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Debra Groom

Debra Groom is crowdfunding

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£505
raised of £1,000 target by 24 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,000 to Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection

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I am dedicated to raising funds for Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection. Four years ago the Desmonds moved to Liberia to care for laboratory chimps abandoned & left to starve by The New York Blood Center.

It is illegal to kill chimps for bushmeat &/or have a 'pet' chimp, however, there was nowhere to 'home' orphan chimps, so they were left with their captors. When news of the Desmonds arrival reached the law enforcers, they started to work together to confiscate illegally owned baby chimps & bring them to the Desmonds ~ Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection was born, as of March 2020 there are SIXTY chimps in their care. August 2019 saw the first ever prosecution.

They do not have proper facilities for the chimps ~ they afterall were not the reason the Desmonds went to Liberia. We are working to not only feed the orphans, but to also build a sanctuary !!

The work has started, but there is still money needed, so I HOPE you will buy some raffle tickets to support the work of Jimmy (a vet) & Jenny Desmond & their team of dedicated care givers.

Tickets are £5 per strip or 5 strips for £20, when you make a donation, I am able to email you a thankyou, I shall also give your ticket numbers in that email.

Tap to see the .Raffle Prizes

The draw will take place on Fathers Day ~ Sunday 21st June

Thankyou & Good Luck ~ from the chimps !!

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    24

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 31, 2020

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 31, 2020

      Supporting the wonderful job they do in Liberia with the chimp rescue in a small way.

      £40.00

    • Liz

      Liz

      May 26, 2020

      £10.00

    • Vicky

      Vicky

      May 25, 2020

      Love you’ve set this page up Debra. I’ve donated a few times as this is one of the most amazing causes and can’t wait to see them fulfil in their new home.

      £100.00

    • Camilla

      Camilla

      May 25, 2020

      Jim and Jenny are doing such an amazing job! Thanks for supporting them :)

      £20.00

    • Jenni

      Jenni

      May 25, 2020

      Bless you both and your wondeful workers

      £50.00

    • G

      G

      May 5, 2020

      Good cause, good luck

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    Debra Groom

    Debra Groom

    I have been following Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection for two years, I have seen the highs & the lows, the amazing recoveries & those who didn't make it. Now I just want to see the chimps in their sanctuary & I hope you will help me to help make that happen.

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