我一直覺得,我們為同樣生活在這地球上,除了人類以外的動物們,做的永遠都不夠多。
I don’t think the world can ever do enough or give back enough to non-human animals. English below!

在我離開了精品業的公關工作,剛轉而投身於慈善活動的時候,我認識了Lisa Milne,她將她的一生全部都奉獻給台灣的流浪動物。

有機會能夠參與一年一度的聖誕寵物攝影派對是一件很棒的事情,當天的寵物攝影還有超好吃的純素薑餅和熱紅酒的義賣收入,以及Ooh Cha Cha、Plants和Oye Punjabi等美味純素餐廳也捐出他們部份的營業額,我們總共募到了$82,127。真的很高興能看到每個人都在奉獻與分享的聖誕佳節氣氛中。

希望在未來的每一天,我們都能喚起大家的意識以及愛心,關注那些在我們周遭正在受苦難折磨的動物們,包含我們的流浪動物朋友們。我們非常開心看到那天有很多人帶著自己的盒子、罐子,或是使用我們所提供的盤子享用咖喱餃、用我們提供的玻璃瓶喝熱紅酒,幫我們減少垃圾。我們希望能將更多的愛心散佈到世界上的每個角落!

再一次向當天出席支持我們活動的大家致上萬分的謝意!所有的捐款將會捐給照顧流浪動物的Mary’s Doggies,以及嚮光協會,讓他們可以繼續為台灣各地的小朋友帶來熱騰騰的全素美食。

志工:April Lala​ , 梅官希​ | 楊珞薇 Vivian Yang​ | Adam Druett​ | Stella Wang, BJ Huang, Rufen Cheng
感謝:@Liza Liza Milne​, Triangle​, Marcus Aurelius Maurice​ | 龍先生攝影工作室 Duncan Longden Photography​ | Plants​ (Lily Lin​, Square Meng-Chen Jao​), Ooh Cha Cha​ ( Mai Bach​, Spencer Hudson​), Oye Punjabi 哦耶!旁遮普 Indian Restaurant​ ( Gv Kant​ )
攝影師: Daisy Lin​

捐款對象: Mary’s Doggies​ | 臺灣嚮光協會 Bright Side Projects​

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I don’t think the world can ever do enough or give back enough to non-human animals. One of the first people I met on my journey after ending my career in the lucrative industry of marketing and PR and turning to charity, was Liza Milne, who has dedicated her entire life to the stray population in Taiwan.

Being able to participate in the annual Santa Paws Photo Party was fantastic. We raised $82,127 from photography alongside delicious plant-based gingerbread cookies, mulled wine, and a percentage of donations from sales delectables from Ooh Cha Cha, Plants, and Oye Punjabi. It was a treat for everyone to get into the holiday spirit of giving.

Hopefully on each and every day, we can find ways to raise awareness and compassion for all those who are suffering around us, including our stray animal friends. We were very happy to those who also helped us cut down on waste by bringing their own containers, or took a bite of samosas or sip of mulled wine with the mason jars and plates we had. Compassion needs to be extended to the planet, oft overlooked!

Thanks to all who came out and supported this event! Donations were made to Marys Doggies for stray animals and Bright Side Projects to continue providing hot vegan meals to children in Taiwan on a year round basis.