Spread kindness with our charity partner, Where Pigs Fly

Apr 02, 2024by Your F&F Team

Here at F&F, we’re all about caring for furry friends and doing our bit for a kinder planet. 

If you haven’t already heard, Where Pigs Fly is a beautiful charity who rescue and care for farmed animals that have been abused or abandoned. They’ve created a sanctuary dedicated to the shelter and care of animals in need - like lovely Lola the alpaca who was rescued from a tiny pen and Valentine, a rescued bobby calf who you’ll meet below.  

These gorgeous animals get another chance at living a happy, healthy life thanks to Where Pigs Fly – and we couldn’t be happier to support them. 

That’s why, this April, we’re proudly donating $1 for every order to Where Pigs Fly. So, when you shop this month, you’ll help spread kindness for animals in need, like Lola and Valentine. Your support is especially helpful at the moment as the lack of rain means extra winter feed is needed for these lovely animals.

Ready to meet the wonderful Where Pigs Fly team? Read on to explore the sanctuary, get to know the animals (cuteness coming your way…), and meet the founders Debbie and Jamie – to find out how your support makes an impact, and how you can get involved (hint, you can even visit Lola and Valentine at the sanctuary in Lower Hunter Valley NSW). 

Get to Know Where Pigs Fly

Where Pigs Fly Farm Sanctuary was founded in 2014, they are celebrating their 10-year anniversary this year! Their mission? Driven by a philosophy that all animals should be treated with compassion, they focus on rescuing, rehabilitating, and caring for farmed animals from cruelty, abuse, and neglect.

At their sanctuary, the animals enjoy 100 acres of open pasture, long-term care, and companionship. Their average monthly costs are $10,000 which includes vets, feed, and medications - and with no government funding, they rely 100% on donations.

So far, Debbie and Jamie have rescued and cared for hundreds of farm animals and educated thousands of people about animal agriculture. And they continue to inspire change – something we're proud to get behind.  

Now, let's meet the animals! 

Meet The Animals

Ready for cuteness overload? We’re willing to bet you can’t look at these cuties without grinning at the screen...  
Where Pigs Fly have 200+ animals at their sanctuary, all rescued from neglect, cruelty, or abandonment. It warms our hearts to see them happy and thriving at Where Pigs Fly.

Image: Lola the lovely alpaca and F&F co-owner Lilani, at the Where Pigs Fly Farm Sanctuary

Want to meet Lola the alpaca, Valentine the bobby calf, and the other adorable animals for yourself? You can visit the sanctuary for yourself. Here, you'll find all the happy animals roaming around – like Shirley the angora goat, Annie the horse, Oink and Barbara the cows, Abigail the chicken, Dustin, Molly and Percy the pigs, Gary the sheep, Darcy the rescue dog and of course, our lovely Lola and Valentine. Smiling from ear to ear, yet?! 

Our team had the pleasure of visiting the beautiful sanctuary and getting up close with all the animals. It's a wonderful day out for the whole family, where you can learn more and play with the animals. 

Image: Valentine, a rescued bobby calf and Abel, one of F&F co-owners at the Where Pigs Fly Farm Sanctuary

Hear From Where Pigs Fly Founders, Debbie & Jamie

How did the sanctuary come about? In 2014, we left our Sydney life behind and bought 100 acre property in the Hunter Valley and set up Where Pigs Fly Farm Sanctuary. We had no farm experience at all, but we decided to do something.

Image: Debbie from Where Pigs Fly Farm Sanctuary

Being non-profit how you manage expenses? Regular tax-deductible donations ensure our animals receive the care and treatment they need. We can't do it without the support of our community. F&F have supported us from the very start. We are appreciative of their financial support but also their shared belief in a kinder world for all.


How You Can Get Involved?

There are many ways you too, can get involved and help take care of the beautiful animals at Where Pigs Fly.

1. Shop with F&F this April  

When you shop with us this month, we’ll donate $1 for every order to Where Pigs Fly – so they can continue their important mission to care for these gorgeous animals.

2. Visit the sanctuary  

Why not make a day trip to meet the Where Pigs Fly team and have an unforgettable experience with their animals? You can find their location and tour details here. Warm fuzzies guaranteed. 

3. Donate to Where Pigs Fly  

Want to donate directly to Where Pigs Fly? Here you can select the amount of money you want to give to help support the sanctuary. All donations are tax-deductible and any amount - big or small - is very much appreciated. Where Pigs Fly also offer Donation Gift Cards where you can choose what your donation will go towards. You might choose a bottle donation, bedding donation or hay donation, to name a few.

4. Become an animal sponsor 

For the animal lovers in your life, why not give them the gift of becoming an animal sponsor? Sponsorships are $75 a year and help cover the costs of rescued animals' care. In return, you’ll receive a beautiful, personalised photo-card by mail of your new animal friend. Lastly, you can leave a legacy by electing to donate to Where Pigs Fly in your Will


We absolutely love Where Pigs Fly Farm Sanctuary, their mission, and are super proud to support them this month.

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