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A follow-up visit to Ras Atira

A few days ago, Lucy and her helpers made their second visit to the Palestinian West Bank village of Ras Atira to offer free veterinary/medical help and treat some of the poor working donkeys, mules and horses there. Here is Lucy’s account of that follow-up visit: ‘After our previous visit to Ras Atira I had felt more hopeful, but this time the atmosphere was different and I left feeling more than sad and despondent. It is currently the Muslim Holy month of Ramadan when people fast from sunrise to sun down so of course it is not an easy time for people. Cases that we’d treated two weeks previously, although definitely improved, weren't what we’d hoped they would be because owners had clearly

Adopt a Donkey for Donkey Day!

Did you know - today is World Donkey Day! And what better way to celebrate this day than by adopting one of Lucy's adorable donks at the sanctuary in Israel? With our adoption scheme, you can adopt a donkey for a year for just £20. You will get an adoption certificate and help raise much needed funds for the charity. Please click here to find out more. For children up to the age of 12, there is a Junior Foal Supporter membership for £25 which includes a bookmark, a lucky charm and a personalised fridge magnet, in addition to the adoption certificate. Please click here to find out more. Other ways to help the donkeys in the Holy Land

Lucy's mobile outreach clinic

A few days ago, Lucy went to the small Palestinian village of Ras Atira, near the city of Qalqilya, in order to provide care for working equines. Here is her account of the outreach work and some photos. Quite a few of the families living there own a donkey or horse (to a lesser extent, mules) that they use mainly for agricultural work such as tilling their small fields and for work in orchards and also for pulling carts laden with goods and for transportation. Although all quite well nourished, many of the donkeys have harness and chain wounds on their backs, chest and shoulder areas and their noses, and sadly because most are handled very aggressively they are so scared, timid and wary, th

The Spring Newsletter is out!

Our latest Newsletter is out, and as always, it is packed with information and news about Lucy and her donkeys in the Holy Land. Just click on the image below to read it. Enjoy!

New postal address

We have a new postal address. With immediate effect, our address is: Lucy's UK Donkey Foundation PO Box 134 Kingsbridge TQ7 9BN Don't worry, though, if you have recently sent something to our old Brighton address, as that one will be valid for at least 2 more months.

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