A Christmas To Remember! Donate Fundraise Please Help Us Buy 25 Christmas Gifts For The Sanctuary! Donate any time between 23rd November and GivingTuesday on 30th November, and our Christmas Elves will MATCH your donation (Up to £8,100) Make this a Christmas to remember for our primates and dedicated staff! How will your donation be used? For the essential and lifelong care of our orphaned and critically endangered gorillas, endangered chimpanzees and native monkeys. To build new primate enclosures and maintain existing ones. To buy essential items for our dedicated staff who care for our primates, 365 days of the year. To buy essential items for our vet clinic, to ensure we can keep our rescued primates healthy. What is GivingTuesday? GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. It has become an independent nonprofit and a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. Who are our Christmas elves? A huge thanks to the following people/organisations for their incredible generosity: Twycross Zoo Friends of Ape Action Africa MamaKaty Vanessa Sparkes Others who wish to remain anonymous! Our Christmas Wish List Essential medication for Samburu (read his story here) £5 per week Wellington Boots for our staff, who walk miles every day, while caring for our primates £6 a pair Overalls for our staff, for when they’re cleaning the primate’s overnight sleeping quarters £10 a set Coconuts - A firm favourite with the Gorillas! £15 will buy each one of our 24 Gorillas a treat Milk for our newest orphan chimp, Gwyn, for a week £20 Sardines - A firm favourite with the Chimpanzees, especially the gorgeous Bertie! £22 will buy enough to treat each of our 124 chimpanzees New wheelbarrows to carry food, around the park, to the primates twice a day, every day of the year £25 each Dog Food - We occasionally rescue other kinds of animals, as well as primates and very often that means dogs. We are currently home to 12 rescued dogs, all with excellent appetites! £50 per 25kg bag Food for our youngest gorilla, Mbailassem, for one month £50 Eggs - A firm favourite with all our primates! £60 will buy enough to treat every one of our rescued primates Vet Clinic - Vital anaesthetics for when we have to operate on one of our primates £60 a bottle Provide dedicated care for an infant ape, for one month £100 Ground Nuts - Another favourite of all our primates! £100 will buy 100kg, enough to treat every one of our orphaned primates Vet Clinic - A new blood pressure monitor with different size arm cuffs, to accommodate all sizes of primates, from the tiniest talapoin to the most gigantic gorilla! £150 Provide expert rehabilitation for a gorilla for eight weeks £200 Vet Clinic - A new microscope, to enable our talented team to conduct medical investigations on site £200 A new play platform for the youngest primates in our care, the nursery group £250 Vet Clinic - Microchips to ensure every primate in our care can be treated as an individual. £320 will buy us 25 Replacement construction equipment for our fabulous construction team, who do an incredible job with minimal resources - A new grinder & disks £500 Provide an infant primate with food, veterinary care and a safe forest home for six months £500 Construction of a visitor’s viewing house for a chimp or gorilla enclosure, to minimise destruction to the primates while educating our visitors about the plight of these primates in the wild £750 Vet Clinic - A multi-parameter monitor - To monitor the heart rate, blood pressure, oxygen levels during surgery £800 Provide an infant primate with food, veterinary care and a safe forest home for a year £1,053 Vet Clinic - A powerful operating lamp, for use in the veterinary clinic, during surgery £1,500 Rebuild our primate food storage building & refurbish the current primate food preparation area, to ensure our valuable primate food is kept clean and free from vermin £2,000 Please give what you can and make double the difference to our orphaned apes and monkeys this Christmas and beyond. DONATE A huge thank you to every one of our Ape Action Africa allies. We hope you all have A Christmas to Remember!