Our motivation for creating Exotics Keeper Magazine was a determination to help, care for and protect exotic animals, with a charity component being part of the plan – eventually. Then, in April, the crisis caused by the Covid-19 lockdown pushed our charity plans into fast-forward. Here’s what happened next.
Despite the lockdown being lifted, zoos and exotic animal sanctuaries have been hit hard during the Coronavirus crisis. Following a period where zoos had no visitors, no fundraising events and nowhere near enough donations, many are still struggling to feed their animals. EK Fund has donated over £3,000 to zoos, rehoming centres and wildlife parks over the last few months as part of our first funding project.
Over the coming months and years the Exotics Keeper Fund will be selecting eligible and worthwhile charities, organisations and projects to donate to, keeping you up to date with our campaigns and donations via this blog and magazine.