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South Lyon's Carousel Acres Farm asking for help amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Posted at 9:16 PM, Apr 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-10 21:16:37-04

SOUTH LYON, Mich. (WXYZ) — The Carousel Acres Farm in South Lyon needs help as they try to deal with the economic impact of COVID-19.

They posted the following on a Facebook fundraiser:

Carousel Acres is a 27 year old Michigan Corporation. We provide educational animal presentations for schools, churches, libraries & community events. Carousel Acres also provides Birthday Parties, Graduation Parties and more. We are mobile and our farm is also open to the public to share the love of our animals. During this devastating time with the COVID 19 we need your help. Carousel Acres needs help to help pay for food for the animals, care (vet, farrier etc.) rent, utilities and more. Spring is our time to open for farm visit to visit the spring babies, Easter Events, Community Events and so munch more. At this time we are sheltered in place for safety. Life still goes on here we have oodles of adorable spring babies, the lemurs, Arctic Fox, reindeer, Oliver our mini cow, goats, sheep, Tom the tortoise, Piper our zonkey, the horses, donkeys, kangaroos, emus and much more all are waiting for your visits. We have never ever in 27 year need to ask for help but today we do 😢. Anything would be appreciated to get thru the next few months. Please visit our web site as well www.carouselacres.biz if we get thru this we will have a great event to let everyone come spend the day on the farm to thank you all !!! On Facebook we will keep pictures updated so everyone knows how we are doing. Be Safe!

You can donate at the following link: https://www.facebook.com/donate/558916931672147/10217197209791278/

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