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Cloverleaf Ranch Rebuild

$46,185 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 301 people in 7 months
Cloverleaf Ranch is a beloved Sonoma County family-run business. For 70 years, Cloverleaf has provided horseback riding programming as well as day and resident summer camps.  Many local and international children have grown up on its beautiful oak-dotted hills and shared in the wonder of its beauty.

As an active Santa Rosa business, Cloverleaf Ranch has worked in many ways to help develop a strong and caring local community.  Shawna DeGrange, a third generation owner, has established a non-profit to bring the magic of summer camp to children of all backgrounds.  In addition to its main camp and equestrian programming, Cloverleaf has been involved in local art and music events, teacher retirement parties, community building events, equestrian education opportunities, weddings, and more.  Cloverleaf has touched the lives of thousands of people over many generations.      

In the October 9th fire, Cloverleaf sustained extensive damages.  While the losses are great, we look to the rebuilding process with optimism and hope.  In the face of damage that has been far reaching, Cloverleaf will continue to stand as a stalwart of the community.  Let us come together now to help repair this phenomenal and life-changing organization.

As the situation in Santa Rosa continues to unfold, we continue to hold the residents in our thoughts and prayers.
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Thank you again to everyone who has donated--we can't tell you how much it means to us. We are almost halfway to our goal! If you are able to, please continue to share and spread the word.

We have included a few more before/after photos. They accurately show the extent of the damage from the fire. We have an uphill road to climb, but please don't be discouraged by these images. Your donations will help rebuild this devastating loss.

An update from our camp director was sent out to all our camp families today, which you can read below. If anyone is interested in some Cloverleaf gear, we are also running a limited-time t-shirt campaign! Proceeds go to rebuild efforts as well.

https://www.bonfire.com/cloverleaf-ranch-strong-t-shirts/

Dear Cloverleaf Family,

It has certainly been a difficult time for our community. Cloverleaf, among many other family homes and local businesses, has experienced great loss. Be assured though, that Cloverleaf itself is NOT lost! The magic and spirit of Cloverleaf is alive and well and has been so apparent in the community’s willingness to donate, support, and offer volunteer services. We continue to feel loved by our families and staff, not only here in Sonoma County, but also from around the world. We are deeply grateful for the structures that survived, and the sight of them gives us hope and determination for the rebuilding process. Though we have been displaced, our work continues from our make-shift home offices! Your loving administration staff has been working non-stop to guarantee we will have another amazing summer camp season in 2018. We are utilizing every available resource to ensure that Cloverleaf is able to open this summer as a safe and healthy environment for your children.
Our focus at this time is on the clean-up process and proper handling of toxins and we will be working closely with government and non-profit organizations to ensure that our land is safe and renewed for this upcoming summer. These measures will include ongoing water, soil, and air testing at each stage of the clean-up process. “Safe fun,” has always been our motto, and we continue our work equally dedicated to both. We are committed to having a 71st summer filled with Sloppy Joes, camp-songs and carnivals. Our summer season starts June 10th and we will be hard at work until then. Open houses are still planned for April 23rd and May 22nd and we can’t wait to celebrate our rise from the ashes, made possible through your continued love and support!

With love,
"Derby" Camp Director
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Thank you to everyone who has so generously donated. We hope everyone has remained safe in the fires. Here are a few more pictures-- as you can see our sheep made it out safe as well.

If you are interested in volunteering, please remember to let us know here:
https://goo.gl/forms/bOyAhnIBn9ln4Gpe2

Please also remember to share this campaign!

Warm wishes,
The Cloverleaf Ranch Team
Our sheep
View from the front entrance
After and before
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Thank you everyone for the continued support, we are so heartened by the kind responses we have received from everyone. We wanted to post a few pictures here for those anxious to see the state of the property. Both barns, cricket's cafe, the pool area, the office, and the residences have been destroyed. Amazingly, the cabins at high camp are still safe for now. This is extremely heartening news, and in the midst of such extensive damage we are cherishing what we do have. More pictures will follow in the days to come.

For those who are not directly impacted by the fire, please continue to share this campaign with anyone you can think of who might be able to lend a helping hand to our dear Cloverleaf Ranch.

Everyone in the fire area- our thoughts are with you!

Love,

The Cloverleaf Ranch Team
The totem pole- still standing
The cabins are okay
The lower barn area destroyed
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We are at 10% of our goal in less than two days! Thank you so much to everyone who has contributed.

We have received an overwhelming number of messages inquiring about volunteering in other ways to help repair the ranch. At this time, we are still dealing with the unfolding fire situation in the area and are not yet ready to get started on this process. We have made a sign up form for anyone who is interested in helping out, and once we are ready we will be in touch with volunteers who have recorded their information on this list.
https://goo.gl/forms/bOyAhnIBn9ln4Gpe2

The lower barns and residences were destroyed in the fire on Sunday. While the fire still remains a threat, as of right now many of the cabins at "high camp" are still okay! This is wonderful news. Pictures will be posted shortly. Please keep Cloverleaf in your thoughts and prayers in addition to all of Santa Rosa.

We have a lot of work ahead of us to recover from this, but with your help we trust that Cloverleaf will recover. Please remember to share this campaign with people you know so that we can get as much support as possible.

We will continue to update here as more information becomes available. Our sincerest gratitude for all of the well wishes and support.
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