Animal funds

Fundraiser launched to find a new home for Norwich Wildlife Sanctuary

A Norwich wildlife sanctuary has launched a fundraising page to find a new home after being threatened with closure.

Angelica’s Rainbow is due to secure £ 100,000 in nine months funding to fund his move after learning that he is expected to move from his current location on Hellesdon Road.

The sanctuary is home to many animals, including ponies, guinea pigs and chickens, while also helping people in the local community by allowing them to care for and interact with the animals.

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The sanctuary is also special because it helps support people with poor mental health and other issues that the animals may encounter and learn life skills.

Lora Steggles, founder of the sanctuary, said: “We were unable to secure government funding as it is rare to find grants that will go to a non-profit organization that helps both animals and people in Need Many grants only offer support to one cause or the other, but the heart of AR Sanctuary brings animals and humans together in a healing community.

“Our work is vital, having already changed and positively impacted many animal and human lives. Unfortunately, we face uncertainty as we have to leave the site where the sanctuary is currently located in 2022.

“We need to find a suitable new place to house animals such as farm and small animals, poultry and reptiles. This is not an easy task, especially as we wish to stay in the urban area of ​​Norwich, where we are accessible to people living in poverty or from other parts of East Anglia.

“We ask that you give as little or as much as possible, so that we don’t have to stop bringing safety, life and love to the animals and those who need them most in our vast community.”

If you would like to donate to the fundraiser, click here.

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