Maria DainesMaria Daines is a multi-award winning International vocalist and songwriter whose band opened for US artist Pink at Cardiff International Arena for the Party For Animals World Wide concert in August 2007, the last date of Pink’s ‘I’m Not Dead’ tour.

The concert raised over £90,000 for six animal welfare charities. Based in the UK, Maria is an advocate for animal rights and welfare campaigning against breed specific legislation and issues of animal cruelty.

Maria is Patron of Doris Banham Sanctuary, Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary, The Staffy Campaign, Cornwall’s Voice For Animals, The Racing Dog Protection Act, Honorary Board Member of Saving America’s Horses, Honorary Member of Skiathos Cat Society, Ambassador for World Animal Day, a volunteer for DDAWatch and a member of Animals Count, a political party which aims to take animal issues to the top of the political agenda through setting the best policies for animals and encouraging existing political parties to become more animal friendly.