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Charity: The Donkey Sanctuary

Charity number: 264818


Description: Recognised internationally for its vision, dedication and excellence, The Donkey Sanctuary provides sanctuary for life to abandoned and mistreated donkeys and mules and raises awareness of equine welfare problems in over 30 countries worldwide implementing solutions through community education and veterinary work. Around 5,500 donkeys have a permanent home in the charity's sanctuaries across Europe of which 1,500 are in foster homes. Not only does The Donkey Sanctuary work to improve the life of donkeys and mules, it works to improve life for children through its donkey assisted therapy Centres across UK. The Centres provided 46,000 treatments in 2012 alone for children with a wide range of additional needs encompassing physical disadvantage or behavioural problems, learning difficulties, brain damage or sensory impairment. The Donkey Sanctuary's headquarters are in Devon where over 500 donkeys live and the charity is open 365 days a year with free admission - donations always welcome. The charity has donkey assisted therapy centres in Belfast, Birmingham, Ivybridge, Leeds, Manchester and Sidmouth.

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