Thanks to the incredible support by our customers we have awarded 25 charities with a grant of £200 to help them at this hard time.
We gave £1 for every order placed that was £30 or over, plus gave all customers the chance to donate at the checkout - and so far we've raised over £5000!
For more information and to apply, please wiggle on over to https://www.wigglywigglers.co.uk/pages/wiggly-corona-and-wildlife
Find details of all 10 Charities below :)
Wild Hogs Hedgehog Rescue
They are open and taking hedgehog casualties. Many rescues have closed and so they are also answering calls from a much wider area.
The funding will go towards their vets bills. Many of the hedgehogs require treatment for injuries or medication for parasites.
Hollycroft Hedgehog Rescue
They care for hedgehogs and when fully recovered release them back into the wild.
The fund will help in purchasing both dry and wet food ready for Sept onwards . The Vets estimate it costs at least £8 per month to care for a hedgehog at the Rescue.
More information here: https://helpwildlife.co.uk/rescues/0701/
Solihogs Hedgehog Rescue
They help any sick or injured hogs that are brought in.
The fund will help with food and vet bills it is very expensive.
Bertie's Wildlife Rescue
The aid in Rehabilitating local wildlife and releasing back to the wild. They specialise in Hedgehogs, Bats and other small mammals. They will also rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome African Pygmy Hedgehogs.
They are going put the funding towards Supplies for orphan season - syringes, miracle nipples, milk replacement formula, weaning foods, heat pads, etc. Possibly medications and/or vet bills too.
Peterborough Hedgehog Hotel
They rescue, rehabilitate and release european hedgehogs
They will use the funding to purchase much needed medical supplies and also some will go to the veterinary account for vet treatments and medication
More information here https://twitter.com/pborohoghotel?lang=en
Essex Close Gardening Project
They aim to bring people of all backgrounds together e.g. young and old, disabilities etc. To help improve the mental and physical wellbeing of people on the estate, to educate about growing, sustainability. To reduce crime.
They are going to use the funding to purchase composting facilities as they currently have none and no green waste removal facility either.
Secret World Wildlife Rescue
The grant will be used in whichever area has the greatest need, whether that is food, vet bills, or wildlife release costs
More information here: https://www.secretworld.org/
Nature in Mind, Framework
Nature in Mind supports people with mental health issues, and promotes well-being and recovery, through engagement with nature and heritage-related activities in Nottinghamshire and beyond.
The service supports people to overcome barriers that have a negative impact on their lives including confidence, social isolation or health problems.
If successful, we will use this funding on our working and maintaining our allotment site in St Ann's Allotments, Nottingham. The site has been neglected since we had to suspended our activities there.
More information here: https://www.frameworkha.org/service/nature-in-mind
Bat's Wood, Growing Space & Bike Track
They Provide a safe outdoor place for dog walkers.
They will use the funding to Create a very large wormery to support school's request for them to compost the waste from it's free-fruit scheme, post lockdown.
More information here: http://www.batswood.org.uk/
County Durham Community lunch club
They combat social isolation through the community garden and kitchen helping elderly people in fuel poverty or who are socially isolated by growing food collecting food waste and hosting weekly lunches along with social events
They are going to use the funding For a hoop house and make a worm composter to help house pigs and chickens and feed the chickens.