campaigns and events

New FLOAT Shirt Design Available

Each elephant’s journey to sanctuary is unique, just as their journey once they arrive is their own. At some point, you likely followed an elephant’s path here and perhaps saw them step out of the transport container on their own time. Or maybe there is an elephant who has captured…...

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World Elephant Day 2022

“World Elephant Day is a rallying call for people to support organizations that are working to stop the illegal poaching and trade of elephant ivory and other wildlife products, protect wild elephant habitat, and provide sanctuaries and alternative habitats for domestic elephants to live freely.” – Patricia Sims, World Elephant…...

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Hay Isn’t Just For Horses… It’s For Elephants, Too!

Adding new elephants to the sanctuary fold is a joy, but it can also bring with it some challenges. While the girls get their primary nourishment from what grows in the habitat, we supplement that food with produce and hay. As you can imagine, seven elephants eat a phenomenal amount…...

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The JEM Project: Helping Build Healthy Spaces

As a young nonprofit, GSE’s growth essentially determines how many elephants we can help. To provide a natural life, sanctuary requires vast fenced in stretches of land. As we work to give homes to more elephants, there is a never-ending need for funding. By expanding, we can offer sanctuary to…...

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Wishlist Items: A Special Thank You

In April, we put out a call for assistance in gathering some much-needed animal supplies that could only be found in the United States. You bought out our wishlist items and we added more (and more), and all of those items were purchased by you as well. When our staff…...

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The Big Payback – A BIG THANK YOU!

It seems there is no limit to what a committed family of supporters can accomplish! You are an amazing family, who understands that building a natural home for captive elephants takes a village. You always come through when they need you. A sincere thank you to each of you for…...

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