Gift Set Auction- An AstigVegan First!

Exciting news. Richa, the talented baker and cook at Hobby And More is putting together an amazing fundraiser for VSPCA – Visakha Society for Protection and Care of Animals and AstigVegan has been invited to be part of it!

Starting now until May 22, a list of prizes will be up for a raffle: cookbooks, gift cards, coupons, home and kitchen items, even dinner with Richa herself (awesome!). I have been MIA from blogging lately as I have been diligently working on the prizes I’m planning to donate.

Here’s what I came up with:

  • Our very first AstigVegan cookbook(let)! A compilation of the most popular recipes on this blog complete with beautiful photos, illustrations, and recipes!
  • Then we’re also including the very first Pili Nut cheese! I bet you haven’t heard of them but Philippine grown Pili nuts have the highest (good) fat content among all nuts, which would make it the best candidate for a milk cheese alternative.
  • Last but not the least, I’m also throwing in an AstigVegan tote bag to the gift set. The cute tote bag would be perfect for doing your groceries!

All three items come in one gift set and up for only a $10 raffle ticket! All donations go to a good cause so everybody wins!



I’ll be posting more details and photos about the cookbooklet, Pili Nut cheese, and tote bag. In the mean time, here’s more information from Richa:

Why VSPCA? They constantly work
  • to improve the conditions for animals in India and increase awareness.
  • to stop the illegal trade in internationally-protected sea turtles and other wildlife,
  • rescue cows and water buffalo from illegal slaughter,
  • provide permanent happy sanctuary to hundreds of dogs, cats, birds, monkeys, horses, rabbits, tortoises, other animals who had been suffering severe abuse or neglect,
  • provide Vegan Meals to the poor, especially seniors and children.
If you have a cause that is close to your heart. They already touch a part of it! Read More about their projects and needs on their website VSPCA. and testimonials.
For any correspondence/questions/queries, Please email me at richahingle(at)gmail(dot)com 
How the Fund raiser will work:
****This is a Donation drive with an an option of  items that you can win if you choose. You can donate any amount. Each $10 donation will give you 1 token towards an item of your choice.

For Example, a donation of $20 will fetch you 2 tokens which can be used to choose on any 2 of the items. You can use all your tokens on one prize (in turn increasing the chances in the draw) or on different items.****

1. Contribute: 

1 token = 10$

To donate in Indian Rupees:
Donate to VSPCA here.
1 token = 500Rupees.

2. Choose Items: See Table of All Items here

3. Update me with the Details: Send an email with your payment confirmation message and the items with codes, that you are interested in to richahingle(at)gmail(dot)com. Within 24 hours, your name and contributed amount will be added to the ‘Contributors List’ at the end of this page. If you would like to stay anonymous, please let me know.
Step 2 and 3 required if you are interested in applying your token to one of the items.

The event will close on 22nd of May and winners will be announced a week later via  random number generator.
Thanks to the amazing support from my blogger friends, family, supporters!

The following Items will be sent to the winner packed and shipping expenses paid. 

Please Share about this Fund Drive wherever possible – On the blog, Facebook, Twitter (with hashtag #vspcafunddrive) 
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