Steel Fencing To Protect Boo Boo!

$7,150 of $7,150 goal

Raised by 82 people in 2 months
Want to join me in making a difference? I'm raising money to benefit Maple Farm Sanctuary, and any donation will help make an impact. Thanks in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to me.


Boo Boo is a 1500 lb steer who keeps breaking down the fencing of his pasture and wanders off down a busy road!  This is extremely dangerous to both him, as well as unsuspecting drivers, who suddenly find themselves face to face with this large, beautiful animal!  Currently his fencing is made of vinyl and is no match for this gentle, but, powerful giant of a steer.  

The goal is to replace this fencing with a more appropriate and solid, steel fence which will keep Boo Boo in the safety of his pasture, out of harms way of car traffic, and also keep drivers safe from any possible collisions with him.

Cost for fencing is right around $7000. The extra money collected will be used to cover fee's associated with the gofundme platform.  All work is being done by volunteers of MFS.  Cost is for materials only.  

More information about Maple Farm Sanctuary: Maple Farm Sanctuary is a non-profit sanctuary in Mendon, Massachusetts, that rescues and provides a lifelong home for abused, neglected, and unwanted farm animals. MFS was founded in 1998 by former dairy cow farmers who had a profound change of heart. Today, MFS is home to 100 rescued animals including cows, pigs, goats, chickens, ducks, and llamas. MFS also strives to cultivate local interaction through community outreach while advancing a universal message of compassion for all animals.
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Thanks to all of our supporters, We have just reached our goal! Every donation matters here! We will now order Boo's steel fence and begin prep work for installation!
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Again, I say thank you all for your generosity, not only in your giving, but also in your sharing of this campaign with others.
We are now in need of only $500 more to begin work on Boo's fencing so that we can resume tours. As I stated in a prior post, the last $1000 is already covered, so just another $500 and I know we can do it!!
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A big thank you to all for your generosity! If we can get $850 more, the last $1000 is being offered! l

Also, some folks have mentioned that it would be less expensive to have an electric fence. While this is true, because Maple farms Sanctuary is a non-profit which offers field trip experiences to children and tours to the general public, their safety is very important. It would be a liability and very risky to have people near an electric fence where they could get hurt.
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I am in awe at the out pouring of love through so many donations within the first 10 days or so of this fundraiser. With over $4,300 generously given on one day alone, Boo Boo will have his steel fencing very soon Thanks to all of you!
Please continue to share with your friends, family, colleagues, and groups. Thank you with a wide open heart!
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$7,150 of $7,150 goal

Raised by 82 people in 2 months
Funds raised will benefit:
Maple Farm Sanctuary
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Mendon, MA
EIN: 651275711
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