animal from us

Can you give one of our animals their forever home? Dogs, cats and small animals - take a look at who's waiting to meet you.

Take a look


Can you help us?

From donations to volunteering, we need help to care for the animals that are brought to us, for so many different reasons.

Can you help us?


About Us

We are primarily self-funding and the money we spend in York is raised in York and Harrogate and surrounding areas. Income is also generated by our charity shops in Goodramgate, York, Acomb and Selby.

Find out more

RSPCA York, Harrogate & District Branch

RSPCA York Animal Home
Landing Lane, YORK
YO26 4RH

Telephone: 01904 654949Our reception area is only fully manned during our opening hours, as our staff are attending to animal welfare the rest of the time.


Opening times:
Monday - Wednesday, Friday - Sunday 11:00 - 15:00Please note that the York Animal Home is closed all day Thursday. The York Animal Home is also closed on the first Thursday of every month for staff training.

RSPCA York ShopRSPCA YorkCharity ShopGBPMonday to Saturday 9:00am - 4:30pm Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
5B, Goodramgate, York
Telephone: 01904 466140

RSPCA Acomb ShopRSPCA AcombCharity ShopGBPMonday to Saturday 9:00am - 4:30pm Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
43 York Road, Acomb
Telephone: 01904 788616

RSPCA Selby ShopRSPCA SelbyCharity ShopGBPMonday to Saturday 9:00am - 4:30pm Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
3 New Lane, Selby
Telephone: 01757 707100

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