Please help the big sky ranch animal sanctuary

I'm Cordula and I'm 19 years old. Last year I got the chance to travel to Canada and to volunteer at the wonderful big sky ranch animal sanctuary. It was the best summer of my life and I learned a lot about animals, working on a ranch and also myself.
The main goal of the sanctuary is to rehabilitate abused or injured animals, as well as take in any unwanted animal. Big Sky Ranch will provide quality care for as many animals as our funding allows and will not put any time restriction on any animal in our care. The sanctuary currently houses over 150 abused and unwanted domestic animals such as horses, cows, ponies, goats, donkeys, turkeys, ducks, geese, roosters, llamas, sheep, cats, dogs, rabbits, pigs, and emus!
At the moment the ranch is closed because of COVID-19 and so they have to do everything on their own because there are no volunteers and just the family (3 people) is taking care of all the animals. Furthermore Andy Parent, the founder was recently diagnosed with a serious illness and has to recover.
Please join me in an effort to support this wonderful family, ranch and the amazing animals within it. Any amount you can donate would mean a lot to us and together we can be a spark of hope for the Big Sky Ranch during this difficult time.
"We believe that all animals deserve a second chance without a time limit." - Andy Parent (you can see him in the foto below )


  • Chris & Cheryl Fleming  
    • €50 
    • 5 mos
  • Rebekka Reichert  
    • €15 
    • 6 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • €10 
    • 6 mos
  • Julia Brandmeier 
    • €10 
    • 7 mos
  • Carolin Horn 
    • €5 
    • 7 mos
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Cordula Bartels 
Kemptville, ON
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