Partner Proof of Engagement

As a partner making a donation you want to see your product in the field, helping animals in need. ARC provides comprehensive POE which is showcased on our national sites and documented with each job both large and small. This assists your organisation in assigning support and proving value of your donation engagement. 

Petbarn Foundation POE Examples

These are examples and a live feed of POE’s for the PetBarnfoundation, our major partner. ARC logs thousands of rescue and outreach interactions ever year and Petbarn is tagged, images shared and rescuers/animals supported by the active community. The most important thing is food and support going to animals in need.

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It’s beautiful souls like these that make my day in the #ARCGippsland hub all the more worth while ♥️♥️

Thankyou 

#ARC
#AnimalRescueCooperative
#PetbarnFoundation
#ThankyouARC

It’s beautiful souls like these that make my day in the #ARCGippsland hub all the more worth while ♥️♥️Thankyou #ARC#AnimalRescueCooperative#PetbarnFoundation#ThankyouARC ... See MoreSee Less

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You people do amazing work, thank you for sharing and careing

Wonderful practical and emotional support ❤️

Great job ARC Gippsland! 😀👍💖

‘Amaya’  Her name means 
                 ‘Night Rain’...
She is the tiny kitten who miraculously survived the torrential floods in Western Sydney in March 2021,  and became a symbol of hope...in a time of tragedy. 

Today’s ARC Companion Animal Rescue Program features: Brighter Future Cat Rescue! 

🐕🐾🐈ARC COMPANION 🐈🐾🐕
     ANIMAL RESCUE PROGRAM 
                    IN ACTION
⭐️ Generously supported by funds donated to ARC through the 
🐾PetbarnFoundation 
🌳Tree of Hope appeal to help support animals and rescuers nationally⭐️ 

Brighter Future Cat Rescue 
is a wonderful animal rescue who ARC Gladesville Hub have had the pleasure of supplying companion animal food, medical supplies, toys and handmade cat mats. 
to recently. They are doing amazing work with flood relief in western Sydney. BFCR were the Rescue Organisation who assisted little Amaya after she was rushed to an emergency vet by a lovely lady named Jessica who found her almost frozen and barely breathing in a puddle near a very busy main road. 
The good news is, that just two days after being rescued, and being treated by the vet, Amaya’s foster carer reported : 
“Amaya is playful. She looks at you and purrs. She loves her food, snd loves playing with her toys.”❤️🐈
Amaya weighs 500grams. 
Keep up the great recovery Amaya! 

And Petbarn are sending her carer a box of treats just for Amaya! 😍

Here is Sharon from Brighter Future Cat Rescue :
“OMG THANK YOU Animal Rescue Cooperative, Petbarn foundation and the suppliers for the HUGE donation of food, supplies, toys and handmade cat mats. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. It will help our little rescue a lot. We are also very thankful/grateful/blessed for the donation of funds for our sweet little Amaya (and of course all the other kitties will benefit from it also) She really has touched the hearts of so many people and made a tremendous recovery from her ordeal. We are truely thankful for your generosity. Also a huge shout out to Derek, Sarah, Ali and everyone in the ARC support team for co-ordinating this. Great effort from you guys.”

#Petbarnfoundation
#RoyalCanin
#thankyouARC
@petbarn

If you’d like to find out more about Brighter Future Cat Rescue 
click on the link below to visit their Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/242606842611476/posts/1735325883339557/?d=n

This is food supplies from ARC, Petbarn and #Petbarnfoundation getting to where it is needed.

So thank you to:
#PetbarnFoundation
#MarsPetCare
#RoyalCanin
#ThankYouARC
#TheMiniKittyCommune
PetbarnPetbarn
for continuing this supply and support for those in need.

‘Amaya’ Her name means ‘Night Rain’...She is the tiny kitten who miraculously survived the torrential floods in Western Sydney in March 2021, and became a symbol of hope...in a time of tragedy. Today’s ARC Companion Animal Rescue Program features: Brighter Future Cat Rescue! 🐕🐾🐈ARC COMPANION 🐈🐾🐕 ANIMAL RESCUE PROGRAM IN ACTION⭐️ Generously supported by funds donated to ARC through the 🐾PetbarnFoundation 🌳Tree of Hope appeal to help support animals and rescuers nationally⭐️ Brighter Future Cat Rescue is a wonderful animal rescue who ARC Gladesville Hub have had the pleasure of supplying companion animal food, medical supplies, toys and handmade cat mats. to recently. They are doing amazing work with flood relief in western Sydney. BFCR were the Rescue Organisation who assisted little Amaya after she was rushed to an emergency vet by a lovely lady named Jessica who found her almost frozen and barely breathing in a puddle near a very busy main road. The good news is, that just two days after being rescued, and being treated by the vet, Amaya’s foster carer reported : “Amaya is playful. She looks at you and purrs. She loves her food, snd loves playing with her toys.”❤️🐈Amaya weighs 500grams. Keep up the great recovery Amaya! And Petbarn are sending her carer a box of treats just for Amaya! 😍Here is Sharon from Brighter Future Cat Rescue :“OMG THANK YOU Animal Rescue Cooperative, Petbarn foundation and the suppliers for the HUGE donation of food, supplies, toys and handmade cat mats. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. It will help our little rescue a lot. We are also very thankful/grateful/blessed for the donation of funds for our sweet little Amaya (and of course all the other kitties will benefit from it also) She really has touched the hearts of so many people and made a tremendous recovery from her ordeal. We are truely thankful for your generosity. Also a huge shout out to Derek, Sarah, Ali and everyone in the ARC support team for co-ordinating this. Great effort from you guys.”#Petbarnfoundation#RoyalCanin#thankyouARC@petbarnIf you’d like to find out more about Brighter Future Cat Rescue click on the link below to visit their Facebook page:https://facebook.com/242606842611476/posts/…This is food supplies from ARC, Petbarn and #Petbarnfoundation getting to where it is needed.So thank you to:#PetbarnFoundation#MarsPetCare#RoyalCanin#ThankYouARC#TheMiniKittyCommunePetbarnPetbarnfor continuing this supply and support for those in need. ... See MoreSee Less

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So happy to hear this good news, thank you❣️

Fantastic support. Thank you from Amaya xx

Looking good little one 💕Lucy

Ohhhh bless her. What an amazing little survivor!! 💪😍

Great work ❤

❤️❤️👏👏

Huia Tari and Sharon McNaught great news !!

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This weeks “Getting the support out to our communities “ was sent out to our Gippsland fur babies, The lovely Shellie from Grounded Paws Animal Rescue, who also runs our very own amazing Cat Cafe in Traralgon came to visit the #ARCGippsland hub this week for some very much needed support for our Gippsland furry hounds and felines. 
The Grounded Paws and Cat Cafe rescue group are dedicated to helping animals in need working closely with the Latrobe and Baw Baw Municipal Pounds, taking in impounded animals on death row. It’s definitely an absolute privilege to be able to support this amazing rescue group. Plus I always love seeing Shellies beautiful appreciative and humbled smile. 

Thankyou #AnimalRescueCooperative and #PetbarnFoundation for your continued support towards our Rescues in Victoria. This support will go along way into helping keep these animals fed, wormed and warm and entertained for  months to come.

This weeks “Getting the support out to our communities “ was sent out to our Gippsland fur babies, The lovely Shellie from Grounded Paws Animal Rescue, who also runs our very own amazing Cat Cafe in Traralgon came to visit the #ARCGippsland hub this week for some very much needed support for our Gippsland furry hounds and felines. The Grounded Paws and Cat Cafe rescue group are dedicated to helping animals in need working closely with the Latrobe and Baw Baw Municipal Pounds, taking in impounded animals on death row. It’s definitely an absolute privilege to be able to support this amazing rescue group. Plus I always love seeing Shellies beautiful appreciative and humbled smile. Thankyou #AnimalRescueCooperative and #PetbarnFoundation for your continued support towards our Rescues in Victoria. This support will go along way into helping keep these animals fed, wormed and warm and entertained for months to come. ... See MoreSee Less

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We appreciate you guys so much 💕

Thankyou Arc for your ongoing support 💗🐾

How wonderful

This is amazing guys, Thankyou so much Arc 💕

“You can go days without seeing anyone, let alone someone you know or love.  
But... if you are excited to experience all that the road has to offer, truck driving is a great way to be paid well while doing it! 
            📣ARC SALUTES 🥁 
                        OUR 
          TRUCKING  COMPANY     
                 🚚PARTNERS!🚛
Today we would like to thank GVR Transport - G&V Roberts!
The Trip: 
FROM: Perth 
                  Western Australia 
TO: Darwin 
         Northern Territory 
Distance :  4024km‼️
This is the whole width of Australia!
Travel Time: 41 hours-drive
            ...Or a 30day walk🙃

AUSTRALIA is a BIG country. 
(So big in fact, that we once lost our Prime Minister...who was never seen again...) 
   7.692 million square km.
            3860 km long
            4000 km wide.
      The wide brown land. 

How do ARC get stuff from A  to B? On the backs of our mighty Truckies of course! 
Truckies spend days and sometimes weeks away from their families and their homes driving many miles throughout our cities and countryside doing their job. They are hardworking, and are also renowned for giving their time to help good causes.  They do this selflessly, not wanting any reward or recognition. 

It took just one phone call to GVR Transport from Rebecca at our ARC SA Hub at Orphan lamb rescue farm and they immediately offered to take two pallets of much needed dog food from our ARCWA Hub in Perth WA to our ARCNT Hub in Darwin NT- for free...
Moving these pallets saved ARC tonnes of money that can then be channeled into providing more help where it is needed most, and allowed our more remote rescuers and carers to receive much needed food supplies. 

Animal food, medical supplies, bandages, milk formula, craft: sewn pouches/bags, knitted/crocheted nests/pods/animal coats and much more travels from our Hubs to rescuers , carers and sanctuaries across the country every day carried by our mighty truckies. 

So the next time you need to get stuff from A to B, why not give GVR Transport a call?  

https://www.facebook.com/gvrtransport/

#gvrtransport

#ARCfrontline 
#ARC #AnimalRescueCooperative
#ARCG #AnimalRescueCraftGuild
#PetbarnFoundation   Petbarn
#WIRES

“You can go days without seeing anyone, let alone someone you know or love. But... if you are excited to experience all that the road has to offer, truck driving is a great way to be paid well while doing it! 📣ARC SALUTES 🥁 OUR TRUCKING COMPANY 🚚PARTNERS!🚛Today we would like to thank GVR Transport - G&V Roberts!The Trip: FROM: Perth Western Australia TO: Darwin Northern Territory Distance : 4024km‼️This is the whole width of Australia!Travel Time: 41 hours-drive ...Or a 30day walk🙃AUSTRALIA is a BIG country. (So big in fact, that we once lost our Prime Minister...who was never seen again...) 7.692 million square km. 3860 km long 4000 km wide. The wide brown land. How do ARC get stuff from A to B? On the backs of our mighty Truckies of course! Truckies spend days and sometimes weeks away from their families and their homes driving many miles throughout our cities and countryside doing their job. They are hardworking, and are also renowned for giving their time to help good causes. They do this selflessly, not wanting any reward or recognition. It took just one phone call to GVR Transport from Rebecca at our ARC SA Hub at Orphan lamb rescue farm and they immediately offered to take two pallets of much needed dog food from our ARCWA Hub in Perth WA to our ARCNT Hub in Darwin NT- for free...Moving these pallets saved ARC tonnes of money that can then be channeled into providing more help where it is needed most, and allowed our more remote rescuers and carers to receive much needed food supplies. Animal food, medical supplies, bandages, milk formula, craft: sewn pouches/bags, knitted/crocheted nests/pods/animal coats and much more travels from our Hubs to rescuers , carers and sanctuaries across the country every day carried by our mighty truckies. So the next time you need to get stuff from A to B, why not give GVR Transport a call? #gvrtransport#ARCfrontline #ARC #AnimalRescueCooperative#ARCG #AnimalRescueCraftGuild#PetbarnFoundation Petbarn#WIRES ... See MoreSee Less

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Actually I do need to get some stuff to a rescue about 5 hrs from me. Think they would be keen to help out? The rescue and myself are in SEQld

“Not all angels have wings, but they will  always be by your side when you need them.”
🐕🐾🐈ARC COMPANION 🐈🐾🐕
     ANIMAL RESCUE PROGRAM 
                    IN ACTION
~Generously supported by funds donated through the PetbarnFoundation Tree of Hope appeal to ARC to help support animals and rescuer nationally~

ARC Gladesville Hub had the pleasure of supplying the wonderful  ANGELS RESCUE TOOWOOMBA with companion animal food recently. 

They were thrilled to receive the medical and food supplies that will keep the animals in their care happy and healthy. 

Here is Carol from Angels Rescue Toowoomba:
“A MASSIVE THANK YOU TO OUR FRIENDS AT ARC for this amazing donation of Flea - Worming - Tick - Kitten food and so much more ... We are beyond grateful and we will be sharing this with the community as well for people are struggling .....  GIVING BACK. 

#PetbarnFoundation
#MKC
#ThankYouARC

https://www.facebook.com/groups/284438018334541/permalink/3443000935811551/

This is food and medical supplies from ARC, Petbarn and Petbarnfoundation getting to where it is needed.

So thank you to:  
#PetbarnFoundation
#Petbarn
#RoyalCanin
#MarsPetcare 
#ThankYouARC
#TheMiniKittyCommune
PetbarnPetbarn
for continuing this supply and support for those in need.

“Not all angels have wings, but they will always be by your side when you need them.”🐕🐾🐈ARC COMPANION 🐈🐾🐕 ANIMAL RESCUE PROGRAM IN ACTION~Generously supported by funds donated through the PetbarnFoundation Tree of Hope appeal to ARC to help support animals and rescuer nationally~ARC Gladesville Hub had the pleasure of supplying the wonderful ANGELS RESCUE TOOWOOMBA with companion animal food recently. They were thrilled to receive the medical and food supplies that will keep the animals in their care happy and healthy. Here is Carol from Angels Rescue Toowoomba:“A MASSIVE THANK YOU TO OUR FRIENDS AT ARC for this amazing donation of Flea - Worming - Tick - Kitten food and so much more ... We are beyond grateful and we will be sharing this with the community as well for people are struggling ..... GIVING BACK. #PetbarnFoundation#MKC#ThankYouARChttps://facebook.com/groups/284438018334541/…This is food and medical supplies from ARC, Petbarn and Petbarnfoundation getting to where it is needed.So thank you to: #PetbarnFoundation#Petbarn#RoyalCanin#MarsPetcare #ThankYouARC#TheMiniKittyCommunePetbarnPetbarnfor continuing this supply and support for those in need. ... See MoreSee Less

Field feedback from one of the rescuers working in the flood sites.

It has been an emotional and challenging afternoon, but I just sat here and had my cry, so I’m good again. All the stuff is now with some very grateful owners. Some broke down in tears, others were too tired to, but managed a smile. 

I went to the worst affected streets and was greeted with a lot of licks, and wagging tails. 

Some families had managed to get blankets for themselves, but not enough for the pets. 

I even gave some collars and leads to some goats! 

Most of them are struggling, there are piles of waste out the front of each property, and there is an awful smell of rot in the air, but they are all trudging along, doing their best. I can’t thank you enough for what you have done for this community. To know their pets have a nice soft bed and clean bowls, rejuvenated a lot of spirits today. ❤️

Thank you sponsors for helping our work and for giving hope to families smashed by the floods.

Thank you to #PetbarnFoundation The Mini Kitty Commune #RoyalCanin and all our sponsors for making this happen.

You can donate to our work here - https://www.arcsupport.org.au/donate

Field feedback from one of the rescuers working in the flood sites."It has been an emotional and challenging afternoon, but I just sat here and had my cry, so I’m good again. All the stuff is now with some very grateful owners. Some broke down in tears, others were too tired to, but managed a smile. I went to the worst affected streets and was greeted with a lot of licks, and wagging tails. Some families had managed to get blankets for themselves, but not enough for the pets. I even gave some collars and leads to some goats! Most of them are struggling, there are piles of waste out the front of each property, and there is an awful smell of rot in the air, but they are all trudging along, doing their best. I can’t thank you enough for what you have done for this community. To know their pets have a nice soft bed and clean bowls, rejuvenated a lot of spirits today. ❤️"Thank you sponsors for helping our work and for giving hope to families smashed by the floods.Thank you to #PetbarnFoundation The Mini Kitty Commune #RoyalCanin and all our sponsors for making this happen.You can donate to our work here - ... See MoreSee Less

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Aww that’s wonderful!

Warm and safe

Bless you all for doing what you can to help all these poor families and beautiful animals. 🙏

You guys are wonderful hugs to you all

💓 ((Thank you)) 💓

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RSPCA Port Macquarie. A huge shout out to the RSCPA team who, with PMAWS have run several outreaches in the area for locals in need. RSCPA were connected to ARC via Petbarn early in the floods. We were instantly amazed how well and fast all the Port Mac teams all work together. Everyone helps, everyone knew each other and people were supported.

More to come. Thank you #PetbarnFoundation and #royalcanin for the supplies and to #rspca RSPCA Port Macquarie Volunteer Branch for helping locals. Were here for the long term with you.

RSPCA Port Macquarie. A huge shout out to the RSCPA team who, with PMAWS have run several outreaches in the area for locals in need. RSCPA were connected to ARC via Petbarn early in the floods. We were instantly amazed how well and fast all the Port Mac teams all work together. Everyone helps, everyone knew each other and people were supported.More to come. Thank you #PetbarnFoundation and #royalcanin for the supplies and to #rspca RSPCA Port Macquarie Volunteer Branch for helping locals. We're here for the long term with you. ... See MoreSee Less

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Awesome work! 😀👍

Way to go guys!!!!

“One fish. Two fish. Red fish. Blue fish. Black fish. Yellow fish. Old fish. New fish. This one has a little star. This one has a little car. Say! What a lot of fish there are!”🐡🐠🐟🐡🐠🐟

🐕🐾🐈ARC COMPANION 🐈🐾🐕
     ANIMAL RESCUE PROGRAM 
                    IN ACTION
✴️Generously supported by funds donated through the PetbarnFoundation Tree of Hope appeal to ARC to help support animals and rescuers nationally✴️

ARC Gladesville Hub have had the pleasure of supplying Furnfeather pet rescue with companion animal food and aquarium supplies recently. We loaded Penny’s van with cat and dog food and also all the fish / aquarium stuff, Penny looks after reptiles, chickens, goats and fish - ponds full of rescue goldfish believe it or not - as well as doing neonates during kitten season. And has three very cute dogs. 

They were thrilled to receive the food supplies that will keep the animals in their care happy and healthy. 

Here is Penny from FurnFeather Pet Rescue:
Fur’n’feather animal rescue 
Would like to thank Derek, Sarah and all the wonderful people of ARC
Here’s just a few of the amazing things we’ve received from ARC”

https://www.facebook.com/groups/mkcfreecycle/permalink/773922463546372/

This is food supplies from ARC, Petbarn and Petbarnfoundation getting to where it is needed.

So thank you to:  
#PetbarnFoundation
#Petbarn
#RoyalCanin
#MarsPetcare 
#ThankYouARC
#TheMiniKittyCommune
Petbarn
for continuing this supply and support for those in need.

“One fish. Two fish. Red fish. Blue fish. Black fish. Yellow fish. Old fish. New fish. This one has a little star. This one has a little car. Say! What a lot of fish there are!”🐡🐠🐟🐡🐠🐟🐕🐾🐈ARC COMPANION 🐈🐾🐕 ANIMAL RESCUE PROGRAM IN ACTION✴️Generously supported by funds donated through the PetbarnFoundation Tree of Hope appeal to ARC to help support animals and rescuers nationally✴️ARC Gladesville Hub have had the pleasure of supplying Fur'n'feather pet rescue with companion animal food and aquarium supplies recently. We loaded Penny’s van with cat and dog food and also all the fish / aquarium stuff, Penny looks after reptiles, chickens, goats and fish - ponds full of rescue goldfish believe it or not - as well as doing neonates during kitten season. And has three very cute dogs. They were thrilled to receive the food supplies that will keep the animals in their care happy and healthy. Here is Penny from Fur'n'Feather Pet Rescue:Fur’n’feather animal rescue Would like to thank Derek, Sarah and all the wonderful people of ARCHere’s just a few of the amazing things we’ve received from ARC”https://facebook.com/groups/mkcfreecycle/…This is food supplies from ARC, Petbarn and Petbarnfoundation getting to where it is needed.So thank you to: #PetbarnFoundation#Petbarn#RoyalCanin#MarsPetcare #ThankYouARC#TheMiniKittyCommunePetbarnfor continuing this supply and support for those in need. ... See MoreSee Less

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Great work ARC Gladesville! 😀👍

A huge thank you to North Coast teams..  . Donna, Leonie, Emma, Tracy, Kristy, Shell, Libby and many many more. These are people that for the past 10 days have worked non stop to get donations into North Coast floodzones and get them out to the sites and people that need them.

They did this without missing a beat. Even when things went wrong.

The loads arrived at Wauchope Distribution centre Monday . .and they called Leonie and said there is no way this is going to fit at your place . .  . so without any panic . . they grabbed a bunch of volunteers and in one day moved about 10 tonne of food out to several sites around the flood zones.

The RSCPA and RSL, Showground Emergency points and shared centres all got distribution.

We only found out the next day when job was done. No hystionics, no Facebook drama. People got help.

AND

Same time, up in Kempsey, other loads started arriving from donations, in the dead of night and in several truck loads, Donna, Libby and the team got it out there to all the sites you can imagine.

This including finding people, finding forks, loading anything that can drive, float and trail to get food where it was needed.

Many times Alli and I said they know people, they just know who the people are to get it done

These essential community cogs in rescue make things happen. You can never buy that IP, you cant hire it, you cant fake it. Its earned.

None of them wanted fanfare, they just got the job done.

Volunteering (and the past 3 years of emergency work) 

There is a romantic myth we see in times of emergency that volunteering will mean riding on the front of a chopper with an injured puppy in one hand and australian flag in the other, tears streaming down your face and people hold ticker tape parades and play your the voice on bagpipes. . .  and then you get an OAM medal

That isnt fact. If you are here to be the only hero, you are here for the wrong reasons.

The reality of volunteering is often Picking up a car load, driving it to a person who needs it, talking to them, take on their challenges, coming back, picking up another carload . . do it again. 

Same with animals Pick up an animal, bring it in, look after it or get it to a vet, take all that onboard, get up, do it again. 

Park your emotions on the side, you have a job to do.  Focus on that job. Donna always says just keep moving forward, Its the best advice a volunteer can have. 

That is the reality of what most volunteers do. Through this entire operation there was no heroics of selfies, we only heard about the job being done and we only ask for photos so that the donors can show that the food went where it went. Nothing more. 

These are the quiet heroes of volunteering and exactly the same for tens of thousands of volunteers who are doing the same thing today.

Thank you to all the North Coast team and to #PetbarnFoundation
and #royalcanin for all your support in the floods. Without your huge food donations hundreds of animals would have been in a very bad way.

Thank you also the #RSCPA in Port Macquarie, Port Macquarie Animal Welfare Service (PMAWS), Kitty Cat Cove, Port Macquarie Animal Shelter and The Mini Kitty Commune for doing the heavy lifting and outreach here. A lot more to follow, lets get this done.

A huge thank you to North Coast teams.. . Donna, Leonie, Emma, Tracy, Kristy, Shell, Libby and many many more. These are people that for the past 10 days have worked non stop to get donations into North Coast floodzones and get them out to the sites and people that need them.They did this without missing a beat. Even when things went wrong.The loads arrived at Wauchope Distribution centre Monday . .and they called Leonie and said "there is no way this is going to fit at your place" . . . so without any panic . . they grabbed a bunch of volunteers and in one day moved about 10 tonne of food out to several sites around the flood zones.The RSCPA and RSL, Showground Emergency points and shared centres all got distribution.We only found out the next day when job was done. No hystionics, no Facebook drama. People got help.ANDSame time, up in Kempsey, other loads started arriving from donations, in the dead of night and in several truck loads, Donna, Libby and the team got it out there to all the sites you can imagine.This including finding people, finding forks, loading anything that can drive, float and trail to get food where it was needed.Many times Alli and I said "they know people, they just know who the people are to get it done"These essential community cogs in rescue make things happen. You can never buy that IP, you cant hire it, you cant fake it. It's earned.None of them wanted fanfare, they just got the job done.Volunteering (and the past 3 years of emergency work) There is a romantic myth we see in times of emergency that volunteering will mean "riding on the front of a chopper with an injured puppy in one hand and australian flag in the other, tears streaming down your face and people hold ticker tape parades and play "your the voice" on bagpipes. . . and then you get an OAM medal"That isnt fact. If you are here to be the only hero, you are here for the wrong reasons.The reality of volunteering is often "Picking up a car load, driving it to a person who needs it, talking to them, take on their challenges, coming back, picking up another carload . . do it again. Same with animals "Pick up an animal, bring it in, look after it or get it to a vet, take all that onboard, get up, do it again. Park your emotions on the side, you have a job to do. Focus on that job. Donna always says "just keep moving forward", It's the best advice a volunteer can have. That is the reality of what most volunteers do. Through this entire operation there was no heroics of selfies, we only heard about the job being done and we only ask for photos so that the donors can show that the food went where it went. Nothing more. These are the quiet heroes of volunteering and exactly the same for tens of thousands of volunteers who are doing the same thing today.Thank you to all the North Coast team and to #PetbarnFoundationand #royalcanin for all your support in the floods. Without your huge food donations hundreds of animals would have been in a very bad way.Thank you also the #RSCPA in Port Macquarie, Port Macquarie Animal Welfare Service (PMAWS), Kitty Cat Cove, Port Macquarie Animal Shelter and The Mini Kitty Commune for doing the heavy lifting and outreach here. A lot more to follow, lets get this done. ... See MoreSee Less

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Quiet people achieving great things, respect, admiration and thanks for all your hard work! Making a good difference in desperate circumstances ❤️❤️❤️

Great job North Coast team! Awesome work! 😀👍

Every day I see on here, more wonderful things done by so many unpaid devoted people. Thank you so much.

They are amazing people, we need more like them, thank you one and all, 🐕🙋‍♀️😺

Brilliant ❤️

Heres cheers to all you angels. 🥂🍻😘

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What a big morning,#ARCGippsland had the pleasure of meeting the lovely Berry from South Gippsland Wildlife Rescue and Carers Group who came to pick up wild life support of Mwdical supplies and insectivor and one of our amazing #PetbarnFoundation donated Aquariums for the care and rehabilitation of our turtles, Lizards, and smaller wild life. It’s always a privilege to be supporting our carers of wild life in any way we can. 

And as one van leaves another arrived to collect donations for our Outreach support program, to keep the support going for their Family Violence clients with feeding their fur babies in these very hard times.  

Thankyou #PetbarnFoundation #WIRES and #AnimalRescueCooperative for once again contributing to this amazing gift of support to our Victorian Shelters and Carers. 

#ARC
#AnimalRescueCooperative
#PetbarnFoundation
#WIRES
#MKC
#arcgippsland

What a big morning,#ARCGippsland had the pleasure of meeting the lovely Berry from South Gippsland Wildlife Rescue and Carers Group who came to pick up wild life support of Mwdical supplies and insectivor and one of our amazing #PetbarnFoundation donated Aquariums for the care and rehabilitation of our turtles, Lizards, and smaller wild life. It’s always a privilege to be supporting our carers of wild life in any way we can. And as one van leaves another arrived to collect donations for our Outreach support program, to keep the support going for their Family Violence clients with feeding their fur babies in these very hard times. Thankyou #PetbarnFoundation #WIRES and #AnimalRescueCooperative for once again contributing to this amazing gift of support to our Victorian Shelters and Carers. #ARC#AnimalRescueCooperative#PetbarnFoundation#WIRES#MKC#arcgippsland ... See MoreSee Less

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Always brightens my day to see supplies coming in to a hub and going out to where they’re needed! Thank you to all involved in this awesome endeavour ❤️❤️❤️

Well done ARC Gippsland! 💖

Huge food donations are now in Flood areas. First loads have hit already into West Gippsland and Port Mac, Taree, Kempsey and Nambucca. Numbers are massive. A massive thank you WIRES #PetbarnFoundation and #royalcanin for supporting flood relief and to the five new hubs that have got this done fast. You can donate here This video is from South Gippsland, smack where our massive Sale Hub is. Sale is the largest of all the ARC WIRES and #PetbarnFoundation shared hubs and is run by an absolutely amazing team and a collective of amazing rescuers. Supplies were ALREADY on the ground before the floods hit thanks to the emergeny planning from WIRES and this is now backed by #PetbarnFoundation and #royalcanin as more comes in. The preparation that was done by all hubs well before the emergency mean we can action help immediately.Why does this matter? Food feeds animals, animals need it. Homeless people need food for their animals, the emergency centres with animals in them need food. We need to be able to give them food without even thinking about it. This is a massive, massive point. You HAVE TO be fast, they need help.Exhausting, fast, dedicated. Thank you. The prep work that you have all done is absolutely vital. ... See MoreSee Less

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Port Macquarie Animal Welfare Service (PMAWS) very much appreciates all your donations and support. We have been able to distribute a lot of donations to Port Macquarie and surrounds and many families in need! Thank you!

ARC has been spending donations quickly into areas most impacted by floods. Food and supplies have hitting major site and we are also targetting small and very effective emergencies that need help.

This is  a Robin 4 Stroke Pump. Alli/Emergency team just bought and tomorrow will deliver 3 of these to Jon at Wombat Care and 2 to North Coast Wombat and burrow rescue. These photos are real, these are immediately put to use managing drainage from burrows caught in floods.

The sad fact is that any borrrowing animal is massively impacted in floods, they go underwater. They survive in air pockets if they are lucky, but the most important thing is getting the water out so they can get out and recover.

This is your donations in action. Thank you to Friendlyjordiess and the team who sponsored a lot of these clinical and imporant rescue jobs that we are now in and will continue to execute on. More to come, 

#wires #PetbarnFoundation #friendlyjordies

ARC has been spending donations quickly into areas most impacted by floods. Food and supplies have hitting major site and we are also targetting small and very effective emergencies that need help.This is a Robin 4 Stroke Pump. Alli/Emergency team just bought and tomorrow will deliver 3 of these to Jon at Wombat Care and 2 to North Coast Wombat and burrow rescue. These photos are real, these are immediately put to use managing drainage from burrows caught in floods.The sad fact is that any borrrowing animal is massively impacted in floods, they go underwater. They survive in air pockets if they are lucky, but the most important thing is getting the water out so they can get out and recover.This is your donations in action. Thank you to Friendlyjordiess and the team who sponsored a lot of these clinical and imporant rescue jobs that we are now in and will continue to execute on. More to come, #wires #PetbarnFoundation #friendlyjordies ... See MoreSee Less

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We will be donating more soon! Thank you for the incredible work you’re doing ❤️❤️

I had never thought of the impact on burrowing animals before. Thank u for sharing and creating awareness

Thank you for all you are doing xx💝

This is wonderful!!!

Awesome job!

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Thank you ever so much 🌹

Why did I read this like it was lyrics to Bulls on Parade

Job done well and thank you

Thank you 🧡👌🙂

Thank you 🙏🏼

Thank you to all for your dedication to the animals in need🥰

You guys are amazing 💞

Kaine Price

Penny Partridge

Anthony Henderson

Wayne Greene

Elspeth Newby

Ruth Borsboom

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Mary

Thank you.

More pumps picked up by Roz at Cedar Creek yesterday. Lets get this done

Thank God for air pockets ❤️ I wouldn’t have thought of that

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