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If you are looking to re-home your parrot, please always use a reputable Parrot Rescue Organisation.

Always check to ensure the organisation you wish to use is registered with an approved organisation such as ‘The Charities Commission’ or ‘Companies House’.

We do know of some so called ‘Parrot Rescues’ who are taking in birds, and then re-selling them despite what their web sites states.

WARNING – Please Be Aware

If you are looking to re-home your parrot, please always use a reputable Parrot Rescue Organisation.

Always check to ensure the organisation you wish to use is registered with an approved organisation such as ‘The Charities Commission’ or ‘Companies House’.

We do know of some so called ‘Parrot Rescues’ who are taking in birds, and then re-selling them despite what their web sites states.

  
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Last Post 19-09-2013 2:32 PM by  Doddie Kent
How you can help Birdline, without fostering or safehousing!
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26-06-2013 7:11 AM

    Firstly check you membership profile, click on your name which you should see in blue on the top right of the page. Go down to the bottom of the page and click the Giftaid button. This does not affect your tax status in any way, but means that BL can claim back tax you have already paid on your membership donation

     

    Do check the terms and conditions first, but if you are a UK taxpayer, and pay more than £6.25 tax per year, you should qualify.

     

    Secondly, do you shop online or use Ebay? If you buy stuff via any online retailer, go to Easyfundraising.com and set up an account. Nominate BL as the beneficiary and you can fundraise as you shop. All you have to do is go to the easyfundraising site, and from there to the retailer. Check the list of donors but Amazon, Ebay and all major retailers are on there, and many make initial donations when you set up an account. Also if you are shopping for new energy suppliers, or phone contracts, this can generate large donations if you go via easyfundraising. 

     

    If you wish to make a donation when you sell stuff via Ebay, you can register to do this as you post your ad.

     

    Also if you can spare £2, go to the estore on the website and buy a car sticker. Get the BL name out there as you drive around.

     

    All of this costs you nothing, but makes a BIG difference to BL, so why not.....?

     

     

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    08-07-2013 6:25 AM
    I used to be treasurer for a fundraising group at my work. I would be very willing to try and do some research on how we could set-up and run with merchandising/raffles etc. I would also be willing to do any admin etc that goes with it, in fact anything to be of help.
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    14-07-2013 6:22 AM
    Could you research that Hilary please? I have been given a voucher for a stay at a member's B and B in Torbay, but have no idea how to run an online raffle.
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    15-07-2013 7:45 AM
    I will do some research and come back to you soon.
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    19-09-2013 11:12 AM
    Does anyone know how parrots deal with being homed on a boat??? Does it make them sick?
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    19-09-2013 1:15 PM
    I guess it depends on the bird. Not a boat but Joey CAG always gets travel sick in the car, so I guess the same could apply on a boat.
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    19-09-2013 2:32 PM

    Birds sit on swaying branches, so I don't see being on a houseboat would be a problem. As Pirate Blackbeard must know, if he intends to take a Birdline bird on the seven seas, he won't get one... don't be shy, Blackbeard, tell us whereabouts you are - perhaps we can arrange a Homecheck once you've joined?

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