April 27, 2018; Jim Gainer
The fire that devastated our Farm Monday April 23, 2018 and took the lives of our two mini horses Bunny and Brownie, two small rabbits and a couple dozen new little chicks, has been all cleaned up and our Growers are back to work taking care of their animals and gardens.
It will be a long hard road back from this, both emotionally and financially. We have already had a lot of friends jump in and help out. On Monday morning we went to Brandt's Farm Supply in Elizabethtown to pick up supplies we needed right away to feed our animals - everything was lost in the barn. The wonderful folks at Brandt's donated all the food supplies we needed to get started again. Thank you! http://www.brandtsfarmsupply.com/
The folks at Tractor Supply Co. in Harrisburg gave us a big discount on all the tools and items we needed for the animals as well. Thank you! https://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/store_HARRISBURG-PA-17112_783
We have also had lots of offers of donations of animals, equipment and all the little things we need to help the Growers take care of their Farm, and volunteers to help out around the farm and when it's time to re-build.
We also want to say Thank You to every one who donated to the GoFundMe page Kendra Earl Warlow started for us first thing Monday morning. Just click on the links below to see the page and donate to help our recovery.
We also have our NetworkForGood Donation site that you can donate to as well. And as always you can send a check to Hope Springs Farm 201 Trail Rd Hershey PA 17033.
There will also be some fundraisers going on to add to the recovery. We will keep them posted to our facebook page; https://www.facebook.com/Hope-Springs-Farm-100371503721581/ or you can just type in Hope Springs Farm in the search bar, be sure to Like and Follow us, and keep an eye on the Events tab to see where we will be next. Here are some that have been confirmed; stay tuned we will be doing lots more.
Saturday, April 28, 2018 @ 11 am at Darrenkamps, 191 Ridgeview Rd. S. Elizabethtown PA 17022, one of our Families will be selling baked goods and HSF items.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 @4pm to 9pm at Penn Hotel Sports and Raw Bar, 600 Old W Chocolate Ave Hershey PA 17033, they will be donating a portion of their proceeds to the Farm.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 @ 5pm to 9pm at The Annville Grille, 103 W. Main St Annville PA 17003, they will also be donating a portion of the proceeds to the Farm.
Gofundme HSF Recovery Fund
Network for Good Donation page
Thank you to all our Friends and supporters!
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