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Farm animal rescue are asking for volunteers at Ekka
It's not long now and the day of the year we all wait for will be finally here – EKKA. Once again, the Farm Animal Rescue will be welcoming you and your family at the entrance gate.
Founded in 2011, the Farm Animal Rescue, Australia's aim is to rescue and provide a sanctuary for farm animals from the animal agriculture industry. They also wish to educate the public that animals are wonderful and not just food for our tables.
As they are a non-profit organisation, they rely on volunteers to assist at events. This year they are looking for outreach volunteers to hand out their Ekka Lies Flyer, which give recipients their organisation's point of view for the future of farms animals on the planet. If you would like to be a volunteer, please contact them on their Facebook page.
The following are days where volunteers are required.
Saturday 10 August 9am to 1pm
Sunday 11 August 9am to 1pm
Wednesday (People's Day) 14 August 9am to 1pm
Saturday 17 August 9am to 1pm
Sunday 18 August 9am to 1pm
Volunteers are asked to wear all black attire with no vegan, plant-based, animal rights or other organisations on your tees. Volunteers are asked to meet on the corner of Gregory Terrace and Bowen Bridge Road across from the Ekka at 8.30am.
The Animal Rescue Farm is situated 1713 Dayboro Road, Dayboro and farm tours are available on certain days from $0 to $10 per person.