Wild Burro Rescue and Preservation Project

Olancha, CA

A non profit, tax exempt animal protection organization dedicated to:

the live  capture-rescue, rehabilitation and lifelong care of otherwise doomed wild burros

Updated Tuesday October 17, 2017


We would like to let everyone know that we had a very difficult year last year and so we resorted to the help of a professional fund raising group called Fund Raising Strategies. Many of you are getting the mailers from them now, showing a mailing address in Los Angeles, CA rather than our address here in Olancha, CA. The reason being, this is how they are able to keep track of donations received. They have expanded our donor base and have helped give us more exposure out in the public.

Desperate needs means desperate measures. It has caused some confusion as the style of the writing in the flyers is so different than what many of our long-time donors are used to seeing. But please bear with us as we try to move forward with this method to raise money for our burros and their needs.

You are more than welcomed to mail your donation directly to our address here in Olancha:

PO BOX 10 Olancha, CA 93549-0010

 thank you for your patience!

Click on the photo above to read the very well written and informative article written in the National Parks Magazine about the burros and our sanctuary!

You can now make a one time donation or sign up for automatic monthly payments!!

One time donations here

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Many thanks to our friend "Straynger Ranger" from LA who had organized the 2nd Bunks and Burros Event for us. With the help of the volunteers he got together, a lot of work was done again that was such a big help for our burros! 

At the right is a video he did to help round up some volunteers. To see the video of the actual weekend event, go to the Straynger Ranger page!

We proudly present  our 25th anniversary newsletter for Wild Burro Rescue & Preservation Project. 

Click the photo below to check out 12 pages of memories, information and photos! A lot of work went into this newsletter. Diana put her heart and soul into it with her writings and choosing of pictures. This along with my 'expertise' on putting it all together is something both she and I are so proud of. Let's hope that it will touch the hearts of good folks who will want to help the burros. Donations are ALWAYS welcomed!

***** We are currently in the process of coming out with our Christmas newsletter! Keep checking back for updates that will be posted here! *******


National park magazine

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Website updated and maintained by Karen Gilligan, VP WBR

The Bunks & Burros event

​was a GREAT success!

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, 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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