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Sponsor an Animal, Change a Life
When you sponsor an animal, you become part of a family of people who have the satisfaction of giving special support to the inhabitants of the Green Chimneys Farm & Wildlife Center. The costs for daily care and maintenance (including food, veterinary care, shelter, grooming, etc.) consume a large part of the farm’s annual budget. Your donation helps with expenses incurred by the more than 300 animals, birds of prey and injured wildlife residing at the farm.
Sponsor a goat for $25 and receive a bio and photo.
CINCO THE BOER GOAT
Cinco means “five” in Spanish, which was this little guy’s order when his mother gave birth to him and his siblings. Sadly, he was the weakest of the group and his mother was unable to care for all five babies. He came to Green Chimneys and the children and farm staff nurtured, fed and cared for him, helping him to grow up strong and happy. Even though, he started out unwanted, he feels like the luckiest most-loved goat in the world because he found a home and is adored by so many children.
Sponsor a rabbit for $25 and receive a bio and photo.
If you think all rabbits are small, take a look at Bun Bun! At just 3 years old, this Flemish Giant weighed in at 12 pounds and like most rabbits of this breed, she will grow to about 20-30 pounds, although the record is 50 pounds! Another distinguishing feature of the Flemish Giant is the extra flap of skin under the chin, called a dewlap, which lets female rabbits pull out their fur to make a nest when expecting babies. Bun Bun was donated to the Green Chimneys farm in fall of 2014 and lives with her small rabbit roommate.
Sponsor a pig for $50 and receive a bio and photo.
WILBUR THE YORKSHIRE PIG
This is little Wilbur. Guess who he was named after? That’s right, the pig in “Charlotte’s Web!” A young teen purchased him from a farm that raises pigs for food in order to save him from such a fate. Wilbur was given to Green Chimneys where he will be loved and cared for the duration of his fat, fun-filled pig life. He could even live to be thirteen! This little piggy certainly won’t squeal all the way home, he is home.
Sponsor a cow for $50 and receive a photo and bio.
Did you know Green Chimneys was originally a Jersey cow farm? Paddy is a living reminder of our roots! Born on St. Patrick’s Day, this Jersey cow initially came to Green Chimneys for training but quickly and effortlessly became a wonderful addition to the farm. Paddy’s gentle nature enables children to groom and walk him. Paddy’s journey reminds us that sometimes life takes unexpected paths and presents us with new opportunities. We’re thankful Paddy’s path led him to Green Chimneys!
Sponsor a bird for $50 and receive a photo and bio.
Peacocks were the royal birds of Maharajas in India for centuries. Their beauty and impressive tail feathers make them an eye-catching addition to any landscape. At Green Chimneys, peacocks have roamed the campus freely for many years and the birds are a familiar and calming sight to students, staff and visitors. In late summer, the males shed their long tail feathers, an event eagerly anticipated by students who collect the feathers to decorate their dormitory rooms.
Sponsor a llama for $100 and receive a bio and photo.
Java the llama was donated to Green Chimneys a number of years ago. Along with his friend, Lily, Java helps to protect the sheep out in the pasture and is very entertaining in his own way. He has learned to kiss people on command, pull a cart, carry a pouch with supplies, enter buildings and ride elevators.
Sponsor a sheep for a $100 and receive a bio and photo.
JACK & JILL
These Katahdin sheep twins were orphaned at birth and came to Green Chimneys during the chilliest part of winter. The children and farm staff carefully nurtured the babies following a strict schedule of bottle feeding, even into the night, gradually increasing their food by a ½ ounce each day. Caring for animals is one way the children learn math and measurements. It's very important to feed baby lambs precisely the correct amount because if they are fed too much they can get very sick. The two lambs grew healthy and strong and are still very popular with the children. Katahdin sheep shed their winter coat, so they do not need to be sheared!
Sponsor the pair for $150 and receive a bio and photo.
UNAR & ALTA
Unar and Alta arrived at Green Chimneys in 2007. They were originally brought to our farm for their ability to drive a cart as a team. They have since learned to be ridden and now participate in our riding and driving programs. Unar and Alta are not related but they often act like siblings. This pair demonstrates a great bond and enjoys working together as a team pulling the wagon.
Sponsor a camel for $250 and receive a photo and bio.
PHOENIX & SAGE
This pair of Bactrian camels arrived in May 2012 as a gift to the children of Green Chimneys from the Sacred Camel Gardens in California. Partners since birth, they are perfect complements to each other: Phoenix is self-assured yet quiet and thoughtful, while Sage is enthusiastic and outgoing. Phoenix and Sage will live their whole lives at Green Chimneys and be cared for by the children and staff.
A gift for yourself or for someone special
Your sponsorship will benefit the life of your chosen friend for one full year, or you may choose ongoing sponsorship to support an animal's continuous care. We will send you or your gift recipient a certificate of sponsorship with a photo of the animal and his or her story.
- All sponsorships are valid for one year
- Like all living creatures, our animals may become ill, pass away, be temporarily moved off grounds or be transferred to another facility. If your animal leaves for any reason, your gift will be transferred to another animal for the duration of the sponsorship year.
- No ownership rights are conferred by this transaction.
- Visiting times: Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m..
On behalf of our farm and wildlife residents, and the children of Green Chimneys,
thank you for your support!
For more information, contact Robyn at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 845.279.2995 x363