Angeles Sierra Project: Eco Retreat Ranch

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Perks for our Angel Donors

Our vision for the transformation of the Angeles Sierra ranch, includes the creation of ceremonial, workshop, therapeutic and educational group events, as well as visual and aesthetic improvements, and overnight guest facilities.

Hi Everyone!

Joseph here, letting you know about my latest greatest project, and the joy, fun, and fulfillment you can get out of becoming an angel backer of the Angeles Sierra Project: an Earth Healing Retreat Center on GoFundMe.

Thanks to a trickle of wisdom granted us by the years along with a little self reflection, maybe you, like I, have come to realize that our accomplishments and success in life, really derive from the strength and resources of our communities - family, friends, workplace, local and regional civic works - that our communities really are the wind beneath our wings. As independent and pioneering as we may feel sometimes, One way or another, it is community at these levels and beyond, that actually gives us support and structure, and provides the opportunities, and resources we need to live, grow, create, and give back.. So, I’m here to ask you to be part of my community, and what I have in mind for making the world a better place with the Angeles Sierra Project.

While I’ve had some great success in the Entertainment Media Industry because of some of you who believed in me, took risks with me, and stood by me through lots of ups and downs, I’ve always done what I could to help others through very difficult circumstances, like the AIDS crisis when I got to work with Peer Education Project LA, Metropolitan Community Churches, and my dear Friend Alison Arngrim, who many of us may remember as the very spoiled little girl, Nelly Olsen, on Little House on the Prairie. I’ve learned and counseled about substance abuse and addiction, assisted those challenged with severe poverty, homelessness, aging, terminal illness, mental illness, and so forth. SO While I was developing a successful media business and career in hollywood, I did what I could to distinguish the vision that would allow me to focus entirely on my passion and mission, to do my part helping the world become a kinder, wiser, more beautiful place for us, our children, and our children’s children.

Many of you already know that for the past few years I have been transforming a ranch just north of Santa Clarita into an education, healing, celebration and retreat Center, where we can have accommodations for media and art production, small groups, education and workshop space for eco-friendly technology, personal development and wellness trainings, and positive social gatherings for networking, inspiration, and encouragement.

The ranch is conveniently close to Los Angeles and central to southern california. The property is immediately accessible by metrolink trains, which can make for fun, quick, convenient, and inexpensive travel to our location.

So far, I have made some good progress on my own on a shoestring budget, and baby-steps. But, what’s possible with my angel backers at my side, behind me, and under my wings, things can happen quickly, and magically. We’ll be up and running in months as our targets are achieved.


  • John Burchard 
    • $100 
    • 7 mos


JC Sparrowhawk 
Palmdale, CA
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