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Mickey Rourke Pledging $250,000 to Help Romanian Dogs


Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, dogs, GoodNews, protection, suffering )

Mike
- 462 days ago - dogtime.com
. Rourke was so struck by the number of strays in the capital city -- and the dismal quality of life they face -- he decided to found a sanctuary. The actor is putting up the first quarter of a million dollars himself, with the goal of raising $2 million



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Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 6:23 pm
That is so awesome to hear! Good for you Mr. Rourke! Thanks for posting Michael.
 

jess b (24)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 6:46 pm
It sure is going to help. Every protest helps. Mercy and generosity of spirit is a treasure.
Thanks for the good news.
 

AniMae Chi (434)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 6:54 pm
Bless his kind heart!!!
 

Pat B. (355)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 6:57 pm
Thank you, Mr. Rourke!! Putting money towards a great cause.!!! This is wonderful. Thanks, Michael for this good news.
 

Natasha Salgado (579)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 7:33 pm
Oh this is FABULOUS! Thank you Mickey--you are a compassionate kind human being! Thx Michael 4 making my night.
 

Christeen Anderson (552)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 7:58 pm
Thank you Mickey.
 

Carrie B. (318)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 9:28 pm
Mickey Rourke is a good man.
 

Helga Ganguly (100)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 9:41 pm
Wow.That's really wonderful to hear. If we could just get one celebrity per country,obviously $250,000 isn't a huge amount for them but attracts notoriety and means the world to the poor animals and the simple dedicated supporters.
 

Ljiljana Milic (108)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 12:09 am
Good news is always welcome! Noted & Thank you for posting Michael
 

Ilona V. (0)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 3:57 am
Thanks. Wonderful.
Mickey Rourke you are a hero! - I hope a lot will follow him.
 

Ginger Geronimo (441)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 4:34 am
I heard about this many months ago. I was hoping that it would have gotten farther along by now. I've been keeping a watch on this because I really want to help. No word yet on how to donate to the Wild Dogs of Romania Sanctuary.
 

Roger M. (0)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 9:56 pm
That's very welcome. Good for him.
 

Frances Darcy (225)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 1:15 am
Awesome.
 

(8)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 3:09 am
D'autres artistes, sensibles ŕ la cause animale, devraient aussi donner le pas afin de mobiliser la communauté internationale.
 

Tanya W. (55)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 3:11 am
Well done you!!! may you be a role model to many!!!
 

Jarmila Bernathova (24)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 3:16 am
i love u more now
 

Leslene Dunn (74)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 3:47 am
Mickey - love you to bits - hugs, heartfelt thanks, smooches and everything heading your way. Bless you for what you are doing - so wish I had money to match it, but unfortunately I don't have a mere fraction of it. You have no idea how elated I am feeling at this awesome wonderful news! A million thanks to you - your have an amazing heart, filled with compassion and empathy - something which is very rare in humans lately! You are a true animal warrior and angel and you will be blessed eternally for helping them.
 

Lis T. (0)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 3:56 am
What a kind generous man...thank you.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 3:57 am
Good stuff.
 

Elsa Boet (0)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 4:02 am
thanks so mutch mister rourke! respect and love the things youre doing! boeddha will bless you


 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 4:20 am
Nice one
 

Liz Gillard (103)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 4:34 am
Noted and a million thank yous to Mickey Rourke for his caring heart and love of these beautiful street dogs.I cannot wait to find out how we can donate to this awesome guys Wild Dogs Of Romania Sanctuary,this gives me hope for their future of love and happiness instead of a gruesome death!!!!!!! Thank you Mr Rourke and many hugs for you.I pray now that the world is beginning to know how Romania treats its homeless dogs that mass murder of these innocent creatures can never be allowed to happen ever again!!!Thank you Michael for this fantastic posting.Liz Xx
 

Gloria picchetti (300)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 4:41 am
What a good guy!
 

Jeaneen A. (157)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 5:26 am
What he is doing is wonderful! Now the people have to be educated in spaying and neutering.
 

k g. (52)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 5:56 am
Now this is the sort of news that our hearts need to keep us strong! imho
Thank you Michael for posting it.
 

Fi T. (16)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 6:00 am
Everybody can help
 

Ruth S. (298)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 7:20 am
Way to go Mr. Rourke!
 

Elaine Al Meqdad (228)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 7:30 am
Noted! Thank you Mr. Rourke for stepping outside yourself and giving so Generously for those with no voice!
 

Kerstin Strobl (371)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 8:11 am
Thank you Mr. Rourke and Michael for sharing
 

Veronique L. (215)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 10:10 am
Great! Thanks Mr Rourke!
 

Maria L. (18)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 3:20 pm
Bravo Mickey Rourke!
 

Danuta Watola (1217)
Friday September 20, 2013, 3:05 am
noted
 

(8)
Friday September 20, 2013, 3:32 am
Je repartage !
 

Barb Knight (1684)
Friday September 20, 2013, 10:48 am
WTG Mickey!
 

Nimue Pendragon (275)
Friday September 20, 2013, 8:13 pm
I knew there was a reason I should like you, Mickey :)
 

Julia R. (294)
Sunday October 6, 2013, 10:31 pm
What a wonderful way to spend his money- helping these poor dogs who are such victims of people's cruelty, ignorance and greedy officials! Thank God for people like Mickey Rourke!
 
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