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About Rikki's Refuge

Supported entirely by donations from kind and loving individuals, Rikki's Refuge in Orange County, Virginia, is a 400 acre, no-kill, all species peaceful sanctuary supported solely by donations of kind and loving individuals. The refuge is home to over 1200 animals of over 20 different species, including but not limited to cats, dogs, sheep, goats, rabbits, pigs, emus, chickens, ducks, geese, a chukar, peacocks, and more. It is owned and operated by Life Unlimited of Virginia, Inc. an approved not-for profit Virginia Corporation and IRS tax code 501(c)(3) corporation as determined by the IRS. Federal Tax-ID number 54-1911042. A financial statement is available upon written request from the State Office of Consumer Affairs.

Congratulations area non-profits and thank you Community Foundation!

Yesterday’s #‎GIVE15 Community Day of Giving was a fabulous success for all area non-profits! Thank you so much to the Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region for organizing and hosting this wonderful hope-giving event! You can visit the leader board to see how everyone did! A total of $822,265.58 from 8,013 gifts (unique donations) was raised for area non-profits! WOOHOO!

124 wonderful people donated a total of $9,573 for Rikki’s Refuge! THANK YOU!

See the LEADER BOARD here:

Shelter Challenge voting changes – how to vote for us!


Voting without logging in is no longer allowed! You must be logged in to vote!
2. Please use the link below to register (if you don’t have an account) and to vote (if you do have your account set up). If you are setting up your Shelter Challenge account for the first time, make sure you choose Rikki’s Refuge as your shelter!
3. After you click on the above link, LOG IN TO YOUR ACCOUNT! You can log in via Email, Facebook or Google Plus. You must be logged in to vote! The log in feature will show up as a pop up.
4. The page will refresh once you are logged in, scroll down until you see the GREEN VOTE BUTTON, and click on the vote button.
5. The page will refresh again back to YOUR ACCOUNT PAGE, and there will be a box below your task icons and above the information for Rikki’s Refuge that says, “Thanks for voting! Please vote again tomorrow.” <–top left of page!

The Community #Give15 on May 5, 2015

The Community #Give15 on May 5, 2015
On Tuesday, May 5th you’ll have the opportunity to make  donation for Rikki’s Refuge REALLY count! Check us out (and bookmark our page) on the COMMUNITY FOUNDATION of the Rappahannock River Region “COMMUNITY GIVE” site here:

Donations to Rikki’s Refuge MUST be made at the provided link above,  To qualify for additional hourly prizes, we must have at least ONE $25 donation per hour (each hour, Midnight to Midnight, on 5/5/15)



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