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Safari West Employee Recovery Fund

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In concert with the Safari West Wildlife Preserve, this campaign has been established to help with the Safari West Employee Recovery Fund. Over recent days, many employees of Safari West have lost their homes, including Safari West founders, Peter and Nancy Lang. In spite of this immense personal tragedy, these amazing people continue to dedicate themselves to the preservation of the preserve.

Peter and Nancy Lang have politely but adamantly refused offers to fundraise on their behalf, however they welcome donations to aid Safari West family members who’s lives have been devastated by these fires. That was my motivation for establishing this fund.

As a former guest of Safari West, I couldn’t just sit idly by and watch this all unfold. I had to do something to help and hopefully you feel the same. Please join me in offering a helping hand to these amazing wildlife advocates in their time of need.

Thank you!

Further Information:

Who I am: I'm a software engineer living in San Jose and a supporter of Safari West and its conservation mission. Seeing how hard the Safari West family is fighting to protect the wildlife preserve compelled me to organize this fund.

My relationship with the affected parties: I enjoyed an overnight stay at Safari West once and the experience was one of the best I can remember. I care about the animals and I care about the people who protect them.

How the funds will be spent: So far, at least sixteen members of the Safari West family have lost their homes. Every dollar we raise will be used to help these people recover from this unprecedented disaster.

Withdrawal Plan: The Safari West Wildlife Preserve is the named beneficiary for this campaign. All funds donated are deposited directly to the Safari West Employee Recovery Fund.

Safari West


  • james fasso
    • $800 
    • 7 yrs

Organizer and beneficiary

Mate Varga
San Jose, CA
Jared Paddock

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