My Blog ...
In case anyone wants to keep up with what I do day by day when I am here in Amargosa Valley, please feel free to follow me on this Wordpress blog.
I take care of the computer work, emails, website etc for the organization. I'm not at the ranch for "hands-on", except on my occassional visits there, but this is my way to help out in another way... I don't live an "exciting" life but follow along and you'll see how I spend my days.
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by Karen Gilligan, VP WBR
My news for the month of October
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We are always seeking good help here for the sanctuary and how very fortunate that Roger came to visit and decided to stay!
He has a great love for the animals here at WBR and takes wonderful care of each and every one of them!
Thank you so much, Roger! Your are so very much appreciated.
While the Bunks & Burros 2 was happening over in Olancha from October 6-8, I was here enjoying the company of my twin sister who had her vacation planned from September 29-October 9th!!!
We had a really fun time just hanging out here at my house in Amarogsa Valley with my dogs and enjoying meals out at the local restaurants. A relaxing time and wonderful company indeed :)
We got a lot of work done while she was here, too. My trees were tended to daily of course, but we also did some manual work of tearing up carpet over in her house that is located next to mine. Getting it ready for flooring the next time she comes out here!
Not sure when the next visit will be...sometime maybe in the coming spring? Vacations just go way too fast.
For those asking about our volunteer facilities, here is a picture of one of the cabins provided. Come visit and check it out!
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, Washington 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.
Message from the VP
You can help our burros with your donation!
Roger with "Cash" the horse
Karen Gilligan, VP WBR
Our Volunteer 24/7
I will refresh this page with news in Olancha whenever I make my next trip to Olancha.
I personally want to thank each and every one of our supporters for your help. Without you, Wild Burro Rescue would not exist. The burros send lots of happy braying your way!
Karen Gilligan, VP WBR
Is anyone interested in this new venture?
I came up with an idea to put out a monthly 1-sided flyer showing the needs of the sanctuary for that month. If anyone is interested, please send your email address to me via the contact page and let me know that you'd like to receive the updates. I am just curious to see how many would like to get updates via email. I promise it will be "short and sweet and to the point!" I already have one made for this current month of August...would you like to see it? Just let me know!
~~~ thank you :)
Karen Gilligan here. I am the VP of Wild Burro Rescue and also the webmaster for the organization. I am the one who takes care of checking and answering any emails that come over for WBR and for Diana because the internet connection in Olancha at her house is very "iffy" to say the least. I also had set up and now update the two GoFundMe campaigns for the burros which you can find on the You can help page on this site. I also take care of the bookkeeping and writing/mailing donor receipts to all who donate.
On THIS page (VP), I will update with news of the sanctuary whenever I make a visit there, which is usually once a month. I live in Amargosa Valley, NV. which is 3 hours from Olancha, so trips are not all that frequent!