WAYS YOU CAN HELP THE BURROS
Many ask how they can help. We get most of our supplies and all feed/hay from Gateway Hardware. We recommend that you call them in order to purchase any of the things listed here. That way you will have current prices. Whatever you purchase for us through them is delivered directly to the sanctuary!
6259 Highway 178
Inyokern, CA 9352
Listed below are some things that can be ordered directly through Gateway.
THEY WILL DELIVER DIRECTLY TO US!
BALES OF HAY/ALFALFA - as many as you'd like to buy! They have big trucks to haul lots of bales:) If you can buy even just one bale of hay a week at the going price that would add up quickly if enough good folks could get together to order that way:)
ABSORBINE HORSE (BURRO) LINIMENT
We go through a gallon of this every two weeks. It is a big help to our senior burros to relieve their aching, stiff joints.
these are essential for the diet of the burros. It helps them to keep their systems cleaned out and helps prevent sand colic. We need the pellets not the powder form!
FLAT ROLLED OATS
EQUINE MINERAL BLOCKS
DOG FOOD (BAG OF DRY FOOD)
What we have need of is water troughs for the burros. The ones we currently have are getting quite old now, cracking, leaking... We need 75 gallon to 300 gallon troughs. The Rubbermaid brand is preferable as they are far more sturdy and durable. Water troughs are a MUST here for our burros! Again, these can be ordered from Gateway.
As for the older troughs that we can replace, they are recycled and used as a raised garden for vegetables and flowers.
These,too, can be ordered directly from Gateway (see above contact info) They run approximately $100 a piece for the 12' panels/4 rail/galvanized
We can use any amount you'd like to purchase. They will deliver them here when we get our hay shipment from them!
Here is a list of bigger items that we are in need of:
**RANCH TRUCK**TOP PRIORITY!!
The truck we currently have does not work...we are using a Toyota Previa mini van to haul hay to our burros. We have put quite a bit of money into getting our truck to run but it has finally "bit the dust"... Does anyone have a used truck (preferably 4x4) that you would like to donate to the sanctuary? It can be used as a tax write-off! Please pass the word out there to your family and friends!
PORTABLE SOLAR POWER SYSTEM
To provide power for a computer and lighting for shelters, remote areas of the sanctuary and during rescue missions in desolate desert back country.
GAS OPERATED AIR COMPRESSOR
we need this for filling the tires in the tractor and other vehicles! Don't forget that we are OFF the power grid! Here is one we could use that is listed on Amazon: Industrial Air Contractor CTA5090412 4-Gallon Grade Direct Drive Pontoon Air Compressor with Honda Engine
Trying to sleep in the ranch house at night, we are deafened by the munching of termites in the 37 year old tin and 2x4 roof, terrified that the next gust of wind will have us in the open air.
MATERIAL FOR FENCES-
we need lots of T-posts, steel pipe (2") for fencing and some field fence
- Wooden fence posts 4x4 or larger
- corrugated metal sheeting for wind break walls, roofing, etc.
- 4 rail, 12 foot galvanized corral panels and gates
LARGE FRONT END LOADER/BACK HOE
we currently have a small sized Kabota tractor but we have a real need for a full sized one. We have many large boulders that are next to impossible to move. It would help us to move corral panels too!
- re-bars for foundation work
- Trojan L-16 cycle batteries for our solar battery bank
- a solar electric fence, solar charger and a 2" white poly wire
Donations are very much appreciated and needed. Without your support, the sanctuary would not exist. All donations are tax deductible.
As (Wild Burro Rescue) is a tax-exempt non-profit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code, all charitable donations are deductible to the full extent allowed by law. (Wild Burro Rescue) does not trade, share or sell a donor's personal information, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. This policy applies to all donor information received by (Wild Burro Rescue), online and offline, whether electronic, written, or oral. Due to state charity registration requirements, we are unable to accept donations from District of Columbia, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Washington,West Virginia and Wisconsin. Donations from these states are not eligible to receive a tax deduction. We are in the process of getting registered in the above states.
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