May Volunteer of the Month: Christina Skasa
Christina is Heartland’s grant-writing extraordinaire! This animal lover is a full-time professional grant writer and has been volunteering her writing expertise for the past two years. Christina’s work directly impacts the growth of our farm animal shelter and people programs, so we are very lucky to have her as part of our family! Read more…
Meet Homestead Society Member Kay Kriewald
Kay is a long-time volunteer and a recent member of the Heartland Homestead Society. Here she discusses out how she discovered Heartland, why she decided to donate, and what keeps her coming back (besides the baby goat snuggles, of course). 1. How did you find out about Heartland? I saw an ad for a Barn Dance that Heartland was holding as a fundraiser. I couldn’t make it to the event but looked up Heartland and knew it was for me. I attended a volunteer orientation the next day and was volunteering a week later. Read more…
Thank you, Liliana’s!
Let’s give Liliana’s Restaurant a huge round of applause for their loving support of Heartland. Liliana’s is one of our 2015 Major Event Sponsors and a Homestead Society Stall Member! Chef Dave Heide will whip up a simply divine dinner at our Barn in Bloom on June 28th. This 100% family-owned restaurant serves up delicious & hearty Cajun & Creole fare right here in Madison! Visit www.lilianasrestaurant.com for more information.
Animal Spotlight: Ellie the Pig
Heartland Farm Sanctuary, located in Verona, Wisconsin, is the only dedicated farm animal sanctuary in Wisconsin. Heartland is a nonprofit organization who’s mission is to provide care for farm animals in need, nurture people through the human-animal bond, and foster respect and kindness toward animals and each other.