There are special people in this world who make it their passion to help animals.

Laurie Zaleski is one of those people. The founder of Funny Farm Animal Rescue does an awesome job. Laurie and her volunteers are well known throughout our area - and, across the nation too!

We'd like to introduce you to a couple more caring people at a different animal sanctuary.

Photo by Likuan Wang on Unsplash
Photo by Likuan Wang on Unsplash

Uncle Neil's Home is located in Bridgeton

Rian Feldman and Scooter Belasco founded Uncle Neils' Home Farm Rescue back in 2019 - and they're going strong today in Bridgeton.

It's their mission to provide a home for animals in need.

At Uncle Neil's, you'll find some great residents like Boris the Goat, Tootsie the Pig, Disco Duck, Moose the Sheep, Lucy the Turkey, and dozens of other animals, all cared for in a loving and nurturing environment.

One such animal you'll meet at Uncle Neil's is  Helen, she's a 19-year-old blind cow. According to Facebook, she lived in a dairy stall for 15 years. Now, she's free to live out her life in this special place.

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How can you help Uncle Neil's Home

It takes a lot to give all these animals a forever home at Uncle Neil's. As you can imagine, help is always needed.

You can give in several different ways - even purchase products used at the sanctuary. Find ways to donate here.

If you can provide a home for some of these animals, you can even apply to foster/adopt!

It's a tough time now for Uncle Neil's - a hit-and-run driver recently caused extensive damage to the rescue's property. You can read more about it here.

By the way, you can also take a tour of Uncle Neil's (and maybe donate while you're there).

Thanks to Rian and Scooter for helping these special animals!

Find out more about Uncle Neil's Home here.

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