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Review for Wildlife, Inc., Anna Maria, FL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Wildlife Inc. is my fourth wildlife center I've volunteered for and by far the most fantastic! They are certainly the wildlife gem of Anna Maria Island and Manatee Co. by far. The center rescues, rehabilitates, and releases birds, mammals, and reptiles that have been orphaned, sick, injured or in combination of the above. They offer quality educational programs to schools, community centers and provide their knowledge and experiences at various fairs and community gatherings. The center is small, exceedingly dynamic and focused on their goals to support wildlife in this changing world. This center encompasses my belief that all life is precious and deserving of compassion and respect for the true nature of the critter. My role as a rescue person and home care to orphaned raccoons for six years now gives me the daily experience in which all native wildlife commands the very best care the center has to offer. I'm so fortunate to be with this incredible organization.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

seeing many birds, mammals, and reptiles be released back into their natural homes.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

All creatures are given the very best care and attention. A critter doesn't have to be on the endangered list to recieve one hundred percent of our efforts.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Many volunteers come and go however the ones that stay work so incredibly hard at tasks which are not always pleasant. I dash in and out of the center with critters, donated items etc. The volunteers that are present are always prepared to give a hand.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Find a more suitable home, grow to meet the needs of the current situation and finally be able to hire a financial person to aquire monies to be self sustaining.

Ways to make it better...

If we had more volunteers.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Funding, funding, and funding. We operate on such a limited basis. It gets depressing sometime however Gail says we will continue no matter what happens and that is a boost.

One thing I'd also say is that...

The choices made in the past twenty three years have always been the animals first. With so few hands on board growth has taken a back seat. It is incredibly important that this amazing resouce continue.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Role:  Volunteer & rescue wildlife and provide foster care for squirrels and raccoons.