We believe in kindness and compassion to all living things, which is why animal welfare is extremely important to us. Like us, they deserve kindness, safety, love, and happiness. Seeing an animal get a second chance at a happy and thriving life is a rewarding experience.
Gentle Barn sponsorship of Gus, a goat rescued from severe abuse and neglect when he was only eight months old. Gus was malnourished and had lice and parasites. Thanks to the Gentle Barn, within a few months his body recovered and he learned to trust people.
Another organization we believe in continually giving back to is the Mojave Desert Land Trust. So much of our art and inspiration comes from the floral and fauna of the desert, particularly the Mojave Desert. Preserving its natural beauty and cultural values is paramount for future generations. The area is the ancestral home to the Serrano, Chemehuevi, Mojave Cahuilla, and Mojave people.
Gentle Barn sponsorship of Queen Joni, a llama rescued from precarious living conditions. The neighborhood where she lived got together, negotiated her release from her current owners, and Queen Joni was taken to Gentle Barn's Sun Chlorella Healing Centered, where she was socialized and learned to trust people. She now calls Gentle Barn in California her home.
Sunflower of Peace provides medical and humanitarian aid to the paramedics and doctors in the areas that are affected by the violence in Ukraine. We are acquiring and distributing first-aid backpacks, medicine, medical instruments, and other means of survival that are saving hundreds of lives.
Gentle Barn sponsorship of Bella, a donkey used to smuggle drugs in and out of Mexico and treated with such cruelty, she was terrified of humans. She was rescued and taken to the U.S. where she eventually ended up in the safety of the Gentle Barn's care with her daughter.
Gentle Barn sponsorship of Bella, a goat who was attacked by a dog and left for days with no medical attention. Gentle Barn was able to take her in, get her the medical treatment she needed, and rescue her leg. She has been living a happy and healthy life at the Gentle Barn since then.
City of Dreams San Francisco serves youth ages 8 and up living in San Francisco’s low-income and public housing communities. They offer a variety of experiential events to enhance the learning process and allow youth to develop the skills needed to achieve their goals.
Black Girls Code empowers girls of color ages 7 to 17 to become innovators in STEM fields, to become leaders in their communities, and builders of their own futures through exposure to computer science and technology.