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GLOBAL SANCTUARY FOR ELEPHANTS' Fundraiser:

Give elephants a new life, the life of sanctuary

GLOBAL SANCTUARY FOR ELEPHANTS' Photo
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THE STORY:

Elephants are ready and waiting. You can help bring them home to sanctuary with "Fences for Freedom."

 

The only thing that can bring sanctuary to elephants in South America is fencing and you.  Fences are their ticket to sanctuary. Fences create freedom for them with a new life of respect, trust, friendship and dignity. The freedom that elephants experience at sanctuary is only possible because of permanent fencing that allows them to wander unaccompanied. They can venture wherever they choose, giving them the autonomy that helps them to figure out who they are. They realize, for the first time, that their new life is all about them.

 

In October we welcomed our first two residents, Maia and Guida, to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. They were ex-circus elephants who spent the past 5 years chained in cruel captivity, because there was no place to care for them. These two elephants are the perfect example of what sanctuary can do- and in their case, in just 24 hours.

 

While Maia had been extremely dominant over Guida, even knocking her down in the past, once at sanctuary their relationship changed literally overnight. They are now incredibly affectionate and caring towards each other, and Guida even decided she would like to be in charge. Their trust in one another and the new humans in their life continues to grow each day. This growth and security is just part of the life we want to provide for many captive elephants throughout South America; but we need your help now.

 

There are numerous African, Asian, male and female elephants waiting for their home at sancutary. While we are not yet able to publicly disclose the specifics, each elephant carries their own story of trauma and neglect; and for every elephant in South America we are their only hope. They deserve the chance to discover what it means to have freedom of choice, respect and space to explore. They deserve to feel the same joy and experience the life altering changes that Maia and Guida have experienced, made possible only because of donations from people like you.

 

Our first enclosed natural area is for female Asian elephants, aand this is where Maia and Guida now reside. This area is continuing to expand and will fill up fast; but these elephants are not the only ones in need of sanctuary. In order to be able to accept African elephants and males of either species, we need to begin construction of additional areas. The life we all want for them, the life they need, is up to us.

 

This is how you can help give them a life of sanctuary:

 

  • Every gift of $21 builds another foot of elephant fence. 
  • Our fundraising goal is $100,000. 
  • Each $25,000 raised will purchase a full truckload of steel pipe, enough to build almost 2 miles of elephant fence. 
  • Four truckloads of steel will enclose 3 smaller elephant yards and a new elephant care center. This will enable us to begin rescuing other species of elephants while we continue to expand the space available to them.

 

 

Every Elephant Matters! Please give generously. Thank you

 

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$16,234

MONEY RAISED
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  • Jane

     

  • Kimberly Becker

    $50

  • Barb Wilson

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Christine Walsh

    $100

  • ann s. williams

    $25

  • Joy K Williamson

    $25

  • Barbara Lovett

    $25

  • Barbara Holtz

    $10

  • LuAnn

    $100

  • Lucie

     

  • Colby Steiner

     

  • LOUISE CARROLL

    $50

  • Lori DuVall

    $25

  • Mary Lares

    $50

  • Andy Ingram

    $50

  • Kerri

    $100

  • Janna Davenport

    $50

  • Robert Byars

    $50

  • Megan Briggs

    $50

  • Lynne Johnson

    $25

  • Dorothy J. Phillips

    $25

  • Mario Chiozza

    $10

  • Lisa Wathne

    $25

  • Sheila Hughes

    $25

  • Elizabeth Volkmann

    $100

  • Stacey

    $25

  • Paws for Elephants :)

    $250

  • Helen Colgan

     

  • Cinzia Moschini

    $10

  • Jane Wilson

    $15

  • Karen Bonadio

    $250

  • Shelley McColl

    $50

  • Andrea - Vancouver, Canada

    $50

  • janet

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Kari

    $25

  • Donations through our website

    $4,203

  • Donations through PayPal

    $2,569

  • Sylvie Malenfant

    $50

  • Shelli

    $25

  • Rachel Vieira

    $25

  • Marta Waterman

     

  • alison

    $200

  • Judi

    $25

  • Christy Lee

    $100

  • Marie Powell

    $15

  • Susan Lantow

    $50

  • Marzena

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Lauren Holman

    $50

  • beverly stone

    $25

  • Penny Bunnell

    $50

  • Carolyn Knoll

    $15

  • Kathryn petit

     

  • Jen and Steve

    $25

  • Stephanie Becker

    $35

  • Marisol Gonzalez

    $100

  • Naomi and Bill Knox

    $50

  • Luda

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Michelle oviedo

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • April Atwood

    $50

  • gotta love a tuesday challenge...

    $100

  • Barbara Clarke

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Sharon Cali

     

  • jennifer

    $50

  • Kathleen Walker

     

  • LD

    $50

  • Cindy

    $500

  • Laila

    $10

  • Marlo Henderson

     

  • Ami S

     

  • Paula Bacon

    $25

  • J L Garrison

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Sasha Trimble

    $25

  • Debra

    $50

  • AMC

    $50

  • Willa Harris

    $100

  • Andra Artemova

    $100

  • Cora and George

     

  • Maisie Dot

    $25

  • Lynda

    $20

  • Tara Wright

    $100

  • Barbara Snow

    $100

  • John and Pam

    $100

  • Vera

    $25

  • Alison Mezey

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Lev and Elias

    $50

  • Cheryl Wold

    $50

  • Susan Carrick

     

  • The Ambler Family

    $50

  • Kim Holtan Lang

    $50

  • Diane Carson

    $25

  • Catherine Fambrini

    $100

  • Christy Lee

    $75

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16% Raised of $100,000 Goal

The Team: $16,234 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

GLOBAL SANCTUARY FOR ELEPHANTS

Amount Raised

$15,624

 

16% Raised of $100,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kimberly Shaknis

Amount Raised

$550

 

18% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Deborah Kingston

Amount Raised

$60

 

30% Raised of $200 Goal

Donor Comments

Christy Lee

Christy Lee

DONATION: $75

1 year ago

Catherine Fambrini

Catherine Fambrini

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

Diane Carson

Diane Carson

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Kim Holtan Lang

Kim Holtan Lang

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

The Ambler Family

The Ambler Family

DONATION: $50

Elephants, I'm so sorry for all we humans have done to you. You are magic, and here's hoping we can learn to share. 1 year ago

Susan Carrick

Susan Carrick

In memory of Fay 1 year ago

Cheryl Wold

Cheryl Wold

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Lev and Elias

Lev and Elias

DONATION: $50

For all ellies â 1 year ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

1 year ago

Alison Mezey

Alison Mezey

DONATION: $100

Out of love 1 year ago