SANTA CLARITA, Calif., June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Gentle Barn (www.gentlebarn.org), the national non-profit, who saved the six cows who escaped from a slaughterhouse in St. Louis, MO, has reached 75% of their fundraising goal in order to open a new animal sanctuary near St. Louis. The Gentle Barn is seeking support to reach the $400,000 GoFundMe campaign goal by June 5th. Celebrities and athletes close to The Gentle Barn such as David Backes, Richard Marx, Daisy Fuentes, Tori Spelling, Rick Springfield, as well as Clayton Kershaw and Brandon McCarthy of the Dodgers are donating memorabilia to boost public participation.
"My visit to The Gentle Barn was unforgettable. It's an amazing organization very close to my heart," says Daisy Fuentes, "They rescue and rehabilitate abused animals. Then they also service our communities with wonderful educational programs for children. They have locations in Los Angeles and Tennessee and we've started a campaign to open a Gentle Barn in St. Louis. I'm asking everyone to please help us by getting involved & supporting this effort in any way you can. Visit www.gentlebarn.org."
To make a donation visit https://www.gofundme.com/GentleBarnStLouis or to learn more about how to help open the Gentle Barn St. Louis, please visit www.gentlebarn.org. To share #stlouissix #gentlebarn #animalrescue
ABOUT THE GENTLE BARN | www.gentlebarn.org
The Gentle Barn is a national nonprofit organization, founded in 1999 as a safe haven and place of recovery for severely abused animals. The Gentle Barn offers their unique philosophy of rehabilitating animals and connecting their stories of survival and healing to the personal experiences of inner city, at-risk and special needs children who have suffered physical, mental or emotional trauma. By interacting with The Gentle Barn's approximate one hundred and fifty animals and taking a hands-on role in their welfare, those who participate in the programs at The Gentle Barn learn empathy, trust and forgiveness. The Gentle Barn is supported by Celebrities such as Ellen Degeneres, David Backes, Daisy Fuentes, Richard Marx, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Channing Tatum, Steve-O, Rikki Rockett of Poison, Pamela Anderson and Hilary Swank.
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SOURCE The Gentle Barn