Mission: Nana and Papa's Nest Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit parrot sanctuary founded by Dolly Rice-Lara and Kenneth Lara with a mission to protect parrots by providing holistic long-term quality care. In addition, we provide a safe haven and well-being to parrots who have been abused, neglected, ill, or injured. Nana and Papa’s Nest, Inc. provides parrot education to the public, parrot owners, and potential parrot owners with the goal of preventing cruelty, continuous rehoming parrots, or unnecessary euthanasia. The parrots we receive are surrender to veterinarians, animal shelters and some cases from parrot owner if there are no other alternatives.
Results: Nana & Papa's Nest currently has a 250 square foot indoor aviary with plans to expand to a second 750 square foot parrot indoor/outdoor sanctuary within the next year. This will allow for approximately 15 more parrots that are experiencing any hardships within their lives with a holistic safe haven care.
Target demographics: the parrots that experience hardships within their lives.
Direct beneficiaries per year: saving the lives of parrots.
Geographic areas served: the Parrot Sanctuary in Wakefield, VA
Programs: Providing for the parrot's well-being in a holistic and safe haven environment with the goal they have a long happy life.