50 YEARS SAVING LIVES: HUMANE SOCIETY CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY WITH LIFE-CHANGING RAFFLE
George Town, 1 October 2023 – The Cayman Islands Humane Society (CIHS) is celebrating their 50th Anniversary Raffle, commemorating half a century of service to the Cayman Islands community and animals in need. This milestone event offers a unique opportunity for participants to make a difference in the lives of these homeless animals, while benefiting from inviting odds at wining up to CI$50,000 in cash prizes.
Join, Win, Make a Lasting Impact
The raffle boasts a lineup of inviting cash prizes, offering a First ‘Grand’ Prize of up to CI$50,000; Second Prize of up to CI$5,000; and Third Prize up to CI$2,500.
Tickets are sold at CI$100 each, and with sales limited to only 2,000 units, each ticket can be life-changing. Not only by boosting the chances of winning big prizes for participants, but also by making a direct impact on CIHS’s work and the lives of the animals they serve.
Tickets can be purchased online via this link, and at multiple locations – currently at CIHS’s Shelter, Book Loft and Thrift Shop; and partner businesses Compass Media, Island Veterinary Services and Kman Vets. Pop-up sales are scheduled at several store-front locations, which will be announced weekly on the CIHS’s Facebook and Instagram pages.
Raffle Timeline and Terms
The Raffle draw date is targeted for October 30th, 2023, or as soon as all 2,000 tickets are sold. Participants do not have to be present to win, making it an inclusive experience for all. Full details, Terms and Conditions for the Raffle can be found at www.caymanhumane.org/raffle.
Why Participation Matters
So far in 2023, the CIHS has rescued close to 500 cats and dogs, with over 470 being adopted or transferred. Their team has also performed close to 750 spays and neuters on both shelter and community animals. Approximately 340 animals still remain in their care, at the Shelter or in foster homes.
With such high figures, fundraising efforts like this raffle are vital to keep this crucial work going.
Proceeds from the raffle will directly fund CIHS’s mission and relentless efforts to rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome unwanted animals; as well as their community welfare program (assisting pet owners in need); and their nation-wide spay and neuter campaigns. All efforts aimed at championing animal welfare and reducing Cayman’s stray cat and dog overpopulation, thus mitigating its impact on the local environment.
Join the Celebration: Spread the Word!
The CIHS has been a beacon of hope for countless animals in all three Cayman Islands. For five decades, their team has remained committed to providing shelter, everyday care, medical care, and finding responsible homes for many of the Islands’ neglected and abused cats and dogs. This work is only possible thanks to community support.
As such, the success of this fundraiser depends not only on ticket purchases but also on the collective efforts of the Cayman Islands people. The CIHS encourages everyone to join in and to spread the word, sharing the raffle opportunity with friends, family, and colleagues. Together, the community can an amplify the impact and reach of this key fundraising effort, and help the CIHS continue their work to serve the community.
For more information about the raffle, ticket sales, and CIHS’s impactful work, please visit www.caymanhumane.org or contact CIHS Operations Manager Samantha Cooper at 949-1461.
About the Cayman Islands Humane Society
The Cayman Islands Humane Society ‘CIHS’ is a registered non-profit, established in November 1973. The CIHS is Cayman’s longest running Animal Welfare non-profit, serving the local community and homeless animals for over 50 years. We have a team of staff consisting of animal caretakers, a veterinarian team, and several shelter managers. Our Board of Directors is 100% volunteer-based, with individuals from diverse backgrounds who offer their time and skills in a pro-bono capacity to serve our animals and community. Operating on all three Islands, we are responsible for the nation’s only animal shelter, with an annual intake of 700-800 vulnerable animals and an average of 300-350 in our care at any one time.
Our Mission: To rescue, protect, and find loving families for Cayman’s homeless cats and dogs. To end cruelty, neglect and abuse, and to help reduce overpopulation and its impact on our environment.
Our Vision: To foster a society that values animal’s rights and treats them with respect and kindness, where education drives responsible pet ownership, and communities work together for the balance of our native ecosystems.
Our Work: We do this through our rescue, foster, adoption, and spay & neuter programs, combined with community partnerships, outreach and education, and Veterinarian and welfare support to pet owners in need.
For more information and to support our work saving lives, please visit www.caymanhumane.org.