(BIVN) – The Three Ring Ranch Animal Sanctuary in Kona has been gifted a donation of 1,000 used linens and towels from the Hilton Waikoloa Village. The linens might be used to assist look after the lots of of unique animals on the ranch.
A information launch from the Hilton Waikoloa Village particulars the donation:
Hilton Waikoloa Village has donated 1,000 used linens and towels to Three Ring Ranch, an unique animal sanctuary situated on 5 acres above the Kona space of the Island of Hawaii. The towels might be used within the care of lots of of unique animals and can help Three Ring Ranch’s mission.
“Relatively than ending up in a landfill, we’re glad that these resort linens can have a second life getting used to look after the animals at Three Ring Ranch,” mentioned Simon Amos, resort supervisor at Hilton Waikoloa Village. “We’re big followers of Three Ring Ranch and we really feel honored to help their work of offering a house to unique animals whereas educating the general public about our fragile ecosystem.”
Three Ring Ranch is Hawaii’s solely World Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) accredited facility and solely unique animal sanctuary. It has been the house of greater than 130 animals together with bison, zebra, monkeys, native species and plenty of extra for the previous 25 years. The group has additionally taken over the care of a few of the former animal residents of Hilton Waikoloa Village, together with Butterscotch the Moluccan cockatoo, African topped cranes and a land tortoise.
Along with the linen donation, Hilton Waikoloa Village additionally donated 12 pool passes to volunteers on the sanctuary. The pool passes will permit the ranch’s volunteers to get pleasure from Hilton Waikoloa Village’s pool and recreation services for a day.
“Three Ring Ranch is totally volunteer run and supported by the kindness of those that know and recognize the work we do. It takes a village to look after this many feathered and furry residents,” mentioned Ann Goody, curator at Three Ring Ranch. “Donations of supplies imply we don’t need to spend treasured sources buying these. The linens donated by the Hilton Waikoloa Village are used to look after residents, pad crates once we are despatched on pressing calls to look after wildlife by Animal Management and share with the numerous veterinarians who present care to our residents. These vets typically reply to our uncommon resident’s healthcare wants by donating their providers. Once we may help them by sharing an asset just like the linens we repay that kindness. Many because of the Hilton Waikoloa Village for the continued help we get pleasure from.”
Three Ring Ranch was additionally lately chosen from greater than 200 GFAS-certified sanctuaries worldwide because the recipient of the Excellent Sanctuary Award, which acknowledges excellence in humane and accountable animal care; professionalism and ethics; organizational sustainability; public engagement; and contributions to, and management inside, the sanctuary discipline.
Go to the Three Ring Ranch web site for extra info on the Kona non-profit.