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state remain the unsung heroes of animal res- cue at a time when de- mand outstrips facilities, charitable donations are shrinking nationwide, and more horse owners are finding themselves in hot water. Today, Paradis, 56, man-
ages the day to day op- erations at the non-profit refuge she started 15 years ago, overseeing an army of 290 regular and oc- casional volunteers, in-
cluding homeschoolers, animal lovers with nine- to-five jobs, retirees, a youth group from the Con- cord Unitarian-Universal- ist Church, handicapped people in wheelchairs who enjoy brushing and caring for horses, and first-time non-violent offenders do- ing community service through the Merrimack County Department of Corrections. Each year Paradis raises
roughly $200,000 to keep the farm going - $60,000 for hay alone. In February Live and Let Live became a designated recipient of funds from the Granite State United Way. The refuge still depends heav- ily on individual and busi- ness donors. Ongoing supporters include area supermarkets that donate unsold produce. Rustic Pizza contributes organic pizza crusts. Chichester Country Store sponsors clinics and fundraising events and provides coffee and donuts for farm vol- unteers and food for wild birds and the smaller farm denizens. Home Depot See RESCUE on 16
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