VOTK-New Big Cat Enclosures

$13,995 of $75,000 goal

Raised by 98 people in 24 months
Susan E Reinholz
for Valley of the Kings Sanctuary and Retreat
Valley of the Kings was started 44 years ago by Jill Carnegie. It was her dream to provide a safe haven for feline exotics. That dream started with the enclosures pictured. They are severely outdated and in need of replacement. VOTK needs your help and donations in replacing these Big Cat enclosures and making them a roomier and more comfortable home for the current resident lionesses: Kali, Thena, Sheba and Shanie.
We also need new roofs on several out buildings, the roofs are rotted and one has several huge holes big enough for a person to fit through, so far the chickens haven't figured it out-lol ( it is now tarped). The updated electrical to 200 amp was desperately needed and the cost was $5600. These projects are our priority, generally a new enclosure is approximately $15,000 each, we need a minimum of 4 new enclosures. A future goal is to use solar panels in our upper compound. Please share our story, spread the word, help Valley of the Kings continue their mission of providing a loving and protected sanctuary for all the animals that call VOTK home.

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This is Kali's enclosure

This is Thena's roof
The chicken coop's sunroof
Sheba's enclosure
The chicken coop
The view down lioness row, Our silly Thena

Help VOTK continue their mission of providing a living and protected sanctuary for all the animals that call VOTK home, as well as our drive and passion for educating the public about the plight of the big cat and other animals, both in captivity and the wild.

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GOAL- raise an additional $10,000+ to complete the replacement of the old big cat dens!
As you can see in this picture with Obie, his house is in need of immediate replacement. The old one needs to be dismantled and the new, taller one, built. We have a total of 8 houses to replace. We have the wood & plans, what is needed is the manpower.
We no longer have a construction supervisor and workdays have not been attended by skilled help to replace the houses.
The purpose of this Fundraiser is to raise $$ to pay our experienced construction worker so the houses can be completed, with Obie's house being priority. Our worker has done amazing work around the sanctuary, but we need your help as our construction funds are running out.
Thank you on behalf of Jim, Jill and all the animals.
VOTK is a non-profit 5013c and we rely solely on donations to exist.
Obie needs a new house!
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I'm asking for donations to Valley of the Kings Sanctuary and Retreat.
VOTK needs your help. Please consider donating to help with our unexpected expenses( tractor repair, perimeter fencing,miscellaneous barn repairs.
Help yourself and VOTK with an end of the year tax deductible donation.
Check with your employer for a possible employer matched donation.
Every little bit will help us reach our goal.
November Expenses. Need your HELP!
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Jill wants to share that Obie also needs a new house. His current house is rotting and is too small for him. The new design will allow him easy access inside & out and much more room for his 1000lb plus frame.
Thank you for supporting our next project for Thena & Obie. Our big cats deserve the best we can provide and we can do it with your help <3
Obie :" I would like a new house too!"
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THENA the lioness will be moved over to Jappa & Shera's area but she needs to have a new house built first.
This is where all the wonderful supporters of Valley of the Kings can help to get our girl moved before winter.
We need $1400 to build the new improved house, all donations add up & are tax deductible! If you can be a big supporter, woohoo, or, if you are like me, on a tight budget, every $$ helps towards getting the house built.
Help us get Thena into a new house and the bigger enclosure. Those of you who know her know that she will LOVE all that extra space. I'm excited to see her spread her wings.
Specify that your donation is for Thena's house.
Thank you from all of us at Valley of the Kings heart emoticon<3
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Thena is ready to move !
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Julie L. Brewer Earl
23 months ago

I'm so sorry for your loss! I know how much you guys all love each and every one of the animals in your care. Much love to you all.

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$13,995 of $75,000 goal

Raised by 98 people in 24 months
Created December 5, 2016
Funds raised will benefit:
Valley of the Kings Sanctuary and Retreat
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Sharon, WI
EIN: 391689294
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Magdalena Johansen
2 months ago

I hope you care too.

Cat Mihos
4 months ago

we are friends with the Pagels, and we love your furry family there. Also sending 20 pounds of frozen chicken your way, via Amazon Smile. thank you and please kiss Obie for us. We donate in the memory of beautiful Festus. much love, Cat & Drew

Tracy Benton
6 months ago

Towards a new home for Obie!

Denise Ciszon
7 months ago

In loving memory on this mother’s day to it Nana Nise

Carrie Van Schoyck-Smith
13 months ago

Thanks for all you do Susan!!!

Julie L. Brewer Earl
23 months ago

I'm so sorry for your loss! I know how much you guys all love each and every one of the animals in your care. Much love to you all.

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