The TEARS 2020 Calendar is here! This year we were very fortunate to partner with Ingrid Alice Irsigler, renowned fashion and advertising photographer, and her incredible team. The calendar features some of South Africa’s most talented models and our very own cats and dogs.

The calendar shoot took place over three days in five locations – Red Hill, Vrygrond, the TEARS Cattery in Sunnydale, the TEARS Charity Centre in Retreat, and Witsands beach. “It was key to shoot this calendar in the communities where TEARS work. This shoot wasn’t just about imagining a better future for homeless, abused and neglected animals but about drawing attention to the communities that TEARS assists.” – Ingrid Alice.

The site for the Vrygrond shoot was Dreamland, the home of Uncle Fred, which he built over 32 years. He is a pillar in his community where he wants to create community gardens so that his neighbours can buy vegetables at affordable prices and the profits can go into developing the area. TEARS has been working with/in the Vrygrond community since 2007.

Ingrid and her team of internationally published models, stylists, makeup artists, production crew and graphic designers have produced a top-end, high-quality calendar for 2020. This is the 12th annual TEARS calendar and we believe it is our best yet. Buy one before they sell out! All proceeds from the sales of the calendar go directly to TEARS so we can continue to provide essential services to low-income communities and rescue, rehabilitate, and re-home unwanted, abandoned and neglected companion animals.

TEARS 2020 Calendar
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This holiday season, TEARS has two gorgeous Christmas Card packs on offer. All of the proceeds from the sale of these cards goes towards helping TEARS in our mission to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome abused, neglected and unwanted animals.

One pack of cards is photographed by the amazing Ingrid Alice - the same as the calendar! We found the cutest puppies and kitten at TEARS who were all so happy to pose away for a good cause. Best news is that Bobby the kitten and Huey and Louie the puppies have all been adopted but are all but too happy to be our holiday mascots.

The talented Wonder Meyer illustrated the most dreamy Christmas dogs and cats inspired by our very own TEARS animals. These illustrated cards invite you into a dream world and best of all - they come with gift tags to match!

All card sets include 5 cards and 5 white envelopes. The photographed cards are 5 different images and are available for R25. The illustrated cards are 5 of the same illustration with 5 gift tags. They are available for R35.

Christmas is the perfect time to spread love and cheer to everyone know and what way is more beautiful than supporting a cause that you love in the process. Send cards that make a difference in the lives of animals and touch hearts.


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