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Raising The Roof

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Please note our Chuffed Crowd Funding Campaign is now closed. If you would like to donate towards the Edgar's Mission Farm Appeal please click here.



***UPDATE *** Monday May 26th - 6pm

In a word, you guys are awesome! How awesome? Why, $162,388 of awesome! Yes that’s right, as the clock ticks past 6pm and our Raising the Roof Appeal comes to an end, not only have our amazing and awesome supporters well and truly ‘Raised the Rooves’ but you have also raised the most money ever for an Australian crowding funding appeal for a not for profit organisation. You guys are awesome, incredible, marvellous and so much more and our sincere and heartfelt thanks go to each and every one of you. We cannot tell you just how touched we are by your kindness and we cannot wait to get out there and make the fruits of your efforts come to be.



***UPDATE *** Monday May 26th UPDATE: Final hours!
Polly has started raising her new roof! Check it out in the video below:
***News Flash*** Tuesday May 13th UPDATE: Somewhere there’s a place for us…

It gives us great pleasure to offer you this sneak peak of the new Edgar’s Mission. If you would like to be a part of this defining moment in Edgar’s Mission history, it is not too late to support our ‘Raising the Roof’ appeal. But you must be quick, there are only two weeks left to help us reach our target!

***News Flash*** Raising more than rooves! We have been overwhelmed with the unprecedented support that has seen us reach the initial target for our Raising the Roof Appeal in just three days! And so, with time still remaining until the end of our appeal, we have decided to roll out Stage Two of our exciting Farm Enrichment Program. In order to make Stage Two a reality, we need to raise our crowd funding target to $100,000. Please check below for our new perks to ensure that goat mountains and jungle gyms, a purpose built duck pond complete with waterfall and a chicken Barn ‘Mahal’ will provide our rescued friends with every comfort they could ever imagine. Together we can make miracles happen.
New thank you gifts:
  • $2,500 – Move Mountains (And help build them too!) - Sponsor the summit or base camp of ‘Goat Mountain’
  • $1,500 – A Splashin’ Good Time! - Sponsor vital parts of our purpose- built Duck Pond – the pond itself, Phantom’s Falls, or the floating pontoon
  • $500 – Create our Chickens’ ‘Barn Mahal’! - sponsor a perch – have plaque with your name plus a certificate and photo.
  • $100 –Do we love them? My oh my! River (Duck Pond) Deep, Mountain High! Sponsor a rock to help build goat mountain and provide stepping stones for the goats and rocks for duck pond


Edgar’s Mission, Australia’s much- loved farm animal sanctuary is moving and we need your help! (please note donations over $2 are tax deductible)


Many of you may know that over the years, Edgar’s Mission has provided a special somewhere for literally thousands of farmed animals in need, like Ash who survived the worst fires to ravage Victoria since Black Saturday but sadly then found himself without a mother, like Molly Brown, the sole survivor of a horrific truck accident, like Hope who made her escape from a piggery one Christmas, and just like Little Miss Sunshine who found a reprieve when a battery hen farmer had a change of heart. But of late, that somewhere has begun to get a little crowded.
Over the last two years we have been searching for that special somewhere for our sanctuary to grow and we are excited to now tell you, we have finally found our special somewhere! And so, with our big move imminent, we still have one more vital step to achieve our vision for a new sanctuary and we need your help. We need to raise the roof, as we put in place the vital infrastructure to keep our residents safe and happy forevermore. If you would like to help us create the new Edgar’s Mission, please support our ‘Raising the Roof’ appeal. To acknowledge your generosity and kindness, you will receive a special thank you from our animals.

Whilst at this point in time we cannot divulge the exact location of our special somewhere out of respect for the current owner but I can say if you have guessed that it lies somewhere within the Macedon Ranges, you will be on the money.
The funds raised will help with our first and most important task - to build new homes for the animals. Homes where they can perch safely away from predators, homes where they can snuggle into straw filled barns with their friends on cold winters nights. Paddocks with shade to protect them from the hot summer sun, with soil they can dig or scratch around in, with lush pasture to graze on, secure fencing and wallows to bathe in. With your support this will all be possible, and we will be able to give the animals the best lives imaginable.
We really look forward to you being a part of this most exciting chapter of Edgar’s Mission. On behalf of the many animals whose lives you will save and enrich, we sincerely thank you because we know we have finally found that somewhere.

Thank you gifts: (please note donations over $2 are tax deductible)
  • $5000 - We have a paddock with your name on it! (Well, we don’t yet, but with your help, we will!). Our paddocks need names and we’d like you help do the honours.
  • $2500 - Shelters Need Names Too! Sponsor a shelter and have your name inscribed on it.
  • $1000 - Don’t sit on the fence, put your name on it! Sponsor a fence post and have your name inscribed on it.
  • 500 - Get the official Edgar’s Mission stamp of approval with an original Snout/Hoof Art by the animal of your choice.

  • $250 – Who ‘nose’ what they’ll paint for you! A limited edition farmyard Snout Art print.

  • $100 – Raking in the Kindness. Sponsor a rake and have your name inscribed on it! You will receive a certificate of sponsorship, along with a photo of your rake.
  • $50 – If a picture paints a thousand words then a video says a thousand thank yous! Thank you video kiss from Polly and special digital download pack with fun photos, facebook cover pics, computer backgrounds and more!
  • $25 – Mwah! Polly loves you! A digital kiss from Polly!

Terms and Conditions:
Names need to be consistent with the values of Edgar's Mission and will need to be approved.
Original Snout Art is subject to the animals willingness to participate.
Rakes are strictly limited! Once the designated number of rakes have been allocated, sponsorships will rollover to other essential farmyard items such as brooms, feed troughs, shovels, pitchforks etc
All donations are tax deductible and receipts will be issued at the end of the campaign. If you need it before then please email kyle@edgarsmission.org.au


  • Thanks for all you do to help animals xxx

    by Kim at 2014-05-26 16:29:30

  • Over the past few years Pam Ahern has always answered a call for help/advice no matter how busy her incredible life is, she has never let me down. Edgar's Mission means so much to me and when I'm having a 'moment' feeling defeated with the number of rescues that need help or feeling so sad about the cruelty humans cause to animals I look at their fb page for inspiration. Edgar's Mission is peaceful, basically, it is a little piece of heaven on earth. I don't know the team well but love goes to all of you and thank you for the amazing work you do. The donations that you have received is due to your incredible kindness and professionalism. Wishing you an incredible journey and I hope in the future I can support and help Edgar's Mission so much more. Be proud you are amazing.

    by Sandra & Toby at 2014-05-26 15:48:59

  • Thank you for all you do. I'm happy to contribute. :)

    by Christine at 2014-05-26 15:22:26

  • Love you guys :-) can't wait to see your new home!

    by Karen at 2014-05-26 15:14:29

  • I love the work you guys and gals are doing! Keep it up :)

    by James at 2014-05-26 15:08:51

  • To the fantastic team at Edgar's Mission keep up the awesome work you do. All your stories have me in tears of joy...

    by Monica at 2014-05-26 14:25:15

  • I am so glad to be able to help in even a small way. Thank you Pam and crew for all the very hard work you all do in helping these beautiful animals!

    by Theresa at 2014-05-26 14:05:52

  • So happy and privileged to be contributing to such a worthy cause. Well done Pam & Edgar's Mission Team. Look forward to coming up and visiting again soon.

    by Michelle at 2014-05-26 13:43:48

  • Thank you for caring for all the furry babies. If only humans would take the time to really look they would see.

    by Jenni at 2014-05-26 13:38:52

  • Words fail me for this beautiful group of people, and their animal family.

    by June at 2014-05-26 12:43:19

  • I am in awe of what the lady in the hat and her team achieve every day! I visited the old Edgar's Mission and I look forward to visiting the new one. What a wonderful place it will be! Please give.

    by Cheney at 2014-05-26 11:26:16

  • By supporting the beautiful and amazing work you do, we are helping to create a kinder, happier and peaceful world for all who live on this wonderful planet.

    by Anthony at 2014-05-25 19:32:49

  • Hi my name is Polly and I'm very excited to meet Leon Trotsky, Frostie the snow goat, Polly the pig and all the other wonderful animal friends at Edgars mission!

    by Ambrose at 2014-05-25 18:58:06

  • Cant wait to see leon trotsky, frostie and polly the pig! Please everyone lets all give something small it means a lot to these animals who deserve a chance in life (and fame).

    by Ambrose at 2014-05-25 18:54:55

  • I think the work you are doing is amazing. Keep it up!

    by Jessica at 2014-05-24 20:11:00

  • Edgar's Mission is one of the best programs I am aware of on this planet. They have influenced my life for the better and have given me much peace knowing they exist.

    by Deborah at 2014-05-24 10:58:31

  • Every soul on this planet matters. In a world of mass animal death and cruelty it comforts and makes me feel positive to know that there are wonderful sanctuaries like yours that not only help so many but I think that love and compassion is spilling out in waves into the World :)

    by Lucy at 2014-05-24 06:02:23

  • I think the work you do is amazing and I hope to get to visit you in your new home one day knowing that I was a small part of making it happen. Thanks for all you do! Teresax

    by Teresa at 2014-05-24 01:52:27

  • Thank you for all the great work you're doing to help those that can't help themselves. Organisations like yours makes the world a better place.

    by Gillian at 2014-05-23 17:50:17

  • You guys do the most amazing work - and we can see on every little face that you post photos of just how much it means to those who can't speak for themselves. Thank you!!

    by Steve at 2014-05-23 17:11:32

  • Love your work. Good luck Edgars Mission

    by Louise at 2014-05-23 17:08:24

  • It's our absolute pleasure to be able to be a part of this! Giving back to the people who give tirelessly <3

    by The at 2014-05-23 16:34:26

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    by Craig at 2014-05-23 13:56:57

  • Your videos and the meaning of your sanctuary is amazing! I'm so happy I can help out and support your move. I wish the best for these animals and I thank you for what you do for them!

    by Michelle at 2014-05-23 13:06:24

  • Wish there were more places like this around the world as they do an amazing job. Bigger wish would be that there wasn't a need for places like this because we were treating non human animals right........ We animals :)

    by Kelly at 2014-05-23 02:26:42

  • Awesome keep up the good work guys :)

    by camilla at 2014-05-23 00:38:59

  • sending much love to all of the beautiful souls at Edgar's Mission, I am in total awe of the amazing work you do - it so heart warming!! big feels <3

    by Tatum at 2014-05-22 23:17:49

  • I watched a video of a small goat called Frosty, my heart broke instantly when I started watching but then something amazing happened.....this little champion some how put it back together and I am truly in awe of the great work done at Edgar's Mission, I hope that the work that these great people do will go on forever

    by David at 2014-05-22 22:20:15

  • Edgar's Mission is amazing! Thank you for helping the animals :)

    by Amy & Andy at 2014-05-22 22:17:27

  • The happy faces of the animals that this campaign supports melts my heart and I am more than happy to donate.

    by Jessica at 2014-05-22 20:44:34

  • Edgars Mission is raising awareness that all animals deserve a happy healthy life.

    by Janet at 2014-05-22 19:29:31

  • You guys are absolutely amazing..God bless you and all the animals in your care...forever a supporter

    by Marie at 2014-05-22 11:54:30

  • Best of luck for the new home! Thanks for all you guys and gals do!!

    by Carla at 2014-05-22 08:13:14

  • Bless you ♡

    by Amy at 2014-05-21 23:13:05

  • To abstain from taking life is the greatest of virtues but far more virtuous it is to actively protect life. It is an excellent opportunity for us to be a part of Edgars Mission's work through giving.

    by Padma at 2014-05-21 22:37:41

  • Thank you for all of the wonderful work you do, your pictures and updates on facebook are always so inspiring. So glad there are still people out there that care enough about these beautiful animals!

    by Jessica at 2014-05-21 17:06:52

  • If I had the land and the $$$ i'd be doing what you're doing. Thankyou for helping our animal friends in need. You guys are inspiring & beautiful people with big hearts. Bless you x

    by Angela at 2014-05-21 16:58:02

  • This is such a wonderful initiative. When I was a child, every few years, my mother would take me to the auction and we would buy a cage or so full of battery hens, then release them on the farm, watching them take their first steps and their feathers grow back and how happy they were scratching around in the dirt and raising families of their own. It makes me so happy knowing that there is an initiative out there like this. I just want to pack my bags and go join you!

    by Jasmine at 2014-05-21 16:54:42

  • Pam Ahern, and all the others at Edgar's Mission, inspire me every day with their kindness to all creatures. I love not only that they save animals from certain death, but that they then show these animals for the adorable, naughty, loving, cheeky individuals that they are. Education through kindness and compassion is truly the way forward. The people at Edgar's Mission are trailblazers - before their time but also with the ancient wisdom that all life is sacred.

    by Emily at 2014-05-21 16:51:23

  • I am so glad there are people like you guys in this world. You are a huge inspiration and I'm sure many people look up to you. Keep doing what you are doing and never change a thing. All the best for the move xo :)

    by Samantha at 2014-05-21 16:49:04

  • Day in, day out, Edgar's Mission is there to lend a life-saving hand to so many animals in need. I appreciate all your hard work, sleepless nights and tireless efforts to create a better world for our animal friends. Thankyou, continue the inspiring and truly great work that you do. With much love from Brisbane x

    by Angela at 2014-05-21 16:45:33

  • I think you do and amazing job and thank you on behalf of the animals!

    by Bronwyn at 2014-05-21 15:51:24

  • You do such an amazing job. Edgar's Mission makes my heart smile :)

    by Kelly & Chad at 2014-05-21 15:48:22

  • You - and all the animals - inspire us every single day. Thanks so much for everything you do. We look forward to helping again!

    by marty at 2014-05-15 17:28:50

  • Thank each and every one of you special people at Edgar's Mission. It is so uplifting to know that there are such selfless people in the world doing all they can for our animal friends. So many of them have sadly suffered way too much so thank God that you are there to help and nurture their damaged bodies and souls. You are a very special group of people and it's so comforting to know that you are there for these beautiful animals and birds. All the very best to you all for the move and the future.

    by Dianne at 2014-05-14 22:49:26

  • All the best for the move. Love your work.

    by tyrone at 2014-05-14 21:54:15

  • I feel warm and fuzzy.What a great place.

    by BRETT at 2014-05-14 13:18:29

  • Thank you Edgar's mission for letting my be a small part of this project, I'm looking forward to visiting your new digs! Love your work :)

    by Siobhan at 2014-05-14 12:09:16

  • Congratulations on your beautiful new home! We love you guys! Thank you with all our hearts for what you do :)

    by Sasha & Miguel at 2014-05-13 23:00:34

  • Edgars Mission, you bring joy into my heart.

    by Patricia at 2014-05-13 22:13:24

  • Wishing you all love and happiness in your new home. We hope to visit sometime.

    by Julie at 2014-05-13 21:41:55

  • To Pam and Kyle and all Animals and Humans at Edgar's Mission. Congrats on finding your forever home we as a family love and support what you do for the animals. You have taken on our beautiful Rooster Carmello, a school hatching much loved boy. You have given him a great home where he is allowed to crow to his hearts content and not fear neighbors disapproval, for thatnwe will always be grateful. Pam over 6 years ago you made one of your first visits to our primary school to speak to the children about Edgar and other animals and you brought Wilbur then and other animals on visits since. Any opportunity for children to be taught about animals and about compassion is never waisted and I am always grateful for that. Thank you, from Jaqui, David, Bianca, Chantelle and Angelica Frigo

    by Jaqui at 2014-05-13 19:45:19

  • Good luck ...such a worthy cause : )

    by Fiona at 2014-05-11 15:41:49

  • Love what you do. Helping as many animals live happy lives when the majority of the world is so cruel.

    by Michelle at 2014-04-05 13:30:38

  • Keep up the good work. I hope your new home is everything you want it to be.

    by Rosanne at 2014-04-02 12:28:07

  • Edgar's Mission, je t'adore! Pam, you are my hero! I love your passion and energy, and I love that you are so committed to these adorable animals. Thank you and thanks to Kyle and all your volunteers.

    by Zerin at 2014-04-01 17:43:42

  • Is Australia the land of the fair go? Treating all animals humanely is the first step to human compassion and fairness. Give generously to the cause. Keep up the good work Pam Ahern and team.

    by Shravan at 2014-04-01 15:48:42

  • Dear Edgar's Mission...there are no words to say thank you for helping me see how I should live! Since first learning about all of your work along with Animals Australia, I have become a vegetarian and only buy cruelty free products (clothes, furniture etc), so thank you for such a precious precious gift. All the best with your new digs! Bella xx

    by Bella at 2014-03-31 10:43:07

  • Yeehaw

    by Sue at 2014-03-29 09:45:29

  • God bless Edgar's Mission! Thank you for all the wonderful work you do, it is inspirational and heart warming.

    by Carolyn at 2014-03-28 22:36:16

  • You guys are unbelievable! You must be so proud of your work just as everyone else who has been involved in someway or another with Edgar's mission... Thank you so much for all that you do

    by Melinda at 2014-03-28 21:59:46

  • Much love from Meenie, Miney, Mo and Eenie x

    by Sue at 2014-03-28 21:14:45

  • Just wonderful that this awareness is growing and gathering momentum. Thankyou to a wonderful and inspiring group. :0)

    by Kersti at 2014-03-28 20:18:41

  • LOVE all that Pam, Kyle & the team at Edgar's Mission do. Look forward to many visits to your new "forever" farm sanctuary.

    by ANN at 2014-03-28 20:12:16

  • Your work with rescued animals is truly inspiring and restores my faith in humanity. Thank heavens for Edgar's Mission!

    by Jo at 2014-03-28 18:46:41

  • The kindness and generosity your mission show these precious animals is admirable. Some humans are special. Thank you.

    by Tracy at 2014-03-28 17:58:36

  • My number one rescue sanctuary - I'll always support everything you do at Edgar's Mission. Thank you!

    by Rebecca at 2014-03-28 15:29:56

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    by Rebecca at 2014-03-28 15:27:31

  • Onya, Edgar's Mission! You do great things, and I really appreciate it. :-)

    by Eileen at 2014-03-27 14:31:33

  • I love what you do for all farm animals. It's nice to know someone is looking out for them. I even gifted a buddy pack (Hope) to my goddaughter in America and she was so happy about the meaningful gift.

    by Ursula at 2014-03-27 13:18:13

  • Love your work Edgar's! Look forward to seeing the residents settling in to their new home (finally!)

    by Rainey at 2014-03-27 10:34:24

  • Such exciting news and so glad you'll have more room to help more animals! Thanks for having such big hearts...you guys rock!

    by Gina at 2014-03-27 04:31:54

  • I couldn't imagine a better cause to donate to. I only wish I had more to offer. Keep up the amazing and inspiring work!

    by Kirsty at 2014-03-26 22:51:25

  • I'm so pleased for you, happy to donate, love your work. I'm so glad i found you as i can sleep a little better at night knowing there are people like you out there. Wishing you every success. lin :)

    by Linda at 2014-03-26 20:34:59

  • Good luck with your move and thank you for the work you do!

    by KARYN at 2014-03-26 19:24:50

  • You all deserve as much help as you can get, love your work.

    by Rhonda at 2014-03-26 18:27:25

  • LOVE LOVE LOVE Edgar's Mission and all that you stand for xx

    by Aude at 2014-03-26 15:46:04

  • Happy to donate to help Edgar's Mission move to a bigger and better location! Keep up the great work, guys :)

    by Krystle at 2014-03-26 14:49:12

  • For a beautiful new home for Little Miss Sunshine and her sisters!

    by Johannes at 2014-03-26 14:37:46

  • I love everything you guys do - your compassion and drive on behalf of the animals is inspiring to me every day. This modest donation is to help build the dream home you all deserve.

    by Mins at 2014-03-26 14:32:22

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Kyle Behrend

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Edgar’s Mission Farm Sanctuary is moving and we need your help!

Kyle Behrend           Willowmavin, VIC

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$10 $10 Challenge

Have your name placed on our Facebook Friends plaque at our beautiful new sanctuary. And where exactly will that plaque be placed? Well, that is up to you! A total of $1000 raised will see our plaque positioned on a fencepost, $2500 will see you all secure your very own shelter, while $5000 will mean there will be an Edgar’s Mission paddock with your name on it! Plus receive a digital kiss from Polly Pig!

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$25 Mwah! Polly loves you!

A Digital ‘Kiss From Polly Pig’. And your name on our Recognition Wall.

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$50 A Thousand Thank Yous!

If a picture paints a thousand words then a video says a thousand thank yous!. A Thank You video kiss from Polly Pig, Digital Thanks Pack, featuring much- loved Edgar’s Mission Ambassador Animals. And your name on our Recognition Wall.

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$100 Be the apple of Polly’s eye!

We will plant a fruit tree in the pig paddock in your honour and add your name to our recognition wall. Plus everything from the $50 perk.

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$100 Raking in the Kindness - Sponsor a Rake!

Sponsor a rake and have your name inscribed on it! You will receive a certificate of sponsorship, along with a photo of your rake. Plus everything from the $50 perk.

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$100 Do we love them? My oh my! River (Duck Pond) Deep, Mountain High!

Sponsor a rock to help build goat mountain and provide stepping stones for the goats and rocks for duck pond. Have your name engraved in the rock plus receive a certificate with a photo.

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$250 Who ‘nose’ what they’ll paint for you!

A limited edition farmyard Snout Art print. Plus everything from the $50 perk.

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$500 Create our Chickens’ ‘Barn Mahal’!

Sponsor a perch and have plaque with your name above it plus receive a certificate with photo. Plus everything from the $50 perk.

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$1500 A Splashin’ Good Time!

Sponsor vital parts of our purpose- built Duck Pond – the pond itself, Phantom’s Falls, or the floating pontoon. Have your name on the plaque beside the pond. First in gets first choice of which structure they sponsor. Plus an invitation to an exclusive behind the scenes private tour of the new farm with Pam and Kyle and a photo shoot of you with your named part of the pond and selected animals. You will also receive some prints to take home.

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$1000 Don’t sit on the fence, put your name on it!

Sponsor a fence post and have your name inscribed on it. Plus an invitation to an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the new farm and a photo shoot of you with your fence post. And everything from the $50 perk.

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$2500 Shelters Need Names Too!

Sponsor a shelter and have your name inscribed on it. Plus an invitation to an exclusive behind the scenes private tour of the new farm with Pam and Kyle where you will have your photo taken with your shelter and prints to take home. And everything from the $50 perk.

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$5000 We have a paddock with your name on it!

(Well, we don’t yet, but with your help, we will!) Our paddocks need names and we’d like you help do the honours. Plus an invitation to an exclusive behind the scenes private tour of the new farm with Pam and Kyle and a photo shoot of you with your named paddock and selected animals. You will also receive some prints to take home. And everything from the $50 perk.

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$2500 Move Mountains (And help build them too!)

Sponsor the summit or base camp of ‘Goat Mountain’ - we hope to build 2!! First in gets first choice of which part of the mountain they sponsor. Plus an invitation to an exclusive behind the scenes private tour of the new farm with Pam and Kyle and a photo shoot of you with your named mountain and selected animals. You will also receive some prints to take home.

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This campaign started on March 24, 12:40 pm and will end on May 26, 6:10 pm.

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