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.

January 27, 2018

An update from the VP:

It has been a busy few weeks with a lot of computer work for me to catch up on. I made a trip over to Olancha on January 3-5 and brought back all the information for all the donations that all you good folks sent to the sanctuary! Receipts are all printed and were all mailed out on Monday (8th).

I have the new E-flyer done for February. It will go out on the first. If anyone is interested in getting a new update each month, just go to the contact page here in the site and send me your name and email address and I will add you to the list.

Message from the VP

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Karen Gilligan, VP WBR

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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

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. I have my own website, too, if you want to check it out to see a little bit more about me and my life here in the desert:

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!

Site maintained and updated 

by Karen Gilligan, VP WBR

​​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.

Make a one time donation here!

Wild Burro Rescue is now on Instagram thanks to our good friend, Kay!  Please follow along at: wildburrorescue

For those asking about our volunteer facilities, here is a picture of one of the cabins provided. Come visit and check it out!