Hi friends. This is Sherry reaching out to you on behalf of all of us here at the sanctuary.

Recently, I was in the ER having tests and a huge mass was discovered in my abdomen. We were informed yesterday that the surgery will be on Sept 15 at the RVH in Barrie, and will require at least 3 days in hospital after and apparently about 6 weeks recovery time.

We’ll be gratefully hosting those that are already reserved in our accommodations (but canceling any meals) and will be closing for the season much earlier than usual, in October. The accommodations are how we support the sanctuary. Yan will be taking on all my chores, my care needs and attending to the sanctuary family. Please support him best you can.

In order to help us keep up, take care of the sanctuary family and ourselves, we are hoping to hire someone part time to assist with some heavy outside chores and some light house work.

You can help us by:

1. Donating: http://piebird.ca/sanctuary/giving.html

2. Doing your holiday shopping early in our store: http://store.piebird.org/

3. Buying a gift certificate for a loved one: http://store.piebird.org/veganlove/gift-certificate

4. Volunteering if you are local, trustworthy, honest, quiet and dependable.

We’ll keep you posted on the surgery and progress.

This Summer, Piebird celebrated it’s 12th year, and I celebrated my 30th veg-versary. Thanks to everyone who has and will continue to contribute to the longevity of Piebird Farm Sanctuary and those who work for the rights and freedoms of all animal persons. Here’s to a healthy, strong, vegan future.

Much love and gratitude, Sherry & Yan & every person who calls Piebird Farm Sanctuary home. www.piebird.org/sanctuary

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Piebird Farm Sanctuary, Ontario - Retreat

Piebird is a happy place to inspire kindness. We (Sherry & Yan) started Piebird in 2005 as a place of Peace-filled smiles upon the path to Animal Liberation.

As a sanctuary, 29 feathered and four-legged friends call Piebird their loving home. As a sanctuary, we dedicate our lives to their lives. As a sanctuary, we dedicate our lives to Animal Liberation — because simply, liberty lives in every heart. Animal Liberation is as essential as every other liberty. If we are not all free, then none of us will ever be. As a sanctuary we advocate for Animal Liberation, Veganism, and love!

(For the sanctuary portion of Piebird, this year is a time where the continuing evolution makes its presence felt. Consider supporting the sanctuary.)

As a farmstay, you are invited to come stay and experience this peace. If being amongst love and sanctuary is your idea of welcomed goodness, then Piebird Vegan Farmstay might be the place for you! (“Birdhouse” Cottage rental or the Main Guesthouse / Bed & Breakfast)

As a small seed co, this fertile soil here breathes inspiration into the heartbeats of gardeners everywhere. Feel that rousing in the roots? Feel that roaring in the heart? These seeds support sanctuary and inspire love!

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As a sanctuary we try to empower peace. Do take a quiet moment of reflection to pause and consider how you and we can all facilitate more freedoms into the lives around us. Be mindful towards finding new and meaningful ways of respecting the personhood and autonomy of all animal-persons. By exploring radical forms of respect, sanctuary becomes a means of revolution. Thank you for adding to this. This is the kind of peace created together that you can take with you when you leave.

This week Piebird celebrates 12 years! That’s 12 years of sharing new forms of connection, friendship, love and living-together with animal-persons that will lead to a broader peace — a peace based on establishing the sovereignties of all animal-persons and respecting everyone as individuals with sentience, love, language, laughter, family, friendship, community, creativity, imagination, joy and rights. This is the work we do at Piebird Farm Sanctuary. We invite you to invite this peace into you life!

Be love, be vegan. -Yan & Sherry, August 12th 2017

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