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October Volunteer of the Month: Asako Harkins Meet Asako, Heartland’s October Volunteer of the Month! Asako started volunteering last year after her two boys attended Heartland’s Summer Camp. She volunteers on the Monday morning animal care shifts, taking care of Heartland’s many feathered friends. Asako is extremely dependable and knows how to get the job […]

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Meet Asako, Heartland’s October Volunteer of the Month! Asako started volunteering last year after her two boys attended Heartland’s Summer Camp. She volunteers on the Monday morning animal care shifts, taking care of Heartland’s many feathered friends. Asako is extremely dependable and knows how to get the job done! She’s also up for training new volunteers, […]

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By Shelby Deering | August 2017 Sometimes, we look around and think of Heartland as an oasis in an often chaotic, less-than-fuzzy world. Ducks, goats, and chickens live in perfect harmony among one another, often forming interspecies friendships (look no further than our Instagram page for proof). Volunteers experience feelings of compassion and wholeness as we […]

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September Volunteer of the Month: Pete Corby Meet Pete, our September Volunteer of the Month! Pete started volunteering with Heartland early this year, and we quickly noticed his talent and passion for building and construction. He recently constructed a brand new shelter for the goats, sheep and llamas (which they absolutely love) and a new […]

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Meet Pete, our September Volunteer of the Month! Pete started volunteering with Heartland early this year, and we quickly noticed his talent and passion for building and construction. He recently constructed a brand new shelter for the goats, sheep and llamas (which they absolutely love) and a new mini pig shelter! He also plans to […]

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Introducing Jen Korz, Heartland’s new Executive Director! Jen has worked in the non-profit sector for the past 20 years. She has significant experience working with vulnerable populations, fundraising and animal advocacy at a national animal welfare organization, administration of childhood education and programming at a local Madison landmark. She brings expertise and connections in development, […]

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By Shelby Deering | July 2017 Here at Heartland, we’re still reeling from the passing of our sweet goat, Baine. It’s been a few weeks, and all of Heartland—staff, volunteers, and supporters—continues to work through the grief. Baine was a ray of sunshine in every life he touched, and he will be dearly missed. We […]

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August Volunteer of the Month: David Landre Say hello to David, our August Volunteer of the Month! David started volunteering on animal care shifts at the beginning of this year but his commitment to and love of Heartland makes it seem like he’s been at HFS much longer! In addition to his two animal care […]

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Say hello to David, our August Volunteer of the Month! David started volunteering on animal care shifts at the beginning of this year but his commitment to and love of Heartland makes it seem like he’s been at HFS much longer! In addition to his two animal care shifts per week, David helps our Shelter […]

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By Shelby Deering | June 2017   Summer is in full swing here at the farm, and the animals are certainly enjoying the warmer temperatures. The ducks and geese love their pools, goats happily frolic throughout our emerald-green fields, and we volunteers are grateful for the ease that a season free of ice and snow […]

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