The Flicka Foundation

The Flicka Foundation

Charity information

The Flicka Foundation

The Flicka Foundation is a registered charity based in South Cornwall, UK.

Founded by Mary Berryman in 1995, our sanctuary site now provides a safe home for life for over 110 donkeys and horses, all of which have been rescued from abuse, neglect and abandonment.

We have rescued and rehabilitated well over 600 animals since our inception over 20 years ago; our residents are free to live out their days in peaceful retirement, with their specialised needs catered for by an experienced team.

Founded 1995

  • Mission statement

    To promote humane behaviour towards animals and in particular donkeys and horses, by providing appropriate care, protection, treatment, sanctuary and security for animals which are in need of care and attention by reason of sickness, maltreatment, poor circumstances or ill usage, and to educate the public in matters pertaining to animal welfare in general and the prevention of cruelty and suffering among animals.

  • Aims

    The Flicka Foundation aims to:

    • The rescue of donkeys, horses and other animals from conditions of abuse, neglect and abandonment in the UK and their subsequent rehabilitation and lifelong sanctuary care.
    • The facilitation of therapeutic interaction with donkeys for under privileged, disabled and sick children or adults.
    • The facilitation of school and club visits to our sanctuary for the purpose of education.
    • Educating the general public on humane and responsible care of animals.
  • Overview

    Established: February 1995

    Registered Charity Number: 1153858

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 45

    Phone number: 01326 373601

    Address: The Flicka Foundation, Penty Noweth Farm, Trenoweth Lane, Mabe Burnthouse, Penryn TR10 9JB

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  • Horse Lorry Appeal

    Over the past few years, our old horse lorry has become unreliable and costly to repair. W... More
  • The Donkey Barn Appeal

    To construct a large turnout barn for rescue donkeys from Northern Ireland and Romania. A ... More
  • Our New Feed Room

    We need a new feed room to accomodate all the extra feed required now we have so many donk... More