photos by Clay Myers

​​​​Please consider leaving Wild Burro Rescue in your will

We have been having some folks asking us about leaving a bequest in their wills. A big "thank you" for considering helping our burros!

If you are considering making a bequest of a percentage of your estate to WILD BURRO RESCUE AND PRESERVATION PROJECT, we recommend the following language:

I hereby give, devise and bequeath ____ percent (___%) of my total estate, determined as of the date of my death, to WILD BURRO RESCUE AND PRESERVATION PROJECT, a nonprofit organization located at

                          P.O. Box 10, Olancha,CA 93549-0010

Federal Tax ID #94-3168144, for WILD BURRO RESCUE AND PRESERVATION PROJECT'S general use and purpose.

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.

Contact Us

It is important to know that the ranch is located off the power grid, things are a bit "primitive" for some to handle! We certainly do appreciate any help you may want to give to the burros! We recommend that visits be planned between October and May as the summer months are very difficult with the no AC, fly issues and also rattle snakes. It would be a more pleasant experience for you without having to contend with those issues!

Hugs, brushing and carrots are always welcomed if you want to come visit:)

If you do decide to stop by, be sure to give a call/text prior to coming up here! Diana can be reached at 760-384-8523. Just leave a voicemail with you name, number and a good time for her to reach you with a call-back. Texting  is more reliable, she is more apt to receive a text message vs a phone call. The signal at the ranch is very "iffy" to say the least! 

Call or text first before visiting!

Questions or Interested in volunteering?

We'd love to  hear from you!

Find Us

Wild Burro Rescue and Preservation Project

PO Box 10

20066 Walker Creek Road

Olancha, CA, 93549


Phone:     +1.760.384.8523

Donations are always welcomed!

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by Karen Gilligan, VP WBR

Don't forget the carrots!

We have folks asking about an address for anything sent via UPS or FEDX. Since we do not have rural delivery, the RV park in Olancha will accept packages etc. for us. Here is the address to use:

Olancha RV Park
c/o Wild Burro Rescue/Diana Chontos
2351 S. Highway 395
Olancha, CA 93549

If you plan on sending anything to this address, please let us know so that we can go to pick it up there!

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