There are always different ways to help Healing HEART Sanctuary beyond a monetary donation; some donors prefer the more tangible gift of having a specific item delivered to the sanctuary.
As you can see below, there are a range of needs from ongoing to one-time, from smaller dollar amounts to larger.
What we know is that however you choose to assist, the animals benefit and the humans are grateful:
Volunteers / Staff
- Donations specific to cover cost of on-going animal care at sanctuary
- At the sanctuary in Lompoc, California or virtually
- In Southern California area to work on “Chariots of Fur” project
- Virtual volunteers to help with blog, updating the website, fund-raising, etc.
- Mac notebook with docking station (new or in great shape)
- Desktop computer (new or in great shape) – for office
- Onsite or 24-hour service on all computers
- Wireless card and monthly service paid for, for Executive Director
- Adobe Acrobat for PC and Mac
- Donations specific to technology support such as software, etc.
Getting Around and Travel (Executive Director will be traveling as part of our outreach)
- Animal Transport Vehicle – contact us for details
- Gas cards
- Place to stay in various Southern California areas when traveling there with animals
- Miles for air tickets for travel to/from other locations for meetings
- Pick-up truck (new or in good condition)
- Golf carts (2) for on-site usage
Around the Sanctuary
- Home Depot and/or Lowe’s gift cards
- Wind generator
- Propane power generator with transfer switch, 17kW or higher
- Shop Vac (large)
- Wood lathe – variable speed for various projects
- Heat lamps (ceramic base that can hold 250 watt red heat bulb) and 250 watt red heat bulbs
- Pig blankets/hard plastic heating pads such as for the tortoises, various sizes
Daily Use Cleaning and Other “Keeping Clean” Items:
- Laundry soap (High Efficiency/HE only), fragrance and dye free
- Huggies Natural Care Baby Wipes – by the truckload
- Pull-ups – large size
- Pee Pads – also by the truckload
- Paper towels
- Old (or new) towels and quilts
- Moving blankets
- Gift cards to pet stores such as Petco and PetSmart
- Dog toys for large dogs
- Eddie’s Wheels Dog Carts – all sizes, new and used
- Shavings – DryNest (kiln dried) by the bale
- Limu — a case monthly
If you have something to share that you think we may be able to use and it’s not on our list, please give us a call. We always appreciate the offer and hope that if we can’t use it, you’ll understand, and we’ll work with you to find a group that can use it.
Once again, thank you for your support. We appreciate the support on a variety of levels including the sense of community it fosters. We couldn’t do what we do without all of you.
Here are other ways to give: