Support the GG Conservation Lions

€20,574 of €50,000 goal

Raised by 317 people in 31 months
Created April 27, 2016
GG Lion Team
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GG Conservation is a lion sanctuary for lions in need in South Africa. We provide an environment  where our animals can live in safety, be treated with the compassion and respect they deserve, free of abuse and persecution.

Thousand's of Lions are held worldwide in captivity, many in appalling  circumstances. According to IFAW in the US alone it’s been estimated that upwards of 10,000 big cats like tigers, lions and cougars are kept captive by private owners. Although wild animal circus bans do exist, in Europe and parts of South America, sadly many animals continue to be abused and exploited in these attractions.

The costs of running this project has become a major challenge for us at GG Conservation and this is where we need your help.



Your Contribution will help us to:

1. To preserve the lion population who live at GG and ensure we are able to sustain the standard in which our Lions are cared for and fed.
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2. Enhance their existing facilities with improvements such as additional new tree’s, climbing structures, water features etc.

3. To build new facilities allowing us to expand the number of animals we can provide a safe haven for.



How we will use the funds we raise?

With 70+  Lions resident at Glen Garriff and the ever growing need to provide sanctuary for animals in need, Glen Garriff needs your assistance now as the cost of sustaining this project and caring for our lions are immense.

Due to the current stuttering economy and the escalating cost of living there is such added pressure on our existing resources making it essential for us to call for donations.

All funds we raise here on Go Fund Me will be directly used for the care of the Lions resident at Glen Garriff including:

1. Covering fuel costs incurred by fetching donated animals for lion food.

2. The maintenance and improvement of our facilities such as electric fences, motorised gates, water system and parasite control.

3. Paying for expert veterinary practitioners performing the basic medical care and micro chipping.

4. The costs of sterilization and vasectomies.

There are several improvements we would like to add to enhance our lions day to day life such as: building additional structures for the lions to climb and play on, purchasing suitable lion toys such as boomer balls, creating hunting scenarios for the younger lions using suitable mobile devices, building additional natural shallow dams, rock pools etc and buying & relocating large tree’s for the lions to climb on.

In addition we need to fund the expansion of our facilities so we can be in a position to accept more rescue animals as the need arises.
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What you get in return?

"To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded" ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Your reward is the knowledge that you have contributed towards a magnificent lion or a pride 'breathing easier' in this world! You gain an emotional reward rather than a physical one. We all have too many material items these days, the satisfaction that you have helped an animal without a voice is priceless!

So thank you for taking the time to view our project and please consider backing us in protecting these great animals.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us. We would be more than happy to tell you more about GG Conservation and our lions.

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We just wanted to thank all the people so far who have donated to our fundraiser! We really appreciate your generous contributions...please keep them coming! The campaign is in the name of Traci Shannon who is the CEO of GG & daughter of Patrick Shannon, the founder of GG. Please rest assured all your donations reach us here in at our sanctuary in South Africa where the GG lions live, and they make a big difference to their lives!
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Hi All,
We have just updated our Go Fund Me page, added a new featured video and included some great new photo's of the Lions of Glen Garriff. We are wishing you all a great summer and look forward to welcoming our new supporters.
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Lorraine
1 month ago
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Thank you for the New update and explaining about who was who, Beautiful Magnificent Animals Lions are and yours look happy. Someday would love to visit but looks like it would never happen so I will continue to view them from your website. Keep up the good work. Great Organization and Conservatory xoxo

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Abby Huber
21 months ago
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This looks like a great cause. Just wondering if you would want to add what country the sanctuary is in to the GoFundMe page to make it more clear.

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Lorraine Socha-Ponik
3 months ago

No updates for a year...is this campaign still trending and are the donations still going to the Lions..will like to know..I dont see a traci Shannon on fb and not sure..Just being wise as to making sure these Magnificent animals get the money being donated..I have not donated as of yet, I would love to see an update before I do. It has been 25 months ..so ....Please let me know . thank you

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Sarah Rice
4 months ago

https://www.facebook.com/Worldofaslan/?modal=admin_todo_tour ( Just click the donate button and it will take you to the gofundme page) we really need help with all the vet bills that we have going on right now and also our home needs repairs too so please I dont care if you give just $1 just please Donate and share this with you friends. Thank you

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€20,574 of €50,000 goal

Raised by 317 people in 31 months
Created April 27, 2016
GG Lion Team
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Elisa Conte
1 day ago

Love is meant to be wild and free! lions are love! Namaste! .. Suzanne Scott the photographer told me about the go fund me site as I contacted her about purchasing a photo of Leo separately and a photo of Leo and reth together ( only available as jpg) rescue princes for my grandson Leo! Please is it possible to get a signed card from Suzanne Scott as well so that I may put it with his gift of love? thank you! Elisa Conte xo

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€10
berit okay
3 days ago

I am in recovery from addiction to drugs; and, I can assure you, watching these beautiful, saved lions...has kept me serene. I meditate watching them and thank almighty, sovereign God for creating such beauty,

€305
Anonymous
3 days ago
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€15
Christina Foxton
11 days ago

You are all doing a brilliant job of caring for, and protecting these beautiful and majestic animals. I love seeing the videos all of the lions, especially the new cubs.

€10
Anonymous
12 days ago
Lorraine
1 month ago
1
1

Thank you for the New update and explaining about who was who, Beautiful Magnificent Animals Lions are and yours look happy. Someday would love to visit but looks like it would never happen so I will continue to view them from your website. Keep up the good work. Great Organization and Conservatory xoxo

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Abby Huber
21 months ago
1
1

This looks like a great cause. Just wondering if you would want to add what country the sanctuary is in to the GoFundMe page to make it more clear.

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Lorraine Socha-Ponik
3 months ago

No updates for a year...is this campaign still trending and are the donations still going to the Lions..will like to know..I dont see a traci Shannon on fb and not sure..Just being wise as to making sure these Magnificent animals get the money being donated..I have not donated as of yet, I would love to see an update before I do. It has been 25 months ..so ....Please let me know . thank you

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Sarah Rice
4 months ago

https://www.facebook.com/Worldofaslan/?modal=admin_todo_tour ( Just click the donate button and it will take you to the gofundme page) we really need help with all the vet bills that we have going on right now and also our home needs repairs too so please I dont care if you give just $1 just please Donate and share this with you friends. Thank you

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