27 Aug

Christmas Food Appeal

Christmas Food Appeal

With the Christmas season only weeks away, our minds are racing with shopping lists, what gifts to get family and friends and thoughts of taking a well-earned break and arguable the best thing of all, indulging in some good food. When perusing the supermarket aisles in the lead up to Christmas this year, spare a penny to help the dogs from ROLDA shelters …

Please keep in mind that especially during winter time, food resources are very limited for street dogs, this is why especially during this time period, we feed more often the pack of hungry dogs from the industrial areas located outside the town-places with lots of abandoned, only skin and bones dogs.

Encouraged by our supporters’ reaction during past Christmas campaign, this year we decided to help even more dogs. Especially in a country like Romania, where dogs’ problem is overwhelming, keeping a balance between the animals that we’d wish to help and the cold reality of how much money we have to afford that is always a battle. Against all obstacles, including a reduced support from the principal local sponsor with 20% , ROLDA managed to help approx 1500 dogs, including the ones located in our shelters, on the streets, in temporarily medical care at the vet clinic and the poor people’ pets. Giving a generous Christmas meal to these suffering dogs is the least we can!”  said Dana Costin, Founder of ROLDA.

Last year, the Christmas Food Appeal was very successful, many supporters have opened their hearts and wallets to contribute toward feeding over 1000 dogs!

The Christmas Food Appeal: Feeding Abandoned Dogs 365 days of the year

At the beginning of this article,you saw how Lucky’s meals look like. Leftovers, trash, small animals that he can hunt, sometimes empty plastic bags that smell like food. Lucky is a street dog, hungry, full of parasites and suffering a skin chronic disease. Lucky is dependent on us all to live decently, to get medical help and why not, maybe soon a home.


Note: On 27 December, we ended this year Christmas campaigns and the results are stunning! We gratefully received your support for 5913 meals!!!!Yes, you read it correct!

Big thanks to our special donors:

Mireille S. 10 meals
Inge J. 20 meals
Phyllis D. 25 meals
Samantha 10 meals
Matthew D. 75 meals
Valerie 25 meals
Jolanta 5 meals
Heather B. 8 meals
Emanuela S. 10 meals
Leslene 100 meals
Mihaela 50 meals
Anita 50 meals
Buzz 25 meals
Maria O. 20 meals
Silvia Z. 5 meals
Elena S. 5 meals
Isabelle 10 meals
Sam 20 meals
Karen&Amber 15 meals
Sølvi 30 meals
Bodil 35 meals
Misha 20 meals
Wiebe 10 meals
Michele 100 meals
Jim 3 meals
Veronika 5 meals
Barbara 20 meals
Marylen 15 meals
Sadie 25 meals
Sherry and Michael 100 meals
Mette 50 meals
Tone 50 meals
Lina 19 meals
Karin 20 meals
Karen 10 meals
Julie 2 meals
Alexandra 5 meals
Deborah 10 meals
Brenda 10 meals
Pamela 15 meals
Ann 25 meals
Jane 10 meals
Paula 45 meals
Marine 10 meals
Monica 30 meals
Kelly 30 meals
Carolyn 20 meals
Rebecca 10 meals
Sheila 10 meals
Andrea 25 meals
Chantal 10 meals
C. Smith 10 meals
Beth 75 meals
Tarja 5 meals
Michele 200 meals
Tanaiia 20 meals
Regina 13 meals
Terri 10 meals
Dianne 4 meals
Demian 20 meals
Magdalena 10 meals
Ulrike 10 meals
Corina 35 meals
SallyAnn 25 meals
Wayne 5 meals
Wiebe 10 meals
Karen 5 meals
Penny 7 meals
Kate 7.5 meals
Tamara 100 meals
Jim 5 meals
Simon 15 meals
Charlotte 10 meals
Sarah 60 meals
Ivelina 20 meals
Teresa 20 meals
Mattie 30 meals
Julie 15 meals
Dominique 10 meals
Heather 6 meals
Lily 20 meals
Georgiana 10 meals
Myriam 1 meal
Mary 25 meals
Beverley 20 meals
Marylen 15 meals
Cathy 10 meals
FTD 30 meals
Suzan 20 meals
Valerie 20 meals
Cristina 10 meals
Nicole 20 meals
Lajla 30 meals
Annie 10 meals
Georgia 15 meals
Adolfo 3 meals
Marilyn 100 meals
Joy Antiques 20 meals
Karin 20 meals
Karen 15 meals
Ivonne 5 meals
Jolanta 20 meals
Sadie 30 meals
Ashley 50 meals
Lolita 170 meals
Grazia 5 meals
Aina 50 meals
Michael 25 meals
Heather 9 meals
Sara 2 meals
Karen 3 meals
Michele 100 meals
Inge 20 meals
Matthew 50 meals
Alexandra 5 meals
Mattie 20 meals
Peta 25 meals
Bronwen 15 meals
Paula 25 meals
Susanna 5 meals
Maryan 10 meals
Herbert 50 meals
Sue 10 meals
Brenda 20 meals
Suzan 10 meals
Therese 25 meals
Susan 15 meals
Chantal 30 meals
Christine 10 meals
Sabine 20 meals
Ingeborg 30 meals
Martin 5 meals
Helene 50 meals
Stephanie 100 meals
Mihaela 100 meals
Katrina 15 meals
Caroline 20 meals
Leslene 40 meals
Victoria 5 meals
Naomi 10 meals
Jessica 5 meals
JC 3 meals
Danny 30 meals
Phyllis 50 meals
EM 50 meals
Michael 100 meals
Anita 20 meals
Maritza 25 meals
Antina 20 meals
Michele 150 meals
Virginia 20 meals
Nicole 20 meals
Durdana 20 meals
Lorena 5 meals
Gail 2 meals
HH 10 meals
Maria 20 meals
Paul 13 meals
Brenda 10 meals
Coral 30 meals
Sølvi 10 meals
Phillip 5 meals
Cathy K. 925 meals
Jolanta 7 meals
Penny 15 meals
Tamara 25 meals
Marine 5 meals
Unni 15 meals
ROLDA Deutschland 40 meals
Jessica 5 meals
Victoria 5 meals
Leslene 40 meals
Caroline 20 meals
Christopher 30 meals
Daniel 20 meals
Dagny 10 meals
Jolanta 10 meals
Nicole 50 meals
Maria 30 meals
Barbara 15 meals
Kristen 5 meals
Sibylle 50 meals
Kristine 5 meals
Gaynor 5 meals
Alexandra 5 meals
Alexandra 100 meals
Elizabeth 10 meals
Jim 3 meals
Maria 30 meals
John 10 meals
Janet 20 meals
Karen 3 meals
Stephanie 100 meals
Lois 20 meals
Kristyna 5 meals
Donna 5 meals

THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY!!!