SANTIAGO DEL TEIDE BRANCH
Asociación San Francisco de los Animales

Annual Report
01.11.08 -31.12.09

Due to the fact that we have brought the branch’s year end into line with that of the main association it should be noted that this report covers a fourteen month period.

2009 has been a year of ups and downs. Most fundraising events, with the exception of the dinner in December, have been approximately one third down on income compared with the previous year. Fortunately donations increased which has helped to compensate.

Fundraising is vital for our work with the abandoned animals. We receive no government or municipal funding, thus having to rely solely on our own fundraising activities and donations from the public. Without fundraising we might just as well ‘shut up shop’. Without income we could not afford our veterinary bills, which accounts for a very large proportion of our income. Read more