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Winnipeg man hopes to raise large donation for animal rights group by trading up

January 15, 2014 Leave a comment Go to comments

Global News

A Winnipeg man is hoping to turn one small dog bone into a sizeable donation to an animal rights group.

Ryan DeLong began his campaign “Bigger and Better for Animals” on Christmas Day.

Through a series of trades, DeLong hopes over the course of one year he will end up with a highly valuable item, which he will then sell and donate the proceeds to the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA).

Much like the story of Canadian blogger Kyle MacDonald, who in 2005 bartered his way from a red paperclip to a two-storey farmhouse in Saskatchewan, DeLong wants to start with something small and eventually make a big difference.

The first item on the trading table was a dog bone, “graciously donated” by his golden retriever, Wilfred, which DeLong posted on the “Bigger and Better for Animals” Facebook page.

Jacklyn Sommer offered to trade…

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