Donegal Donkey Sanctuary / Lifeline

What The Funds Are For:

We are struggling to keep the doors open at Donegal Donkey Sanctuary. The cost of vet, feed and farrier bills, along with welfare vehicle, trailer and centre maintenance costs are placing tremendous pressure on financial resources.
We have endured a hard winter with an ever increasing numbers of donkeys seeking refuge at our doors. At this point in time closure seems inevitable so we are reaching out for help to SAVE OUR SANCTUARY.

Who We Are:

Donegal Donkey Sanctuary is a ‘not for profit’, voluntary organisation. To date we have rehomed over 600 donkeys and currently have over seventy in our care.
We operate from a purpose built centre in Castledooey, Donegal, Ireland.
Facebook: Donegal Donkey Sanctuary

Our Story:

Back in 2006 Danny Curran took in his first rescue donkey without knowing where that journey would take him. This abandoned donkey, who was facing being euthanised unless a home could be found, would be the first of many to find comfort and hope in his care. So Donegal Donkey Sanctuary was born. With lots of hard work, long hours and hundreds of rescues later Danny and his team of volunteers now face their biggest battle yet – to SAVE OUR SANCTUARY.

How You Can Help:

Please consider donating on this page or check out our Facebook page on how to become a monthly donator. Monthly direct debits (no matter how small) are a lifeline for animal rescues such as ourselves. Please share our campaign with family and friends in order to give these beautiful creatures a second chance at life. Thank you
Donegal Donkey Sanctuary 

Donations (0)

  • Meave Mc garvey 
    • €30 
    • 2 mos
  • Linda D Sandoli 
    • €50 
    • 3 mos
  • Philip Wright 
    • €100 
    • 3 mos
  • Marjorie Cramer 
    • €80 
    • 5 mos
  • Eugenia Jones  
    • €25 
    • 5 mos


Sandra Curran 
Castledooey, Donegal
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