Robert Bateman donates private tour in support of BC SPCA’s Wild ARC
October 16, 2014
Participants at the BC SPCA’s Fall for Wildlife Dinner & Auction on Saturday, Nov. 1 will have a chance to bid on a once-in-a-lifetime experience with renowned Canadian wildlife artist Robert Bateman. Bateman has donated a personal tour for 20 people of the Robert Bateman Centre in Victoria on Jan. 16, 2015. “This is a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with the artist and hear the stories behind his famous paintings,” says Marsha MacMurchy, regional branch fundraising support at the BC SPCA. “This donation will be featured in the live auction portion of the evening where multiple guests will have a chance to bid on one of these 20 spots.”
The Fall for Wildlife Dinner & Auction is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the BC SPCA’s Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre in Metchosin, which cares for more than 2,500 injured and orphaned wild animals each year. The event is being held at the Four Points by Sheraton Victoria Gateway on Nov. 1 from 6 to 10 p.m. In addition to an elegant evening of wonderful food and exciting auction items, guests will be treated to three never-before-seen video vignettes of animals on their journey to recovery at Wild ARC. One lucky attendee will also win a WestJet flight for two anywhere the airline flies.
The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a not-for-profit organization reliant on public donations. Our mission is to protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in B.C.