Decmeber 2014 E-BRAY - Special Holiday Hours, Cold Weather & A Message from the President!
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Message from the President

We at the Donkey Refuge wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and all the Best for the New Year.  We thank you for being champions for the donkeys by becoming Donkey Society Members as well as donors who we know gave from the heart to help these donkeys in need.  Without you we would not be here to rescue and care for the donkeys in crisis who arrive from all over Western Canada.  This last year has been a year of accomplishments which improved the lives of the resident donkeys and enabled us to make room for more donkeys needing our help.  We look forward to 2015 as we put in place more of our plans to improve the lives of the beloved long ears.  We also look forward to the opportunity to meet all of you again around the donkey's new home.  

With much appreciation and love.

Rob and Shirley and all the Long Ears at the Refuge.

Support the Donkeys by shopping at our Online Web Store where you will find Great Gift Ideas and know that  the proceeds go towards the care of the Donkeys.  Grab these easy gift tags that come in a set of 25 with a different donkey on each!  

Under $6 including shipping!

Cold Weather

Cold Winter Weather brings many challenges to the donkeys who originated  from the desert and who would prefer the warm dry climate if provides.  We at the Refuge are very pleased with how the new farm has provided many areas in the barns that are warm and dry.  We also put blankets on the donkeys that just need that extra protection from the cold wind and snow.  Another very important part of keeping the donkeys healthy in the winter is heated water troughs where the donkeys can enjoy warm water throughout the winter months.  Thank you to everyone who have donated the funds for the water troughs and blankets for the donkeys.
Dove says thanks to everyone for the extra warmth!


Be a Champion for the Donkeys

Become ​a Member
in the
Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge Society.

​ Your $25.00/year Membership includes:

  •   FREE Admission to the Donkey Refuge for 2015
  •   A Membership Card
  •   A "Proud to be a Member" Fridge Magnet
  •   Voting Rights at our AGM held annually in March
(Youth Memberships also available - $15.00/year)

 Great Gifting Giving Idea!
Members: Making a Difference in the Lives of Donkeys in Western Canada.
Calendars are still available for sale in the Donkey Shoppe.

 Support the Refuge with a great gift for a friend or just for yourself!  Don't miss the super cute minis sharing a joke in March "Best friends share funny stories" or Admin Assistant Alice's favourite month, May, "Best friends can be family" with Tim Sr. and his daughter Deena. Just $23 including shipping!   

Special Holiday Hours

Open for Special Holiday Hours with the Donkeys:
Sundays December 21st and December 28th
  from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  
Admission by Donation - Free Hot Chocolate
  Visit with the Donkeys and hear their stories.

The Gift of Sponsorship

Sponsor a Donkey for just $50.00 a year and give the gift that keeps on giving to both the donkey and your family and friends. 

We are happy to send out the Donkey Sponsorship Gift Package directly to your gift recipient along with a Card acknowledging your donation for the Donkey Sponsorship on their behalf.  

Visit us online to see who's available for Sponsorship, or contact Shirley direct at 250-679-2778.

Thank you to everyone who visited, donated & supported the Refuge in 2014.  

Have a Safe and Happy Holiday everyone and we will talk to you again in 2015.

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