My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Palomacy Pigeon & Dove Adoptions (Formerly Mickacoo), San Francisco, CA, USA
I consult to many nonprofit organizations. I took MickaCoo on because of their unique mission, and that they were incredibly well managed considering their small staff resources (1.0 FTE) and excellent professional dedicated volunteers. The pigeons and doves are well cared for and open my eyes to the needs of these birds--which I never knew about! Donors can be absolutely confident in their donations being used wisely and efficiently for the MickaCoo pigeons and doves. I know this as I have been consulting ton nonprofits for over 10 years and I am very picky with the public's money and how it is spent. Hats off to Elizabeth Young and her talented professional volunteer staff!
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Review for Animal Place, Grass Valley, CA, USA
I love Animal Place. I took my students from University of San Francisco to visit Animal Place for the first time back in 2008 at the Vacaville site. I was touched by the stories of the animals as well as the animals themselves. And the staff was knowledgeable and helpful. I returned with more of my USF students several times and also volunteer when I can. Now that Animal Place is in Grass Valley, the ability for the org to do great work rescuing and rehabilitating farmed and neglected animals has expanded 4-fold. I only wish it was closer to where I live in Sonoma County! We need an Animal Place in every county in CA for the rescuing and rehabbing of animals and for the educational setting it provides to the general public regarding the lives of farmed animals. And, I love the vegan treats they serve!:)