Hope everyone is safe and sound after Typhoon Soulik. Some are not as fortunate and if you have time and are able to, you can do something about it now! Will try to post more about how you can give your help to assisting those in Taiwan during this time.
Our Animal Care Staff Siting and Wingyi stayed overnight at the rescue center to make sure our animals are safe from Typhoon Soulik. They risked their own safety by going out several times in the middle of night to drain the pipes to prevent the center from flooding. Thankfully, both staff and our animals are SAFE! 昨晚我們的動物照顧人員思婷和詠怡為了確定救援中心的動物們平安度過颱風蘇力，特別在中心過夜守護他們。他們也犧牲了自己的安全，在半夜跑出去多次清理排水管，好讓中心不要淹水。我們的員工以及動物們都平安度過了颱風蘇力！
There are lots of debris everywhere at the rescue center and a big tree has fallen on top of one of the outdoor exercise pens. If you are able to lend a hand to our staff over the next few days, please come over in the afternoon to the rescue center to help us out! Thank you and we hope everyone is safe too!
Language Proficiency: Level One
Date & Time: July 13-20 or pending on how much work needs to be done. Time would be between 11:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Volunteer Tasks: As required, mainly cleaning and moving debris from Typhoon Soulik. Suggested to wear long pants and proper shoes, clothing that you won’t mind getting a bit grimy.
Location: Animals Taiwan
No. 3, Lane 24, Zhou Mei Street, Beitou / 台灣台北市北投區洲美街24巷3號
Google Map here
Please take the MRT to Jiantan station and then bus #68 to “Zhou Mei Li” stop, the second stop after the vehicle turns on Zhou Mei Street. The bus schedule is limited so please find the below for reference:
Weekdays/Rush hour: 10:00am, 10:50am, 11:35am, 12:00pm, 12:20pm, 1:20pm, 3:00pm, 3:50pm Weekends/Public Holidays: 10:20am, 11:20am, 12:00pm, 12:50pm, 2:20pm, 3:20pm, 4:20pm
If you are driving, go toward Shilin and take Cheng De Road, section 5. Once you cross the bridge overlooking the park turn left at the traffic lights onto Zhou Mei Street. Drive down and pretty soon you will turn right onto Lane 24 (second lane on Zhou Mei Street and is before the flashing traffic lights)
If the time is a bit earlier MRT to ZhiShan and then take a taxi – should be no more than 80 NT.