Healing Heart Sanctuary



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Handy Bob truck

Handy Bob truck


Precious & Laura playing

Precious & Laura playing
Photo credit: Molly Wald


Spot & Derek outside

Spot & Derek outside


There’s always different ways to help Healing HEART Sanctuary. And some donors prefer the more tangible gift of having a specific item delivered to the sanctuary.

And as you can see below, there are a range of needs from ongoing to one-time, from smaller dollar amounts to larger.

What we know is that however you choose to assist, the animals benefit and the humans are grateful:

In-Kind Services

  • Printing for business cards, envelopes, stationary and second page, trifold brochure
  • Public Relations
  • Graphics work for specific projects which will have its own identity or for larger print projects
  • Bookkeeping
  • Accounting with familiarity with Utah law
  • Event planning for large-scale events
  • Fund-raising expertise
  • Video footage for website and to solicit support for projects and large-scale donations
  • Someone to install solar panels

Volunteers / Staff

  • Donations specific to cover cost of on-going animal care at sanctuary
  • At the sanctuary in Kanab, Utah or virtually
  • In Southern California area to work on “Chariots of Fur” project
  • Virtual volunteers to help with blog, updating the website, fund-raising, etc.


  • Mac notebook with docking station (new or in great shape)
  • Desktop computer (new or in great shape) – for office
  • HP notebook (new or in great shape) for Marketing Director
  • Onsite or 24-hour service on all computers
  • Wireless card and monthly service paid for, for Executive Director and Marketing Director
  • Adobe Acrobat for PC and Mac
  • Donations specific to technology support such as software, etc.

Getting Around and Travel (Executive Director travels to/from Southern California frequently and will start traveling around Utah as part of outreach)

  • Animal Transport Vehicle – call for details
  • Gas cards
  • Place to stay in various Southern California areas when traveling there with animals
  • Miles for air tickets for travel to/from Southern California and occasionally other locations for meetings
  • Pick-up truck (new or in good condition)

Around the Sanctuary

  • Home Depot and/or Lowe’s gift cards
  • Wind generator
  • Pool enclosure
  • Propane power generator with transfer switch, 17kW or higher
  • Shop Vac (large)
  • Wood lathe – variable speed for various projects
  • Heat lamps (ceramic base that can hold 250 watt red heat bulb) and 250 watt red heat bulbs
  • Pig blankets/hard plastic heating pads such as for the tortoises, various sizes

Daily Use Cleaning and Other “Keeping Clean” Items:

  • Laundry soap (High Efficiency/HE only), fragrance and dye free
  • Huggies Natural Care Baby Wipes – by the truckload
  • Pull-ups – large size
  • Pee Pads – also by the truckload
  • Paper towels
  • Old (or new) towels and quilts
  • Moving blankets
  • Clear Choice brand pool chemicals


  • Gift cards to pet stores such as Petco (it’s the only national chain store within 3 hours driving distance) and PetSmart
  • Dog toys for large dogs
  • Eddie’s Wheels Dog Carts – all sizes, new and used
  • Shavings – DryNest (kiln dried) by the bale
  • Limu -- a case monthly

If you have something to share that you think we may be able to use and it’s not on our list, please give us a call. We always appreciate the offer and hope that if we can’t use it, you’ll understand, and we’ll work with you to find a group that can use it.

Once again, thank you for your support. We appreciate the support on a variety of levels including the sense of community it fosters. Speaking of, don’t forget to check out Andy’s Friends, our monthly donor group.

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