Nestled within the woods in Vernon is the standard beginnings of the Forever Home Sanctuary, a small farm devoted to uncared for, abused and deserted farm animals.
Right now Angie Ioakimidou and Ron Hopkins, creators of the sanctuary, have a brief pen and rooster coop arrange on the 30-acre farm. But they’ve large plans to broaden with a barn and extra pens to assist as many farm animals as they’ll.
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“We had a five-year plan to open up our sanctuary but as soon as people started to hear about us and getting to know us we had a ton of requests. So we had to speed things along,” mentioned Ioakimidou.
“We got this temporary pen set up in order to be able to take some animals.”
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Not solely is the small sanctuary a secure area for the animals that decision it dwelling, but in addition a spot of therapeutic for individuals who go to.
“It’s not only going to heal animals it’s going to heal us in return. So we want to share our place with our community,” mentioned Ioakimidou.
“We want people to be able to come to have a full experience. We want to have tours it’s going to be very educational.”
To obtain their dream and construct a secure haven for each people and animals they’re in want of volunteers and funds to construct the infrastructure wanted to soak up extra animals. To discover out how one can assist go to their Facebook Page or you possibly can e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org