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BrightHaven Animal Sanctuary Facing Closure

Apr 1, 2017


Losing BrightHaven’s one-of-a-kind animal sanctuary due to unexpected financial challenges will be a great loss to the community and the many more animals who would have been served by our work, in addition to the significant negative impact closure will have on current animal residents!

Since 1990, unwanted, old, disabled and chronically ill animals have found love, acceptance, family and a safe haven for life at BrightHaven .

We have saved over 1,000 senior, disabled and chronically ill animals by giving them the gift of a loving and dignified home for life—however long or short that life may be. BrightHaven has also rescued and helped thousands more animals through its various programs.

Why We Need Your Help

After nearly 30 years of taking in and helping the most vulnerable beings among us in their time of need, the BrightHaven sanctuary is now in dire need of its own. 

BrightHaven’s Northern California sanctuary is in serious danger of closing its doors soon, as a major donor who generously paid the property mortgage since 2014 is no longer able to do so. We need help to make these payments.

Also, without additional funds, BrightHaven will be unable to make essential repairs to the sanctuary property to keep it in proper working order for the animals.


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