The Donkey Sanctuary was founded in 1969 by Elisabeth Svendsen, MBE. Since then, we have made a profound difference to the lives of donkeys and people all over the world.
View our timeline to discover how The Donkey Sanctuary began and how it grew into the international charity it is today.
Our vision and plan
A world where donkeys live free from suffering, and their contribution to humanity is fully valued.
Report and finances
Read the latest annual report, detailing the charity's finances from the previous 12 months.
A message from CEO Mike Baker about what the charity has achieved in the last 12 months and its vision for the future.