Out to Pasture Sanctuary
501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization ~ Estacada, Oregon
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Out to Pasture Sanctuary
PO Box 2315
Estacada, Oregon 97023

Email: kit.collins@gmail.com

Physical Address:
33190 SE Regan Hill Road 
Estacada, Oregon 97023
Every Little Bit Helps:
What We Do
Out to Pasture Sanctuary is a 501(c)3, all volunteer, non-profit, farm animal sanctuary. Our primary goal is the care and feeding of abused, neglected or abandoned animals including large farm animals, pigs, rabbits, chickens, cats and dogs.

We work with the Northwest Miniature Pig Association to provide shelter and care for unwanted pot bellied pigs.

We work with animal welfare groups such as the NW In Defense of Animals to investigate reports of animal neglect in Clackamas County. 

We promote the humane treatment of all animals and advocate for an end to factory farming through public education including leafleting, tabling at public events and newspaper articles in the Portland area. We also promote a vegan diet for reasons of compassion, health and the environment.

Volunteers are invited to participate in workdays scheduled through out the year at the sanctuary. 

We are unable to take in any more roosters at this time.
Who We Are
As a child, Kit cared for goats, sheep, horses, rabbits, chickens and a cow on her parents’
farm. Witnessing the slaughter of numerous farm animals made her question the
necessity of killing and eating her animal friends.
Years later, when Kit’s older brother returned from Vietnam as a vegetarian, he vowed never to participate in the killing of anything, human or animal. Impressed, Kit went vegetarian in 1976 and vegan in 2000.

In high school John read Henry David Thoreau’s story of planting extra rows of plants in his garden for the animals to eat. While other farmers chose to shoot the deer and rabbits that invaded their gardens, Thoreau chose compassion over cruelty.
Several years later in 1970 watching a fish he had caught dying in the boat forced John to confront the reality of killing an animal and turned him into a vegetarian (and later vegan).

At Out to Pasture we believe in choosing compassion over cruelty. Animals value their lives as we value our own and deserve to live free of exploitation and suffering.
John Collins speaking to volunteers at OTP.