21-09-2017,SPCA(HK) Ambassador Appointment Ceremony Cum Aniform Day 2017

(Hong Kong, 21 September 2017) The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Hong Kong) (“SPCA(HK)” or “the Society”) will be holding our third annual Aniform Day on Friday, 13 October. As the Official Ambassador for World Animal Day, this event aims to promote the acceptance and harmonious co-existence with all living creatures in the community.

The kick-off ceremony of Anifrom Day 2017 was held at The ONE on 21 September.  At the function, the SPCA(HK) also appointed acclaimed celebrity Mr Julian Cheung as our official ambassador.

The newly appointed SPCA(HK) Ambassador Mr Julian Cheung and SPCA(HK) Trustee Mrs Lucy Wong presided over the opening ceremony to help spread the message of love and acceptance of animals ,and to help garner public traction towards helping animals in need. On behalf of the Society, Mrs Lucy Wong expressed her deepest gratitude to Mr Julian Cheung for advocating our causes. She further remarked, “As Hong Kong’s largest and oldest animal welfare organisation, we firmly believe that all animals be it owned, stray or wild deserve the love and respect of humans.”

During the launch, Mr Julian Cheung also acted as a judge for a game participated by a group of young students called “Animal Neighborhood Treasures.” It was a creative means to help spread the message of love and care to members of the public.

Aniform Day Event

On Aniform Day, participating individuals will wear animal-graphic clothing and/or accessories, so as to promote the acceptance and respect for all animals, and harmonious co-existence with all living creatures in Hong Kong. Beginning 13 October, members of the public can register to participate and donate at http://www.spca.org.hk/aniformday. For donations of HK$100 or above the participating individual will be eligible to receive a set of limited edition Aniform Day wristbands. Enquiry number: 2232 5543

In the “Lukfook Jewellery Dog Ambassador Contest”, dog owners are welcome to upload the adorable pictures of their pooches on the event page. The top three winners will receive a unique 5 gram gold bar on which the image of their adored dog is printed. The champion dog will become Lukfook Jewellery’s Dog Ambassador and its image will be used as a design on the accessory. This accessory will be available for sales in Lukfook Jewellery shops all over Hong Kong and Macau. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the SPCA in support of its welfare operations.

Event Page:https://lukfook-dogambassador.com/

Bonham Circus is a commercial building located in Sheung Wan with an animal friendly policy. They hope to create a workspace that allows for the harmonious co-existence of animals and humans. Bonham Circus has also created a unique hoodie for charity sale with a portion of the proceeds donated to the SPCA.