Goose Club at the Pub
From 5pm on Friday 9 April, we had a night of prize raffles at The Yungaburra Hotel.
$349.75 was raised, which will go toward our rescue, re-training and re-homing efforts.
Special thanks to Prize Sponsors and ticket selling locations:
Burratronics — $25 voucher.
Goose Club at the Pub
In March 2020 we returned to Yungaburra. The supportive locals donated prizes for our Goose Club and took ticket pages to sell in their businesses. We got to chat some more about FNQ Foster Farms and animal rescue when we sold tickets outside Foodworks on the Saturday prior to the event. The night of the Goose Club was a rousing success, with some lucky winners even donating their prizes back.
Lizzie sells Goose Club tickets at Yungaburra Pub.
Picnic With Pop Pop
In February 2020, our oldest resident Pop-Pop reached the equine equivalent of one hundred human years! We celebrated with Picnic with Pop-Pop at Tinaburra Foreshore and the birthday boy got to go for a swim, make new friends and eat his very own cake. There were a few new faces (and unsuspecting bystanders) to share our philosophy and vision with and we even learnt the steps to 'Cowboy Boogie'.
(L–R) Lizzie helps birthday boy Lollipop eat his cake, while Snickers scores some too.
Malanda Pony Club Rally Day
In January 2020, Sue, Chantelle, Lizzie, Joey and Olly joined Malanda Horse and Pony Club members for the first rally day of the year. Outings like this are important to help socialise the horses and assist with their training, as well as just being FUN!
Sue helps Lizzie mount Olly from the ramp to protect his back.
Mareeba Rodeo Downtown Parade
Some epic lolly throwing, glow-sticking and bubble blowing took place at the 2019 Mareeba Rodeo Downtown Parade and FNQ Foster Farms were thrilled to win a cash prize for best community organisation float!
While we were disappointed to hear that the Mareeba Rodeo has been cancelled for the second year in a row, we know it will return bigger and better than ever and we look forward to joining in the fun.
Lizzie gives the thumb of approval for our float setup, and secures the lollies so Chantelle can't eat them all.
2018 Astute Atherton Maize Festival
In 2018, volunteer Chantelle embarked on a journey to raise funds for FFF through the Astute Atherton Maize Festival program. Throughout the duration, several fundraisers were run including hundred dollar boards, bric-a-brac stalls at local markets, a pie drive and the original FFF trivia night, with a total $3,130 raised. Lots of professional development was undertaken and there were many opportunities to engage with the community about the work FFF does, culminating in Chantelle securing the 2018 Charity Ambassador title and sparking her continuing commitment to promoting animal welfare and FFF.
(Chantelle and Katara ride through the main street of Atherton during the Maize parade